Coelis Mendoza is presenting, "Conception: Examining The Implications Of An Unexpected Pregnancy In a College Environment" on Tue. Feb. 7, 8-9pm at Textor 101.
VOX will be screening the film "Let's Talk About Sex" on Feb 9 at 7 PM in Textor 102.
The Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity is sponsoring a series of upcoming event on the theme of Black Men. More detail about this series are available on the CSCRE website.
▪ Adisa Price, Miami University in Ohio, "Black Masculinities: Representations, Resistance & Redemption", Monday, February 20th, in Clark Lounge from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
▪ Patricia Hill Collins, Distinguished University Professor, University of Maryland, "At the Center of the Storm: Black Men, Violence and U.S. Society," Tuesday, March 27, in Emerson Suites from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Handwerker Art Gallery will be sponsoring an exhibit on "Voices: Truth, Identity, and Art from Africa" from March 1 to April 5. More information can be found on the gallery website.
The Art History Department has invited Pat Matthews to give a lecture on artist Suzanne Valadon on March 26. More details to follow.
This years LGBT Center Film Series is on the theme of LGBT People and Sport. The following films may be of particular interest:
▪ 100% Woman - Mountain bike champion Michlle Duaresaq made history as the first transgender athlete on a national team. She struggles for acceptance - as an athlete and a woman - as she faces protest from other racers, some of whom she once considered friends. Wednesday, March 7 at 7 PM, Textor 103
▪ A Knock Out - Michele Aboro's career ended when she refused to vamp up her image and pose naked in magazines. The undefeated world champion was abandoned by an industry more interested in selling sex than sport - a universal story of fighting for one's identity and a probing look at the intersection of gender, ethnicity, and sexuality in women's sports. Wednesday, March 28 at 7 PM, Textor 103
The LGBT Center is hosting a series of events in honor of LGBT Awareness Month in April. More information on these events is available here.
SpitThat!, the spoken word poetry organization will be hosting Fire and Rain, a slam poetry team composed of Joaquin Zihuatanejo and Natasha Carrizoasa. The event will be held on Monday, April 23 in Emerson Suites from 7 to 9 PM.
The IC Feminists are a student group dedicated to exploring feminist issues and hosting a variety of campus events. Check out more information on their activities on their Facebook page.
- The IC Players are hosting their annual performance of the Vagina Monologues on Saturday, February 25 at 7 PM and Sunday, Feb 26 at 8 PM. Both performances will be held in Emerson Suites. Stop by the IC Feminists table at both performances!
SAFER (Students Active for Ending Rape) is a pro-active organization on campus that strives to end rape, victim-blaming, and "rape culture" (societal attitudes that condone and normalize sexual violence) through education and raising awareness. For more information on their actives, see their Facebook page.
- SAFER will be hosting "IC Sex Behind Closed Doors" - an open forum and informative discussion about sexual assault and rape culture. The event will be held on Wednesday, April 25 from 6 to 8 PM in Clark Lounge. Refreshments and pizza will be offered.
SAFER invites students to march down to The Commons for the city-wide Take Back the Night rally on Thursday, April 26. Meet at the Textor Ball at 6:45 PM and the march will begin at 7 PM.