Series of Events Celebrate Women’s History Month in March

A series of events at Rutgers University–Camden will celebrate women’s achievements throughout Women’s History Month in March.

frontpg_women2-copyWednesday, March 4

Rutgers–Camden MFA students Cherita Harrell, Micaiah Johnson, Melanie McNair, and Stacey Seidl, along with Philadelphia-based musician Elspeth Tremblay, will present “Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives: A Reading,” from 7 to 9 p.m. in the faculty lounge on the third floor of Armitage Hall.

Wednesday, March 11

Holly Blackford, a professor of English at Rutgers–Camden, will deliver a lecture, titled “Vessels from (Vaginal) Crevices: Southwestern Landscape and Archeology of the Cliffdwellers in the Work of Willa Cather,” from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. in room 124 on the main level of Armitage Hall.

Tuesday, March 24

Corey Shdaimah, an associate professor of social work at the University of Maryland, and Chrysanthi Leon, an associate professor of sociology and criminology at the University of Delaware, will discuss “Moving Away from Damage-Centered Research in Studies with Prostitute Women,” from 12:20 to 1:20 p.m. in the law school faculty lounge, located on the fourth floor of the law school’s east building.

Thursday, March 26

Catherine Kerrison, an associate professor of history at Villanova University, will deliver a lecture, titled “Jefferson’s Daughters: The Archival Challenges of Women’s History,” from 5 to 7 p.m. in the executive meeting room, located on the lower level of the Campus Center.

Tuesday, March 31

Transgender activist CeCe McDonald will speak “On Racism, Mass Incarceration, and Trans Liberation,” followed by a premiere video screening of “It Gets Better When…,” from 6 to 8 p.m. in the 401 Penn classroom, accessible from the side of the Paul Robeson Library.

The Campus Center is located on Third Street, the Paul Robeson Library is located on Fourth Street, and the Law School Complex and Armitage Hall are located on Fifth Street, between Cooper Street and the Benjamin Franklin Bridge on the Rutgers–Camden campus.

For more information regarding these events, contact Dawn Walsh at


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