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Women's History Month

 

March 2 | Women's History Month Proclamation, Urbana City Council Meeting: 7:00 - 7:30 p.m. @ City of Urbana, Council Chambers (400 S. Vine St., Urbana)

March 4 | International Women’s Day Photography Contest: 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. @ Asian American Cultural Center (1210 W. Nevada St.)

  • March 8th is International Women’s Day! As part of the annual celebration events, including Womxn’s History Month throughout March, the Women’s Resources Center, OIIR-International Education and International Student and Scholar Services are hosting a photography contest. A selection of the photos will be displayed at the March 2020 Art Exhibit at the Asian American Cultural Center, and the top awards will be given during the Global Engagement Lounge on March 4th. 

March 5 | Artist of the Corridor: Women Who Painted by Paula McCarty: 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. @ City of Urbana, Main Lobby Exhibition Space (400 S. Vine St., Urbana) 

March 6 | Native Women in the Arts: Noon – 1:00 p.m. @ the Women’s Resources Center (616 E. Green St., Suite 202, Champaign) 

March 7 | Birthing While Black: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. @ Douglass Branch Library (504 E. Grove St., Champaign) 

March 9 | Moving Away to Move Closer: Noon – 1:00 p.m. @ the Women’s Resources Center (616 E. Green St., Suite 202, Champaign)

March 9 | 12 Women Who Changed the World: Untold Stories: 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. @ Levis Faculty Center, 3rd Floor (919 W. Illinois St., Urbana) 

March 23 | Weaves and Coils: Black Hair(styles) & Politics: Noon – 1:00 p.m. @ the Women’s Resources Center (616 E. Green St., Suite 202, Champaign) 

March 24 | The Strive Awards: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. @ Illini Union Room 314

  • We are thrilled to host the first ever Strive Awards. The Strive Awards are a celebration of gender equity work and activism, and they will honor the world-changing work being done by students, faculty, and staff at the University of Illinois. We hope you'll join us! RSVP here: https://forms.gle/7KB9uJ9UZ22kFe4UA

March 26 | Carceral Institutions for Women in the 18th Century: Noon  - 1:00 p.m. @ La Casa Cultural Latina (1203 W. Nevada St., Urbana)

March 26 | Women & Gender in Global Perspectives 40th Anniversary Symposium: 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. @ University YMCA, Latzer Hall (1001 S. Wright St., Champaign) 

March 31 | Indian Women’s Activism Combating Street Harassment: Noon – 1:00 p.m. @ Asian American Cultural Center (1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana) 

March 31 | Womxn’s History Month Teach-In: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. @ Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center (1212 W. Nevada St.)

  • Join us for our first ever Teach-In! Come learn from womxn makers and innovators as they share their passions and stand in the legacy of the womxn who came before!

 

A PDF version of the 2020 Women's History Month calendar can be found here: https://oiir.illinois.edu/sites/prod/files/docs/2020%20Womxn%27s%20History%20Month%20Calendar.pdf.

Coordinated by the University of Illinois Women’s Resources Center in partnership with the Asian American Cultural Center, La Casa Cultural Latina, Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center, Department of Gender and Women’s Studies, Girl Up UIUC, Native American House, University YMCA, Women and Gender in Global Perspectives, the Urbana Arts and Culture Program, International Education, and International Student and Scholar Services.

Paid for in part by the Student Cultural Programming Fee.