Special Events on Women's Issues
Date(s) & Time(s)::
February 11, 2013 at 6:00 PM
February 13, 2013 at 6:00 PM
February 18, 2013 at 6:00 PM
February 18, 2013 at 9:00 PM
February 20, 2013 at 6:30 PM
Location: Various Locations on the Southern Illinois University Campus and Global Gourmet, Carbondale, IL
In conjunction with the SIU production of “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf,” The SIU Department of Theater has planned a number of special outreach events to engage the community in conversation about the vital issues addressed in the play. The play addresses such issues as race, gender, domestic violence, unplanned pregnancy, drug addiction, identity, and HIV. These events feature a variety of speakers and facilitators. They are all FREE, and open to public.Return to event list.
*Mon., Feb 11, 6 p.m. - Lecture: “Black Feminist Reflections on the Power and Politics of Representation in Tyler Perry's 'For Colored Girls'” – Rachel Griffin – one hour in the Student Center Illinois Room.
*Wed., Feb. 13, 6 p.m. - Creative Workshop: "Art, Woman, Self: A Creative Workshop" - Jenn Freitag & Nancy Maxwell, Facilitators; an hour & a half; work created in this workshop may be incorporated into the lobby display - co-sponsored by The Women’s Center. C.H. Moe Theater.
*Mon., Feb. 18th at 6 p.m.- Open Forum: "Woman-Self, Woman-Community: An Open Forum for Discussing Women's Issues" - Jenn Freitag & Nancy Maxwell, Facilitators; an hour & a half – co-sponsored by The Eurma Hayes Center and The Women’s Center. Eurma Hayes Center - Community Room.
*Monday, February 18th, 9 p.m. - Spoken Word Open Mic-Transpoetic Playground: "Transcending Transgressions." Global Gourmet.
*Wednesday, Feb. 20th, 6:30 p.m. - Poetry-writing workshop: "Writing Identity in the Rainbow" - Charlie Hope Dorsey in MCMA Dean’s Conference Room.
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