Women’s Center Events Spring 2006 http://www.womenscenter.virginia.edu
Balancing Personal and Professional Roles
Where: Harrison Institute/Small Special Collections Library Auditorium, 6-8 p.m.
Panel discusses challenges of work-life balance and intersections with gender, race and class. National speaker Jessica DeGroot, founder of the Third Path Institute, dedicated to work-family concerns and providing families with practical solutions, will join University panelists, including faculty public policy professor Steven Rhoads, author of “Taking Sex Differences Seriously,” and U.Va. economist Amalia Miller.
R.S.V.P. by Feb. 9. to: Stephanie Lambrecht, firstname.lastname@example.org or 982-2911
Cosponsor: Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement
Sixth Annual HUES Black Women’s Leadership Conference
Featuring: Poet Nikki Giovanni, keynote speaker
Where: Newcomb Hall, 9.30 a.m.-1.30 p.m.
Register to 243-2986 or email@example.com
No!: A Documentary
Where: Wilson Hall Auditorium, 7 p.m.
Through testimonies from black women survivors, commentaries from acclaimed African-American women scholars and community leaders, archival footage, spirited music, dance and performance poetry, “No!” unveils the reality of rape, other forms of sexual violence and healing in African- American communities.
Cosponsors: Black Student Alliance, United Sisters and LGBT Resource Center
Where: McLeod Auditorium, 8 p.m.
One-woman performance starring Obie Award-winner Julie Portman with live music composed and performed by Paul Reisler of Trapezoid
Take Back the Night march, rally and speak-out
Where: Lee Park, Market St. to University’s amphitheater, 6 p.m.
Distinguished Alumna 2006: Dawn Staley
Where: Rotunda Dome Room, 1:30 p.m., reception, 3 p.m.
The Women’s Center honors Dawn Staley, former U.Va. women’s basketball star, three-time Olympic Gold medalist, highly acclaimed college head coach and current WNBA player. Students and community members will have an opportunity to meet her.
iris Issue #52 Release Party
Where: Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar, 7-10 p.m.
Published by the Women’s Center in conjunction with an internship co-sponsored with the Studies in Women and Gender Program
2006 National Symposium on Women and Politics
Speakers and events throughout the year. See schedule at http://www.centerforpolitics.org/programs/nss/