Johnson State to Observe Women's History Month in March With Series of Events

Miss RepresentationJohnson State College will observe Women's History Month in March with a screening of the film Miss Representation, a book discussion and an art exhibit.

 

The dates and events include:

 

Tuesday, March 4: Written and directed by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Miss Representation will be screened at 5:30 p.m. in 207 Bentley Hall. The documentary uncovers the glaring reality that many women live with but fail to see, and addresses how mainstream media contribute to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America. For more information, contact Emily Neilsen at Emily.Neilsen@jsc.edu.

 

Monday, March 10: A discussion of the book Reviving Ophelia will be held from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. in 149 John Dewey Hall. In the book, clinical psychologist Dr. Mary Pipher discusses the social and cultural pressures faced by today's adolescent girls. For more information, contact Karen Madden, Karen.Madden@jsc.edu or 802-635-1259.

 

Thursday, March 13: An opening for an art exhibit, "Art By and For Women," will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the college's Visual Arts Center Gallery. All forms of art media by JSC students, faculty and staff will be represented. For more information, contact Mary Martin, mary.martin@jsc.edu or 802-635-1360.

 

The events are free and open to the public.