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Women’s History Month

The important and lasting contributions to America's story that women have made and continue to make will be recognized throughout March at USM during Women's History Month

Supported in part by USM's Committee on Services and Resources for Women (CSRW), Women's History Month programing at the university will feature educational programming in the form of lectures and roundtable and panel discussions on a variety of topics, as well as dance performances. Admission to these events is free.

Women in Politics and Emerge
March 4 | 1:00 p.m.

CSRW Lunchtime Lecture Series with Belinda Davis, Associate Professor of Political Science, LSU. Find more information on Emerge.

Zoom Meeting ID: 863 494 5746


University Forum's Mississippi Authors: 
Jesmyn Ward and Kiese Laymon

March 9 | 6:30 p.m.

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Event Details


Hills Already Climbed? Women in Rawer from Medieval to Modern
with the history Women's Caucus 

March 11 | 1 p.m.

Zoom Meeting ID: 912 9961 6732 / Passcode: 31499241


Black Mississippi Women's  Pivotal Role in Securing the vote for All Americans with Rebecca Tuuri, Associate Professor, History & Mississippi
Humanities Council Teacher of the Year 2021

March  16  | 5:30 p.m.

Zoom meeting #: 93274768312

Book Cover Between Remembrance and Repair


2021 SSGS Speaker Series
"Between Remembrance and Repair: Commemorating Racial Violence in Philadelphia, Mississippi”

March 25 | Noon-1  p.m.

Dr. Claire Whitlinger, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Furman University 

ZOOM | Meeting ID: 879 211 9539
Passcode: 75298607

Repertory Dance Company: Dances to Celebrate Women's History Month

March  26 | 7:00 p.m.

For ticket information, please visit


Pickin' and Shuckin': Women in the Mississippi Gulf Coast Seafood Industry
a CSRW Lunchtime Lecture Series with Deanne Stephens, Professor, History

April 15 |  12 p.m.

Zoom Meeting ID: 910 6538 6153

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