LCSC to host Women's History Month presentations
Lewis-Clark State College will host a series of discussions and presentations on women during March as part of Women's History Month, which is sponsored by the Social Sciences Division at LCSC.
The annual event will feature a series of presentations covering a variety of topics beginning on March 1 and continuing through March 29. All sessions will be held on the LCSC campus and are free and open to the public.
Louis Sylvester, a professor in the Humanities Division at LCSC, and Amy Canfield, a professor in the Social Sciences Division, will open the series with a presentation on "Film Representations of the 'Dangerous Women' and the 'Safe Girl' or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bombshell." This will be held on March 1 at 10:30 a.m. at Sacajawea Hall room 148.
On March 7, there will be a discussion on "The Art of Weaving: A Native Americans' Elder Panel" in the Williams Conference Center at 10:30 a.m. This discussion will also be a part of Native American Awareness Week.
On March 20, Darci Graves, an adjunct instructor in the Social Sciences Division, will discuss "Living in a Rape Culture" at noon in Sacajawea Hall room 112. And then the following day, also in room 112, Heather Van Mullem, a professor in the Education Division, will present on "Pioneering Women in Sport: A Tribute To Those Who Came Before Us."
LCSC students Kelly-Rae Meyer and Heather Lincoln will present "Women's History in the Classroom: Student Presentations on Fictional Heroines and the Birth Control Movement" on March 22 at 10:30 a.m. in Activity Center West room 128.
The series resumes on March 26 when Wendy Diessner of the Lewiston-Clarkston YWCA will lead a discussion on "The Culture of Communication: Men and Women in the Workplace." This session will begin at noon and will be held in the Library TCC room.
Social Sciences professor Kerensa Allison will present "Manioc Mothers: Gender, Power and Subsistence Stability among the Napo Kichwas in the Ecuadorian Amazon" on March 27 at noon in Sacajawea Hall room 112.
Amy Nelms and Tristan Mullis, both students at LCSC, will present their work on "Women's History in the Classroom: Student Presentations on Changing Perceptions of Women in 'Masculine' Careers" on March 28 at 1:30 p.m. in Sacajawea Hall room 112.
The last scheduled discussion in the series will be on March 29. Humanities professor Misty Urban will look at "Family Values in the Medieval Romance" starting at 3 p.m. in Sacajawea Hall room 115.
For more information on Women's History Month at LCSC or these presentations, contact Canfield in the Social Sciences Division at either email@example.com or (208) 792-2362.