Women's History Month 2013 Calendar

Keynote Address with Dr. David Lisak
Thursday, March 28
Lisak
"Confronting the Reality of Sexual Violence on the College Campus"
4:30 p.m., Presentation Room, Oxford Road Building
Reception to follow.

Watch video of the talk below.

NOTE: At 35:50, Dr. Lisak showed a video, which for copyright reasons could not be included in this recording. That video was an excerpt from The Undetected Rapist, available for purchase here.

Research on so-called "undetected" rapists-men who commit rapes but who are not reported or not prosecuted for their crimes-demonstrates that the old stereotypes about rapists are false. The majority of undetected rapists, who account for the vast majority of rapes, are serial predators who prey on vulnerability. A clearer understanding of the behaviors, motives, and characteristics of undetected rapists is crucial to shaping effective campus policies and prevention programs.

Dr. David Lisak is a researcher and forensic consultant who for 25 years has studied the causes and consequences of interpersonal violence. His work has focused on the long term effects od sexual abuse in men, the relationship between child abuse and violence, and the motives and characteristics of rapists. Dr Listak consults widely with universities, the four services of the U.S. Military, the Department of Defense, and other institutions regarding sexual assault prevention and policies. He frequently serves as an expert witness in homicide and sexual assault cases.Dr. Lisak is a founding member of 1in6, a non-profit agency that serves men who were sexually abused as children.

FULL WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH CALENDAR

Month-Long Exhibits:
Who Needs Feminism 
This national campaign inspires dialogue about feminism and its importance in our everyday lives. Emory's contribution to the campaign is now on permanent display at the Center for Women. -- Center for Women, 3rd Floor, Cox Hall.
Sponsored by the Center for Women, Emory Libraries, and Feminists in Action. 

And the Struggle Continues: The Southern Christian Leadership Conference's Fight for Social Change
Featuring original material from the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) archive kept by the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (MARBL), this exhibition highlights the tireless efforts of the SCLC to achieve positive social change in the years after the 1968 assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. Co-curated by Dr. Carol Anderson, Michael Ra-Shon Hall, and Sarah Quigley. http://bit.ly/SCLC-exhibition. -- February 21-December 1, 2013 -- Schatten Gallery, Robert W. Woodruff Library.
Sponsored by the MARBL and Emory Libraries.  

February 28-March 3
Vagina Monologues
A performance from the award-winning play is based on the V-Day Founder/playwright Eve Ensler's interviews with more than 200 women to raise awareness on violence against women. Please join us in WSHCAB Auditorium on Thursday, February 28th and Saturday, March 2nd for our evening shows, or our afternoon show on Sunday, March 3rd. Tickets are available at http://emoryvday2013-eorg.eventbrite.com/. Thurs. 8:00 p.m., Sat. 8:00 p.m. and Sun. 2:00 p.m., Woodruff Health Sciences Administration Building (WHSCAB), 1440 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322. Sponsored by Feminists in Action and the Center for Women.

March 1
HIV/AIDS, Ethics of Care and the Church
A Symposium and discussion in partnership with interfaith and health.
10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Brooks Commons, Canon Chapel.
Sponsored by the Candler Women's Caucus.

Candler Women's Annual Service of Word
Featuring Sandra Thurman and Rae Lewis Thornton in Team Preach.
4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Glenn Memorial's Little Chapel.
Sponsored by the Candler Women's Caucus. 

March 4
Transforming Curriculum for Sustainability
Peggy Barlett, Goodrich C. White Professor of Anthropology at Emory University, co-founded and administers the Piedmont Project, the longest-running curriculum development program for sustainability in the country. In celebration of Women's History Month, she'll speak about the project's history, workshops to help more than 400 leaders from other universities copy our model, and some of the latest strategies for curriculum change documented in her newest book, Transforming Higher Education: Stories and Strategies for Sustainability.
9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m., Luce Building. Sponsored by the Emeritus College and the Center for Women

March 5
Co-Opting Theory: How Creating Feminist Ryan Gosling Saved My Academic Life
Danielle Henderson, the creator of Feminist Ryan Gosling, speaks about the intersections of feminism, race, and popular culture. She will also discuss her path to academia and how it helped her to combine her nontraditional interests with traditional academic projects.--4:15 p.m., Reception to follow. 206 White Hall.
Sponsored by the Department of Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies, the Center for Women, and the Jessica Glasser Memorial Fund.

Theater and Dance Women's History Month Performance
Six student playwrights and choreographers from the Department of Theater and Dance will be paired to create dynamic and original movement/text duets that celebrate and explore the strength and power of women. Emory Dance Company will perform "Something in the Big Frame Moved" by Lori Teague -- 12:00-12:45 p.m., Dance Studio, Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts. Sponsored by the Department of Theater and Dance. 

March 7
Women and Gender Awards Night
The Unsung Heroine Awards and Student Writing Awards will be presented. An Unsung Heroine is a woman who has demonstrated extraordinary dedication to issues that affect women at Emory or in the larger community, but whose efforts heretofore have not received accolades or formal recognition. The Student Writing Awards honor an undergraduate and graduate student for their scholarship on women's and gender issues. Reception will start at 5:30 p.m.; Awards presentation at 6:00 p.m., Miller-Ward Alumni House, 815 Houston Mill Road. 
Sponsored by the Center for Women and the Emory Alumni Association. 

March 19
Women, Theology, and Ministry Program
There will be a showing of The Candy Shop: A Sex Trade Fairytale followed by a panel of multidisciplinary faculty and professionals from the Atlanta area.-- 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., Candler School of Theology.
Sponsored by the Candler Women, Theology, and Ministry Program.

March 20
Women and the Prison Industrial Complex Inside and Out
Join us for a facilitated discussion of social justice, ethics of care, and ministry as they occur for women in the prison industrial complex as Dr. Elizabeth Bounds guides us through a conversation with those who do the work. -- 12:00-12:50 p.m., 102 Candler School of Theology, 1531 Dickey Drive. 
Sponsored by the Candler Women's Caucus 

March 19-22
The Clothesline Project Display
This visual display of T-shirts bearing witness to violence against women will be visible from March 20-22. Survivors and secondary survivors of intimate partner violence as well as friends and famiies of survivors are invited to make a T-shirt they can hang on the clothesline as a testimony to the problem of violence against women.
T-Shirt making, 3:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m., Lils Dining Hall, Oxford College.
Sponsored by ReVision and the Department of Residential Education and Services.

March 21
A Day in the Life of a Female Consultant
Presented by Deloitte 
Do you want to learn more about consulting? Wonder what the work-life balance is in consulting? Join professionals from Deloitte Consulting for a panel discussion. Have your questions answered by successful female professionals, and learn how they manage their careers and lives. Professionals in conculting roles within the Human Capital, Strategy and Operations, and Technology fields will be present. -- 7:00 p.m., W525 Goizueta Business School. 
Sponsored by Emory Women in Buisness. 

Women First
Honoring the accomplishments of School of Medicine-associated women who are/were the first in their field/program/area of study. Dr. Kay Vydareny (amond many honors, the first woman to hold numerous leadership roles in her professional organizations) and Dr. Gina Northington (one of the first ABOG-approved female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgeons in Atlanta) will be recognized. Please join us as these remarkable women share their stories and answer your questions. -- 2:00-3:30 p.m., 110 School of Medicine.
Sponsored by the School of Medicine.  

March 23-30
Awareness Week: Featuring Be More Heroic - Sponsored by Residence Life & Housing; Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; Hillel, Division of Campus Life; Office of the President, Office of Community and Diversity Access of Equity Fund; and the Center for Women

March 22
Meet, Greet, and Eat
Stop by for some food, fun, and good conversation during this Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies co-sponsored lunch! This is your chance to mingle with the Be More Heroic team! 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Candler Hall 125

Bully: Villain or Victim? Understanding the Misunderstood with Dr. Sarah Vitorino
This program is intended to interrupt the all to common violence narrative associated with why someone becomes a bully, the act itself, and how such issues are addressed in attempt to make room for justice and healing. Dr. Vitorino will also address society's role in creating what we now easily recognize as "the bully." This event will end with a discussion and Q&A, where Dr. Vitorino, the Be More Heroic team, and a representative from the Counseling Center will all be in attendance. 2:30 p.m. White Hall, Room 110

March 23


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Be More Heroic
This coffee-house inspired evening will feature Dani Shay, as seen on The Glee Project and America's Got Talent, Ali Stroker, as seen on Glee, talented musicians and advocates, Joie, Justin Chase, Sierra Dowd, and finally, James Clementi of the Tyler Clementi Foundation. Each spokesperson will address personal encounters with adversity and how they have been able to since thrive and inspire others as a result, touching upon gender, sexuality, disability, bullying, inter city life, trauma at home, suicide, and empowerment. 8:00 p.m. Cox Ballroom
*Free dessert and beverages of your choice
*Amazing musical performances
*Powerful stories

March 26
Chapel Tea with Dr. Nitya Jacob
In celebration of Women's History Month, Dr. Jacob, associate professor of biology at Oxford College, will reflect on HeLa cells and The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. -- 4:30-5:30 p.m., Formal Lounge, Cannon Chapel. 
Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of the Chapel and Religious Life.

Feminists Founders Reading Series and Book Signing by Emory Assistant Professor Jericho Brown -- 6:30-7:30 p.m., Jones Room, 311 Woodruff Library. Book signing and reception to follow. 
Sponsored by the Creative Writing Program, the Center for Women, and the Department of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies. 

The Ministry of Academe and the Mystery of Tenure
A panel discussion with Candler Faculty Women. -- 12:00-1:00 p.m., 102 Candler School of Theology, 1531 Dickey Drive. 
Sponsored by the Candler Women's Caucus.

March 28

The Unspoken Truth: An In-Depth Look at Rape Culture
Through Project Unspoken, an initiative of the Respect Program in Emory's Office of Health Promotion, we will be examining rape culture, patriarchy, and how we can all create change. Facilitated by students and staff with opportunities for getting involved. -- 7:00 p.m., Harland Cinema. 
Sponsored by the Office of Health Promotion and the Center for Women.

"Confronting the Reality of Sexual Violence on the College Campus"
Research on so-called "undetected" rapists-men who commit rapes but who are not reported or not prosecuted for their crimes-demonstrates that the old stereotypes about rapists are false. The majority of undetected rapists, who account for the vast majority of rapes, are serial predators who prey on vulnerability. A clearer understanding of the behaviors, motives, and characteristics of undetected rapists is crucial to shaping effective campus policies and prevention programs. 4:30 p.m., Presentation Room, Oxford Road Building. Reception to follow.

March 31
Easter Sunday Worship 
The Reverend Dr. Carter Heyward was one of 11 priests whose ordination in 1974 opened the door for women to be ordained in the Episcopal Church. This will be a celebration of the meaning of resurrection as seen in the lives of brave an courageous women. -- 11:00 a.m., Cannon Chapel Sanctuary. 
Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of the Chapel and Religious Life.