2017-2018 Events and Co-Curricular

We will add new and exciting CRP events to the list below as they become available, stop by frequently!

Sept. 8 & 9, 2017 - Women & Leadership: First Conference of U.S. Women Governors, Sept 8 @ 7:00pm, Eberhard Center #215, Sept 9 @ 9:00am, Loosemore Auditorium - DeVos. What are the challenges, rewards, and opportunities encountered by women in executive leadership roles?   How can we prepare and encourage the next generation of female leaders?  The Hauenstein Center has partnered with the National Governors Association to hold the first ever gathering of U.S. Women Governors and other scholars and leaders to discuss leadership, common ground, and gender-relevant issues. Join us for lively keynotes and panel discussions with Governors Jennifer Granholm, Kathleen Blanco, Martha Collins, Madeleine Kunin, Janet Napolitano, Beverly Perdue, Barbara Roberts, Jane Swift, Christine Todd Whitman, and more. Author Deborah Rhode will discuss her new book, Women and Leadership. And for a discussion of female achievement here in Michigan we welcome esteemed panelists Lisa Posthumus Lyons, Birgit Klohs, and GVSU Provost Maria Cimitile. RSVP for this event. LIB 100/201 Approved!

Sept 22, 2017-Ongoing - GVSU Library Archives Collection on Women's History at GVSU. An ongoing exhibit relative to the themes of the CRP read, All the Single Ladies. The exhibit is housed in the Mary Idema Pew Library in a display case on the second floor, just at the top of the stairs.

Oct 25, 2017 - Democracy 101: Women in Politics, 6:00pm-7:30pm, Eberhard Center GR, With Michigan Representative Winnie Brinks, GRPS Board President, Wendy Falb, GR City Commissioner, Ruth Kelly, Shannon Garret (SMG Strategies), and Michigan Board of Education, Lupe Ramos-Montigny. LIB 100/201 Approved!

Oct 27, 2017 - Feminist Film Fridays, 2:00pm, Kirkhof Center, Women's Center, monthly film screening focusing on gender justice and feminism.

Nov 8, 2017 - Democracy 101: How to Get Involved and Influence Local and State Politics, 12:00pm-1:30pm, Kirkhof Center, Room 2266.

Nov 9, 2017 - The Second Line of Defense: Grand Rapids Women and the Great War, 7:00pm, Ryerson Auditorium, Grand Rapids Public Library, 111 Library NE, Grand Rapids, MI  49503, presented by the Greater Grand Rapids Women's History Council, info@ggrwhc.org. LIB 100/201 Approved!


March 12, 2018 - Author Lecture, Holland Herrick Library

March 13, 2018 - Author Lecture - Kirkhof Center, Grand River Room, Allendale Campus, 7:00pm, Door open at 6:00pm.  Free and open to the public.  Book signing will immediately follow the lecture. LIB 100/201 Approved!

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