News Release

LCSC hosts 8th annual Women’s History Month

LEWISTON, Idaho – Lewis-Clark State College will host its eighth annual Women’s History Month in March. The celebration includes 15 separate events to honor the accomplishments of women throughout history.

The complete schedule of events, all of which are open to the public, is listed below. All events will be held on the LCSC campus at Meriwether Lewis Hall, Room 100, unless otherwise noted, and all are free except for the Silverthorne Film Series. For more information contact LCSC professor Amy Canfield at [email protected] or 208-792-2362.

Film screening: “Girl From God’s Country”
Cost: $5 per film or a series ticket for $20; LCSC students free
Tuesday, March 1 (Silverthorne Theater) 
“Beyond Rosie the Riveter: American Women in World War II”
Presenter: Amanda Van Lanen (Social Sciences)
Tuesday, March 1, from 12-1:15 p.m.    
Film screening: “A Ballerina’s Tale”
Cost: $5 per film or a series ticket for $20; LCSC students free
Wednesday, March 2 (Silverthorne Theater)
Keynote address: “I Want to Fail With You”
Presenter: TC Tolbert, Author, Oregon State University-Cascades
Thursday, March 3, 12-1:15 p.m.
“She’s a Witch—Burn Her! Witchcraft in Early Modern Literature and Culture”
Presenter: Peter Remien (Humanities)
Monday, March 7, 12-1:15 p.m.
Screening of “Iron Jawed Angels”
Panel discussion following led by Leanne Parker (Psychology) and Amy Canfield (History)
Tuesday, March 8, 5:30 p.m. (Sacajawea Hall, Room 115)          
“’Egged on by the pure hell of it’: Idaho Women’s Ranching Narratives”
Presenter: Marlowe Daly-Galeano (Humanities)
Wednesday, March 9, 12-1:15 p.m.
“The Role of Women in Heritage Preservation”
Presenter: Courtney Kramer, Director of Beautiful Downtown Lewiston
Thursday, March 10, 12-1:15 p.m.
“Elsie Frank: Whip Woman”
Presenter: Margo Aragon, Herrington Aerospace Limited, Co.; Chair, Idaho Humanities Council
Monday, March 14, 12-1:15 p.m.
“The (De)Construction of Masculine Society as Shown in Mad Max: Fury Road”
Presenter: Louis Sylvester (Humanities)
Tuesday, March 15, 12-1:15 p.m.
“’Blood of Great Chieftains Flows in their Veins’: The Great Gifts from Our Grandmothers and Mothers”
Presenter: Angel Sobotta (Humanities)
Note: presentation in conjunction with Native American Awareness Week
Wednesday, March 16, 3-4:15 p.m. (Williams Conference Center)
“Balancing Requirements and Desires: Gender Inequality in Missionary Work in the Pacific Northwest, 1838-1848”
Presenter: Joni Ford (alumnus)
Monday, March 21, 12-1:15 p.m.
“Campaign 2016: Women to Watch”
Presenter: Tim Lynch (Social Sciences)
Tuesday, March 22, 12-1:15 p.m. (Sacajawea Hall, Room 115)
“Taking on the Twittersphere?: Domestic Violence, Female Athletes, and Social Activism”
Presenter: Heather Van Mullem (Education and Kinesiology)
Wednesday, March 23, 12-1:15 p.m.
“The Women of Inside Amy Schumer, Broad City and My Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: 21st Century Feminist Comedy”
Presenter: Kimberly Tolson, Walla Walla Community College faculty
Thursday, March 24, 12-1:15 p.m.