Still ‘holding up half the sky’
Campus events, in March, mark Women’s History Month


Andrea Chiles, Allyson Jagod

In her one-woman play at Lawrence Hall of Science, on fossil-hunter Annie Montague Alexander, Andrea Chiles explains to 10-year-old Allyson Jagoda the mysteries revealed by a dinosaur fossil.

06 March 2002 |

Friday, March 8 (International Women’s Day)
Talk by Israeli peace activist
Israeli peace activist and writer Rela Mazali, author of “Maps of Women’s Goings and Stayings,” speaks from noon to 1 p.m., in 60 Evans. A founder of the New Profile movement to de-militarize Israeli civil society, Mazali has worked for many years to end the occupation of the Palestinian territories. For information, call the Gender and Equity Resources Center at 643-5727.

Thursday, March 14
International Latina Day Cultural Celebration
Come meet other mujeres while celebrating the contributions of Latinas worldwide, at International Latina Day Cultural Celebration.

The event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at a location to be announced. Sponsors include the Chicana/Latina Affairs Office, Office of Student Life and campus Latina student organizations. For information, call 643-1802.

Thursday, March 20
Campus Women’s Mixer
Women staff, faculty and students are invited to mingle, network and share resources at a campus women’s mixer, from 3-6 p.m. in Ishi Court, Dwinelle Hall. For information, call the Gender and Equity Resources Center at 643-5727.

Sunday, March 24
Making Movie Magic
Bridget Goodman of Industrial Light & Magic is working on the upcoming movies “Star Wars: Episode II: Attack of the Clones” and “Men in Black II” as a viewpainter.

In a 2 p.m. appearance at Lawrence Hall of Science, Goodman will talk about her profession and how she came to work in the movies. For information, call LHS at 642-5132.

Saturdays, March 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30
Fossil Finding with Annie Montague Alexander: A Theatrical Presentation
Annie Montague Alexander was an extraordinary woman. Living from 1867 to 1950, she collected and contributed more than 40,000 specimens of animals, plants and fossils to the University of California’s collections.
In a one-woman play at Lawrence Hall of Science, Andrea Chiles dramatizes Alexander’s 1905 fossil-collecting expedition to Nevada’s Humboldt Range, which led to the unearthing of Icthyosaurus skeleton deposits. Performances are at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30 p.m. For information, call LHS at 642-5132.

Now through March 31
Science Has Many Faces
In this Lawrence Hall of Science exhibition of photographs and words, Bay Area women scientists and scientists of color tell their stories of how they became interested in science and math, and what school and career paths they took.


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