News Release

LCSC offers essay contest, presentations for Women's History Month

Numerous presentations and a student essay contest will be among the offerings at Lewis-Clark State College for Women’s History Month in March
The LCSC Division of Social Sciences and the Division of Humanities are sponsoring a new Women’s History Month Student Essay Contest. All currently enrolled LCSC students are eligible. The winner will receive $150 and be recognized at the Senior Research Symposium.
Additionally, a number of presentations are planned for the month on the LCSC campus. All presentations take place at 12 noon. The keynote speaker is author Kim Barnes, a University of Idaho English professor. Barnes earned her bachelor’s degree at Lewis-Clark State College. She will speak March 27 at Sam Glenn Complex 204 on the topic of "The Oil Wives: Gender and Identity in the American Camps of 1960s Saudi Arabia."
The complete schedule of presentations is listed below.
3/4 "This is What a Feminist Looks Like: The History and Relevance of Feminism"
- Sam Glenn Complex 204
- Social Sciences panel discussion: Dr. Amy Canfield, Dr. Eleanor Downey, Dr. Laura Earles, Dr. Leanne Parker
3/6 “We are not a Democracy: Commemorating the Centennial of the Suffrage March on D.C."
- Dr. Amy Canfield, Social Sciences
- Sam Glenn Complex 204
3/11 "A Jo for Every Age: The Evolution of Louisa May Alcott, Jo March, and Little Women"
- Dr. Marlowe Daly-Galeano, Humanities
- Sam Glenn Complex 204
3/18 “Hard Hitting Divas?: Gender and Contact Sports"
- Dr. Heather Van Mullem, Education
- Sam Glenn Complex 204
3/19 Film screening and discussion of Flirting with Danger: Power and Choice in Heterosexual Relationships
- Dr. Leanne Parker, Social Sciences
- Sam Glenn Complex 204
3/20 "Women Composers and Their Music for Saxophone"
- Dr. Bill Perconti, Humanities
- Silverthorne Theatre
3/21 "Contemporary Arab/Muslim Women Authors"
- Dr. Chris Norden, Humanities
- Sam Glenn Complex 204
3/25 Discussion and selected scenes from These Shining Lives by Melanie Marnich
- Nancy Lee-Painter, Humanities
- Silverthorne Theatre
3/26 "Roles in a Feminist World: 'You're Tearing Me Apart' and Wake Up Sleeping Beauty”
- Dr. Louis Sylvester, Humanities, and Kimberly Tolson, Humanities
- Sam Glenn Complex 204
3/27 "The Oil Wives: Gender and Identity in the American Camps of 1960s Saudi Arabia"
- Kim Barnes, University of Idaho Professor of English (Keynote talk)
- Sam Glenn Complex 204
3/28 "Misogyny and Hypersexuality in the Media: How Far Have We Really Come?"
- Whitney Lohman, Lewiston-Clarkston YWCA
- Sam Glenn Complex 204
For additional information contact Amy Canfield, Assistant Professor of History, at 208.792.2362 or [email protected] or Marlowe Daly-Galeano, Assistant Professor of English, at 208.792.2529 or [email protected]