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Women's Issues Calendar

April, 1997
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April 2
Wednesday
7:00 pm
Georgetown's Third Annual Feminist Film Festival Begins: Showing: BLACK KITES by Jo Andres, JUDY SPOT by Sadie Benning, FAST FOOD WOMEN by Anne Johnson, DID YOU DO THE NAPKIN TOPS? by Lisa Doyle, and NADJA by Michael Almereyda. For more info, call the Women's Studies Program at 687-3117. Reiss 112.
April 3
Thursday
7:00 pm
Feminist Film Festival: Showing: BUTTERFLIES ON THE SCAFFOLD by M. Gilpin and L. Bernaza, LIPSTICK by Harriet McKern, and BLUSH by Li Shaohong. For more info, call the Women's Studies Program at 687-3117. ICC 101.
April 3
Thursday
8:00 pm
Call Me Black Woman: A dramatic celebration of African American Women in Music and Poetry. Featuring Poet Priscilla Hancock Cooper. For more info, call the Center for Minority Student Affairs at 687-4054. ICC Auditorium.
April 7
Monday
5:00 pm
Women, Work, and the Family: A talk by Laura Fentonmiller, Esq. ICC 108.
April 7
Monday
7:00 pm
Career Spotlight on Diversity: Judith Brown, Esq. Managing Attorney of NAACP & Elvira Matta, Cultural Diversity Office of the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority, will be here to discuss affirmative action, the glass ceiling, and stereotypes in the workplace. Career Education Center, Seminar Room 1
April 7
Monday
7:00 pm
Our Experiences of War: A Panel Presentation: Two guest speakers discuss the intersections of violence and gender in different cultural contexts, focusing on recent conflicts in Afghanistan and across the African continent. Part of Violence Against Women Awareness Week and International Week, this event has been organized by Daughn Simmons, Diversity Programming Intern at the Women's Center. For more info, call 687-6359.
April 7
Monday
7:00 pm
Week Against Violence Against Women Begins: Look for events sponsored by the Women's Studies Program, Women's Center, Office of Student Affairs, Health Education Services and Women's Empowerment League.
April 8
Tuesday
7:00 pm
Feminist Film Festival: Showing: SATYA: A PRAYER FOR THE ENEMY by Ellen Bruno, THE MENOPAUSE SONG by Gail Noonan, SHINJUKO by K. Longinotto and J. Williams, and GIRLS TOWN by Jim McKay. For more info, call the Women's Studies Program at 687-3117. Reiss 103.
April 9
Wednesday
7:00 am
Violating Our Rights: GU's chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) presents an informal discussion, reception, and display centered around the violation of women's rights world wide. ICC 306.
April 10
Thursday
6:00 pm
Minority Languages in Education: Ebonics and Beyond: Ralph Fasold, Michael Long and Ian Malcolm will lead a discussion of the many linguistic, educational and political issues which arise when considering the question, "What should be the role of minority languages and dialects in education in complex, multi-lingual, multi-cultural societies?" ICC 450. Any questions, contact Cathy Doughty: 687-6252.
April 10
Thursday
7:00 pm
Feminist Film Festival: Showing: THAT NIGHT by Tamara Paris and John Keister, WHY? by Carol Halstead, and SILENCES OF THE PALACE by Moufida Tlatli. For more info, call the Women's Studies Program at 687-3117. ICC 101.
April 10
Thursday
7:00 pm
Women's Legal Alliance Spring Lecture and Dinner, Keynote by Lani Guineir: The Women's Legal Alliance of GU Law School sponsors this annual event. This year's event will feature Lani Guineir talking about her book Becoming Gentlemen​, which addresses the disparity between women's performances and experiences in law school and those of men. For more informatio or to purchase tickets, call Elizabeth at 626-4547 or Carolyn 393-4010. Windham Bristol Hotel. Cocktails at 6:00 pm.
April 12
Saturday
6:00 pm
Take Back the Night Rally and March: Sponsored by the DC Rape Crisis Center, this rally and march against violence against women will be held in Dupont Circle at 6:00 pm. The keynote speaker will be Candace Gingrich. For more info, call the DC Rape Crisis Center at (202) 232-0789.
April 14
Monday
7:00 pm
Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Pride Week Begins: Look for events sponsored by Georgetown Pride. For more info, call the Pride office at 687-1518.
April 14
Monday
8:00 pm
Straight Night: A panel of lesbian, gay, and bisexual students invite straight folks and other lesbian, gay, and bisexual students to ask them about queer life. Leavey Program Room. For info, call GU Pride, 687-1518.
April 16
Wednesday
7:00 pm
Feminist Film Festival: Showing: SAMSARA by Ellen Bruno, CALLING THE GHOSTS by M. Jacobson and K. Jelincic, YOUR NAME IN CELLULITE by Gail Noonan, and CELESTIAL CLOCKWORK by Fina Torres. For more info, call the Women's Studies Program at 687-3117. Reiss 103.
April 19
Saturday
9:00 am
DC Student Action Summit: To be held at George Washington University's Marvin Center, this conference will bring together student activists from around the area to further social justice by considering such issues as "attacks on public and private higher education, attacks on minority rights and services, and the numbing of our national conscience." Sponsored by Youth for Democratic Action, the national co-chair of this event is GU undergrad Jamal E. Watson. For more info, call 994-8361 or email adaction@ix.netcom.com​.
April 21
Monday
7:00 pm
AIDS Awareness Week Begins:
April 24
Thursday
10:00 am
The Sporting Woman: A Women in Sports Exhibit: Traces the history of women in sports throughout the centuries. Sponsored by the Women's Center and the Athletic Department. Call the Women's Center at 687-6359 for more details. Exhibit runs Thursday April 24 through Wednesday April 30, from 10 am to 3 pm in the ICC Galleria.

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