Women Rising

Thursday, March 2 - 22

Stages of My Life Art Exhibition
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Theater 1, Breezeway at 199 Chambers St.
Sponsor: Lizzette Bonfante Gonzalez

Conference

Thursday, March 2

3rd Annual Women's Conference: Women Leading & Women Rising (CCT)
Richard Harris Terrace and Hudson Room at 199 Chambers St.
8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Sponsor: Deborah Parker, Conference Chair

Saturday, March 4

Writing Women (CCT)
Room N451 at 199 Chambers St.
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sponsor: Gabriel Don, English

Tuesday, March 7

Cosas de Mujeres (Women's Issues) (CCT)
Murray St. Building, Room 1117
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Sponsor: Marilyn Rivera Ayala, Modern Languages

Educating Girls in Mozambique (CCT)
Room S341 at 199 Chambers St.
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sponsor: Jessica Jorge, BMCC Student; John Reder, English

Wednesday, March 8

Alicia Project: Educating and Advocating for Internet Safety and Human Trafficking (CCT)
Room N780 at 199 Chambers St.
3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Start Time Changed)
Sponsor: Tommasina Faratro, CUNY Edge

Women Rising in Military Service (CCT)
Hudson Room at 199 Chambers St.
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sponsor: Wilfred Cotto, Veterans Services Coordinator

Beyonce Rising: "Lemonade" and the Politics of Black Female Empowerment (CCT)
Room S341 at 199 Chambers St.
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sponsor: Keridiana Chez, English

Thursday, March 9

Women in (Art) History: Visibility Rising (CCT)
Hudson Room at 199 Chambers St.
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Sponsor: Sarah Madole, Music and Art

Monday, March 13

Extraction, Images, Materialities: The Elemental Art of Alejandra Prieto and Marja Helander (CCT)
Room N452 at 199 Chambers St.
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sponsor: Cheryl J. Fish, English and Angeles Donoso Macaya, Modern Language

Wednesday, March 15

Uncomfortable Staging: An evening with artist Violette Bule (CCT)
Room N585 at 199 Chambers St.
4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Sponsor: Angeles Donoso Macaya, Modern Languages

Thursday, March 16

Stage Struck: Women in Theatrical History (CCT)
Fiterman Hall Room 205
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Sponsor: Helen Huff, Speech, Communications and Theatre Arts

Friday, March 17

Sweet Georgia Brown w/ Producer Lawrence Walker (CCT)
Richard Harris Terrace at 199 Chambers St.
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Sponsor: Eric Glaude, Counseling Center

Saturday, March 18

Spring Forum: The Wellness Movement among Women of Color (CCT)
Theatre 2 at 199 Chambers St.
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sponsor: Lesley Rennis, Health Education

Monday, March 20

Purging the Pain: A Memoir by Columbian Professor and Writer Lucila C. Corredor (CCT)
Hudson Room at 199 Chambers St.
10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Sponsor: Paquita Suarez-Coalla, Modern Languages

Tuesday, March 21

Raise Your Voice! (CCT) (Date Changed)
Hudson Room at 199 Chambers St.
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sponsor: Elizabeth Whitney, Speech, Communication and Theatre Arts

Beyond Betty and Veronica: Drawing (on) Women's Experiences in the Modern Age of Comics and the Graphic Novel (CCT) (Date Changed)
Hudson Room at 199 Chambers St.
3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sponsor: Christa Baiada, English

Wednesday, March 22

Dinner at Ms. Abbey's (CCT)
Room S341 at 199 Chambers St.
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sponsor: Abbey Williams, Student Affairs

Who's Looking? The Female Viewer in Greece & Rome (CCT)
Hudson Room at 199 Chambers St.
3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sarah Madole, Music & Art

Thursday, March 23

Time of the Butterflies
Room F204
2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Sponsor: Deborah Parker, Women's Resource Center

Photographic Journey, Peace, Dialogue, and Nonviolence in the West Bank (CCT)
Fiterman Hall, Room 211
2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Sponsor: Jill Strauss, Speech, Communications and Theatre Arts

Friday, March 24

Hidden Figures (CCT)
Room N451 at 199 Chambers St.
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Sponsor: Judith Anderson, Ethnic Studies

Sunday, March 26

Shadinota: A Chabisshe March Event Celebrating Bangladeshi Women's Liberation Through Art and Culture
20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor
9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sponsor: Chaumtoli Huq, Social Sciences, Human Services and Criminal Justice

Wednesday, March 29

Latin is America Performance Excerpts (CCT)
Hudson Room at 199 Chambers St.
10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Sponsor: Margaret Carson, Modern Languages

War, Gender, and PTSD
Hudson Room at 199 Chambers St.
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Sponsor: Veterans Resource Center

Women's Studies Project: Decoding the Trump Administration through a Feminist Lens
199 Chambers Street, Room S510D (CETLS)
3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sponsors: VAdele Kudish, English; Amy Sodaro, Social Sciences, Human Services and Criminal Justice

Photographic Journey, Peace, Dialogue, and Nonviolence in the West Bank (CCT)
Fiterman Hall, Room 207 / Fiterman Hall, Room 211
4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. / 7:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
Sponsor: Jill Strauss, Speech, Communications and Theatre Arts

Thursday, March 30

HerStory Through Children's Literature
Richard Harris Terrace Promenade at 199 Chambers St.
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sponsor: Abbey Williams, Student Affairs

Good Deeds Day: A Day of Civility and Respect (CCT)
Richard Harris Terrace at 199 Chambers St.
9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Sponsor: Deborah Parker, Women's Resource Center

Sex Trafficking of Young Girls in New York City (CCT)
Room N452 at 199 Chambers St.
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Sponsor: Yandeli Cabrera, BMCC Student; Judith Anderson, Ethnic Studies


Women's HerStory Month Planning Committee:

Amy Sodaro, Co-Chair, Social Sciences, Human Services, and Criminal Justice Dept
Brianne Waychoff, Co-Chair, Speech, Communications, and Theatre Arts Dept
Margaret Barrow, English Dept
Monica Foust, Social Sciences, Human Services, and Criminal Justice Dept
Sarah Elizabeth Madole, Art and Music Dept
Patricia Mathews-Salazar, Center for Ethnic Studies
Deborah Parker, Women's Resource Center
Meryem Zaman, Social Sciences, Human Services, and Criminal Justice Dept

Artwork by Lizzette Bonfante Gonzalez

Acknowledgements:

Kamilah Bass, Women's Resource Center
Cynthia Blayer, Public Affairs
Victoria Conover, Women's Resource Center
Marva Craig, Vice President of Student Affairs
Andrea Shapiro Davis, Associate Vice Chancellor, CUNY
Robert Gizis, Public Affairs
Varsha Jagjit, Women's Resource Center
Marion Lopez, Women's Resource Center
Lynn McGee, Public Affairs
Janice Ortiz-Gonzalez, Women's Resource Center
Manuel Romero, Public Affairs
Karrin Wilks, Provost & Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs

Organizations:

Auxiliary Enterprise
BMCC Association
BMCC Barnes & Noble
Buildings and Grounds
CUNY Office of Student Affairs
Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (CETLS)
Public Affairs
Reprographics
Sisterhood Society Club
Student Affairs
Student Government Association
Women's Resource Center