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|2/18 - Monday|
Voices and Vision of Women in Medicine
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Chamberlain Student Center Room 221
For many years now, the number of women choosing careers in the medical field has grown substantially, without significant increase in the percentage of women in leadership positions. A panel of women will provide thought-provoking dialogue on their sense of medical purpose, career struggles, and balancing life demands.
|2/19 - Tuesday|
Science and Social Justice Lecture
01:45 PM - 03:00 PM
Location: Boyd Recital-Wilson Hall
In this lecture, Dr. Dorothy Roberts, University of Pennsylvania School of Law, will outline the social construction of race and expose the historical entanglements of scientific research with the idea of biological race. The legacies of medical exploration, experimentation and neglect based on the interlocking realities of race, gender, and class will be given special attention within the frames of bioethics and legal boundaries for conducting research.
|2/21 - Thursday|
This is for my Barrio: An Afro-Latina Hip Hop Story
03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Location: Chanberalin Student Center Ballroom
This presentation by Emcee Lah Tere is a personal testimonial into her life. She is a native of the Chicago and will discuss the transformations and struggles in her life that have given her the strength to not only survive but strive to be a strong independent Afro-Boricua woman.
|2/22 - Friday|
22nd Mr. Black Rowan
07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., Theta Chi Chapter of Rowan University will host this annual event. Male students will demonstrate their oratory talents and leadership skills in pursuit of the 2013 title.
|2/23 - Saturday|
African American History Trip
08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
The Dr. Harley E. Flack Student Mentoring Program has coordinated a trip for it's participants and the wider Rowan University community to celebrate Black History Month by visiting relevant Black historical sites and monuments such as the the newly inaugurated Martin Luther King Jr. monument as well as visit the African American Museum at the Smithsonian.
|2/27 - Wednesday|
The Muslim Journey Bookshelf Reception
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Location: Campbell Library
The Muslim Journeys Bookshelf is presented by the National Endowment for the Humanities in cooperation with the American Library Association. This project provides selected libraries with a special collection of materials designed to promote understanding of the people, places, histories, beliefs, practices, and cultures of Muslims in the United States and around the world.
Library Services received the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf (which includes twenty-five books, three dvds, and a one-year subscription to an online database). For a list of the materials in the collection, go to http://tinyurl.com/muslimjourneysbookshelf
Library Services has partnered with several on-campus groups to organize activities exploring Muslim beliefs and Islamic civilization.
|2/28 - Thursday|
7th Annual Rosa Parks Luncheon
10:50 AM - 01:30 PM
There is a $30-adult/$15 student luncheon fee. Proceeds beyond the cost of the lunch will be used to sponsor student scholarships. Tentatively, this years' guest speaker is Hari Jones, Curator of the African American Civil War Museum. Make checks payable to Rowan University and send to Africana Studies, Attention Christine DiBlasi-Bunce Hall.
|3/04 - Monday|
Islam Explained: Islamic Beliefs and Practices
12:15 PM - 01:30 PM
Location: James Hall 3091A
The International Education Council for Campbell Library's Muslim Journeys Bookshelf Grant is sponsoring Islam Explained: Islamic Beliefs and Practices featuring Zahida Rahman. Zahida Rahman teaches Qur'an recitation and Islamic studies at the Palmyra and Voorhees mosques and works with numerous interfaith groups. This will be an informative and enlightening event.
|3/05 - Tuesday|
The Feminine Mystique at Fifty
04:45 PM - 07:00 PM
Location: Chamberberlain Student Center Eynon Ballroom
Dr. Kirsten Fermaglich, Associate Professor of History, Michigan State University and co-editor of the Norton Critical Edition of the Feminine Mystique will deliver a lecture on Betty Friedan and the legacy of the Feminine Mystique. There will also be a book signing after the lecture. Also from 7pm-8pm a staged reading of letters written to Betty Friedan in response to the Feminine Mystique directed by Elisabeth Hostetter.