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28, 2000 (Lexington, Ky.) Womens
History Month will be celebrated across the University of Kentucky campus in March with
lectures, films and more sponsored by the UK Womens Studies Program.
scheduled for the month include:
March 1: Reel World String Band with special guest
Barbara Higbie, 7 p.m., pre-concert roundtable focusing on women in music with performers,
President's Room, UK Singletary Center for the Arts; concert, 8 p.m., Singletary Center
Recital Hall. The roundtable discussion is free and open to the public. Concert tickets
are $15 for the general public and $10 for students and are available at the Singletary
Center Ticket Office by calling 257-4929.
March 7: Rema Keen and Sue Massek present
"The Adventures of Molly Whuppie, 7 p.m. Center Theatre, UK Student Center.
This play by Anne Shelby explores the idea that heroes come in all forms. The play is
based on stories collected by folklorist Leonard Roberts in Eastern Kentucky in the 1940s
and 50s. Free and open to the public.
March 18-20: Seventh
annual Black Womens Conference, Remembering Our Spirit: The Role of Religion
in the Survival of Black Women, presented
by UKs African-American Studies and Research Program, UK Student Center.
Potluck Dinner, March 18, 6 p.m., YWCA Phillis Wheatley Center, 647 Chestnut St.
J. Cooper Address, March 20, 9 a.m., Center Theater, UK Student Center. Speaker: Delores
Williams, Union Theological Seminary.
McLeod Bethune Luncheon and Lecture, March 20, noon, Presidents Room, Singletary
Center. Speaker: Deneese Jones, University of Kentucky. Catered buffet. Tickets are
Session: Perspectives on Spirituality, March 20, 2:30 p.m., Center Theater, UK
Student Center. Speaker: Robin Osunnike Manna. Panel discussion.
Doris Wilkinson Address, Tuesday, March 20, 7 p.m., Center Theater, UK Student Center.
Speaker: Renita Weems, Vanderbilt University Divinity School.
March 21: Women's Studies Film Series presents
"My Feminism," 7:30 p.m., William T. Young Library Auditorium. This documentary
features filmed interviews defining "feminism."
March 30: UK Women's Studies Program Mentoring
Committee Brown Bag Series presents "Negotiating UK," noon, 107 Breckinridge
Hall. Joan Callahan, professor of philosophy and director of the Women's Studies Program,
will talk about negotiating department culture.
March 30-31: UK Women's Studies Graduate
Student Conference, "Gendered Violence: Epistemologies and Practices." Keynote
speaker: Geeta Patel, Wellesley College, time and place to be announced. Patel's research
explores the nexus of sexualities and colonialism in south Asia.
events, except where noted, are free. For information on any of these events or to
purchase tickets for the luncheon, contact the African-American Studies and Research
Program, 102 Breckinridge Hall or call (859) 257-3593.
For more information on Womens History Month or the Womens Studies
Program at UK, contact the Womens Studies Program office at (859) 257-1388.