Fall 2008 Events

Fall 2008 Events

Trix Bruce Concert
Friday, September 19, 2008 at 7:00 pm in the ETSU DP Culp Auditorium , Trix Bruce a nationally known Deaf Storyteller will be performing.  This is a free event.

Link to Trix Bruce's Website

This event is sponsored by Silent Bucs, Northeast Tennessee Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (NETRID), ETSU Multicultural Affairs, the TaleTellers of ETSU, the ETSU Women's Resource Center, the ETSU Women's Studies, the ETSU Office of Equity and Diversity, and ETSU Disability Services.

Passion Flower
Saturday, September 20, 2008 at 8 pm in Bud Frank Theater (located in Gilbreath Hall).

You are invited to attend this performance by Ann Law, a dancer who has used the creative process as a way to heal and deepen her experience with breast cancer.  This performance is appropriate for anyone dealing with cancer as a survivor and/or care-taker.

Tickets: $10.  To reserve tickets, or for more information, please write to Jen Kintner at
subject line "passion flower."

Passion Flower Project Website

Video of Ann's Project

This event is sponsored by Mountain Movers Dance Company, the ETSU Department of Theatre and Dance, the ETSU Women's Resource Center, and the Women's Studies Department.


Survivor's Revival: Appalachian Women Testifying About Cancer Survivorship
Friday, September 26, 2008 at 8:30 am to 4 pm at the Tipton-Haynes Historic Site (2620 South Roan Street, Johnson City, TN 37601).

Faculty from the Departments of Communication and Internal Medicine are inviting around 30 local women cancer survivors to enjoy breakfast and lunch, hear the story of an oncology nurse who is also a survivor, and share stories of surviving cancer as Appalachian women.  We will be spending the day with survivors, gathering stories about the lived Appalachian cancer experience. In our effort to understand the needs and challenges of local female survivors, we have partnered with the ETSU Women's Studies Program, Department of Communication, and Division of Hemotology/Oncology, and Tennessee Comprehensive Cancer Control Coalition.

If you have any questions please contact Dr. Kelly Dorgan at .

Click here for a modified version of the press release.

This event is sponsored by Tennessee Comprehensive Cancer Control Coalition; Division of Hematology/Oncology, ETSU College of Medicine; ETSU Department of Communication; ETSU Women's Studies Program; Tipton-Haynes Historic Site; Food City.

I "Heart" Female Orgasm
Thursday October 2, 2008 at 7:00 pm in the ETSU DP Culp Auditorium.   Dorian Solot and Marshall Miller combine sex education and women empowerment to address important issues with a comical twist.

For more info about this event   click here .

Pride Speaks
Wednesday October 15, 2008 at noon beginning at Borchuck Plaza.  This is a student-organized Pride March.  Note that there is also a follow-up forum at Mid-City Grille at 7 pm.

Click here for the poster

This event is sponsored by LGBTies, Department of Communication, and Women's Studies.

Women Making History Lecture
Thursday, October 16, 2008 5 pm in The East Tennessee State Room in the D.P. Culp University Center. Coach Karen Kemp, ETSU's women's basketball team coach, will give the lecture entitled "Dare to Dream: My Journey in Women's Athletics." Cost of admission is free.

If you have any questions please contact the Women's Resource Center at 423-439-7847.
For more information Coach Karen Kemp
click here
For the press release about this lecture  click here

This event is sponsored by the Women's Resource Center.

Advising Day Mini-Event
Wednesday, November 5, 2008 8 am to 5 pm in the Women's Studies Office.  Come by and learn more about opportunities in the Women's Studies Department and get help with registering for Spring 2009.  The office is located in the Campus Center Building (formally known as the Old College of Medicine Building) Rm 211.

Registration starts on November 10, 2008. 
Click here for goldlink to register.

Advising Day Part Two
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 8 am to 5 pm in the Women's Studies Office (
Campus Center Building, Rm211.

This day is especially designed for people who are interested in learning more about declaring the Women's Studies major or minor.  This is a great opportunity to learn more about what we're up to in Women's Studies at ETSU!                                         

Please email questions to
, or call 423-439-4841.

Sponsored by: CAASV Outreach Program, Counseling Center


Notable Women of ETSU
Wednesday, November 19th at 5 pm in the East Tennessee Room, Culp Center.  The colloquium will be preceded by a reception at 4:30. 

Honoring Dr. Judith Slagle (Professor and Chair, Department of English) and Dr. Joellen Edwards (Professor, Family/Community Nursing and Director, Center of Nursing Research) will be the featured speakers at our seventh annual Notable Women of ETSU colloquium.

Click here for the 2008 announcement of honorees

Click here for the article in ETSU Accent

Click here for a press release written about The 2008 Notable Women by a public relations major Melissa Tate.

Call for 2009 nominations

This event is sponsored by the Women's Studies Program.

Nickel Shakespeare Girls
Monday, December 1 and Tuesday, December 2, 2008 in the Bud Frank Theatre, located on the first floor of Gilbreath Hall.  

December 1st

Workshops:
9:30-11:00
Shakespeare Bootcamp
1:00-2:30 Shakespeare's Clowns
Performances:
7:00 pm
"Stump the Girls!" and "Pants and Poise: Women in Shakespeare" (with 15 min intermission)

December 2nd

Workshop:
11:10-12:35
"Structure of the Verse" and "A Play in an Hour!"

Click here for the website

Click here for a flier with additional information about the event.

This event is co-sponsored by Women's Studies and Division of Theatre.