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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Feminist Festival

Contact: Patricia · pbboyett@loyno.edu · 865-3082

Feminist Festival
March 7-18


Global Feminism: Gender Struggles, Movements, and Triumphs
March 7, 12:30 PM, Marquette 315
Natasha Bingnham, research talk: “Putin and the Lesbian Community in Post-Soviet Russia”

March 8, 6:30 PM Audubon Room: International Women’s Day
“Sewing Community: Ahadi Quilts, NGOs, and the Politics of Textiles in Africa”

In honor of International Women’s Day, we will be featuring a the exhibition of an Ahadi (hope) Quilt produced by women survivors of sexual violence working with a grassroots NGO called SOS Femmes en Danger in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2010. In addition, the event will feature three scholars who hope to evoke a critical conversation about both the challenges and possibilities that women in Congo - and also Africa more broadly - contend with in their endeavors to sew community.

Panelists

• Dr. Nikki Eggers (Loyola University New Orleans)

• Ms. Emilie Ngo-Nguidjol Songolo (University of Wisconsin)

• Dr. Anne Helke (University of Wisconsin)

Dr. Eggers will also present portions of interviews with Marceline Kongolo and Amisi Mas (founders of NGO, SOS Femme en Danger) about their experiences making quilts via the NGO, SOS Femme en Danger, as a mechanism of healing and survival.

March 9, 12:30PM, Audubon Room
Judge Tiffany Chase: A Life in the Judiciary

March 9, 7PM, Satchmo’s, Danna Center
“Feminist Speak Out – Open Mic Night at Satchmo’s”

Feminist Culture: Celebrating the Voices of Women & Feminists in the Arts
March 10, 12:30 PM, Marquette 315
Feminist Fridays: Discussion of Feminist Voices in Pop Culture

March 10, 3:30 PM, Peace Quad
Feminist Concert, headliner: Tank and the Bangas

Also featuring Loyola artists: Lucia Vives, Rachel McGee, No True Scotsman

March 10, 7:00PM, Miller Hall 114
Film Screening "She Was Famous" and Talk with Director Kenna J. Moore

Synopsis: Jill, a recent college dropout and widow, can't seem to get life right. While ruining all of her remaining relationships, she finds herself going down some twisted rabbit hole inspired by her recent discovery of Karl Marx and the German language only to learn that things have become a bit mental. Amber Love, programmer from the New Orleans Film Festival, states: "The accomplished final product of 2015-16 Emerging Voices filmmaker Kenna J. Moore, She Was Famous is an unflinching portrait of mental illness treatment’s efficacy when done well and when it goes horribly wrong." 

March 11, 2:00 PM Art Gallery, Danna Center Basement
International Feminist Film Festival: screenings of films by or about women and feminism from around the globe.

Feminism Rising: We Are the Fourth Wave
March 13: 6:15 PM, Marquette 315
Movement Mondays Meeting: Feminism & The Resistance
 

March 14: 12:30, Audubon Room
“Jessica Rareshide's Interviewing with Purpose: Empowering Women in the Workforce”

The 90 minute interactive workshop will enable participants to understand how to promote themselves in the interview and how the process works.  Attendees will 
• Learn how to present themselves to the interviewer in the most positive manner. 
• Learn how to navigate the interview process with confidence. 
• Learn what you can do to be the top choice for the position. 
• Receive the Professionally You™ Survey codes for electronic access. Attendees who take the survey can schedule a free phone coaching consultation for the results  
 

March 14, 7PM, Nunemaker Auditorium, Monroe Hall
“Fourth Wave Feminism: Building an Intersectional, Intergenerational & Inclusive Movement”

Chair: Patricia Boyett (Director, Women’s Resource Center)

Panelists
• Nia Weeks, Director of Policy & Advocacy, Women with a Vision)
• Val Uccellani, Co-founder New Orleans Women, Living Our Values Everyday (NOW, LOVE)
• Jenny Yanez, radio host, NOLA Matters-Islam in the Crescent City-WHIV-LP
• Lisa Tencer, member Jewish Voice for Peace
• Rula Thabata, Vice President, Loyola Society for Civic Engagement
• Chandler Keen, President of Spectrum
• Armani Eady, President, Living Our Vision Everyday (LOVE)
• Melissa Alba, State Leader for Student for Education Reform


This panel explores the emerging fourth wave of feminism, noting both its challenges and its awesome potential. To succeed, this wave will require all feminists from all races, cultures, religions, ethnicities, ideologies, orientations, and gender identification of all living generations, for we need the experiences, perspectives, knowledge, and passion of all feminists. Our diversity could be our Achilles’s heel, but it could also become our greatest source of resistance. As the goal of feminism is to achieve full equality of all genders, the purpose of this panel then is to bring together a diverse group of women who are working in various mediums to advance social justice and women’s empowerment and explore ways that we may connect to build an intergenerational, intersectional, and inclusive movement.

March 15, 5PM, St. Charles Room

“Successful Women in the Arts”

Moderator: Kate Duncan (Assistant Professor, Music Industry, Loyola New Orleans)

Trina Shoemaker (Grammy Award winning Sound Engineer)
Lisa LaFleur (Director of Artistic Programming, Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra)
Missy Cohen (Music Editor for hits like Sex and the City, Vinyl)
 

*Trina Shoemaker, Lisa LaFleur, and Missy Cohen will share how they achieved extraordinary success in their careers with Kate Duncan and engage in a dialogue with the audience.

March 15 & March 16, 7:30PM Roussell Hall
Her Story: Mėlange Dance Company

To order tickets: http://neworleans.boldtypetickets.com/events/41779706/herstory

Mėlange Dance Company presents HerStory, a journey of the waves of feminism “to bring monumental moments in 'herstory' to life. Watch the layers unfold as we portray the struggles and triumphs faced throughout the decades in a dynamic series of movement matched with time period costuming, music, and film. Our passionate dancers wear many hats, bringing to life key figures, including the unyielding Suffragists, our own NOLA Sazerac Stormers, the role reversing Rosie the Riveters, groovy 'bra burners’ who fought to pass legislation to secure women's rights, and more. Of course, we now emphasize the strength of a modern new wave that will break that glass ceiling. After all, 'women's rights are human rights', and 'there is no true peace without justice and equity for all'!”

Building Feminist Power in Politics
March 17, 12:30 PM, Marquette 315,
Feminist Fridays: Discussion of Fourth Wave Feminist Politics

March 17, 3:30, Collins C. Diboll Art Gallery, Monroe Library, 4th Floor
Feminist Happy Hour

March 18, Tulane University
Running Start - Elect Her: hosted by Tulane University’s Newcomb College Institute and Loyola’s Women’s Resource Center

**Open to Loyola and Tulane Students via application, see: tinyurl.com/ElectHerTULU


Feminist Festival Exhibition: (March 8-18) Displays of academic, artistic, and activist works by Loyola women and by Loyola persons of all genders that explore feminist themes.
Monroe Library Living Room

 

Peace Corps - Information Table

Time: 11:30 am to 1:30 pm

Contact: Elise Walter · ewalter@loyno.edu · 504-865-3860

Location: Danna Student Center, 1st Floor

Interested in the Peace Corps? Come and speak with a recruiter to learn more!

About Peace Corps: As the preeminent international service organization of the United States, the Peace Corps sends Americans abroad to tackle the most pressing needs of people around the world. Peace Corps Volunteers work at the grassroots level toward sustainable change that lives on long after their service—at the same time becoming global citizens and serving their country. When they return home, Volunteers bring their knowledge and experiences—and a global outlook—that enriches the lives of those around them.

Mass

Time: 12 pm to 12:30 pm

Contact: Ken Weber · kweber@loyno.edu · 5048653167

Location: Ignatius Chapel, 1st Floor, Bobet Hall

1st Tuesdays, Spirituality in the City

Time: 12:15 pm to 1:30 pm

Contact: Dr. Thomas Ryan · tfryan@loyno.edu · (504)865-2069

Location: Jesuit Church of the Immaculate Conception - 130 Baronne Street, New Orleans

Title: "Don't Hide Your Face: God as Concealed and Revealed"

Rabbi Alexis Pinsky, Congregation Gates of Prayer, Metairie 

Free Lunch starting at 12:15 p.m.

Open to the public.

 

Public Interest Week

Time: 12:30 pm to 2 pm

Contact: Madeline Voitier

Location: College of Law, Broadway Campus

On March 7th, join Journal of Public Interest Law for a mini speaker series from 12:30 - 2:00pm in Room 405.

Crescent City Connections

Time: 6 pm to 7:30 pm

Contact: Justin Nystrom · jnystrom@loyno.edu · (504) 865-2568

Location: Whitney Presentation Room, Thomas Hall

LIM Webinar - Respect Life: Addressing the Death Penalty

Time: 8 pm to 9 pm

Contact: Dr. Thomas Ryan · tfryan@loyno.edu · (504) 865-2069

Location: Webinar Online

Webinar presented  by Fr. Allan Weinert, CSsR, Former Editor-In-Chief Liguorian Magazine.

Now Parochial Vicar, St. Mary's Assumption Parish, New Orleans

Topic: Respect Life: Addressing the Death Penalty.

To attend please go to the following: http://loyno.adobeconnect.com/webinar/

 

Mass

Time: 9 pm to 9:30 pm

Contact: Ken Weber · kweber@loyno.edu · 5048653167

Location: Ignatius Chapel, 1st Floor, Bobet Hall