Events

Art Exhibits

  • *September 22, 2013 – January 5, 2014
    Emancipating the Past: Kara Walker’s Tales of Slavery and Power
    Crocker Art Museum, 216 O Street, Sacramento For more information, please visit crockerartmuseum.org or call (916) 808-1182
  • *October 20, 2013 – January 26, 2014
    Sky is Falling: Paintings by Julie Heffernan
    Crocker Art Museum, 216 O Street, Sacramento For more information, please visit crockerartmuseum.org or call (916) 808-1182
  • November 16, 2013 – December 13, 2014
    All the Corners of the Sky: Photo Essays Celebrating Identities Through the Gender Universe
    Submit photo essays to WRRC or LGBTQIARC by November 6, 2013 Exhibit will be unveiled at the WRRC’s Empowerment Conference on November 16, 2013. Exhibition will continue at the WRRC and LGBTQIARC for the remainder of the Fall Quarter For more information, contact the WRRC (wrrc.davis@gmail.com) or LGBTQIARC (eacote@ucdavis.edu)
  • December 3, 2013 – June 12, 2014
    Half the Sky: A Global Transformation for Women
    Works by UC Davis students in the UC Davis Art/Science Fusion Program freshman seminar, The Art of Global Transformation for Women (FRS 002) and community member participants Yocha Dehe Grand Lobby, Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts

Library Exhibit/Book Fair

  • Fall 2013
    Women in the Global Economy: From Oppression to Opportunity
    First Floor Lobby, Peter J. Shields Library
  • October 21 – October 25, 2013
    Women’s Resources and Research Center (WRRC) Book Fair
    10 AM – 3 PM, North Hall Porch, UC Davis
  • February 3 – February 7, 2014
    Women’s Resources and Research Center (WRRC) Book Fair
    10 AM – 3 PM, North Hall Porch, UC Davis
  • May 12 – May 16, 2014
    Women’s Resource and Research Center (WRRC) Book Fair
    10 AM – 3 PM, North Hall Porch, UC Davis

Films/Film Series

  • † October 9, 2013
    Girl Rising (2013, 101 mins.)
    5 – 7 PM, Genome and Biomedical Sciences Facility (GBSF) Auditorium, Room 1005
    Please RSVP at http://wilgirlrising.eventbrite.com/
  • † October 16, 2013
    Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, Part I (2012, 114 mins.)
    5 – 7 PM, Genome and Biomedical Sciences Facility (GBSF) Auditorium, Room 1005
    Please RSVP at http://wilhalftheskypart1.eventbrite.com/
  • † October 23, 2013
    Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, Part II (2012, 114 mins.)
    5 – 7 PM, Genome and Biomedical Sciences Facility (GBSF) Auditorium, Room 1005
    Please RSVP at http://wilhalftheskypart2.eventbrite.com/
  • † October 30, 2013
    Makers: Women Who Make America, Part I (2013, 57 mins.)
    5 – 7 PM, Genome and Biomedical Sciences Facility (GBSF) Auditorium, Room 1005
    Please RSVP at http://wilmakerspart1.eventbrite.com/
  • • November 4, 2013
    I Was a Teenage Feminist (2005, 62 mins)
    11:30 AM – 1 PM, Library Instruction Lab (First Floor), Peter J. Shields Library
  • † November 6, 2013
    Makers: Women Who Make America, Part II (2013, 54 mins.)
    5 – 7 PM, Genome and Biomedical Sciences Facility (GBSF) Auditorium, Room 1005
    Please RSVP at http://wilmakerspart2.eventbrite.com/
  • † November 13, 2013
    Makers: Women Who Make America, Part III (2013, 55 mins.)
    5 – 7 PM, Genome and Biomedical Sciences Facility (GBSF) Auditorium, Room 1005
    Please RSVP at http://wilmakerspart3.eventbrite.com/
  • November 15, 2013
    Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide (2012, 228 mins.)
    11 AM – 3 PM, Hamilton Room, Heitman Staff Learning Center, UC Davis
  • • December 3, 2013
    The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo (2007, 76 mins.)
    11:30 AM – 1 PM, Library Instruction Lab (First Floor), Peter J. Shields Library
  • *« December 5, 2013
    The Photograph (2007, 94 mins.)
    7 PM, Crocker Art Museum, 216 O Street, Sacramento
    For more information, please visit crockerartmuseum.org
  • *« January 2, 2014
    Water (2005, 117 mins.)
    7 PM, Crocker Art Museum, 216 O Street, Sacramento
    For more information, please visit crockerartmuseum.org
  • *« February, 6, 2014,
    Persepolis (2007, 96 mins.)
    7 PM, Crocker Art Museum, 216 O Street, Sacramento
    For more information, please visit crockerartmuseum.org

Performing Arts

  • *November 10, 2013
    Festival of New American Music Presents: Allegresse
    Annie Gnojek, Margaret Marco & Ellen Bottorff
    Presented in collaboration with the CSU, Sacramento 2013 Festival of New American Music.
    Prelude tour of Sky is Falling: Paintings by Julie Heffernan precedes the concert at 1:30 PM
    3 PM, Crocker Art Museum, 216 O Street, Sacramento

Lectures, Panel Discussions, Workshops, Conferences and Open House

  • September 25, 2013
    Women’s Resources and Research Center (WRRC) Fall Open House
    11 AM – 1 PM, WRRC, North Hall, UC Davis
  • October 1, 2013
    Half the Sky: Unconscious Bias and Stereotype Threat Related to Gender
    Andreea Seritan, Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, School of Medicine, UC Davis; Kupiri Ackerman-Barger, Assistant Professor, Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, UC Davis
    NOON – 1 PM, Room 3228, Education Building, UC Davis Health System, 4610 X Street, Sacramento Campus
  • October 4, 2013
    Future of Nursing: The Global Perspective
    Heather Young, Associate Vice Chancellor, UCDHS & Dean, Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, UC Davis.
    NOON – 1 PM, Lecture Hall Room 1204, Education Building, UC Davis Health System, 4610 X Street, Sacramento Campus
  • October 12, 2013
    Giving Every Child a Quality Education: A Story to Share the World
    Tererai Trent, Founder of Tinogona Foundation and whose story is featured in Half the Sky
    5 – 6 PM, Veterans Memorial, 204 East 14th Street (Corner of 14th and B Streets), Davis
    This event is part of the International Festival Davis. For a complete list of events, visit www.internationalfestivaldavis.org
  • New event: October 13, 2013
    Turning Oppression Into Hope for Women Worldwide
    Jocelyn White, West Coast Director of Church Mobilization for International Justice Mission
    Presentation times at 8 AM; 9:30 AM; 11 AM and 5:30 PM. Separate discussion session at 9:30 AM in room 109.
    University Covenant Church, 315 Mace Boulevard, Davis
  • October 17, 2013
    Case Study Africa: Women’s Economic Empowerment
    Nathalie Minya, Tinogona Foundation; Discussion moderated by Nicki King, Human Ecology, UC Davis
    Excerpts from the documentary, “Half the Sky” will be featured with the presentation
    7:30 – 9 PM, Brunelle Theater, Davis Senior High School, 315 West 14th Street, Davis
  • October 26, 2013
    Women’s Resources and Research Center (WRRC) Delegation to 5K Run for a Safe Haven
    Start time at 8:30 AM, William Land Park, 3800 South Land Park Drive, Sacramento
    Registration/ticket required
    For more information, email the WRRC at wrrc.davis@gmail.com or call (530) 752-3372
  • October 28, 2013
    Dancer, Public Woman and Icon of Femininity: Tajik Professional Dancers
    Emelie Mahdavian, Graduate Student in Performance Studies; Associate Instructor, Comparative Literature
    NOON – 1 PM, Garrison Room, Memorial Union, UC Davis
  • Oct. 29, 2013
    Changing the Paradigm: Women Change Agents in International Development
    Zineb Djelfaoui Ep Babi, Department of Agricultural Services, Algeria, and Humphrey Fellow; Kathleen Stack, Vice President of Freedom from Hunger; Edye Kuyper, UC Davis Program in International and Community Nutrition
    12:30 – 2 PM, Plant & Environmental Sciences Building, Room 3001, UC Davis
  • Oct. 29, 2013
    Panel Discussion – “Half the Sky” Review: Shape Our Campus, Shape Our Community
    5:30 – 7:30 PM, Underground Bookstore, 2814 35th Street, Sacramento
  • October 31, 2013
    Writing Ourselves Whole: Using Writing to Transform Trauma
    Jen Cross, Writer, Performer and Writing Workshop Facilitator, Writing Ourselves Whole Program
    5 – 6:30 PM, Garrison Room, Memorial Union, UC Davis
  • November 1, 2013
    Reflections on “Half the Sky”
    Adela de la Torre, Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs and Professor, Chicana/o Studies, UC Davis
    NOON – 1 PM, Lecture Hall 1222, Education Building, UC Davis Health System, 4610 X Street, Sacramento Campus
  • November 5, 2013
    Slavery, Emancipation and Sexual Violence: A View from the History of African-American Women
    Ellen Hartigan-O’Connor, Associate Professor, Department of History, UC Davis; Lisa Materson, Associate Professor, Department of History, UC Davis
    NOON – 1:30 PM, DeCarli Room, Memorial Union, UC Davis
  • November 6, 2013
    Measuring Half the Sky: Complications of Gender and Culture
    Beverly Bossler, Professor, Department of History, UC Davis
    NOON – 1:30 PM, DeCarli Room, Memorial Union
  • *November 10, 2013
    The Art of Parenting: How to Raise Strong Girls (and Boys Who Respect Them)
    Facilitated by Megan Sullivan and Kelly McNeely-Nutting, Sacramento Waldorf School
    2 – 3:30 PM, Crocker Art Museum, 216 O Street, Sacramento
    For more information, please visit crockerartmuseum.org or call (916) 808-1182
  • November 12 , 2013
    Glass Ceiling Shards: Feminism and Its Critics
    Karma Waltonen, Lecturer, University Writing Program, UC Davis
    NOON – 1:30 PM, Garrison Room, Memorial Union
  • November 16, 2013
    Women’s Resources and Research Center (WRRC) Empowerment Conference
    10 AM – 6 PM, Student Community Center, UC Davis
    Requires registration or ticket
    For more information, email WRRC at wrrc.davis@gmail.com or call (530) 752-3372
  • November 19, 2013
    Life on the Margins for America’s Poor
    Sasha Abramsky, Lecturer, University Writing Program, UC Davis
    NOON – 1:30 PM, Garrison Room, Memorial Union, UC Davis
  • † December 2, 2013
    Women in Leadership Panel Session
    Panelists: Linda P.B. Katehi, Chancellor, UC Davis; Maureen Stanton, Vice Provost – Academic Affairs, UC Davis; Meg Arnold, CEO of Sacramento Area Regional Technology Alliance (SARTA); Constance McKee, CEO of Manzanita Pharmaceuticals; Michelle Wong, CEO of Synergex and Clean World; Lois Wolk, California State Senator. Moderated by Kim Elsbach, Professor, Graduate School of Management, UC Davis
    3:30 – 5 PM, Conference Center, Ballrooms A&B, UC Davis Please RSVP at http://wilpanelsession.eventbrite.com/
  • December 6, 2013
    Human Trafficking Down the Street in Sacramento
    Leah Albright-Byrd, Founder and CEO, Bridget’s Dream, Sacramento & Margaux Rooney, Director of Programs and Services, WEAVE, Inc., Sacramento.
    NOON – 1 PM, Room TBA, Education Building, UC Davis Health System, 4610 X Street, Sacramento Campus
  • January 15, 2014
    WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) Mentoring Program Faculty Panel: Building Relationships
    5:30 – 7 PM, Location TBD
    Registration/ticket required
    For more information, email WRRC at wrrc.davis@gmail.com or call (530) 752-3372
  • *January 16, 2014
    Women on the Rise: A mini-retreat
    Art workshop, tour of the galleries, meditation and family-style dinner hosted by the Crocker Café Supper Club
    6 PM, Crocker Art Museum, 216 O Street, Sacramento
    For more information, please visit crockerartmuseum.org or call (916) 808-1182
  • January 21, 2014
    Women Feeding the World: Farmers, Mothers and CEO’s
    Gallery presented by students and researchers who have worked with women around the world, followed by an evening of stories shared by women who play a variety of roles in the food system.
    Speakers include: Jessica Lundberg, Lundberg Family Farms; Swe Swe Win, Humphrey Fellow, United Nations World Food Programme - Myanmar; Sonja Hess, Department of Nutrition, UC Davis; others speakers TBD. Moderated by Steve Hollingworth, Freedom from Hunger. Light refreshments provided.
    6:00 – 8:30 PM, UC Davis Conference Center
  • New event: January 21, 2014
    The Power of Storytelling
    Lynette Hunter, Professor, Performance Studies, UC Davis
    7:10 PM, Science Laboratory Bldg. Lecture Hall, UC Davis
  • New event: January 28, 2014
    Intervention Abroad and at Home
    Robb Davis, Davis resident working in foreign and local development projects
    7:10 PM, Science Laboratory Bldg. Lecture Hall, UC Davis
  • February 4, 2014
    Introduction to Global Development: Terms and Concepts
    Vivian Vuong, Graduate Student, UC Davis
    NOON – 1 PM, Room 2205, Education Building, UC Davis Health System, 4610 X Street, Sacramento Campus
  • New event: February 11, 2014
    Gendering Foreign Development: Colonialism, Neocolonialism, Decolonialization and Holding up Half the Sky
    Suad Joseph, Professor, Cultural Anthropology and Women's Studies, UC Davis
    7:10 PM, Science Laboratory Bldg. Lecture Hall, UC Davis
  • February 14, 2014
    Trauma-Informed Approach to Primary Care
    Ellen Goldstein, Ph.D. Student, Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, UC Davis
    NOON – 1 PM, Room 2206, Education Building, UC Davis Health System, 4610 X Street, Sacramento Campus
  • February 18 – February 22, 2014
    Semana de la Xicana
    o February 18, Networking Lunch, NOON – 1:30, North Hall, UC Davis
    o February 20, Faculty Panel, 6:30 – 8 PM, 3201 Hart Hall, UC Davis
    o February 22, Summit, 9 AM – 8 PM, Student Community Center
    For more information, email WRRC at wrrc.davis@gmail.com or call (530) 752-3372
  • New event: February 18, 2014
    The Problem of Suffering
    Megan O'Keefe, Assistant Professor, Religious Studies, UC Davis
    7:10 PM, Science Laboratory Bldg. Lecture Hall, UC Davis
  • New event: February 25, 2014
    Prostitution, Humanitarian Interventions, and Theaters of Moral Production
    Valerie Feldman, Graduate Student, Sociology, UC Davis
    7:10 PM, Science Laboratory Bldg. Lecture Hall, UC Davis
  • March 1–2, 2014
    Vagina OurStories
    Time and location TBD
    Registration/ticket required
    For more information, email the WRRC at wrrc.davis@gmail.com or call (530) 752-3372
  • New event: March 4, 2014
    Interventions at Home?
    Sasha Abramsky, Lecturer, University Writing Program, UC Davis
    7:10 PM, Science Laboratory Bldg. Lecture Hall, UC Davis
  • March 7, 2014
    International Womyn’s Day Celebration
    11 AM – 1 PM, Quad, UC Davis
    For more information, email the WRRC at wrrc.davis@gmail.com or call (530) 752-3372
  • March 8, 2014
    Women of Color Research Summit
    All day event, Student Community Center, UC Davis
    Registration/ticket required
    For more information, email the WRRC at wrrc.davis@gmail.com or call (530) 752-3372
  • March 12, 2014
    Trans* Awareness Day
    For more information on related events, please contact the LGBTQIARC at 530-752-2452 or visit lgbtrc.ucdavis.edu
  • April 9, 2014
    Equal Pay Day
    11 AM – 1 PM, Memorial Union Patio, UC Davis
    For more information, email the WRRC at wrrc.davis@gmail.com or call (530) 752-3372
  • April 19, 2014
    STEM for Girls
    All day event
    Registration/ticket required
    For more information, email the WRRC at wrrc.davis@gmail.com or call (530) 752-3372
  • April 21–25, 2014
    Gender Equity Awareness Week
    For more information on specific workshops/events times and locations, email WRRC at wrrc.davis@gmail.com or call (530) 752-3372.
  • May 9, 2014
    Ellen Hansen Memorial Prize Opening Reception & Award Ceremony
    5 – 7 PM, The Pence Gallery, 212 D Street, Davis
    For more information, email the WRRC at wrrc.davis@gmail.com or call (530) 752-3372
  • June 6, 2014
    WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) Mentoring Program End of the Year Banquet
    NOON – 1 PM, Multipurpose Room, Student Community Center, UC Davis
    Registration/ticket required
    For more information, email the WRRC at wrrc.davis@gmail.com or call (530) 752-3372

Book Discussions

  • September 16 & 30; October 7 & 21, 2013
    Discussions facilitated by Susan Steinbach and Leslie Anastassatos
    7 – 9 PM, Unitarian Universalist Church of Davis, 27074 Patwin Road, Davis (off Russell Blvd. in West Davis)
    Pre-registration recommended; RSVP at re@uudavis.org
  • October 11, November 22, 2013; January 17, 2014
    Interprofessional Book Club
    Discussions facilitated by Jann Murray-Garcia, Assistant Adjunct Professor, Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, UC Davis
    NOON – 1 PM, Room 3225 A/B, Education Building, UC Davis Health System, 4610 X Street, Sacramento Campus

Author's Visit

  • January 13, 2014
    The Forum @MC: All Hands on Deck: Supporting Women in STEM
    Panel discussion with Nicholas Kristof, featured author; Tererai Trent, Founder of Tinogona Foundation and whose story is featured in Half the Sky; Kimberlee Shauman, Professor, Department of Sociology, UC Davis.
    4 – 5 PM, Jackson Hall, Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts
    This event is FREE to the public
  • *January 13, 2014
    Author’s Talk – Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
    8 PM – 9:30 PM, Jackson Hall, Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts
    Book signing to follow at 9:30 PM, Yocha Dehe Grand Lobby, Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts
    To purchase tickets, please visit mondavicenter.ucdavis.edu or call the Mondavi Center Box Office at (530) 754-2787.
*Most CCBP program events are FREE to the public (although some may require registration or ticket) with the exception of the Author’s Talk on January 13, 2014 at 8 PM and all events sponsored by and held at the Crocker Art Museum. To purchase tickets for these events, please visit mondavicenter.ucdavis.edu or call the Mondavi Center Box Office at (530) 754-2787; crockerartmuseum.org or call (916) 808-1182.
† This event is part of the Women in Leadership Seminar Series sponsored by the UC Davis Biotechnology Program and UC Davis ADVANCE Program.
« This event is part of the “Half the Sky” Film Series sponsored by the Crocker Art Museum.
• This event is part of the Women Make Movies Film Series sponsored by the UC Davis Peter J. Shields Library.


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updated 1.15.14