Weekly Feminist Happenings March 4th-10th

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Tuesday, March 4th

Film screening of  InformantThe documentary “Informant,” which profiles Brandon Darby, radical left-wing activist turned FBI informant. Director Jamie Meltzer will be in attendance for a post-film Q-and-A session. Details: Starts at 7 p.m. at the Salt Lake City Public Library – Main (210 E. 400 South, Salt Lake City).

Wednesday, March 5th

Gay Family Matters with Professor Elizabeth Clement: Elizabeth Clement of the University of Utah Department of History will discuss gay family issues. Lunch will be served. This discussion is part of the Women’s Week activities at the University of Utah. Details: From noon to 1 p.m. at the Hinckley Institute of Politics at the University of Utah.

Elizabeth Smart, “Voices of Courage”: Elizabeth Smart will share her story on March 5, 2014, to promote “Voices of Courage,” a relationship violence and sexual assault prevention campaign sponsored by BYU Women’s Services & Resources. Details: From 709:30 in the Brigham Young University de Jong Concert Hall (Campus Drive and 1200 North, Provo).

Women’s Leadership Summit: he Women’s Leadership Summit aims for women students to feel more confident as leaders by helping them build valuable skills and support networks. The program will include a keynote speaker, program sessions, and mentor-led reflection. To register, please visit the Office of Orientation & Leadership Development’s website at www.orientation.utah.edu. Details: From 2:30-5:30 p.m. at the Peterson Heritage Center (5 Heritage Center Salt Lake City, UT 84112).

Money Matters: Negotiating Salaries for Women Workshop: Learn key strategies to negotiate your salary, and about the gender dynamics involved. Details: Starts at 4:30 p.m. in the Career Services Office 350 (201 South 1460 East Salt Lake City, Utah 84112).

Thursday, March 6th

“The New Face of AIDS: Africa’s Women and Children:” As part of the Kim T. Adamson Lecture Series on International Studies, Westminster will present a free lecture by Charlayne Hunter-Gault. Details: Starts at 7 p.m. in the Vieve Gore Concert Hall (1250 E. 1700 South, Salt Lake City).

Mentoring Matters: Honors College Creative Solutions Luncheon: Meet local women leaders in business, non-profit, art, community leadership, and activism for small group discussions that will let you identify your passions, facilitate networking, and open opportunities. Lunch provided. Details: From 12-1:30 p.m. in the SaltAir Room in the University of Utah, Student Union (200 South Central Campus Drive Salt Lake City, Utah 84112). Pre-registration required. Contact rsvp@honors.utah.edu

Voice Matters–To the Unknown Goddess: The Music, Poetry, and Paintings of Barbara Strozzi, Veronica Franco, and Artemisia Gentileschi: Explore history from a fresh perspective with the art, music and poetry of Artemesia Gentileschi, Barbara Strozzi, and Veronica Franco, three Italian women of the Renaissance and Baroque who overcame social barriers to become great artists. The University of Utah departments of Music, Literature, and Modern Dance join forces for an extraordinary evening of performance and lecture.

Musicians Cheryl Hart (soprano), Emily Nelson (soprano), Miyo Aoki (recorder), Lisa Chaufty (flauto traverso and recorder), and Eleanor Christman Cox (baroque cello) will be joined by Julie Wright-Costa, Associate Professor of Voice in the School of Music, and Seattle artist John Lenti (lute) to interpret the music of Strozzi. Dancer Carly Schaub and ensemble will enliven this music with original choreography. Dr. Margaret Toscano, Associate Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature, will bring depth and insight through her inspiring lecture about the lives of these remarkable women. Details: Starts at 7:30 p.m. in the David P. Gardner Hall, Dumke Recital Room (1375 South President’s Circle, Rm. 204 Salt Lake City, Utah 84112).

Saturday, March 8th

International Women’s Expo: International Women’s Expo will celebrate International women’s Day and also gives opportunities for women’s businesses and businesses in general to expand their services and products in this niche market Details: Starts at 7 p.m. at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center (1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City).

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