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Six-week event series planned for Women's History Month

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BEMIDJI, Minn. - Bemidji State University, the BSU Women’s Studies Program and the BSU Women’s Resource Center will host or be involved with a six-week series of activities to celebrate March as Women’s History Month, beginning Feb. 25 and ending April 5. The events range from an open house at the BSU Women’s Center to a presentation of “The Vagina Monologues.”

On-campus events surrounding the Women’s History Month celebration include:

• Feb. 25; 11 a.m.-1 p.m. - BSU Women’s Center open house; Lower Union.

• Feb. 29; 7-9 p.m. - Dust & Fire Reception; American Indian Resource Center.

• March 1; 11 a.m.-2 p.m. - Northwest Minnesota Women’s Hall of Fame induction ceremony; Beaux Arts Ballroom.

• March 4; noon-1 p.m. - Brown Bag lunch: “Waste Not, Want Not,” by Colleen Greer and Carla Norris-Raynbird; Viking Room, Lower Union.

• March 5; 7 p.m. - Women on Wednesday film series, “Thunderbird Woman,” a biography of Winona LaDuke; American Indian Resource Center.

• March 18; noon-1 p.m. - Brown Bag Lunch: “Writers Who Care About the Environment,” by Erika Johnson and Anna Carlson; Viking Room, Lower Union.

• March 19; 7 p.m. - Women on Wednesday film series, “Erin Brockovich,” American Indian Resource Center.

• March 25; noon-1 p.m. - Brown Bag Lunch: “Babes and the Woods: Women’s Objectification and the Feminine Ideal as Ecological Hazards,” by Dr. Britan A. Scott; Viking Room, Lower Union.

• March 28-29, 7:30 p.m. -”The Vagina Monologues,” Beaux Arts Ballroom.

• April 1; 6 p.m. - Women on Wednesday film series, “Taafe Fanga (Skirt Power),” Hagg-Sauer Hall 100.

• April 2; noon-1 p.m. - Brown Bag Lunch: “Women’s Reproductive Health,” by Jan Maas and Barb Eriksson-Capes; Viking Room, Lower Union.

A complete listing of events surrounding Women’s History Month is available by visiting the Bemidji State University events calendar on the Web at For more information about Women’s History Month and the activities surrounding its recognition, contact the BSU Women’s Center at (218) 755-3771.

About Bemidji State University Bemidji State University, located in northern Minnesota’s lake district, occupies a wooded campus along the shore of Lake Bemidji. Enrolling more than 5,000 students, the University offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and nine graduate programs encompassing arts, sciences and select professional programs. The University is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and has a faculty and staff of more than 550. University signature themes include environmental stewardship, civic engagement and global and multi-cultural understanding. For further information about the University, visit Become a fan of Bemidji State University on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.