Women’s History Month is observed annually during the month of March to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of women to our nation’s past, present, and future. In recognition of the month, we encourage your engagement in the diverse slate of programs, listed below, being held across the University community.
To mark 100 years of Lantern Night and celebrate Women’s History month, the Pitt Alumni Association is sharing stories of some its most remarkable and accomplished alumnae.
List of Events
Colloquium: "An Unbecoming Story: Toni Morrison and the Black Aesthetic"
Thursday, March 4 at 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Enduring Impact of Early Life Stress: Observations at Reproductive Transitions
Friday, March 5 at 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m
Transnational Dialogues in Afrolatinidad: Education and Anti-Blackness
Friday, March 5 at 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
"Thanks to Her" - Short Film Screening and Talkback
Sunday, March 7 at 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Reflections of 400 Souls: A Conversation with Keisha Blain
Monday, March 8 | Noon – 1 p.m.
The Battle over Gender Equality in European Politics
Monday, March 8 at 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
CLAS Film Series Presents: The Chambermaid
Monday, March 8 at 6:00 p.m.
Pitt Honors Café Series: Alumni Session with Kathy Dimeo
Tuesday, March 9 at 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
What is Justice?: Contemporary Perspectives on Global Feminisms
Wednesday, March 10 at 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Hesselbein Workshop featuring Brigette Bethea: Leadership Toolkit — The Power of Storytelling
Wednesday, March 10 at 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
In Our Own Write: Creative Writing for LGBT Elders (ages 50+)
Wednesday, March 10 at 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Pitt-Johnstown Program Board Presents: Virtual Comedy Show with Melissa McGillicuddy
Wednesday, March 10 at 8:00 p.m.
"Authors and Anecdotes" Book Club: Featuring Maya Goldenberg
Thursday, March 11 at 12:00 p.m.
Colloquium: Feminized Labor, Sex Work and Precarity
Thursday, March 11 at 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Almost Too Tight to Love: A Reading & Conversation with Savannah Sipple
Thursday, March 11 at 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Dr. Verónica Montecinos presents "Seeing Gender in Presidential Politics"
Friday, March 12 at 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Friday, March 12 at 8:00 p.m.
Sharee Miller: Children's Literature Conference Keynote
Monday, March 15 at 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
The Mark A. Nordenberg Lecture in Law, Medicine & Psychiatry: Michele Bratcher Goodwin
Tuesday, March 16 at 12:00 p.m.
MCSI Green Speakeasy Virtual Happy Hour: Pitt Deans Talk Sustainability
Tuesday, March 16 | 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
“Black Babies Matter: Physician-Patient Race Matches and Disparities in Birthing Mortality for Newborns”
Tuesday, March 16 at 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 17 at 6:00 p.m.
Gender & Science Reading Group
Thursday, March 18 at 5:00 p.m.
Sharing Herstory: A Women's History Month Open Mic
Thursday, March 18 at 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
"Authors and Anecdotes" Book Club: Featuring Toi Derricotte
Thursday, March 25 at 12:00 p.m.
Epi Seminar: Black Women’s Health Study - Lucile Adams-Campbell
Thursday, March 25 at 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m.
Liquid Stars: Translation, Digression, Transformation
Thursday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Voices: Celebrating the Beauty and Diversity of America's Literary Landscape
Thursday, March 25 at 8:00 p.m.
Women’s History Month Book Club
Tuesday, March 30 at 12:00 p.m.
Deliberative Dialogues >> Women in the Workplace: Advocating and Navigating in the Era of COVID-19
Tuesday, March 30th | Noon – 1 p.m.
Honoring Women On The Front Line Of COVID-19
Tuesday, March 30 | 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Pandemic Pivots and Power Moves: Planning For The New Normal
Wednesday, March 31 | Noon - 1 p.m.