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February 27, 2002

Women's History Month Events
 
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Calvin College will host a plethora of events in March in celebration of Women's History Month. Calvin's events are primarily sponsored by the school's Gender Studies minor program with assistance in many cases from other campus academic departments. Below is the line-up. All events are open to the public and free.

March 1 == "Gender Around the World" from 3:30-5 pm in Hiemenga Hall 323. Sponsored by Gender Studies, Calvin Students for Christian Feminism and Calvin International Students.

March 4 == "Why Women's History Matters" by Calvin professor Margaret Bendroth from 3:30 to 5 pm in the Meeter Center Lecture Hall. Sponsored by Gender Studies and the Calvin History Department.

March 7 == "Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin: An Astronomical Life Extraordinaire" by Calvin professor Larry Molnar from 3:30 to 5 pm in the Meeter Center Lecture Hall. Sponsored by Gender Studies and the Calvin Physics Department.

March 20 == "Women Under the Gun: Coping and Achieving in Occupied Palestine" by Calvin professor Bert de Vries from 3:30 to 5 pm in the Meeter Center Lecture Hall. Sponsored by Gender Studies and the Calvin History Department.

March 21 == "Making the Links, Moving Mountains" by Molara Ogundipe, professor of English, Africana, Cultural and Gender Studies at the University of Arkansas, from 3:30 to 5 pm in the Meeter Center Lecture Hall. Sponsored by Gender Studies.

March 22 == "Trauma Theory and the Theology of the Cross" by Serene Jones, associate professor of theology at Yale Divinity School, from 3:30 to 5 pm in Spoelhof Center 301. Sponsored by Gender Studies, the Calvin Philosophy Department and the Calvin Religion and Theology Department.

March 27 == "Lillian Gilbreth: First Lady of Industrial Engineering" by Calvin professor Gayle Ermer from 3:30 to 5 pm in Science Building 110. Sponsored by Gender Studies and the Calvin Engineering Department.

March 28 == "100 Years of Women at Calvin College" by Calvin archivist Richard Harms from 3:30 to 5 pm in the Meeter Center Lecture Hall. Sponsored by Gender Studies and the Calvin Archives.

April 3 == "Gender and Family in the Qur'an" by Aziza al-Hibri, professor of law at University of Richmond Law School from 7:30 to 9 pm in Calvin Seminary auditorium for the 2002 Jellema Lectures. Sponsored by the Calvin Philosophy Department, the Calvin Sociology Department, the Calvin Religion and Theology Department, the Calvin Political Science Department and the Gender Studies program.

April 4 == "Religion and the State in Islam" by Aziza al-Hibri, professor of law at University of Richmond Law School from 3:30 to 5 pm in Calvin Seminary auditorium for the 2002 Jellema Lectures. Sponsored by the Calvin Philosophy Department, the Calvin Sociology Department, the Calvin Religion and Theology Department, the Calvin Political Science Department and the Gender Studies program.

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