In honor of National Women’s History month during March, the UNM Women’s Resource Center has teamed up with UNM Feminist Research Institute and the UNM LGBTQ Resource to celebrate “Women's Herstory Month.”
The month long celebration features several free events beginning with Herstory Trivia and Mocktails on Thursday, March 10 at 6:30 p.m. at Casas del Rio Conference Area.
The month also includes a free screening of “He Named Me Malala” on Tuesday, March 29 at 2:30 at the SUB Theater. "He Named Me Malala" is a an intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, who was wounded when Taliban gunmen opened fire on her and her friends’ school bus in Pakistan’s Swat Valley.
Other free events include:
On Friday, March 11, there is a free screening of “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry,” a provocative documentary that resurrects the buried history of the modern women’s movement in America from 1966 to 1971. It will be shown in the Sub Theater at 5 p.m.
Then on Friday, March 25, in Smith Plaza, will be the Herstory Women’s Suffrage and Politics Fair. The fair runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and participants will be able to register to vote and interact with student political groups.
“Feminism and the Rhetoric of Security” is a keynote presentation by Ann V. Murphy, associate professor from the department of philosophy that takes place Thursday, March 31 at 4 – 7:30 p.m. in SUB Ballroom A.
For a complete list of events, visit WRC Spring Calendar.