the YSU Department of Women's and Gender Studies presents "What's Your Worth? Debating Gender Pay Gap," on thursday, March 24, at 12:30 pm, in the Ohio Room of YSU's Kilcawley Center. Learn about the conservative and liberal points of view from students as they discuss an issue that is usually left out of the national debates.
the YSU Department of Women's and Gender Studies presents a panel discussion on "Gender and Sexuality on TV: Jessica Jones, Empire, and Transparent," on Friday, March 18, at 11:00 am, in the Gallery Room of YSU's Kilcawley Center. YSU professor Laura Beadling will facilitate this discussion about images of women on television. Other participating YSU faculty will include Deb Cunningham, Dolores Sisco, and Megan List.
The YSU Department of Women's and Gender Studies presents a talk by Rosa Clemente, community organizer, scholar, journalist and Hip Hop activist, on Friday, March 4, at 11:00 am, in the Ohio Room of YSU's Kilcawley Center. Clemente is a leading scholar on Afro-Latino identity and has been active in the Black Lives Matter movement.
The YSU Department of Women and Gender Studies presents a discussion on sexual harrasssment, on Thursday, March 3 at 12:30 pm, in the President's Suite in YSU's Kilcawley Center. This seminar will answer the questions: what is sexual harassment, how can you prevent it, and how can you help create a safer and more comfortable learning environment for everyone, regardless of gender.
Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, a professor of history and African-American studies at Harvard University will give a lecture on "Black Lives Matter: A Historical Perspective," at Youngstown State University, on Friday, March 18, at 5:00 pm, in the Chestnut Room of YSU's Kilcawley Center. It is free and is open to the public. [The event, hosted by the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority, is sponsored by the the YSU Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity, the Bitonte College of Health and Human Services and the YSU Student Diversity Programs department.]
YWCA Warren, in partnership with Etruscan Press, presents a talk by Dr. Laurie Jean Cannady, who will discuss her new memoir "Crave: Sojourn of a Hungry Soul," on Wednesday, March 2 at 5:30 pm. Cannady's memoir focuses on poverty, gender-based violence, race, and the courage it takes to face impossible odds. YWCA Warren is located at 375 N Park Avenue in Warren. This event is free and open to the public.
The League of Women Voters of Mercer County is sponsoring the program," Shale Update: Public Health Issues," on Saturday, February 20 at 2:00 pm, at the Community Library of the Shenango Valley, in Sharon, PA. It is free and open to the public. The program’s speaker is Jill Kriesky, associate director of the Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project. All those attending the program will receive a copy of the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania’s most recent edition of the “Shale Gas Extraction and Public Health Resource Guide."
For the February Wellness Wednesday program, the Salem Public Library presents "Dealing with Toxic Relationships," on Wednesday, February 10, at 6:30 pm, in the Quaker Meeting Room. Betsy Williams, Assistant Director of Case Management at Salem Regional Medical Center, discusses methods to identify these relationships and suggest methods we may use to deal with them in healthier ways. The program is is free and open to the general public. Register online at salem.lib.oh.us . More information at (330) 332-0042.
YSU Skeggs Lecture Series presents a lecture by Raymond Kelly, former Commissioner of the New York City Police Department and head of the FBI, on Tuesday, April 5, at 7:00 pm, at Stambaugh Auditorium in Youngstown. Tickets are free, but required. They are available at stambaughauditorium.com.
"INTERSECTIONS," the Biennial Faculty Exhibition will be on display at the McDonough Museum of Art, on the YSU campus, through February 26. Several artists have given lectures throughout the run of the exhibition. On Tuesday, February 23 at 5:00 pm, Dana Sperry, currently Associate Professor and Digital Media coordinator will present a lecture in the Museum's Auditorium. Sperry will be talking about a series of video and coded-based generative artworks that explore themes of isolation and anxiety of contemporary life.