North Carolina Central University (NCCU) will commemorate Women’s History Month with a series of virtual events that are free and open to the public. The university will host lectures as well as a film screening, mental wellness activity and roundtable throughout March.
The Women’s and Gender Studies Program will kick off events with an NCCU alumnae roundtable. Participants will discuss the significance of the program and its impact on their lives at 6 p.m. on March 8. Register for the event at http://bit.ly/NCCUAlumnaeRoundtable.
Additional Women’s History Month activities, sponsored by the Women’s and Gender Studies Program, include a virtual faculty speaker series held on March 10, 18, 24 and April 1 at 3 p.m. For more information on speakers and topics, visit https://bit.ly/3e9KuiQ. Individuals may register at http://bit.ly/WGSTSpeakerSeries.
NCCU’s student chapter of the Association for Information Science and Technology will host a conversation with noted sociologist, author and researcher Tressie McMillan Cottom, Ph.D. She will discuss the topic “The impact of intersecting technology, gender, ethnicity and class” at 11:30 a.m. on March 13. Join the event at https://bit.ly/38h5ikO.
The Department of History will host the Helen G. Edmonds New South Lecture Series, a lecture featuring adjunct professor of history Johneta Devoe and graduate student Hazel Boomer. They will discuss the topic “The Meaning of Radical, Leftist Politics in the Early 20th Century” at 6 p.m. on March 22. Register for the event at http://bit.ly/HelenGEdmondsLecture.
The university will continue the Rock the Lyceum Lecture Series featuring NCCU alumna, financial advisor and entrepreneur Faith Bynum. She will discuss how to turn a passion into a business at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 24. Register for the event at http://bit.ly/NCCU-RTL-FBynum.
Other highlights include:
- March 15, 6 p.m.: Insecure: Comedy-drama Screening Join the event at http://bit.ly/InsecureComedy
- March 29, 6 p.m.: Black Women’s Health During the Global Pandemic: How are We Doing? Yoga/meditation class Join the event at http://bit.ly/BlackWomensHealth
- March 31, 6 p.m.: Sister Circle: Student-led roundtable discussion about the themes covered throughout the month. Join the event at http://bit.ly/NCCUSisterCircle