UNI to hold events honoring Women’s History Month

Posted on Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

Catherine MacGillivray, director, Women’s and Gender Studies Program, 319-273-7102,

Blake Ruane, Office of University Relations, 319-273-2761,

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Women's and Gender Studies Program will host multiple events this March in honor of Women's History Month. All events are free and open to the public.

The events include:

- Discussion, “Challenges of the American Muslim Woman,” 4 p.m., Thursday, March 3, in the Center for Multicultural Education (CME)

- “Facing Our Truth: Short Plays on Trayvon, Race and Privilege,” 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 3, in Lang Hall, Rm. 040

- First Friday, celebrating Women’s History Month, 7 p.m., Friday, March 4, in the CME

- “Facing Our Truth: Short Plays on Trayvon, Race and Privilege,” 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 4, in Lang Hall, Rm. 040

- CROW Forum, “And Then She Met This Moron: Gendered Narratives in Addition-Themed Reality Television,” 12 p.m., Monday, March 7, in the CME

- Discussion, “Path of the Female Rabbi,” 4 p.m., Tuesday, March 8, in the CME

- “Haunted by God,” 7 p.m., Tuesday March 8, at the St. Stephen Catholic Student Center

- Discussion, “The Bible, the Church, and the Ballot Box: How Religion Shaped Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s Fight for Women’s Suffrage,” 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 9, in Seerley Hall, Rm. 115

- “Leaders in Education Lecture Series” with Sonia Nieto, 7 p.m., Thursday, March 10, in the Old Central Ballroom of Maucker Union

- Keynote Address, “(Dis)embodied: Race, Body Size and the Construction of Hegemonic Femininity in Popular Media,” 7:30 p.m, Monday, March 21, in Seerley Hall, Rm. 112

- “The Other Side of Trauma: Understanding the Impact of Work Identity and Organizational Culture in Domestic and Sexual Violence Victim Advocacy,” 11 a.m., Tuesday, March 22, in Sabin Hall, Rm. 015

- “History of American Women of Faith,” 4 p.m., Tuesday, March 22, in the CME

- “My Growth as a Christian,” 4 p.m., Monday, March 28, in the CME

For more information on any of the events, contact Catherine MacGillivray, director of the Women and Gender Studies Program, at 319-273-7102 or