64 Days of Nonviolence 2012
The 64 Days officially begins on January 30, the day Mahatma Ghandi was assassinated, and ends on April 4, the day we commemorate Dr. King. In our ninth annual observation of the 64 Days at SCSU, we continue to celebrate the peace and justice heritage in many of our cultures and heritages, including our observation of Black History Month, Women's History Month, and Asian/Pacific Heritage Month.
Feb 1 "Different Shades of Blackness: Exploring the African Diaspora" 12PM, ASC 201
Feb 8 "FREEDOM'S SOUL TOUR" with Jonathan Blanchard; 12:30, ASC Ballroom
Mar 1 "This Little Light" - The Life of Fannie Lou Hamer with Billie Jean Young; 5-6:30 PM, EN A120 Mar 3 Najla Said's One-Woman Play, "Palestine" co-sponsorship with Middle east Committee; 2-4 PM, EN C 112
Mar 5 "What Makes Up a Family?" with Zach Wahls; 7:30 PM, ASC Theatre
Mar 7 "The Essence of Beauty" - 5th Annual Women's History Month Program; 11-12 PM, ASC 308
March 13 "The Vagina Monologues"; 7:30 PM, Engleman C112
Mar 24 17th Annual African American Women's Summit; a Sisters' Collective in New Haven, 8AM - 4 M, at Wexler-Grant Community School (55 Foote Street, New Haven)
Mar 27 "Women's Appreciation Day: Embracing Cultures"; 7:30PM - 9:30PM, ASC Ballroom
Mar 29 "The Z Experience", an Evening of Spoken Word, a Tribute to Sisterhood in Memory of Zannette Lewis; 5:30 PM- 8:00 PM, EN A 120
Mar 30 A Symposium by Connecticut American Indian Women on Women's Labor and Cultural Productions; 9AM - 3PM, ASC 301
Apr 11 Screening of "Journey of the Universe" and Panel Discussion with Mary Evelyn Tucker (Yale University); 5-7:30PM, EN C 112
Apr 13 Coalition of Women's Studies in Connecticut & Rhode Island (CWMSC) at Fairfield University; 9 AM - 3 PM
Apr 19 Jane Lancaster (Brown University) on Women in the Professions; 5-7:30, EN A 117
Apr 20-21 20th Annual Women's Studies Conference, "Women & Labor"
Apr 25 "Take Back the Night"- 7-9 PM, ASC Ballroom
Apr 26 8th Annual OWL (Opportunity for Women's Leadership);8 AM-2 PM, EN B 121
Apr 27 "Stand Against Racisms"- 9 AM - 12 PM, Engleman Rotunda
May 4 "Courageous Conversation on White Privilege"9AM-3PM, ASC Theatre
Partners at SCSU in the 64 Days of Nonviolence program planning include Multicultural Center; Women's Center; Women's Studies Program; Office of Diversity and Equity; Black Student Union; Minority Recruitment and Retention Committee (MRRC); SCSU Faculty Development Office; SCSU American Association of University (AAUP); the SCSU Chapter of the Iota Iota Iota National Women's Studies Honor Society; and the SCSU SAGE Center. Outside SCSU, our sister collaborators include African American Women's Summit Committee and the Coalition of Women's Studies in CT & RI (CWMSC); and the Middle East Crisis Committee.