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Women's History Month

Women's History Month 2022 : Honoring Untold Histories; Envisioning New Futures

March is Women's History Month – commemorating and encouraging the study, observance, and celebration of the vital role of women in American history This year’s events explore the theme of “Revealing Untold Histories, Envisioning New Futures.”  

 

WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH 2022 EVENTS

February 28 (noon – 1 p.m. CST): Lunch on Us: Dish It Up - Celebrating Black Women's History in Champaign-Urbana

  • Hosted by Women's Resources Center

March 1 (noon – 1 p.m. CST): Lunch on Us: Food for Thought - Brown Girls Talking

  • Hosted by Asian American Cultural Center and the South Asian Leadership Conference

March 3  (noon – 1 p.m. CST): Lunch on Us: Food for the Soul - Making Space for the Sounds of Black Girlhood

  • Hosted by Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center

March 3  (noon – 1 p.m. CST): House of Tenderness with Dr. Evelyn Accad

  • Hosted by Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program

March 3  (7:00 – 8:00 p.m. CST): VIRTUAL: An Evening with Madeline Miller

  • Hosted by Champaign Public Library

March 5 (1:30 - 3:30 p.m.) International Women's Day: Together We Ride

  • Hosted by Champaign-Urbana Cyclists

March 5 (6 p.m.) Herstory Night

  • Hosted by the Literary Champaign

March 7  (noon – 1 p.m. CST): Lunch on Us: Dish It Up - Designing Safe Cities for Women

  • Hosted by Women's Resources Center

March 8 (3:30 p.m. CST): International Women's Day 2022 | "Women Who Changed the World: Untold Stories"

  • Hosted by Women & Gender in Global Perspectives and the Humanities Research Institute

 

March 8 : International Women's Day Photography Awards Announcement

  • Follow @wrcillinois and @aaccillinois on Instagram for the announcement!

  • Hosted by International Education, Asian American Cultural Center and Women's Resources Center

March 9 (3:30p.m. CST): Sylvia M. Stoesser Lecture in Chemisty, Celebrating Women's Contributions to Science: "Journeys in Chemical Oceanography and Metrology"

  • Hosted by the Department of Chemistry

March 8 : International Women's Day Photography Awards Announcement

  • Follow @wrcillinois and @aaccilinois on Instagram for the announcement!

  • Hosted by International Education, Asian American Cultural Center and Women's Resources Center

March 13 (1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.) Spurlock Sunday Family Fun: “Candyland, Monopoly, and Paper Bag Puppets: Celebrating Women Inventors”

  • Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana

March 23 (noon - 6:00 p.m.) "Lift Like a Girl" film screening and Director's Talk with Mayye Zayed

  • Hosted by Campus Bike Center and Campus Recreation

March 24 (2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.) Gender Aware Campus Bike Center Shop Hours

  • Hosted by Campus Bike Center/Campus Recreation

March 25 (noon - 1 p.m. CST) Lunch on Us: Conversation Cafe/Friday Forum - Bad Fat Black Girl: An Afternoon with a Trap Feminist

  • Hosted by Diversity and Social Justice Education, University YMCA, and Women's Resources Center

March 27 (noon - 4:00 p.m. CST): Womxn's Career Institute

  • Hosted by Women's Resources Center and the Career Center

March 28 (noon – 1 p.m. CST): Lunch on Us: Dish It Up - "LA FUERZA: Creating a Latina Feminist Archive"

  • Hosted by Women's Resources Center

March 29 (7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.): Abolition. Feminism. Now. with Erica Meiners

  • Allen Hall Multipurpose Room, 1005 W Gregory Dr, Urbana, IL 61801

  • Hosted by Women's Resources Center

March 30 (5:00 – 6:30 p.m. CST): 3rd Annual Strive Awards

  • University YMCA, Latzer Hall | 1001 S. Wright St., Champaign, IL 61820

  • Hosted by Women's Resources Center

Paid for by the Student Cultural Programming Fee and coordinated with support from the following units and organizations at Illinois: Allen Hall Unit One, Asian American Cultural Center, Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center, Campus Bike Center - Campus Recreation, Champaign Public Library, Champaign-Urbana Cyclists, College of Education, Department of Chemistry, Department of History, Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, Department of Sociology, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Diversity and Social Justice Education, Humanities Research Institute, International Student and Scholar Services, LGBT Resource Center, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, OIIR-International Education, Siebel Center for Design, Spurlock Museum, The Career Center, The Literary Champaign, The South Asian Leadership Conference, University YMCA, Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program, Women in Engineering, and YWCA of the U of I

For the most up-to-date information, follow us on social media @wrcillinois! Paid for in part by the Student Cultural Programming Fee