Women’s History Month 2022

Please join us for events throughout the month celebrating Women’s History Month.

Wednesday, Mar. 2
10:45 -11:50 a.m.

Promoting Hope: Recognizing Women of Our Past and Present

MA109, Magnolia Avenue Campus

Short presentations will recognize history and literature from various women, including poetry selections from Pellissippi faculty and staff.

Bagged lunches will be provided. First come, first served.

Thursday, Mar. 3
9:10-10:30 a.m.

Promoting Hope: Recognizing Women of Our Past and Present

Goins Auditorium, Hardin Valley Campus

Short presentations will recognize history and literature from various women, including poetry selections from Pellissippi faculty and staff.

Snacks and coffee provided. First come, first served.

Monday, Mar. 7
1-2 p.m.

​ Women’s Rights and Music in the 1960s

Goins Auditorium, Hardin Valley Campus

Tuesday, Mar. 8
10 a.m.-noon

Film Viewing: Wadjda

Blount Auditorium, Blount County Campus

Hosted by the International Education Committee

Tuesday, Mar. 8
10:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

Film Viewing: Wadjda

Goins Auditorium, Hardin Valley Campus

Hosted by the International Education Committee

Tuesday, Mar. 8
11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Affirmation Tent

Hardin Valley Campus

Hosted by Student Activity Board

Thursday, Mar. 10
noon-2 p.m.

Discussion Panel: Women Providing Healing, Promoting Hope

Magnolia Avenue Campus and Zoom

The discussion will focus on “Providing Healing, Promoting Hope” and alcohol and substance abuse. We will discuss how caregivers have responded to these issues, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. This event is part of the CHASCo Lunch and Learn series. A salad and potato bar lunch will be provided.

Discussion Panel will include City Councilwoman Lauren Rider, County Commissioner Courtney Durrett, Knoxville District Attorney General Charme Allen; Amanda Ainsley, Prevention & Outreach Coordinator, Metro Drug Coalition; Anne Young, Director of Cornerstone of Recovery; Emily Hager, East Regional Director, Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network.

Wednesday, Mar. 23
1 p.m.

Wonder Women: How Superhero Movies (Finally) Learned to Embrace Strong Female Characters

Hardin Valley Campus, Goins 225A
Zoom – click here to register

Associate Professor Jen Horn will talk about how depictions of female superheroes in films have changed over time, from being minor characters to strong leads. Presented by Pellissippi State Libraries.

Wednesday, Mar. 23
2-3 p.m.

Grimke Women: Two Generations of Trouble Makers

Blount County Campus

Lecture by Amanda Carr-Wilcoxson and Margie McCrary

Friday, Mar. 25
3-4 p.m.

Women and the Power of Recognition

Zoom – click here to register
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Lecture by Kelly Rivers and Christie Cunningham

Monday, Mar. 28
9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Read-In: Women in Their Own Words

Zoom – click here to register
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Wednesday, Mar. 30
10 a.m.-noon

Brunch with Brushes

Goins Rotunda, Hardin Valley Campus

Participants will be served a light brunch while painting women in history. Hosted by Student Activity Board.

Thursday, Mar. 31
10-11 a.m.

Guest Lecture by Sharon Couch, Olympic athlete

Zoom – click here to register
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.