Calendar of Events


WGRAC Student Open Discussions  & Pizza!  Fridays, 12:30pm-2:00pm, WGRAC Lounge, 2nd floor, Mather! All students are welcome!

PHAB~ Promoting Healthy Awareness of the Body: A student-led group that raises awareness and educates the campus community about eating disorders and body image issues while promoting active living, self-acceptance, self-respect and appreciation of size diversity. Programming this semester will include: Love Your Body Week, Girlcott, , Girlcott, Health & Wellness Week, and more!

Meetings: Mondays, 6pm, WGRAC Lounge

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SECS - Students Encouraging Consensual Sex:  A student-led group that organizes activities and programs to raises awareness of sexual and relationship violence on campus perpetrated against women and men: i.e.  The Red Flag Campaign, Voices Raised in Power, The Red Flag Campaign, Voices Raised in Power, A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant & a Prayer, Take Back the Night, and more!

Meetings: Mondays, 4:30pm, WGRAC Lounge

For more information please contact:  Brigita.kuzmickaite!;

Masculinity Project:  male identified students explore and redefine masculinity so that it includes healthier and more inclusive defintions that allow for greater expressions of what it means to be a man on campus and in society.

Meeting d/t/pl TBD.

For more information contact:;

12-Step Programs

If you feel you may have a problem with alcohol, drugs, or food, and are interested in finding a recovery program in the Hartford area, please visit these web sites:

  • Alcoholics Anonymous:
  • Overeaters Anonymous: OA is for anyone with a desire to stop eating compulsively, binge-eaters, bulimics, anorexics, and compulsive exercisers.
  • Narcotics Anonymous:
  • Al-Anon: Al-Anon is for anyone with a friend or relative who is an alcoholic.

If you want to talk with someone on campus with knowledge about 12 -step programs, please email:, or The Counseling Center is an excellent resource as well: 860-297-2415.


Wednesday, Feb. 21               The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler

7:00pm, Vernon Social           A fundraiser for the Interval House, Hartford’s battered women’s

Tickets: $ 5 students                shelter, this play is a collection of  very funny and profound

$ 10 non-students                   monologues regarding women’s agency and body. This year’s theme is: Resist. Rise. Unite.   

Director: Hamna Tariq, ’20; Advisor: Professor Michelle Hendrick, Theater & Dance


Week of Feb. 27                     Love Your Body Week Programs

Sponsor: Promoting Healthy Awareness of the Body (PHAB), Health Education


March is Women’s History Month


Kicking-off the month with Jemele Hill of ESPN, March 1, we will celebrate international identities in Mather Art Space and on International Women’s Day, March 8. We will explore issues of reproductive justice and intersecting oppressions through themes found in

The Handmaids Tale, (THT).  Margaret Atwood’s bestseller – and Hulu series – is set in Gilead, a totalitarian, fundamentalist society (formerly the USA). Women are state property and undergo extreme subjugation and sexual exploitation. Student organizations will host THT episodes.  Classics, Neuroscience, TIIS, TCBWO and other departments and student organizations will sponsor THT programs.


Thursday, March 1                          The Intersectionality of Race and Gender in Sports and Journalism

Common Hour                                   in Today's Political Climate, Jemele Hill, ESPN

12:15pm-1:30pm                    All are invited to hear Ms. Hill’s discussion of these issues and to

                                                kick-off Women’s History Month.

Sponsors: Office of the President, History, Human Rights, Trinsition Fellows, Alpha Chi Omega, , Dean of Students, SAIL, TCBWO,  Office of Multicultural Affairs, P.R.I.D.E, Imani, Department of Athletics, Bantam Network (Trinsition Fellows), SGA, PHAB, Masculinity Project, Multicultural Affairs Council (MAC), Women's Leadership Council (WCL)


Thursday, March 8                International Women’s Day

Common Hour                          Join in a celebration of women’s resistance movements

12:15pm-1:30pm                    here and abroad. Sponsors: WCL, TCBWO

Terrace Rooms



Tuesday, March 20                          A Woman or a Womb? Reproductive Legislation from Ancient

THT                                                        Rome to Dystopian Future    Professor Serena Witzke,

Common Hour                                   Professor of Classical Studies, Wesleyan University



ommons, Hallden                          reproductive rights during the early Roman Empire and in Cold War Rom



Wednesday, March 21           Birthright: A War Story

THT                                          This film examines the aggressive campaign to control

7:00pm                                    reproductive health care in the United States.

McCook Auditorium                There will be a panel discussion and reception

Panel Discussion:                    following the film. Sponsors: Neuroscience, Classics, NARAL

Rittenberg; Terrace AB           * At 6:30pm there will be a silent vigil in Gates Quad with

Mather Hall                           people wearing Handmaid’s clothing. To participate please and reserve a robe please pre-register:


Friday, March 23                    WGRAC Student Conference

9:00am-3:00pm                      Student inspired workshops and speakers around issues that

Mather Hall                             concern them. To be involved in planning the event contact:


Tuesday, March 27                 Fortune 500s: Implementing Workplace Diversity

Common Hour                        Mike Commarota, Senior Director of Legal Services

Terrace AB                              and Local Transactions, Accentur.

Contact: Indira.Rivera@trincoll.e



April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month



Tuesday, April 3                            African Women Access: Educating and Supporting

Common Hour                        African Women & Girls, with Fatima Al Ansar, ‘17

Alumni Lounge, Mather          Ms. Al Ansar, the founder of African Women access, will speak on

her vision and mission to train, support, and nurture independent African women who will spearhead the continent’s social and economic progress.


Thursday, April 5                    Trinity LaMaMa: Euripides’ Trojan Woman

Common Hour                        Performers from the New York City theater company Great Jones

Performance Lab                    Repertory Company at LaMaMa in New York City

Trinity Commons                     will talk about their experiences with The Trojan Women project.

THT                                          The project focuses on a fifth-century BC ancient Greek play, Euripides' Trojan Women, that depicts the experiences of women after the fall of their city. LaMaMa's project trains performers from around the world (Guatemala, Kosovo, Cambodia) how to make The Trojan Women relevant to their own experiences and perform the play.


April 10 & 12                           April in Paris Film Festival

7:30pm                                    Two films, “La Noire de…/Black Girl” and “Fatima,” which explore

Cinestudio                               the intersection of race and gender, will be shown on the 10th


the 12th, respectively. Hosted by: Department of Language and Cultural Studies. Contact:


April 17                                   Take Back the Night

7:00pm                                    Take Back the Night, a campus-wide event, is an evening of

Location: TBD                          presentations, entertainment and survivor stories intended to raise awareness about issues related to gender based violence. Sponsor: Students Encouraging Consensual Sex (SECS)


Thursday, April 19                  Risk of Success: My 75 Minutes of Fame

6:30pm                                    Janet Catherine Johnston, MIT

McCook Auditorium                Powered by four degrees from MIT, Ms. Johnston’s research,

Reception: 8pm                       which ranges from Geophysics to Solar Physics, led her to serve

Dangremond Family               as Consultant at a NASA Mission Design Lab. After a three decade-



ponsors: MIT Club of Hartford, Engineering


Friday, April 20                       Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

2:00pm-3:30pm                      The Masculinity Project’s signature event intends to raise

Main Quad                              awareness about power-based gender violence and harassment

                                                on and off-campus. Male identified and gender non-conforming students, faculty and staff literally ‘walk a mile’ around campus, in high heels! It is a fun and educational event, with food and music for all. Want to walk? Please contact Diante.Dancy@trincoll.edy and