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Women: Builders of Communities and Dreams

Afternoon Movies in the Student Lounge

Wednesdays, 1:30 p.m. Akoakoa, 2nd Floor

In America

Wednesday, March 1

Born Into Brothels

Wednesday, March 8

Norma Rae

Wednesday, March 15

My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Wednesday, March 22

Kathy Ferguson

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

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

Iron Jawed Angels

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

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

“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.

Debbi Eleneki

First female fire captain in Hawaii

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

Talking about her experiences as a female firefighter in a male-dominated field.

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

Wednesday March 15, 12:40 pm in Akoakoa 105

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

Kim Gennaula

News Anchor, KGMB9 News

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

Talking about her experiences as a
female news anchor in Hawaii

Nancie Caraway

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Political scientist and feminist scholar / activist

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

Talking about global human trafficking

Keynote Speaker

Governor Linda Lingle

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

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

Refreshments and photo opportunities are scheduled for after the event.