Women's History Month Events
Agnes Scott College has several events planned to help celebrate the invaluable contributions of women throughout history.
The Vagina Monologues
Date: Tuesday, March 19
Time: 8 p.m.-11 p.m.
Location: Alston Campus Center, The Hub
Description: "Spellbinding, funny, and almost unbearably moving...[The Vagina Monologues] is both a work of art and an incisive piece of cultural history, a poem and a polemic, a performance and a balm and a benediction."—Variety
The Center for Student Engagement is proud to present "The Vagina Monologues" by Eve Ensler as a part of the global VDAY movement. Proceeds will benefit the VDAY movement, as well as the DeKalb Rape Crisis Center. Pre-Sale tickets are available in the Center for Student Engagement for $3 Students/$5 Staff, Faculty and Community. Tickets at the door will be $5 Students/$7 Staff, Faculty, and Community.
“Landscape of Memories: The Life of Ruth Klüger”
Date: Wednesday, March 20
Time: 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
Location: Lower Evans
Sponsors: This event is presented by the Center for Student Engagement, ASC Hillel, ASC Faust, Germans Studies Department, English Department, History Department, Programming Board, Student Senate, Description: Student Government Association, Hillels of Georgia and The Halle Foundation
There will be a film showing of “Landscape of Memories: The Life of Ruth Klüger and a discussion with this dynamic woman about the film and her life’s journey as a Holocaust survivor.
3rd Annual Girl Scouts World Workshop
Date: Saturday, March 23
Time: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sponsors: This event is presented by the Inter-Organizational (IOC) and the Center for Student Engagement
Description: This is a program where girl scouts from Metro-Atlanta will visit Agnes Scott to learn about college and participate in leadership development. The entire event is coordinated by college students and in partnership with the Center for Student Engagement.
“Zora Neale Hurston and the Making of an American Classic”
Women’s History Month Keynote Speaker
Valerie Boyd, Associate Professor, Journalism
Charlayne Hunter-Gault Distinguished Writer-in Residence
Date: Wednesday, March 27
Time: 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m.
This will be a discussion of Zora Neale Hurston’s place in history within the larger framework of documenting stories of Inspirational Women throughout History.