Well Behaved Rarely Make History

 

 

Calendar of Events

Title: Feminism, Womanism, and Everything in-between

Date: March 1st

Time: 6:30 PM

Location: Union room 313-315

Event Description: WSU, the Women’s Studies Department, and FSU Libraries pair up for our general body meeting centered around the history of women’s rights movements and FSU’s history as an all female campus. We will cover the development of feminism and how other movements have branched off since. We will then lead a discussion concerning how we can create an inclusive and unified movement for the same cause, progressing women’s rights.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Title: Sisterhood of the Traveling Mic

Date: March 2nd

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Askew Student Life Center Cyber Cafe

Event Description: A social night of karaoke. Sing from a selection of empowering music for women.


 

 

 

 

 

 

Title: WSU Day at the Rez

Date: March 5th

Time: 12 PM- 5 PM

Location: FSU Reservation

Event Description: The WHM wellness event will include a day of activities and group bonding. The day will kick off with the Express Challenge Course facilitated by the Rez staff. The Express Course consists of open-field activities which provide two hours worth of low-risk challenges. The group will then be able to enjoy lunch at a pavilion, hang out, and utilize the Rez facilities. All expenses are paid.  Participation in the Express Challenge Course is not mandatory. Individuals may spend their time by the reserved pavilion or enjoying the Rez facilities at any point in the day. If you are interested in signing up for the Express Challenge Course follow the link: **



 

 

 

 

 

 

Title: Hidden Figures

Date: March 6th

Time: 7:00 PM & Panel 9:00 PM

Location: Askew Student Life Cinema

Event Description: The movie screening of the hit movie Hidden Figures. Hidden Figures covers the untold story of the black women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history. WSU will be tabling the event before the screening. A panel discussion with women in STEM on campus will be held after the movie.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Title: Lit Women

Date: March 7th

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Strozier 005A Scholars Commons (Basement)

Event Description: A discussion lead by Dr. Rhea Lathan centered around women in literature. During this event we encourage students, faculty, and staff, to bring their own books to discuss and share in a facilitated discussion. Books to keep in mind are those written by a woman author who has inspired the individual and/or a book which addresses women's empowerment, women's issues, or a woman centered plot in general. The event will also function as a book give away party for the Women’s History Month book selection “Milk and Honey” by Rupi Kaur. “Milk and Honey” will be handed out in limited quantities.


 

 

 

 

 

 

Title: International Women’s Day Market Wednesday

Date: March 8th

Time: 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM

Location: Union Market Wednesday

Event Description: A celebration for International Women’s Day. SOAR Board, WSU, and the Center for Leadership and Social Change pair up to provide activities, discussions, and give-aways centered around women’s rights and issues on an the international level.


 

 

 

 

 

 

Title: Hidden Figures

Date: March 8th

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Askew Student Life Cinema

Event Description: The movie screening of the hit movie Hidden Figures. Hidden Figures covers the untold story of the black women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history. WSU will be tabling the event before the screening.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Title: Milk and Honey Book Talk

Date: March 21st

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Strozier 005A Scholars Commons (Basement)

Event Description: Dr. Genevieve Brackins will lead the group in a discussion on WSU’s WHM book of the month Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur. Due to the limited quantities of Milk and Honey, please fill out the questionnaire if you plan on attending the “Milk and Honey Book Talk” on March 21st and do not already own a copy of the book. By filling out this questionnaire, you will ensure your reservation of the book.

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Title: Ladies’ Legacy Banquet

Date: March 23rd

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Union Ballrooms

Event Description: The Eighth Annual Ladies' Legacy Banquet is the celebration of the amazing female students, faculty, staff, and alumni at Florida State University. The event includes dinner, awards, keynote speaker, and live music. Cocktail attire is encouraged. Nominate notable women on campus here http://bit.ly/LLBN17. Pre-Registration required. Register here https://fsu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_7aL7LgM837ZaNql



 

 

 

 

 

 

Title: Vagina Monologues

Date: March 24th and March 25th

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Augusta Conradi Studio Theatre (located on the first floor of the Williams Building)

Event Description: FSU's Women's Student Union presents the annual production of Eve Ensler’s groundbreaking play, The Vagina Monologues.

The Vagina Monologues was written based on hundreds of interviews with women of varying race, ethnicity, social class, sexual orientation, etc. This collection manifests in an episodic play that touches on the many aspects of the woman experience - such as sex, love, birth, rape, and menstruation, among other various topics. The Vagina Monologues hopes to provide audiences with an insight on what it means to identify as a woman. Join us in the celebration of one of the most beautiful things in the universe: the Vagina! Admission is FREE!

Directed by Hope Tiffany



 

 

 

 

 

 

Title: Women’s Leadership Conference

Date: March 25th

Time: 1:00 PM (sign-in)- 6:00 PM

Location: Student Services Building (2nd Floor)

Event Description: Women’s Leadership Conference is an annual conference hosted by Women Student Union during Women’s History Month with the intent of fostering relationships, building leadership skills, and strengthening communities of women on campus. This year we have the distinct pleasure of building our theme of the conference off of the theme of the month which is “Well Behaved Women Rarely Make History”. The theme of the conference will follow as “Breaking Boundaries”. The conference will be kicked off with a performance. Following the kick off, conference attendees will split up into their choice workshop, before going back to the large group for the last session. The conference will finish off with a keynote speaker. Lunch will be offered. Register here if interested in creating and hosting a leadership workshop:  http://bit.ly/2kkaU4Z Registration is required for attending the conference: http://bit.ly/WLC17registration

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Title: A Night with Sonya Renee

Date: March 27th

Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm

Location: HCB 102

Event Description: Sonya Renee Taylor, the well-known author, poet, spoken word artist, speaker, humanitarian and social justice activist, educator, and founder of The Body is Not An Apology movement, will spend the evening discussing her life as an unapologetic woman.



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Title: Yoga with WSU
Date: March 29
Time: 4-5pm
Location: Landis Green
Description: Dr. Genevieve Brackins will lead a 60 minute session of yoga.



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Title: Spotlight
Date: March 30
Time: 7-9pm
Location: Club Down Under
Description: Spotlight is a night centered around expression of womanhood through any means the performer wishes. Each performer will receive 5 minutes to perform their piece. Submissions may include but are not limited to: spoken word, poetry, short film, song, dance, etc. Sign-up here: http://bit.ly/WSUSpotlight