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2017 Events

Intersections

Intersections of Identity & Surviving Sexual Violence

Join the Women’s Center, FACES, GLC and BAIC for lunch and conversation on intersectional survivorship, and how the BC community can support all survivors. Lunch will be served.

Monday, March 27th 12:00pm-1:30pm Stokes 295S

Misogyny in Hip Hop

Who you Calling B**ch?  Misogyny and Sexual Assault in Hip Hop

The low number of major female hip hop artists, the portrayal of women in music videos, and the language used to describe women in hip hop culture have long been hot-topics for debates. With this workshop, Black Student Forum and Women’s Center aim to foster dialogue on misogyny in hip hop and explore its relationship to sexual assault culture.

Dinner will be served. Monday, March 27th 5:30-7pm in Stayer Lounge

Peggy Orenstein

Girls & Sex- A Talk by Peggy Orenstein

 

The Women’s and Gender Studies program presents Girls & Sex, a talk navigating the complicated new landscape by Peggy Orenstein, New York Times Best Selling Author. Refreshments will be served.  Co-sponsored by: The English Dept., History Dept., Communication Dept., Sociology Dept., and the Lynch School of Education.

 

Monday, March 27th 7pm in Mcguinn 121

Healing Visions

Healing Visions: Art & Expression by Survivors of Violence

Join us for a gallery opening & remarks at the Women’s Center to welcome the new exhibit created by survivors of violence placed in the Women’s Center Hallway. Refreshments will be served.

Tuesday, March 28 1pm in The Women’s Center

Male Survivorship

From Advocacy to Art: Supporting Male Survivors

Join us for a photo exhibit and conversation about masculinity and male survivorship with Sharon Imperato, Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Manager of Clinical Services at Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC). Refreshments will be served. 

Tuesday, March 28th, 7pm- 8:30pm in Stokes 209S



Take Back the Night

Take Back the Night

Held annually during CARE Week, Take Back the Night is the centerpiece of the week committed to raising awareness about rape and sexual assault. Take Back the Night creates a community of support for survivors who speak at the event as well as for those in the audience who have personally experienced, or know someone who has experienced, sexual violence. The event closes with a solidarity walk around campus.

Wednesday, March 29th 6pm O'Neill Plaza

Healing through the Arts

Healing Through the Arts

Join the Women’s Center, DABC, Music Guild and Bystander Advocacy for a night of performance filled with poetry, prose, art and music surrounding the topic of sexual assault and gender based violence. Refreshments will be served.

Thursday, March 30th, 7pm-9pm in Cushing 001

Release Workshop

Release: Expressive Paint Workshop

Join the Women’s Center in an expressive paint workshop to reflect at the close of CARE week. The release workshop will focus on healing and self care through art.

Friday, March 31th, 3-4:30pm in Devlin 413

Please RSVP to women@bc.edu