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1970-2010: Forty Years of Community Activism, Scholarly Excellence and International Programming

March 4, 2010 (San Diego) – March is women's history month.  However, the women’s studies department at San Diego State University plans a year-long celebration  to commemorate  its 40th anniversary.  


Upcoming events include:






• “Documentary Filmmaking: The Shape of Water” - International Women’s Day, March 8, 5-7pm Storm Hall 351
• Still Brave: The Evolution of Black Women's Studies with Frances Smith Foster and Stanlie M. James. March 24, 1-3pm SH 351
• “Bodies out of Bounds: The Fat Studies Reader” with Esther Rothblum, Sondra Solovay & Bianca Wilson. April 7, 1-3pm, SH 351

Symposium: “Feminist Crossroads: Holistic Health and the Humanities”
• Thursday April 29 — Scholarship awards with lecture by Loretta Ross of SisterSong 7pm, Casa Real
• Friday, April 30 — Symposium — All Day, Scripps Cottage
• Saturday, May 1— Reproductive justice workshop — All day, in West Commons 230


Celebratory weekend October 1-2, 2010
Dinner Location: Parma Payne Goodall Alumni Center — Details TBA


Also to be featured throughout the year: exhibits in Love Library and at San Diego’s Women’s History Museum beginning summer 2010; theatrical performances and a special publication of personal narratives.

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