2016 Women's History Month Programs & Events

Women's Tea

Thursday, March 3 - 206 Alumni Hall, 11AM - 1PM

Women's Tea invites international women students along with U.S. women students to share cultural traditions, stories, and just get to know one another. Tea and light snacks are provided. Stay for as long, or as little, as your schedule allows!

Brought to you by the Center for International Programs and the Women's Center.

Women's Power in Global Perspective

Monday, March 7 - Sears Recital Hall, 7 - 8:30PM

Max Dashu, scholar and historian, presents a panoramic and dramatically visual survey of female leadership, creativity, wisdom, and courage around the world and over thousands of years. This visual talk offers a rich tapestry of women famous and anonymous, ancient and modern - women who the writers of history skipped over. The presentation also looks at women who fought for their own rights and those of their peoples against dominance-based social systems. Free and open to the public!

Brought to you by the Women's & Gender Studies Program and the Women's Center.

Hijabi Monologues

Tuesday & Wednesday, March 8 & 9 - White Box Theatre, ArtStreet

The Hijabi Monologues project creates theater space for the experiences of Muslim women; a space to breathe as they are; a space that does not claim to tell every story and speak for every voice. Through sharing stories, strangers connect. Through stories, we are challenged. Through stories, we are human. Hijabi Monologues University of Dayton is a licensed production of Hijabi Monologues.

Brought to you by the Theatre ProgramArtStreetCenter for International Programs, and the Women's Center.

International Women's Day

Tuesday, March 8

International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. In some places like China, Russia, Vietnam and Bulgaria, International Women's Day is a national holiday. Thousands of events are held throughout the world to inspire women and celebrate achievements. These events range from political rallies, business conferences, government activities and networking events through local women's craft markets, theatric performances, fashion parades and more.


The Art of Yoga: An Intersection of Writing and Body Movement

Tuesday, March 29 - ArtStreet Studio C, 5:30 - 6:30PM

Join the Women’s Center as we explore the interconnectedness between mind, body, and spirit through the intersection of yoga and poetry. This experience will be led by Sierra Leone of Oral Funk Poetry Productions and Jennifer Turpin, RYT. No previous yoga experience/writing expertise necessary, but bring a towel or yoga mat if you have one. Space is limited, so please RSVP.

Presented by the Women’s Center, with support from ArtStreet and the Wellness Program.

I Want My Jacket Back

Thursday, April 7 - Fitz Hall Black Box Theatre, 8:00PM

An original solo performance by Dr. Jenn Freitag, this work contributes to ending gender based violence though a combination of interactive lecture, performance, and workshop to catalyze dialogue. With original songs, stories, humor, and poetry, Freitag will create an evening for us all to reflect on the social construction of gender, gender based violence prevention, and healing after sexual assault.

Brought to you by the University of Dayton Theatre Program, the Women's Center, and the Women's & Gender Studies Program.


Women's Center

Alumni Hall 2nd Floor 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0322