What Were You Wearing? – April 18-21 | 2:00-8:00 PM
At a conference on May 24, 2013, Dr. Mary Wyandt- Hiebert (University of Arkansas) and Ms. Jen Brockman (University of Kansas) received the poem What I was Wearing by Dr. Mary Simmerling, copyright in 2005. Inspired by the poem, in 2013 Dr. Wyandt-Hiebert & Ms. Brockman developed the Installation’s concept and collected donated descriptions from survivors of what they were wearing when they experienced sexual violence.
The Vagina Monologues – April 19 | 7:00-9:00 PM
Come join us in tears and laughter, joys and sorrows as we produce Eve Ensler’s profound play, The Vagina Monologues. The Vagina Monologues is “a landmark work in women’s empowerment, as relevant as ever after a year marked by unprecedented social and political protest in the face of unapologetic racism and misogyny, The Vagina Monologues honours women’s sexuality in all its complexity, mystery and power.
Take Back the Night – April 20 | 7:00-9:00 PM
Take Back the Night is an event to honor survivors of sexual violence through poetry and song. Join us afterward for a candlelight vigil.
Empowering Men’s Mental Health and Sexual Violence Prevention – April 21 | 7:00-8:00 PM
Join us for a keynote speaker event on men’s mental health, male gender role socialization, and violence prevention strategies led by psychologist, Dr. Brian Kassar. Dr. Kassar specializes in men’s health and currently teaches a course on men and masculinity at Montana State University and is a practicing psychologist.