Women's History Month Events

Celebrating Fierce Women

 

March 2: 4-5 p.m.
“Defining Fierce” discussion and Women’s History Month kickoff event
Moderator: Associate Professor Anne Pharr
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March 4: 2-4 p.m.
Gender, Race and Ethnicity: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
Moderators: Instructor Leslie Coffman and William Buck
Contact:Instructor Leslie Coffman
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  • 2-2:30 "A Thirst for Complete Freedom": Slavery and Agency in Antebellum America." Lecture by Professor Toni McDaniel
  • 2:30-2:40 "Lynch Law in America" by Ida B. Wells, 1900. Reading by Assistant Professor Amanda Carr-Wilcoxson
  • 2:40-2:50 Poetry from Margaret Walker. Read by Associate Professor Allison Stein
  • 2:50-2:55 “Phenomenal Woman” by Maya Angelou. Read by Kieshia Edwards
  • 2:55-3:00 "Adam Lives in Theory" by Lauryn Hill. Read by Jamal Johnson 
  • 3-3:30 "The Men Did Not Tell You This But I Have: Native Women" at Fort Union Lecture by Instructor Leslie Coffman 
  • 3:30-3:40 "First meeting of Piutes and Whites," by Sarah Winnemucca, 1883. Reading by Adjunct Professor YuLiya Kalnaus
  • 3:40-3:45 "Sonia Sotomayor: The American Dream" from My Beloved World. Read by Associate Professor Maria Sills
  • 3:45-4 "Our Children are Dying" and "Women's March on Washington." Reading by Drema Bowers

March 5: 1-2 p.m.
Women in Leadership: A Panel with Women Campus Deans Tillman, Dyer and Duenkel
Moderator:Assistant Professor Amanda Carr-Wilcoxson
Contact:Assistant Professor Amanda Carr-Wilcoxson
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March 9: 10-11 a.m.
Knox County District Attorney General Charme Allen
Moderator: Instructor Donna Trogdon
Contact: Instructor Donna Trogdon
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March 12: 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Women's History Competition
Sponsored by Pellissippi State Magnolia Avenue Campus
The first 10 students who answer all 20 questions correctly will receive a prize.
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March 12: 12-1 p.m.
A talk with Rebecca Ashford, president of Chattanooga State Community College and former vice president for Student Affairs at Pellissippi State
Moderator: Associate Professor Jennifer Brickey
Contact: Associate Professor Jennifer Brickey 
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March 22: 2-2:30 p.m.
Associate Professor Shaquille Marsh presents “Administration, Athletes and Coaches: The Impact of Women in American Sports”
Moderator: Assistant Professor Antija Allen
Contact: Shaquille Marsh
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March 23: 1-2 p.m.
"The Body is a Vessel” with Liberty Denu of Made from Mud Studios
Moderator and Contact: Katy Ross
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March 24: 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Community Coalition Against Human Trafficking 101 Training: Recognizing & Responding to Human Trafficking with Q&A
Moderator: Assistant Professor Tracy Rees
Contact: Instructor Katy Ross
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March 24: 1-2 p.m.
Women Creatives Roundtable Panel with Angelique Adams, Ph.D. (author, scientist, executive); Kendra Barth (multidisciplinary artist); Jessica Carr (Girls Gotta Eat Good); Liberty Collins (Made from Mud Studio); and Shannon Johnson (contemporary mixed media artist)
Contact and Moderator: Katy Ross
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March 25: 12-1 p.m.
Catherine Porth of Let Her Speak: The Mean Girl Effect
Moderator:Associate Professor Jennifer Brickey
Contact: Instructor Katy Ross
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March 25: 2-3 p.m.
Associate Professor Jennifer Brickey Lecture: Concerning the Quilts of Gee’s Bend
Moderator: Associate Professor Anne Pharr
Contact: Associate Professor Jennifer Brickey
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March 26: 1-2 p.m.
Associate Professor Ellen Matheny lecture: Celebrating STEMinists
Moderator: Skyler Lauderdale
Contact: Professor Ellen Matheny
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March 29: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
"Women in their Own Words" Read-in
Moderators: Associate Professor Tara Lynn and Associate Professor Kelly Rivers
Contact: Associate Professor Tara Lynn
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March 31: 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Women's History Competition
Sponsored by Pellissippi State Magnolia Avenue Campus
The first 10 students who answer all 20 questions correctly will receive a prize.
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March 31: 12-1 p.m.
“Triple Threat of Power” with Angelique Adams, Ph.D. (scientist, executive and author)
Moderator and Contact: Katy Ross
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Click here to watch a video about Women's History Month, sponsored by Pellissippi State Mangolia Avenus Campus!