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2015: Weaving the Stories of Women's Lives New

March 17 Topic: Eugenics in NC
FACILITATORS: Dale Brown Emeagwali and Karen McElrath
PRESENTERS: Sarah Brightman and Emily Lenning
Date: Tuesday, March 17th, 2015
Location: School of Business and Economics Building (SBE), Rm 145
Time: 2-4pm

March 24 Topic: Military Women Go to College
PRESENTERS: Eugenie Almeida and Debra Brown
Date: Tuesday, March 24th, 2015
Location: School of Business and Economics Building (SBE), Rm 145
Time: 2-4 pm

March 31 Topic: UNSUNG: Influential but Unknown Women and Founding Mothers of FSU
PRIMARY PRESENTER: Blanche Radford-Curry (Founding Mothers of FSU)
FACILITATORS: Viviette Allen, Ella Keller, and Amanda Virelles
Date: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
Location: Nursing Education and Research Center (NERC), Rm 107
Time:2-4 pm

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Essay Contest 2015 (Click here for full flyer of details)
What to Write: A 500-750 word essay describing a woman who has had a positive effect on your life.
Who Can Enter: Contest is open to currently enrolled graduate and undergraduate students.
How to Submit: Send the essay as a Microsoft Office Word file to Dr. Sonya C. Brown at
Deadline: February 20, 2015
Three winners receive $100 gift cards and read winning essays at campus events during Women's History Month

Essay Contest 2015 Winners: New

Ms. Temara Murphy for her essay, "My Infamous (S)hero aka Momma"
Ms. Arabhis Nicholson for her essay, "Yogii"
Ms. Jacqueline Cartwright for her essay, "In an Epic"

The winners will read their essays at the event. So come to listen!

2012: Women's Education -Women's Empowerment

March 15: "Plan, Prepare and Publish" Faculty Workshop presented by Dr. Blanche Radford Curry

March 22: "Healthy Relationships" presentation by Dr. Viviette Allen

March 29: Women's Health Awareness Scavenger Hunt.

2010 Events 

Essay Contest

Celebrating 30 years of writing women back into historyWe are celebrating 30 years of Writing Women Back Into History    
Submit your essay for the Woman's History Month Writing Contest.
Prizes to be awarded. >> Learn More [PDF Flyer] Submission Guidelines
Students are invited to submit poems, short stories, or nonfiction essays on the theme of women and history (or "her story," to borrow a phrase from Virginia Hamilton). Submissions may explore the collective experiences of historical figures and/or the individual experiences of female family members. Awards
To be announced - check back soon

Women's Wednesday - Writing Women Back into History 2009-2010

On the third Wednesday of each month the College of Arts and Sciences Women’s History Month committee will host a gathering, open to all students, faculty, staff and the community to provide an opportunity to network, discuss topics of interest, share in the development of new knowledge of interest to Women’s and Gender issues. Join us as we kick off this new activity. Take time out for you…join us on Women’s Wednesday’s

October 21:
Presenter: Dr. Blanche Radford Curry
Topic: Philosophy Born of Struggle
Location: Taylor Science Building Room 104

November 18:
Presenter: Socorro Hernandez-Hinek
Topic: Fridalesque
Location: Rosenthal Art Gallery
A Celebration of Frieda Kahlo.
Co-sponsored by CAS WHM Committee and the FSU Spanish Honor Society

January 20:
Presenter: Dr. Micki Nyman
Topic: Film - Daughters of the Dust

February 17:
Presenter: Dr. Viviette Allen
Topic: Love and Happiness:
The Psychology of Healthy Relationships

March 17:
Presenter: Dr. Micki Nyman
Topic: Film - Rabbit Proof Fence

April 21:
Presenter: Dr. Micki Nyman
Topic: Film - Orlando All events are scheduled to take place at 2pm in the Lyons Science Annex - Room TBD. Refreshments will be served at each event.

For more information contact:

Dr. Kelli Cardenas Walsh,
Dr. Micki Nyman or
Ms. Socorro Hernandez-Hinek


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