*This Calendar is Continuously Updated - Please Stay Tuned for Changes!*
You Can visit our live calendar at: http://events.unl.edu/wgs/
September 12 (Thursday):
Women's Center and LGBTQA Resource Center Open Houses (340 and 346 Nebraska Union)
Creighton Center for Health Policy and Ethics Women and Health Lecture, Natasha Trethewey (2012 US Poet Laureate), 7:00pm, Joslyn Art Museum Witherspoon Concert Hall, Omaha.
This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Register online at chpe.creighton.edu.
September 16 (Monday):
WGS Colloquium, 3:30pm Nebraska Union (Room Posted)
September 23 (Monday):
"Overlooked: Katherine Hastings' Literary Patronage" Catherine Medici and "Heathens Ravaging Christendon" Paul Strauss, Medieval and Renaissance Studies Lecture, 5pm, Dudley Bailey Library 228 Andrews Hall.
September 25 (Wednesday):
Alta Garcia Worker's Tour, 7:00pm 104 Hamilton Hall.
Two garment workers from the Dominican Republic are traveling to UNL to share their experiences working in the textile industry. These workers work in Alta Gracia, a unique contrast to the regularly unjust conditions in garment factories. See the event page for more details.
September 26 (Thursday):
Youth and Gender Media Film event with film maker Jonathan Skurnik, “I’m Just Anneke” and “The Family Journey,” The Ross, 7pm
“Fearless” and “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” Jeff Sheng photographs, Rotunda Gallery, Nebraska Union
October 2 (Wednesday):
“Hear the Human Story Behind the Repeal of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,’” Eric Alva, 7:00-9:00pm, Nebraska Union Auditorium
October 3 (Thursday):
"Meditations onf Medieval Women: Poems Inspired by Art," Christine Stewart-Nunez, Medieval and Renaissance Studies Mary Martin McLaughllin Memorial Lecture, 5pm Great Plains Art Museum 1155 Q Street.
October 4 (Friday):
Rotunda Gallery First Friday Reception for “Fearless” and “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”
October 10 (Thursday):
Miss Representation, Film Screening and Panel Discussion, Nebraska Union Auditorium, 7:00pm.
This 90-minute film “explores how mainstream media contribute to the under-representation of women in influential positions in America and challenges the media’s limiting and open disparaging portrayals of women, which make it difficult for the average girl to see herself as powerful." The film will be followed by a panel discussion with educational leaders.
“Allyship: Championing Inclusion on Your Campus,” Hudson Taylor, West Stadium, Club Level 3, 7:30pm
October 11 (Friday):
Crossing: A Memoir, Deidre McCloskey, 10:30am, LGBTQA Resource Center (346 Nebraska Union)
October 12 (Saturday):
SlutWalk Lincoln, 12:00pm, Steps, North Side of Capitol Building, Lincoln.
Why SlutWalk? Because the only people to blame for sexual violence are people who commit acts of sexual violence. Please join us in taking steps to end the victim shame cycle. We will begin with speakers on the Capitol steps, then march through downtown. We will end our march back at the Capitol where everyone attending will be invited to speak during open-mic time. For more information please visit our Facebook page SlutWalk Lincoln and check out our event.
For more information please visit our Facebook page SlutWalk Lincoln and check out our event!
October 14 (Monday):
Campus Safety Lunch & Learn, 12:00pm-1:00pm, Nebraska Union (Room Posted).
UNL Police Officers Koan Nissen and Dave Dibelka lead a discussion about your campus safety concerns. Learn how UNL Police Department resources work with UNL community members to create a safer campus. Bring your questions and bring your lunch. This event is part of Week Without Violence.
Women Write Resistance, 7:00pm, Nebraska Union (Room Posted).
Dr. Laura Madeline Wiseman and other authors read their works from “Women Write Resistance,” an anthology of poetry that celebrates the utilization of transformative art in the movement against gender violence. This event is part of Week Without Violence.
October 15 (Tuesday):
Campus Responses to Relationship Violence, 12:00 pm, Nebraska Union (Room Posted).
A Brown Bag Discussion co-sponsored by the Ethics Center about responding to disclosure of abuse in the classroom or other campus settings. To register and reserve lunch, email Adam R. Thompson at firstname.lastname@example.org by 4pm on October 9th. This event is part of Week Without Violence.
October 16 (Wednesday):
Writing and Story Telling Workshop, Kit Yan, (Trans* Asian Spoken Word Artist and Slam Poet) 3:00pm, Nebraska Union.
Please RSVP to the LGBTQA Resource Center (LGBTQA@unl.edu, 402-472-1625), space is limited for this workshop.
Kit Yan Performance, 8:00pm, Nebraska Union Auditorium
Dish It Up: Take Back the Night, 6:30 - 8pm, Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Sponsored by OASIS & Sigma Psi Zeta, Participate in an open discussion about relationship and and gender violence in today’s society (refreshments provided). After, we will be raising awareness about domestic violence and sexual assault by releasing balloons out on the Union Plaza following a moment of silence. This event is part of Week Without Violence.
October 17 (Thursday):
11th Annual LGBTQA History Month Dinner, 5:30pm-6:30pm pre-dinner social, seating at 6:30pm, program at 7pm, at The Cornhusker Hotel.
Voices of Hope Open House and Vigil 5:30 - 7:30pm, Voices of Hope, 2545 N St.
Learn about Voices of Hope programs and services at the Open House from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. At 7:30 pm, a Candlelight Vigil will commemorate the lives lost to relationship violence. This event is part of Week Without Violence.
October 25 (Friday):
Guys and Dolls Drag Show, 7:00pm, Centennial Room, Nebraska Union.
October 28 (Monday):
WGS Colloquium, "Socio, Political, and Medical Impacts on transgender Health: National Patterns and Local Experience"
Jay Irwin, (Sociology, University of Nebraska at Omaha) and Christopher Fisher, (College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center), 3:30-5:00pm Nebraska Union (Room Posted).
Kristin’s Story, 7:00 pm, Nebraska Union Auditorium
Sponsored by Alpha Chi Omega and Delta Delta Delta. Kristin Cooper, a 20 year old college student, committed suicide after being raped by a friend. Come hear what her mother, Andrea, wants college men and women to learn from Kristin's story. This event is part of Week Without Violence.
November 4-8, Men@Nebraska Week
November 4 (Monday):
"The Man Box" Nebraska Union Square, 12:00-1:30pm.
Experience a life-sized representation of the stereotypes that limit men’s lives. This event is part of Men@Nebraska Week.
November 5 (Tuesday):
"Man Up: Cracking the Code of Modern Manhood," Carlos Andrés Gómez, Nebraska Union Auditorium, 7:30pm.
Award-winning poet, actor, and writer Carlos Andrés Gómez is a supremely gifted storyteller with a captivating voice whose power resonates both on the live stage and on the written page. This event is part of Men@Nebraska Week.
November 6 (Wednesday):
"Dish it Up: Men of Color's Experineces in Higher Education," Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center, Ubuntu Room, 11:30am-1:00pm.
A lively discussion about academic and social life involving men of color here at UNL. This event is part of Men@Nebraska Week.
November 7 (Thursday):
Men Aand Masculinities Scholar Poster Presentation, 11:00am-2:00pm, Nebraska Union Colonial Room.
Learn about research being done by UNL students and faculty about men and masculinities. Drop in anytime during this event. This event is part of Men@Nebraska Week.
"Mary Stewart: Black Widow or Sincere Mourner," Aylson Alvarez, Medieval and Renaissance Studies Lecture Series, Bailey Library 226 Andrews Hall, 5:00pm.
November 8 (Friday):
Men's Health Brown Bag Luncheon, 11:30am-1:00pm, Nebraska Union Colonial Room.
Bring your lunch and participate in a presentation and discussion about men’s health issues with Lee Heerten, Wellness Educator for Sexual Health, and Michael Butchko, M.A., Doctoral Student in Counseling Psychology. This event is part of Men@Nebraska Week.
SAGE: Students Advocating for Gender Equality
QAC: Queer Ally Coalition
SAGE/Students for Choice: Weekly Meeting 7:00-8:00 pm, City Campus Union
Women's Center: Latina Discussion Group 12:00-1:00 pm @ the Women's Center
Women's Center: Lesbian, Bisexual, and Questioning (LBQ) Group 12:00-1:00@ the Women's Center
QAC: Weekly Mtg 6pm @ the Union
Women's Center: Sister Circle, Tara 12:00-1:00pm @ the Women's Center
Other Campus Calendars
LGBTQA Programs and Services Calendar
Recurring Meetings (weekly, monthly)
VOH: Phenomenal Women - 5:45 pm 2545 N St
International Women and Children Group: 9:30-11:30am, University Lutheran Chapel
CGLBTC Mtg: First & Third Tuesday of each month, 11:30am-12:30pm, Union Room 200
UNITE Mtg: 5:30-7:00 pm @ the Culture Center
VOH: Talking Circle Support Group 5:30-7:00 pm @ 2545 N St
PFLAG Mtg: Fourth Tuesday of each month 7:00 @ Unitarian Church
VOH: Sexual Trauma Support Group 5:30-7:00 pm @ 2545 N St
VOH: Mujeres Unidas 12:30-2:00 pm @ 2545 N St
PFLAG: Lincoln Pride Comm. - 2 nd Friday 7:00 @ Unitarian Church
PFLAG: GLBT/Allies Coffee House - 3 rd Friday 7:30 @ Unitarian Church
VOH: Domestic Violence Support Group 9:00-10:30 am @ 2545 N St
VOH: Sexual Trauma Support Group 11:00 am-12:30 pm @ 2545 N St
W.I.N.G.S.: 11-11:30 am on 89.3 FM, KZUM, Lincoln's Community Radio Station, listen online @ www.kzum.org
The Wimmin's Show: 11:30-1:30pm on 89.3 FM, KZUM, Lincoln's Community Radio Station, online @ www.kzum.org
Commonly Used Acronyms:
ALLY: Program promoting pro-Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, Transgender, Queer and anti-heterosexist attitudes and behaviors
CGLBTC: Committee for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns
EDEP: Eating Disorder Education and Prevention
PFLAG: Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
VOH: Voices of Hope (formerly Rape Spouse Abuse Crisis Center)
W.I.N.G.S.: The Women's International News Gathering Service - WINGS is a news program reported by and about women. It is created by an all-woman independent radio production company. See Sunday listing below for time and listening info. www.wings.org
The Wimmin's Show: The Wimmin's Show features an eclectic mix of music by women artists from around the world, news and commentary, and lesbian and feminist perspectives and topics. The show has existed for over 25 years with each volunteer bringing her own perspectives. Current volunteers for the show include Deb Anderson, Sally Vanderslice, Rachel McClain and Molly Pitcher. See Sunday listing below for time and listening info.