OU celebrates Women’s History Month with full slate of events

OU celebrates Women’s History Month with full slate of events
Oakland is celebrating Women's History Month with several events throughout March.

Oakland University is celebrating Women’s History Month with several planned activities throughout the month of March.

This year’s theme is “NEVERTHELESS SHE PERSISTED: Honoring Women Who Fight All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.”


The official kickoff event is March 8 with a brown bag lunch in the Oakland Room of the Oakland Center. There, Oakland faculty and staff members will share their personal experiences. The event is hosted by the Center for Student Activities and Women’s Employee Resource Group.


Then, on March 10 beginning at noon, is the annual Women and Gender Studies Film Festival. This year’s film screening of “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry” will be held in room 1050 of the Human Health Building.


There will also be a #metoo panel discussion on March 13, an event looking at the work being done by the Gender and Sexuality Center and OU’s Women and Gender Studies on March 19, an evening with comedian and actress Jen Kober on March 22, the Googasian Award Luncheon on March 27, a Soundings Series event with Karen Miller on March 28 and more.


See the complete list of Women’s History Month activities here.