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March 13, 2019

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Friday, March 22, 2019

8:00 PM
LOCASH Spring Concert
LOCASH will perform at Edinboro University on Friday, March 22, beginning at 8 p.m. The doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets Available online at edinborotickets.com, by phone at (814) 732-2177 or at the Pogue Student Center SGA C-Store.
Start Date and TimeEvent Details

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

All Day
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
From Girl Groups to Gaga
Wednesday, March 13
9:30 to 10:45 am
Frank G. Pogue Student Center, Seminar Room 143

From Girl Groups to Gaga
Dr. Dale Hunter, Department of Biology and Health Sciences
From the 1950s till well into the 1990s and beyond, most female singers and singing groups had little to no control over their careers and public image. I will explore how women have slowly taken full control of their careers.
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
From Myra Bradwell to ‘Notorious RBG’: A Brief Look at Female Lawyers
Wednesday, March 13
9:30 to  10:45 am
Frank G. Pogue Student Center, Multipurpose Room A 
From Myra Bradwell to ‘Notorious RBG’: A Brief Look at Female Lawyers 
Dr. Irene Fiala, Department of Sociology 
This presentation will examine a brief history of “Women in Law” by discussing pioneers such as Myra Bradwell, who was initially denied by the Illinois Supreme Court to be admitted to the Illinois Bar (1869) and Ruth Bader Ginsberg, who was appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court by former President Bill Clinton (1993). 
 
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Mother of Frankenstein: The Portrayal of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley in American Popular Film
Wednesday, March 13
9:30 to 10:45 am
Frank G. Pogue Student Center, Scot Cinema
Mother of Frankenstein: The Portrayal of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley in American Popular Film

Dr. Roger Solberg, Department of English and Philosophy
The 2018-2019 academic year coincides with the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein. While everyone has heard of the Frankenstein monster, how much does the average person know about its author? American movies have made several attempts at portraying her for the general public, but how accurate are those portraits? We will examine the cinematic depiction of Mary Shelley in four films: The Bride of Frankenstein (1953), Gothic (1986), Haunted Summer (1988), and Mary Shelley (2017). Clips from the movies will be shown.
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Black Womanism Rising: Beyonce, JayZ & the Quest to Burn the Patriarchy to the Ground
Wednesday, March 13
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM 
Frank G. Pogue Student Center, Seminar Room 143 
Black Womanism Rising: Beyonce, JayZ & the Quest to Burn the Patriarchy to the Ground 
Dr. Rhonda Matthews, Department of History, Politics, Languages & Cultures 
Beyonce is arguably one of the world’s biggest musical artists. Throughout her career, she has become increasingly political in revealing her public stances, especially as they relate to feminist ideology. However, the personal is often political and the art that she, and partner JayZ, have created by revealing some of their own struggles, has had the biggest impact on her audience. We will explore the messages and effects of the public discussions of family, Blackness, and the evolving views about what it means to be a women, a man and a family.
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
The American Abortion Battle
Wednesday, March 13
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM 
Frank G. Pogue Student Center, Scot Cinema  
The American Abortion Battle 
Dr. JD Fisher, Interim Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs 
Battles over abortion and abortion rights have become especially intense since the 2016 election of President Donald Trump and the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court. Professor Fisher will describe current issues and proposals regarding abortion rights and discuss abortion’s impact on American politics and culture. 
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Women and Biblical Justice in Salem
Wednesday, March 13
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM
Frank G. Pogue Student Center, Multipurpose Room A
Women and Biblical Justice in Salem
Dr. Jerra Jenrette, Department of History, Politics, Languages & Cultures
Professor Robin Howell, Department of Early Childhood & Reading
Nichole Heitzenrater, Student, Middle & Secondary Education & Educational Leadership
Why were hundreds of people accused of witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692, and why were 20 people executed? Why were the majority of accusers and accused female? Why did a people who fled England because of religious persecution become persecutors? We will examine the implications of biblical justice in the “holy commonwealth” at the end of the 17th century and analyze several long-term results of those trials.
4:30 PM
The Remarkable Fanny Wright: A Neglected 19th Century Feminist Activist and Philosopher
Wednesday, March 13
4:30 pm
Hendricks Hall Room 200
The Remarkable Fanny Wright: A Neglected 19th Century Feminist Activist and Philosopher
Dr. Stephen Sullivan, Department of English and Philosophy
Frances Wright (1795-1852) was an important 19th-century feminist thinker and activist who lived a fascinating though difficult life. She had a major impact on first-wave feminist thought in the United States, though she was eventually unjustly forgotten. Wright also made significant contributions to philosophy, education, and the abolitionist movement. In this presentation I will outline her life story and share some of her important ideas.
8:00 PM
UPB presents "A Star is Born"
"A Star is Born"
Pogue Student Center's Scot Cinema
Wednesday: 8 p.m. (Closed Captioned)
Thursday: 8 p.m.
Friday: 5 p.m. (CC), 8 p.m., 11 p.m.
Saturday: 8 p.m.
Sunday: 2 p.m.

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