Women's History Month is held in March to celebrate the numerous achievements accomplished by women today and throughout history. See below for a list of events and activities happening all across campus in recognition of this month.
Women's History Month Events By Listing
Create Your Own WHM Bracelet
March 13 | 6-8 pm | Stokes S295 | Sponsored UGBC
A bracelet-making workshop with colored beads signifying different traits of influential women throughout history!
DISH: Women's History in Sports
March 15 | 7 pm | Higgins 265
A dinner discussion about the dynamic ways that women are changing the landscape of sports led by Eagles for Equality and the Women's Center.
Crossings: Film Screening and Panel Discussion
March 16 | 5:30 pm | Virtual
In Crossings, a group of international women peacemakers, including renowned activists Gloria Steinem and Christine Ahn, sets out on a risky journey across the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea, calling for an end to a 70-year war that has divided the Korean peninsula and its people. The challenges the women face, the obstacles they overcome, and the solidarity and trust they build as they forge a path to peace with their Korean sisters, is an inspiring story of bridge building and collective action. Special guest panel following the screening, all appearing in the film: Deann Borshay Liem, Crossings Director/Producer; Suzy Kim, Associate Professor of Korean History, Rutgers University; Kozue Akibayashi, Professor, Graduate School of Global Studies, Doshisha University, Kyoto Japan; Lisa Natividad, Associate Professor of Social Work, University of Guam; Brinton Lykes, CHRIJ Co-director and Professor of Community-Cultural Psychology, Boston College Asian Studies Department & Asian American Studies Program
Women's Lacrosse v. Louisville: PINK GAME
March 18 | 11-2 pm | Alumni Stadium | Athletics
Mass of Healing
March 19 | 8 pm | St. Ignatius Church | Sponsored by Campus Ministry
A liturgical mass dedicated to caring for those who are healing from sexual violence.
Women's History Month Trivia
March 20 | 7 pm | Hillside Café | CAB
Special WHM edition trivia competition.
Supporting Survivors Workshop
March 20 | 7 pm | Stokes S295
A guide for friends and family members to learn best practices when supporting a peer, friend, loved one, or partner who has experienced sexual violence.
DISH: Healthy Relationships at BC
March 21 | 6-8 pm | Higgins 265
A dinner discussion focused on understanding the qualities of healthy and unhealthy relationships and behaviors at BC.
Take Back the Night
March 22 | 5 pm | O’Neill Plaza
An evening centered around uplifiting the stories and experiences of survivors of sexual violence to create a visible community of support and solidarity.
Self-Care Week Drop In
March 23 | 11 – 2 pm | Maloney 441
Creative Healing at the Hatchery
March 24 | 4-6 pm | Hatchery
Close out CARE Week with reflection, music, and a creative art project.
Migrant Women and Their Double Role as Caregivers and Human Rights Defenders: Reasons for Hope
March 31 | 12 pm | Fulton 135 | Sponsored by Center for Human Rights and International Justice
Arancha Garcia Del Soto, psychologist and sociologist When women migrate, they often work to fulfill their gender roles in unfamiliar social contexts while simultaneously responding to the socio-economic and political pressures that forced them and their families to flee. Through a range of examples based on testimonies from Colombia and the Middle East, we will explore how migrant women cope with these challenges, and how new generations make their experiences more visible through the arts and other means.
Women's History Opening Celebration
A celebratory opening of Women's History Month with resources, snacks, and information about the events for the month.
March 1 | Maloney Hall Reception Area | 11 - 2 p.m.
Dean's Colloquium: Catholicism, Gender, and American Public Landscape
March 1 | 4 pm | Devlin 101 | MCAS
Framed in the context of our national debate about public monuments, this lecture examines the historical figures U.S. Catholics have relied on to tell their American story—and who they overlooked. It also considers how gender and race are reshaping the representation of Catholics in local and national public landscapes.
Speaker: Kathleen Sprows Cummings, Rev. John A. O'Brien Collegiate
Professor of American Studies and History at the University of Notre Dame.