Loyola University Chicago

Women's Studies and Gender Studies

Women in Politics: Past and Present

Women in Politics: Past and Present

Observed each year during March, Women’s History Month recognizes and celebrates the diverse and historic accomplishments of women. In collaboration with campus partners, the Gannon Center hosts a variety of programs and events to commemorate Women’s History Month.

MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
Undergraduate Women’s Leadership Award Reception
7-8:30 p.m. • McCormick Lounge • Lake Shore Campus
RSVP here.

TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017
Picturing Women in Renaissance Art

6pm • LUMA (Loyola University Museum of Art)
In this talk Loyola Art History Professor Marilyn Dunn will examine how imagery and themes in both domestic and religious art objects related to female gendered experience in the Renaissance.
RSVP to luma@luc.edu or 312.915.7630.

MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017
Women in Politics: Past and Present
7 p.m. • Klarchek Information Commons, Fourth Floor • Lake Shore Campus
A panel discussion featuring Illinois politicians.
Additional details forthcoming.

TUESDAY, MARCH 28, 2017
Sita and Surpanakha: Indian Womanhood in a Tholu Bommalata Ramayan
6 p.m. • LUMA (Loyola University Museum of Art)
In this talk Loyola Art History Professor Sarita Heer will be contextualizing Indian womanhood in other forms of Indian visual culture to demonstrate how the Sita and Surpanakha puppets of a Tholu Bommalata Ramayan educate women on correct conduct.
RSVP to luma@luc.edu or 312.915.7630