The new Women’s Studies major at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is kicking off October with special events that will explore the dimensions of gender. On Thursday, October 2, Dr. Stephanie Dykes will lecture on “What Becomes a Woman? Transsexual Perspectives,” 7:30 p.m., Holt Hall, room 308. This event is free and open to the public, with no registration required.
Future events include:
Wednesday, October 8
Michael Jaynes will lecture on “Meat and Porn: An Eco Feminist Perspective on Connected Cruelty” at 7:30 p.m. in the Raccoon Mountain Room of the UTC University Center. Free and open to the public.
Wednesday, October 15
The foreign Language Department will show the film Frida starring Selma Hayak and Alberto Molina at 7:15 p.m. in Brock Hall 201. Free and open to the public.
Wednesday, October 22
The Core Ensemble will present Legendary Latinas: Tres Vidas at 7:30 p.m. in the Roland Hayes Auditorium of the UTC Fine Arts Center. This musical show features actress/singer Karina Barros portraying Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, Salvadoran activist Rufina Amaya, and Argentinian poet Alfonsina Storni. Free and open to the public.
Thursday, October 30, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, October 31, midnight
Women’s Studies will present The Rocky Horror Show as a fundraiser for the program. Performances will be held in the University Center Auditorium. Tickets are $12 per person and can be purchased at the UTC Arena box office, at tickettracks.com or by calling 266-6627.