Event Archive

Spring 2013

Feb. 14

Valentine Vision
12:30–2 p.m.
227 Ingersoll Hall Extension
Redefining Valentine's Day: Create your own valentine for yourself, a loved one or the world. Join us in an interactive art project.

Feb. 28

Sharing Our Stories: Exhale's National Pro-Voice Tour
12:30–2 p.m.
227 Ingersoll Hall Extension
With Kassi Underwood, Kate Hindman, Mayah Frank, Natalia Koss Vallejo, Renee Bracey Sherman and Ronak Davé.

March 5

The F Word: What Is Feminism Today?
12:30–2 p.m.
Bedford Lounge, Student Center
With Staceyann Chin; moderated by Assistant Professor Rosamond King.

March 12

Film Screening: The Invisible War
12:30–2:15 p.m. 
Jefferson Williams Lounge, Student Center
With discussion.

March 21 and 22

The Vagina Monologues
7–9 p.m.
Bedford Lounge , Student Center

April 11

Keeping It (Sex) Positive
12:30–2 p.m.
227 Ingersoll Hall Extension
Workshop presented by Columbia Barnard Rape Crisis/Anti-Violence Support Center. For women only.

April 18

Help Wanted! What You Need to Know Before You Enter the Workforce — An Interactive Employment Workshop
12:30–2:15 p.m.
Occidental Lounge, Student Center
RSVP now.
For women only.

May 16

Women's Center's Monster Reunion: Celebrating the Achievements of Our Students (Past and Present)
6–9 p.m.
Penthouse, Student Center
RSVP now.

Fall 2012

Sept. 13

Open House With Special Guest Performance Poet Chavisa Woods
12:30–2 p.m.
227 Ingersoll Hall Extension
Food, fun and live performance

Oct. 23

Domestic Violence Awareneness Month

Black Women Film Festival B(W)FF — No: The Rape Documentary
12:30–2 p.m.
227 Ingersoll Hall Extension
Discussion led by Associate Professor Lynda Day.

Oct. 25

Reproductive Rights: Planned Parenthood
12:30–2 p.m.
State Lounge, Student Center

Partner Violence 101
12:30–2 p.m.
227 Ingersoll Hall Extension

Oct. 30

Women's Self-Defense Workshop
12:30–2 p.m.
Dance Studio, West Quad Center

Nov. 8

28 Days Film Screening: Cover Girl Culture
12:30–2 p.m.
227 Ingersoll Hall Extension
Discussion led by Sau-fong Au.

Nov. 13

Women! Can You Have It All? A Look at Workplace Flexibility as It Relates to You and Your Future Employment
5–6:30 p.m.
227 Ingersoll Hall Extension
Led by Suzanne Grossmen, with special guest Grace Protos. Light refreshments. RSVP required.

Nov. 20

Black Women Film Festival B(W)FF — Silent Choices
12:30–2 p.m.
227 Ingersoll Hall Extension
Discussion led by Assistant Professor Lynda Day.

Nov. 27

Shirley Chisholm Day
Look for scheduled activities

Dec. 6

Holiday Party
12:30–2 p.m.
227 Ingersoll Hall Extension
International Beauty Bazaar, with hennae, braiding and beading. Join us for relaxation and fun. Refreshments.

Spring 2012

Feb. 16

Black Women Film Festival B(W)FF
 
Iron Ladies of Liberia
12:30–2 p.m.
227 Ingersoll Hall Extension
Discussion led by Assistant Professor Lynda Day.

Feb. 23

Inequities of Love
12:30–2 p.m.
227 Ingersoll Hall Extension
Discussion led by author Dr. Averil Clarke.

March 8

Women Activist Roundtable and Luncheon
11 a.m.–2 p.m.
Alumni Lounge, Student Center

Guests include:

  • Debbie Almontaser
  • Beatriz Beckford
  • Zeinab Eyega
  • Yonette Fleming
  • Etta Jackson
  • Isabelle Jagninski
  • Biola Jeje
  • Betty Lugo
  • Carmen Pacheco
  • Nancy Romer

March 13

Book Party to Celebrate Lynda Day's Gender and Power:  The Women Chiefs of Sierra Leone, The Last Two Hundred Years
5–6:30 p.m.
State Lounge, Student Center

March 15

Narrative Medicine Night
5 –7 p.m.
227 Ingersoll Hall Extension
Jennifer Sotsky, Jocelyn Jiao, Lisa Roth

March 22–23

The Vagina Monologues
6:30–8:30 p.m.
Gold Room, Student Center
Brooklyn College's Women's Center and the V-Day Committee bring back their annual production of The Vagina Monologues. Proceeds will go toward organizations working to fight against domestic violence.

March 29

Shirley Chisholm Conference

April 18

Women! What's the Value of Your Education? (for women only)
5–6:30 p.m.
227 Ingersoll Hall Extension
Discussion led by Zavi Baynes, with guest speaker Grace Protos.

April 24

Black Women Film Festival B(W)FF
12:30–2 p.m.
227 Ingersoll Hall Extension
Standing on My Sisters' Shoulders

April 26

Film Screening: Deaf Jam, with director Judy Lieff
12:30–2 p.m.
Woody Tanger Auditorium

May 15

International Beauty Bazaar: End-of-Year Celebration
12:30–2 p.m.
227 Ingersoll Hall Extension
Hennae, braiding, eyebrow threading and beading. Join us for relaxation and fun. Refreshments will be served.

Fall 2011

Sept. 22

Open House and Karaoke Party
12:30–2 p.m.
227 Ingersoll Hall Extension

Oct. 13

Domestic Violence Awareness Day
12:30–2 p.m.
Gold Room, Student Center

Until the Violence Stops: An Interactive Public Forum With Keith Labelle, director, Violence Prevention & Advocacy Services Program, University of Rhode Island
5–7 p.m.
Gold Room, Student Center
From Non-action to Action: Gender Dialogue on Domestic Violence

  • Don Kao, Director, Project Reach
  • Sau-fong Au, Director, Women's Center

Oct. 25

Women! What's the Value of Your College Major? (for women only)
5–6:30 p.m.
227 Ingersoll Hall Extension
Dsicussion led by Zavi Baynes. Light refreshments will be served.

Oct. 27

Reading and Panel Discussion: Men Undressed: Women Writers and the Male Sexual Experience
5–7 p.m.
Woody Tanger Auditorium
Four writers — Nava Renek, Allison Amend, Elizabeth Searle and Diane Williams — will read their work from forthcoming anthology. Hosted by WNYC's Amy Eddings.

Nov. 10

Women's Self Defense Workshop
12:30–2 p.m.
Glenwood Lounge, Student Center
Led by Jonathan Chin, Brooklyn College Tae Kwon Do Club.

Nov. 15

28 Days Film Screening: The Line, with discussion
12:30–2 p.m.
227 Ingersoll Hall Extension

Dec. 8

Holiday Party
12:30–2 p.m.
227 Ingersoll Hall Extension
Share food, talent and fun! Women's Center's Got Talent: Open Mic. Sign up for your three minutes of fame.

Spring 2011

Feb. 17

Gallery Opening: Shift
3–7 p.m.
Maroon Room, Student Center
Images and narratives of African women in movement

Feb. 22

Doing It (Right): Forming Healthy Intimate Relationships
12:30–2 p.m.
227 Ingersoll Hall Extension

March 3

Women's History Month

Film Screening: The Syrian Bride
12:30–2:15 p.m.
227 Ingersoll Hall Extension
Refreshments will be served.

March 18

Sex Toy Store Field Trip (for women only)
Time: to be announced
Meet at the Women's Center.

March 24–25

The Vagina Monologues
6:30–8:30 p.m.
Gold Room, Student Center
Ticket Price: to be announced

April 7

Women's Self Defense Workshop
12:30–2 p.m.
240 West Quad Center
Led by Jonathan Chin, Brooklyn College Tae Kwon Do Club.

April 13

Finding the Right Career and Major Workshop (for women only)
5–6:30 p.m. 
227 Ingersoll Hall Extension
Led by Zavi Baynes.

May 12

Express Yourself: Hands-on Art Project
12:30–2 p.m.
227 Ingersoll Hall Extension
Discussion led by Sau-fong Au. RSVP required.

Fall 2010

Nov. 4

Financial Fitness
12:30–2 p.m.
227 Ingersoll Hall Extension
Brooklyn College alumna Denise Garrett helps students manage their money and plan for their futures.

Nov. 18

Arranged (friendship has no religion)
12:30–2 p.m.
227 Ingersoll Hall Extension
With discussion.

Dec. 9

Holiday Party
12:30–2 p.m. 
227 Ingersoll Hall Extension
With karaoke hostess Dropsey Duzmen

Spring 2010

Feb. 11

Picking Up the Pieces: Taking Women Seriously in Tallying the True Costs of the Iraq War
11 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Jefferson Willams Lounge, Student Center
With guest speaker Cynthia Enloe

Feb. 23

Out Against Abuse: Domestic Violence Among Youth
12:30–2 p.m.
227 Ingersoll Hall Extension
Discussion and presentation led by Sabrin Chowdhury and Anindita Chaterjee.

Feb. 26

Financial Fitness Workshop: Budgeting for Everyday Life
3:30–5 p.m.
227 Ingersoll Hall Extension
With Denise Garrett

March 4

Gender and Islam:  All-day Panels
10:45 a.m.–8 p.m.

March 25

The Vagina Monologues
Noon–2 p.m.
Location: to be announced

March 26

The Vagina Monologues
6–8 p.m.
Location: to be announced

April 14

Finding the Right Career and Major (for women only)
5–6:30 p.m.
227 Ingersoll Hall Extension
With Zavi Baynes

April 20

Film Screening: Afghan Star
12:30–2 p.m.
Woody Tanger Auditorium

May 11

End-of-Semester Celebration and Open Mic
12:30–2 p.m.
227 Ingersoll Hall Extension