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Johnson State to Observe Women’s History Month in March With Series of Events

Women’s History Month 2014

Johnson State to Observe Women’s History Month With Series of Events

February 26, 2014

Johnson State College will observe Women’s History Month in March with a screening of the film Miss Representation, a book discussion and an art exhibit.

The dates and events include:

  • Tuesday, March 4: Written and directed by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Miss Representation will be screened at 5:30 p.m. in 207 Bentley Hall. The documentary uncovers the glaring reality that many women live with but fail to see, and addresses how mainstream media contribute to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America. For more information, contact Emily Neilsen at

  • Monday, March 10: A discussion of the book Reviving Ophelia will be held from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. in 149 John Dewey Hall. In the book, clinical psychologist Dr. Mary Pipher discusses the social and cultural pressures faced by today’s adolescent girls. For more information, contact Karen Madden, or 802-635-1259.

  • Thursday, March 13: An opening for an art exhibit, “Art By and For Women,” will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the college’s Visual Arts Center Gallery. All forms of art media by JSC students, faculty and staff will be represented. For more information, contact Mary Martin, or 802-635-1360.

The events are free and open to the public.