March Events for the 64 Days of Nonviolence

by Bina Walker, Graduate Assistant, Women’s Studies Program SCSU

The 64 Days officially begins each year on Jan. 30, the day Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated, and ends on April 4, the day we commemorate Dr. King. In our twelfth annual observation of the 64 Days at SCSU, we continue to celebrate the peace and justice heritage in many of our cultures and heritages, including our observation of Black History Month, Women’s History Month, and Asian/Pacific Heritage Month.

Please join the Women’s Studies Program at Southern Connecticut State University for the following events.

  • March 4th: Women’s Wit and Wisdom “Beauty Across Cultures” with artist and educator Hanan Hameen (2-4 p.m.; Adanti Student Center 301)
  • March 5th: Performance Poetry Duo “About That Elephant” (7-9 p.m.; Adanti Student Center Ballroom A)
  • March 6th & 7th: Kingian Nonviolence Workshop with Victoria Christgau (1-7 p.m. & 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Engleman Hall B 121 A&B)
  • March 12th: “Gender Justice and Cyber Technology” an evening with feminist legal scholars on intersections of gender and technology (5-7 p.m.; Engleman Hall A 113)
  • March 21st: The 20th Annual African American Women’s Summit, a Sisters’ Collective in New Haven (8 a.m.-3 p.m.; Wexler-Grant School, 55 Foote St., New Haven)
  • March 25th: The 6th annual “The Z Experience,” a spoken word event in memory of Zannette Lewis, in conjunction with Women’s Appreciation Day & Sisters’ Gathering (7-10 p.m.; Adanti Student Center Ballroom B)

All events, except the 20th Annual African American Women’s Summit, are at SCSU, 501 Crescent St., New Haven.

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