Marge Piercy will speak at EMU on THursday, March 5, 2015.
She is the author of seventeen novels including The New York Times Bestseller Gone To Soldiers ; the National Bestsellers Braided Lives and The Longings of Women , and the classic Woman on the Edge of Time. She is also the author of eighteen volumes of poetry including The Hunger Moon and The Moon is Always Female. Piercy has also participated in some of the major progressive battles of our time, including the women's movement, and anti-war movements, from Vietnam to Iraq and Afghanistan.
SELMA '65, a play about the Selma Alabama Voting Rights March
will take place on Thursday, March 12, 2015
Theatermania article on the NYC premiere:http://www.theatermania.com/new-york-city-theater/news/06-2014/marietta-hedges-to-star-in-solo-show-selma-65-at-la-mama_68764.html
See the Women's History Month website for a full listing of events for Women's History Month, March 2014.
"America in 2014: Post Racial and Post-Feminist?: Future Directions in Civil and Political Rights"
Women's and Gender Studies faculty and graduate students share their research at this monthly event. The next offering is:
Women played a significant role in the 2011 Egyptian Revolution, following a long tradition of feminist activism in that country. This presentation will focus on the ways in which six activists of varying ages have mastered and used information and communications technologies (ICTs) in their quest for social change.
The full colloquium schedule will be updated as new dates and details emerge.