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Hello Friends, Colleagues, Alumni, Majors and Minors:

WGST is happy to share the March Calendar of Events . If you would like more 
information please do not hesitate to drop by the office at the Johnson Center in 
Room 240K, give us a call, or email us for additional details you may want or 
need.  Thank you all for your continued support. Below is a list of the events 
and attached is a copy of the Women's History Month Calendar. We hope to see 
you all there.



Women’s History Month 
Calendar of Events 
 
 
March 4, 2013 
Iron Jawed Angels: Film screening 
5:30 PM, WGST Center, Johnson Center (JC) 240K 
The film focuses on US Women’s Suffrage movement & 
you will be surprise to know that some events took 
place in as close as Lorton, Virginia. 
Sponsors: Women and Gender Studies (WGST) 

March 5, 2013 
Sojourner Truth Lecture Series 
Guest Lecturer: Author & Judge Helen Shores Lee 
Journey to Equality: Reflections on growing up in Birmingham during 
The Civil Rights Movement 
3:00PM, Meese Room, Mason Hall, reception to follow in Meese Atrium 
Sponsors: African and African American Studies & WGST 

March 5, 2013 
Lady in the Streets 
7:20PM, JC, Room B 
This event is a discussion on how to present one-self 
in certain situations. Further discussion includes attire, the 
message it sends, & being comfortable in one's own skin. 
Sponsors: Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated & WGST 

March 5, 2013 
DREAM Week: Papers, Film Screening 
7:00PM, SUB 1, Room 3B 
A story of five undocumented youths. 
Sponsors: Mason DREAMERS & WGST 

March 6, 2013 
DREAM Week: Deferred Action Panel + Discussion 
6:00-8:00PM, SUB 1 Room 3B 
A panel discussion on female dreamers 
that have applied to Deferred Action. 
Sponsors: Mason DREAMERS & WGST 

March 6, 2013 
International Cafe 
12:00-2:00PM, SUB 1, Patriot’s Lounge 
Featuring teas, snacks, and games from various countries 
& Women's History Month trivia games, crafts and prizes! 
Sponsors: Office of International Programs and Services, Women and Gender 
Studies, 
The Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Multicultural Education & 
The Peer Empowerment Program 

March 7, 2013 
DREAM Week: Be an Advocate Workshop 
5:30-7:30PM, JC Room F 
Become an effective advocate for the Dream Act. 
Have your questions answered and learn more 
about this piece of legislation. 
Sponsors: Mason DREAMERS & WGST 

March 7, 2013 
DREAM Week: Jeopardy Night 
6:00 PM, SUB 1 Room 3A 
A recap of DREAM week. 
Sponsors: Mason DREAMERS & WGST
 
March 9, 2013 
*** G.I.R.L. Conference 
10:00AM, Research 1 Building 
G.I.R.L. (Girl’s inspired and Ready to Lead) will be holding 
a Career and Empowerment Conference for middle and high 
school girls. The featured workshops includes STEM careers, 
strengthening sisterhood and preventing bullying, examining media’s 
S impact on self-image, setting goals, and a session for parents as well. 
Sponsors: G.I.R.L. (Girl’s inspired and Ready to Lead) & WGST 
 
 
March 18, 2013 
Getting Out: Film Screening + Panel Discussion 
4:30PM, JC Cinema 
Film Screening & Panel discussion on sexuality, immigration, and human rights 
with Amy Shuman and Wendy Hesford. 
Sponsors: WGST, LGBTQ Resource Center, & Office of International Programs 
and Services 

March 19, 2013 
Global Gender Justice Brown Bag Lunch 
12:00 PM, WGST Center, JC 240K 
A gathering of faculty, staff and students to discuss their research, projects and 
ideas 
Sponsors: Women and Gender Studies (WGST) 

March 21, 2013 
The Joy Luck Club, Film Screening + Group Discussion 
Media Representations of 
Asian American Pacific Islander Women 
7:30PM, JC Robeson Room 
Sponsors: WGST, Kappa Phi Lamda Incorporated, 
API Domestic Violence Resource Project, & 
The Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Multicultural Education 

March 21, 2013 
Bully Project , Film Screening + Group Discussion 
6:00PM, JC Cinema 
Sponsors: LEAD, ODIME, Civility Project, LGBTQ Resources, WGST 

March 28, 2013 
Invisible War, Film Screening + Panel Discussion 
4:30PM, JC Cinema 
The documentary focuses on sexual assault within the U.S. Military 
Sponsors: Wellness, Alcohol and Violence Education and Services (WAVES) & 
WGST 

March 28, 2013 
A Symposium on Censorship & the Persecution of Latinas 
12:00-5:00PM, The HUB (SUB II) Back Ballroom 
4:15 PM Reception and Book Signing, Women & Gender Studies Center 
JC 240K 
Sponsors: New Century College, Modern & Classical Language and WGST 

March 30, 2013 
*** Pool Party! 
7:30PM, AFC 
Women’s Only Pool Party! 
Open to ALL Mason women, faculty/staff/students. 
Sponsors: Muslim Student Association, ODIME, WGST 

March 18-April 5 
I am a FEMINIST Because … Campaign 
Atrium Gallery, Mason Hall 
Show featuring Mason’s faculty, staff and students and their support for 
feminism. 
Sponsors: WGST 

March 26- April 5, 2013 
Art Exhibition: 
Border Consciousness/Conciencia Fronteriza: The Art of Alma López 
Aquia Building, 3rd Floor 
Sponsors: New Century College, Modern & Classical Language and WGST 

*** All events are free and open to all 
 
 
Women and Gender Studies wgst.gmu.edu