Converse Celebrates Women's History Month

Throughout the month of March, Converse College will join the nation in celebrating Women’s History Month. The scheduled list of events is as follows:

March 4
Mortar Board Probe Event: Symposium on Women and Domestic Violence “Probing Domestic Violence in the Carolinas: Why are We Number One?” Panel Discussion with State Experts and Response by Reverend Marie Fortune, Director, Center for the Prevention of Sexual and Domestic Violence, Seattle, Washington.
5:30 p.m., Daniel Recital Hall, Blackman Music Building “Love Does No Harm: What’s Important in Relationships?” Reverend Marie Fortune
7:45 p.m., Daniel Recital Hall, Blackman Music Building

March 7
“Women and Travel Writing” Dr. Jeanne Moskal, Professor of English, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill 7:30 p.m., Hartness Auditorium, Carmichael Hall

March 14 – April 4
Annual Juried Student Art Show Opening Reception – March 14 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Milliken Art Gallery

March 14 – 16
Tarpon-Shark Synchronized Swimming Show 8:00 p.m., Montgomery Building, Pool

March 15
Faculty Recital: Susan Lyle, mezzo soprano and Melanie Foster Taylor, piano, premiering a new composition by Scott Robbins with lyrics by Rick Mulkey 8:00 p.m., Daniel Recital Hall, Blackman Music Building

March 18
“Domestic Violence in Historical Perspective” Dr. Stephanie Cole, University of Texas-Austin 7:30 p.m., Hartness Auditorium, Carmichael Hall Leadership Seminar, “Women Leaders-What’s the Difference?” 6:00 p.m., Bain Room, Wilson Hall

March 19
Harriet Quimby Celebration Connie Tobias, international pilot for U.S. Air Ways; Ed. Y. Hall, Brigadier General; and Dr. Anita P. Davis, Professor of Education 9:30 a.m., Daniel Recital Hall, Blackman Music Building

March 20
Jewish Mothers -Strength, Wisdom, Compassion: A Photo Documentary and Oral History Photographer Lloyd Wolf 7:30 p.m., Daniel Recital Hall Blackman Music Building

March 22
Converse Sinfonietta with 2001 Artist Competition Winners, Anna Steenerson, soprano & Carol Arnold, flute 8:00 p.m., Twichell Auditorium

March 23 Daryle Ryce’s 10th Anniversary Concert 8:00 p.m., Hazel B. Abbott Theatre, Wilson Hall, Admission $10

March 27
A Reading by Pam Durban, Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill 7:30 p.m., Cleveland Hall Alumnae House

For more information regarding these events, please call the Office of Communications at (864) 596-9704.

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