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Women's History Month

Women's History Month 

To celebrate Women’s History Month, every year in March, the Committee on Services and Resources for Women (CSRW) coordinates a series of events. These events are free and open to the public. These diverse programs have included lectures by nationally renowned scholars and authors, panel discussions of prominent women in the community, workshops by experts in various fields, and theatrical and musical performances, among others. 

To learn more about CSRW, visit the CSRW website.

2020 Women's History Month Theme:

Schedule of Events 2020

Feb. 29 | 6:30 p.m., Saenger Theater | Iron Jawed Angels Film
Screening and Celebration Kick-Off Event | Sponsored by the League of Women Voters Pine Belt
March 6 | 12:30 p.m., LAB 108 | "Across Time and Cultures: Violence Against Women," a talk by Kate Greene, Jeanne Gillespie, and Marie Danforth

March 9 | 6 p.m., Marsh Auditorium | Abbie Conant presents “You Sound Like a Ladies' Orchestra: My Experiences with Gender Discrimination and How I Have Responded with My Art” | Co-Sponsored by the USM School of Music and CSRW

March 9 | 8 p.m., Marsh Auditorium | Abbie Conant Guest Artist Recital | Sponsored by the USM School of Music

March 10 | 7:00 p.m., Thad Cochran Center Ballrooms | Armstrong-Branch Lecture: Angela Juzang

March 11 | Noon, LAB 102 | "Nevertheless, They Persisted: Women's Rights Activism Across Time and Place" | Sponsored by History Women’s Caucus

March 13 | 12:15 p.m., McCain Library 308 | Jennifer Brannock, "Victoria Gray Adams and The Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party: Exploring Sources in Special Collections"  

March 24 | 6:30 p.m., Bennett Auditorium | University Forum presents Marjorie Spruill, "Votes for Women: The Story of the Nineteenth Amendment"

March 27 | 12:15 p.m., Asbury Hall 317BB | Closing of Women's History Month 2020  

March 27 | 7 p.m., Theatre and Dance Building 115 | The Women’s Concert: An Evening of Dance Celebrating Women’s History Month

Women's History Month at Southern Miss schedule poster


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