Upcoming Events at the Women's Center:

 

February 13: "VAGINA MONOLOGUES," 7pm, Washington Room, Mather Hall,

February 13 is V-DAY! V-Day is a worldwide campaign to end violence against women and girls. "Vagina Monologues" is sponsored by the SATF (Sexual Assault Task Force), SART (Sexual Assault Response Team), & the Women, Gender & Sexuality Department. Reservations not required. Tickets available at the door. Price: $2, with Trinity ID; $5 for the public. Proceeds will go to the Hartford Interval House. Co-Directors: Meghan Boone, '06, and Anne-Louise Marquis, '06.

February 25: "PLUS SIZE v SUPER THIN: THE MEDIA'S IMPACT ON WOMEN," Assistant Professor of Psychology Claire Wiseman will deliver this lecture in the Faculty Club, Hamlin Hall, 4:15 PM. All are welcome to attend. There will be a reception following the talk. This event is sponsored by RIBS, and honors National Eating Disorders Awareness Week.

March 2: "THE ERADICATION OF PREJUDICE," Patricia J. Williams, 7pm, Washington Room, Mather Hall

Ms. Williams will be speaking In honor of Black & Women's History Month. She authors the column "Diary of a Mad Law Professor" for "The Nation"." Her book, "The Alchemy of Race and Rights," was named one of the the twenty-five best books of 1991 by the "Voice Literary Supplement" (Dec. 10, 1991, p. 16-17), and one of the "feminist classics of the last twenty years" that "literally changed women's lives," by "Ms. Magazine's Twentieth Anniversary Edition" (July/August, 1992, p. 64). She serves on the board of National Organization for Women Legal Defense and Education Fund and has authored numerous articles for scholarly journals and popular magazines and newspapers including "The New York Times", "USA Today", "Harvard Law Review", "Tikkun", "The New York Times Book Review", "The Nation", "Ms. Magazine", "The New Yorker" and "The Village Voice."

Sponsors: Women's Center, Office of Multicultural Affairs, TCBWO, TWO, Imani, Departments of Sociology, Comparative Studies, Women, Gender and Sexuality, Law and Public Policy.

April: "TAKE BACK THE NIGHT," April 13, 5:30pm, Cave Patio. For more information please contact Ben Johnson at x2808.

TRINITY COLLEGE WOMEN’S CENTER ALSO SPONSORS THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS AND STUDENT GROUPS…

WOMEN'S READING GROUP

Feb. 12, 12:15pm, "The Da Vinci Code," Dan Brown

Please bring your own lunch. Call 297-2408 for more information and directions to the Center.

LUNCH SERIES - faculty, staff and administration share their research and ideas on subjects about and of interest to women. These are all open to the public! Please bring your own lunch; coffee and cookies will be provided!

* Have an idea for a presentation? Please call Laura Lockwood at 297-2408.

CONVERSATION CAFE- a student-led current events discussion group.

SAFE ZONE PROGRAM - a program which provides training for faculty, staff, administration and students who want to provide a safe and welcoming space for members of Trinity’s lesbian/gay/bisexual and transgender community. The next training will be on March 4, 3pm, Women's Center Lounge. Contact Laura Lockwood at x2408 for more information.

SEXUAL ASSAULT TASK FORCE - a group of students and Trinity members who organize activities and programs to raise awareness about the issue of sexual violence on campus. For more information contact Ben Johnson, (x2808).

RIBS (REDEFINING IDEAL BEAUTY STANDARDS) - a group of students who strive to educate the campus on the issue of eating disorders. Meetings are Mondays at 5:30pm, Women's Center Lounge. contact Abbie Garrity for information (x3107).

TRINITY WOMEN’S ORGANIZATION (TWO) - a group of students who actively address the issue of gender inequity on and off campus. TWO meets Thursdays, 5:45pm, in the cave. All are welcome! Contact Jennifer Duke at x2665 for more information.


The Women's Center weekly room schedule (Spring, 2003):

SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
  OPEN

RIBS: 5:30pm

SATF 6:3pm

OPEN

Needlework Group,12-1pm

8:30AM-4:30PM

OPEN

Trinity Women's Organization

7pm

OPEN

8:30AM-4:30PM

Collective Voices, 7pm

OPEN

8:30AM-4:30PM


CLOSED

(room can be reserved)

  Gay Film Festival Committee Meeting

7:00 - 9:30PM
(weekly)
   
        Lunch Series discussions: Wednesdays, WC Lounge,see above, call x2408 for more information    

Call to find out if the Women's Center is available for your gathering x2408.