Upcoming Programs & Events

Upcoming

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Public Talk by Nana Brantuo: "You Strike a Woman, You Strike a Rock!": African and African Diaspora Feminisms/Feminists, Past and Present
Time:  7PM
Location: Fralin Auditorium
Presented by College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, Department of Sociology, Africana Studies Program, Women's and Gender Studies Program, Cetner for Humanities, Women's Center, Black Cultural Center, Race and Social Policy Research Center, and Center for Peace Studies

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Public Talk by Dr. Tonya Haynes: Consciousness: Caribbean Feminisms and the Politics of Knowledge
Time:  7PM
Location: Fralin Auditorium

Presented by College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, Department of Sociology, Africana Studies Program, Women's and Gender Studies Program, Cetner for Humanities, Women's Center, Black Cultural Center, Race and Social Policy Research Center, and Center for Peace Studies

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Public Talk by Dr. Nathalie Etoke: The Other Negre: The Treatment of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People in Uganda and South Africa
Time:  7PM
Location: Fralin Auditorium

Presented by College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, Department of Sociology, Africana Studies Program, Women's and Gender Studies Program, Center for Humanities, Women's Center, Black Cultural Center, Race and Social Policy Research Center, and Center for Peace Studies

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Hip Hop & Gender Part 3: The Return of the BGirl
#VTDITC: Hip Hop Scholarship through Community Creation
Time: 7-9PM
Location: Newman Library MPR
Join hip hop practitioners, scholars, and fans as we explore the intersection of hip hop and gender.  Graffiti artis Meme CBS, dancer BGirl Macca, Emcee Lioness (VT Hip Hop Hall of Fame & VT Class of '07), VT faculty and students, and the local hip hop community will all weigh in.  As always, free pizza and performances.
Sponsored by: University Libraries; Black Cultural Center; Department of English; Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology; LGBTQ+ Center; Moss Arts Center; Department of Religion and Culture; Residential College of West Ambler Johnston; Student Conduct; University Libraries Diversity Council; Women's Center; SOHHL; VT Breaking Club/The Flowmingos; VT Expressions; WUVT 90.7FM

Saturday, March 2, 2019
#VTDITC 2nd Annual Park Jam
#VTDITC: Hip Hop Scholarship through Community Creation
Time: 11AM-4PM
Location: GLC
Live painting and sounds.  $FREE.99$ w/ non-perishable food item to be donated to local food pantries.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Women's Center Book Discussion Group:  Zadie Smith's On Beauty
Location:  Women's Center, 206 Washington Street
Time: 12:00-1:30PM OR 5:30-7:00PM

March 19, 2019
An Onstage Conversation with Zadie Smith, author

Location: Moss Arts Center

Time: 7:30PM
Presented by Moss Arts Center in partnership with the Department of English Visiting Writers Series and the Women’s Center at Virginia Tech in celebration of its 25th anniversary

April 3, 2019
Pursuing the Extraordinary: An Evening with Mae Jemison

Location: Moss Arts Center

Time: 7:00PM
Presented by the Elizabeth A. "Betsy" Flanagan Women in Leadership and Philanthropy Endowed Lecture Fund, Virginia Tech Student Affairs, I WILL Council, and I WILL Institute

April 9, 2019
An Evening with Jodi Kantor

Location: The Lyric Theatre, downtown Blacksburg

Time: 7:30PM
Presented by the Women's Center at Virignia Tech.  Generous support provided by the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost; English Department; Pamplin College of Business; Howard Feiertag Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management; Marketing Department; Business Leadership Institute; Division of Student Affairs; Graduate School; Virginia Tech MFA Program; Residential College at West Ambler Johnston; Department of Psychology; Science, Technology and Society; Program in Philosophy, Politics and Economics; Department of Religion and Culture; Office for Diversity and Inclusion;  United Feminist Movement; Women's and Gender Studies Program; and Sociology Department

May 3, 2019
Women's Center Anniversary celebration reception

Location: Moss Arts Center
Time: 4-6PM

Ongoing

Every Tuesday
VT Digging in the Crates: Hip Hop Study Hours
Time: 3-5PM
Location: West AJ Senior Commons
Bring work to do and music to share.

Every Friday
#VTDITC Studio Hours
Time: 2-4PM
Location: Media Design Studio B (Newman 209)
Are you a hip hop artist that needs the tools and space necessary to create?  #VTDITC has you covered!  Our space is available for your use.  Studio time is our favorite price -- FREE!  #VTDITC's DK the Damager and Craig Arthur will also be available to help make your plans a reality this semester.  Email VTDITC@gmail.com for more info or to make a reservation.

The entire month of March 2019
Women's Month 2019:  Celebrating Milestones: Building on the power of firsts
Visit the Women's Month page in March for the calendar of events