Events Scheduled for Gender Issues Week

March 1, 2007

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. - The schedule of events for IWU's annual Gender Issues Week, sponsored by the Student Welfare and Human Relations Commission of Student Senate and co-sponsored by IWU Pride Alliance and the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance (FMLA), is as follows:

March 5 (Monday)

4-7 p.m. -Spring Fever games and activities sponsored by FMLA and Planned Parenthood in the Eckley Lounge of Memorial Center, 104 E. University St., Bloomington.

March 6 (Tuesday)

6-7 p.m. - Non-discrimination pledges at the Hansen Information Desk, preceding the Mat Kearney concert at the Hansen Student Center, 300 E. Beecher St., Bloomington.

March 7 (Wednesday)

4-5 p.m. - Q & A session with activist group, the Guerrilla Girls, who are known for appearing in public under the names of dead women artists while wearing gorilla masks for anonymity.  Co-sponsored by FMLA, the Student Senate Student Welfare and Human Relations Commission, Kappa Pi international honorary art fraternity, the IWU School of Art, Tri-Iota women's studies honor society and the Women's Studies Department, the event will take place in CNS C101, 201 Beecher St., Bloomington.

8-9:30 p.m. - Presentation with the Guerrilla Girls in Hansen Student Center, 300 E. Beecher St., Bloomington.

March 8 (Thursday)

8 p.m.-Presentation by liberal sex advice columnist, journalist and author Dan Savage in Hansen Student Center, 300 E. Beecher St., Bloomington.

March 9 (Friday)

"Art on the Quad" sponsored by Kappa Pi.

March 10 (Saturday)

9 a.m.- 1 p.m.-"Connecting IWU Women: Past and Present," topical sessions about women's issues presented by IWU women alumna, including a noon luncheon and award presentation,  Hansen Student Center, 300 E. Beecher St., Bloomington.

Contact: Taylar Kuzniar, (309) 556-3181