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International Women's Day at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 3-5pm, Humphrey Forum - Humphrey School of Public Affairs.
Please join the Humphrey School of Public Affairs in celebrating women and their social, economic, cultural, and political achievements here at home and around the world.  At the Humphrey School's own International Women's Day event, we will gather as a community to share stories and learn more about what each other, our faculty, and our alumni are doing to promote the contributions of women worldwide. For more information and to register.

Transpolitics, State Violence, and Black and Brown Life: The Future of Intersectional Feminisms

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Wed, March 2, 4-6 pm, Best Buy Theater, Northrop. What is the relevance of intersectional feminism at the current historical moment? What does intersectional feminism mean and how it is practiced, in the face of unmitigated state violence against black and transgender people of color? What are the possibilities for coalition- building and solidarity between queer and trans affirmative feminisms and the institutionalized feminisms of academia? Panel discussion led by Zenzele Isoke. Panelists include Andrea Jenkins, Elliott Powell, and Katie Eichle. RSVP on the Facebook event page.


2016 Indigenous Women and Women of Color Student Summit

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Saturday, March 5, 9:00am to 6:00pm, Coffman Memorial Union, Mississippi Room

Regional summit centering and prioritizing the voices and experiences of women-identified indigenous students and students of color. Keynote by Kabo Yang, Executive Director of the Minnesota Women’s Consortium, workshops, and networking. RSVP required. For more details, visit the Women's Center website. To request disability accommodations, please contact the Women’s Center at or 612-625-9837 at least two weeks prior to the event.


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