Women's History Month

March is Women's History Month


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


Frankenstein Film Festival and Mini-Lectures

Presented by Dr. Amanda Caleb and the Students of ENG 305

  • Medico-Scientific Ethics: Frankenstein (1931): Monday, February 26, 2018 - 7:30pm
  • Queering the text: The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975): Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 7:30pm
  • Mothering a Monster: Frankenstein (2016): Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 7:30pm

Mary Kintz Bevevino Library, McGowan Room / Open to the Misericordia Community


Lecture and Discussion of Wonder Woman (2017)*

Drs. Allan Austin & Patrick Hamilton

Tuesday March 13, 2018 - 8:15pm

Mary Kintz Bevevino Library, McGowan Room / Lecture is free and open to the public

*The film will be screened at 5:30pm, prior to the lecture. This screening is aligned with HIS

328 and is open to the Misericordia Community only.


‘Poor, Passive Machines?’: Women in the Eighteenth-Century Novel

Dr. Sara Tavela

Friday, March 16, 2018 - 12:00 noon

Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall, Room 217 (Muth) / Free and open to the public


Feminism, Misericordia, & the Sisters of Mercy

Dr. Agnes Cardoni (Assoc. Prof. of English, Marywood University), & Sr. Jean Messaros, RSM

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 4:30pm

Mary Kintz Bevevino Library, McGowan Room / Free and open to the public


Poetry Reading

Led by Dr. Rebecca Steinberger

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 2:30pm

Come one and all to enjoy poetry by women. All are welcome to bring a favorite poem, read one

from our collections, or just sit back and relax. Light refreshments will be served.

Henry Student Lounge / Free and open to the public


Women’s Issues Forum

Panelists: Drs. Jennifer Black, Amanda Caleb, Dana Chalupa Young, Marnie Hiester, & Rebecca

Steinberger

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 12:30pm

Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall, Room 218 (Huntzinger) / Free and open to the public


Fundraiser to benefit the Catherine McAuley House

Organized by Prof. Rachel Urbanowicz

Empowerment-themed stickers and T-shirts will be sold to benefit the Catherine McAuley House. In-kind donations for CMH will also be accepted (contact Prof. Urbanowicz

for details).


These Events are Sponsored by the Soyka Fund for the Humanities


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


Download the WHM 2018 poster here
Poster design by Rachel Urbanowicz

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