Institute for Women's Studies
"Diversity, Flexibility, and Instability: How the New Economy is Shaping Leadership Opportunities for Women"
MAGGIE GROWLS is a documentary film portrait by Barbara Attie and Janet Goldwater of the amazing, canny, lusty, charming and unstoppable Maggie Kuhn (1905-1995), who founded the Gray Panthers in 1970 after being forced to retire from a job she loved. Her outrage and determination fueled a political chain reaction that forever changed the lives of older Americans, repealing mandatory retirement laws and proving that "old" is not a dirty word.
When World War II broke out, reporter Martha Gellhorn was so determined to get to the frontlines that she left husband Ernest Hemingway, never to be reunited. Ruth Cowan’s reporting was hampered by a bureau chief who refused to talk to her. Meanwhile, photojournalist Dickey Chappelle wanted to get so close to the action that she could feel bullets whizzing by.
Screening of "Made in L.A.," a documentary film that follows the remarkable journey of three Latina immigrants working in L.A.'s garment factories and their long battle to bring a major clothing retailer to the negotiating table.
The Institute for Women’s Studies has partnered with the Office of Institutional Diversity, the Institute for African American Studies, Franklin College, the Atlanta branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, and the Athens Area Black History Bowl, to bring Dr. Evelyn Higginbotham, Professor of African and African American Studies at Harvard University, to the University of Georgia as part of the Women’s History Month programming.
The Alexander Campbell King Law Library hosts Women in the Profession: 100 Years of Georgia Women Lawyers, a display created by the Women in the Profession Committee, State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyers Division.
On display through March in the Law Library entrance.
"Women in Higher Education in Times of Anxiety: Advising Graduate Students, Research, Lessons Learned or Wished We Had Learned" - a panel organized by the Gender in Academia FLC, including Dr. Laura Bierema, Associate Dean for Academic Programs, Professor of Learning, Leadership, and Organization Development; Dr. Janet Buckworth, Department Head and Professor, Department of Kinesiology; Dr. Janet Frick, Associate Head, Department of Psychology; Dr.
"The Curious Case of Mammography: Breast Cancer, Science, and the Rhetoric of Risk" by Nicole Hurt
"Ditch Disney! Indigenous Women's Political Animation" by Channette Romero