Mar 2015

Women's History Month Celebration

When: Thu, Mar 27, 2014 7:00 PM - Add to Calendar
Where: Latour Room, Nazareth Student Center

The Social Sciences Department will celebrate Women's History Month with a reception, performance, and award for writing and creative work.

This event, which is free and open to the public, will include a performance depicting the life of Mary Harris "Mother" Jones (1837-1930), an Irish-American schoolteacher and dressmaker who became a prominent labor rights activist and community organizer. The award for writing and creative work will be given at the reception, along with special recognition of Sister Margaret Gannon, founder of the Women's Studies minor and a tireless advocate for women's studies on Marywood's campus and around the world.

For more information, contact Samantha Christiansen, Ph.D., at or (570) 348-6282 ext. 2465.

Tags: women's history , women , history , performance
Filed Under: Marywood Datebook , Academic

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