February 26, 2018
LEWISTON, Idaho – A variety of presentations on the past, present and future of women’s activism highlight the 10th annual Women’s History Month at Lewis-Clark State College.
The events are sponsored by the Social Science and Humanities divisions at the college.
There are three events planned for the past, including an exhibit on “Women Redefined: Women’s Activism in History,” which is on display in the upstairs gallery of the LCSC Center for Arts & History, located at 415 Main Street in Lewiston. The exhibit, developed by students in professor Amy Canfield’s History 424 class, runs through March 17.
On March 20, LCSC history students Meghan Castle, Corina Larsen and Camper Ziegler will give a presentation on “Defining Woman Redefined: Curating Women’s Activism.” The presentation will be at noon in room 112 of Sacajawea Hall on the LCSC campus.
At 6 p.m. that evening, a film and discussion on “Anita: Speaking Truth to Power” will be held. The showing starts at 6 p.m. at the LCSC Center for Arts & History.
For the present topic, Zenita Delva from the Second Judicial District Court Appointed Special Advocate program (CASA) in Lewiston and Laurie Lewis from the YWCA in Lewiston will present on “Women in Non-Profits: Advocacy and Activism.” The March 21 presentation will be at noon in room 112 of Sacajawea Hall.
There are two events set for the future topic. “Social Change and the Future of the #MeToo Movement” will be presented by Denise Bennett, a professor in journalism and mass media at the University of Idaho, and Lysa Salsbury, director of the UI Women’s Center. Their presentation will take place at noon on March 22, also in room 112 of Sacajawea Hall.
A film and discussion of “#MeToo, Moscow” will be held at 6 p.m. on March 22 at the LCSC Center for Arts & History. Bennett will lead the discussion following the showing.