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Women's History Month at Misericordia University

Misericordia is pleased to celebrate Women's History Month. Please join us for the following events:

Join us all month for a Twitter takeover!

Follow the hashtag #MisUwhm for stories about our favorite female trailblazers in our own communities, and throughout history.

Virtual Table Reading: A Raisin in the Sun, by Lorraine Hansberry

March 5, 7:00 p.m.
Presented in cooperation with Gaslight Theatre Company
Featuring cast drawn from local community and colleges
Contact: Dr. Lalaine B. Little for more details
Zoom event, pre-register at : tinyurl.com/MURaisin

"That's so cool! Why have I never learned that?": Bringing Women Scientists into the Light

March 10, 5:10 - 6:30 p.m.
Dr. Leah Horton, University of Central Arkansas
Recorded talk at 5:10; Live Q&A begins at 6 p.m.
Moderated by Dr. Grace Chen
Zoom event, pre-register at: tinyurl.com/MUWHMSCI

Domestic Violence: Past and Present

March 16, 7:00 - 8:15 p.m.
Chandra Breese, Domestic Violence Service Center of Luzerne County
Moderated by Dr. Marine Heister
MU community only
Zoom event, pre-register at: tinyurl.com/MUWHMDV

Poetry Reading

March 19, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Via Zoom and in the Lemmond Theater (limited seats; in-person event is MU community only; virtual event is open to all)
Coordinated by Dr. Rebecca Steinberger
Pre-register for Zoom event: tinyurl.com/MUWHMPoetry

Eight Women Who Changed the World

March 24, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. 
Presentations by Misericordia Faculty on influential women in their fields
Facilitated by Dr. Amanda Caleb
Register for this Zoom webinar at: bit.ly/2MFvn5p

Forced to Flee: Contemporary Quilts

March 26 through June 6
Handmade quilt exhibition illustrating the global challenges arising from the current refugee crisis impacting countries across the globe
Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, Misericordia University
Contact: Dr. Lalaine B. Little

Questions about any of the events may be directed to Dr. Jennifer Black (570)674-1491

For more information on the Art Gallery events, visit the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery page.

View the Women's History Month Flyer designed by Rachel Urbanowicz

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Most events are online, and all event times are EST. The electronic PDF of this poster also contains links to all events. We would like to thank the History & Government Department for supporting the Women's History Month series.