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Events, 2006

 

Wednesday March 1, 12:40-1:20 pm in Akoakoa 105

This event is free and open to the public.

Photo of Kathy Ferguson

Kathy Ferguson
 
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Political Scientist, Feminist, and Scholar
"The Most Dangerous Woman in America": Emma Goldman, (1869-1940)


 

Monday March 6, 12:40 - 2:40 pm in Akoakoa 105

This event is free and open to the public.

Photo from Iron Jawed Angels

Iron Jawed Angels  
A film that tells the remarkable and little-known story of a group of passionate and dynamic young women, led by Alice Paul (Hilary Swank) and her friend Lucy Burns (Frances O'Connor), who put their lives on the line to fight for American women's right to vote.

 

 

Tuesday March 7, 7:00 pm in Akoakoa 105

This event is free and open to the public.

Photo of Princess Ruth

"Princess Ruth and/or Ke'elikolani?: Novels, Documentaries, and Hawaiian History" by Craig Howes, Director of the Center for Biographical Research at UH Manoa.

The event will include a showing of Princess Ruth Ke‘elikolani, the documentary shown on the Hawaii Public Broadcasting station.
 
Co-sponsored by The WCC Common Book Program

 

 

Thursday March 9, 12:40-1:20 pm in Akoakoa 105

This event is free and open to the public.

Photo of Debbi Eleneki, her father, and her husband

Debbi Eleneki
 
First female fire captain in Hawaii
Talking about her experiences as a female firefighter in a male-dominated field

 

 

Wednesday March 15, 12:40 pm in Akoakoa 105

This event is free and open to the public.

Jacket cover for DreamWorlds II: Desire, Sex, and Power in Music Video

DreamWorlds II: Desire, Sex, and Power in Music Video

From the film’s jacket cover: DreamWorlds II powerfully illustrates the systematic representations of women in music video, and how these representations tell a dangerous and narrow set of stories about what it means to be female or male; stories which impact how women think about themselves sexually, and how men think sexually about women.

Viewing of the film with panel/audience discussion afterwards

 

 

Thursday March 16, 12:40-1:20 pm in Paliku Theatre

This event is free and open to the public.

Photo of Kim Gennaula

Kim Gennaula
 
News Anchor, KGMB9 News
Talking about her experiences as a
female news anchor in Hawaii

 

Thursday March 23, 12:40-1:20 pm in Akoakoa 105

This event is free and open to the public.

Photo of Nancie Caraway

Nancie Caraway
 
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Political scientist and feminist scholar / activist
Talking about global human trafficking

 

Thursday March 23, 2:30-3:30 pm in Paliku Theatre

This event is free and open to the public.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Photo of Linda Lingle

Governor Linda Lingle

Discussing challenges and opportunities for women in the workplace, politics, and in building communities.

Refreshments and photo opportunities are scheduled for after the event.

 

Wednesdays in March at 1:30 pm in The Student Lounge, Upstairs in Akoakoa

These films showings are free and open to the public.

March 1: In America
March 8: Born Into Brothels
March 15: Norma Rae
March 22: My Big Fat Greek Wedding
 

 

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