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Women’s History programming includes speakers, movies, discussions

March 16, 2015

The Women's History Month Colloquium at Indiana State University promises four days of packed programming March 24-27 at the university's Cunningham Memorial Library.

The colloquium kicks off with a showing of the movie "She's Beautiful When She's Angry" at 6 p.m. March 24 in the events area of the library.

Dan Clark, associate professor of history at Indiana State, will talk about his research on women in the university's early years during his presentation "Pioneer Professionals: Indiana State Normal School and Hoosier Women" at 6 p.m. March 25 in the events area.

Jolynn Kuhlman, professor in the kinesiology, recreation and sport department at Indiana State, and Mildred Lemen, professor emerita, will present "Women's Collegiate Athletics: Before and After Title IX," including a special emphasis on Indiana State, at 6 p.m. March 26 in the events area.

Daytime sessions run according to university class times March 25-27, and sessions include guest lectures, film screenings and discussions.

The colloquium is sponsored by the following: the gender studies program, department of history and African and African-American studies, department of economics, Center for Community Engagement, American Democracy Project, College of Arts and Sciences, Feminist Majority, foundational studies program, department of criminology and criminal justice, Cunningham Memorial Library, College of Nursing, Health, and Human Services, interdisciplinary programs, office of the president.

A full program is available at; click on the Women's History Month link on the sidebar.


Contact: Ruth Fairbanks, full-time lecturer for interdisciplinary programs at Indiana State University, 812-232-4333 or