Watch for posters and electronic announcements for the many Co-curricular and Diversity events in each semester that concern women and/or reflect issues of special interest to women. In addition, each year Women's Studies supports and/or sponsors speakers and events of particular interest to women.
March 7, 2014 -- Salon Russe: Anna Akhmatova -- the Voice of the People. Our Salon Russe, a Russian salon, explores the life and poetry of Anna Akhmatova, with contributions from professors Tara Hart (Literature), Jane Winer (Art), Hsien-Ann Meng (Music), and Helen Mitchell (Philosophy). The performance portion showcases Akhmatova's poetry set to romantic music and featuring Soprano Lorriana Markovic, HCC Adjunct Voice Faculty who did her Ph. D. on Akhmatova (1889-1965) -- specificallly, on the poetry of Akhmatova that was set to music. Free and open to the public.
Time and Place: 9:30 a.m. to noon
Monteabaro Recital Hall.
Rep Stage -- Fall 2013
September 11-29, "A Young Woman of Property" by Horton Foote, Directed by Michael Stebbins
The story of Wilma, a lonely girl who has lived with her aunt since her mother's death. When her greatest wish -- to live in the house her mother left her -- is threatened , Wilma works to claim her identity as a young woman of property.
October 30-November 17, "I Am My Own Wife" by Doug Wright, Directed by Tony Tsendeas
Based on the true story of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, a German transvestite who survived both the Nazi and repressive East German Communist regimes, this play features Michael Stebbins as Charlotte and more than 40 other characters who represent the men and women in Charlotte's life from the 1930s to 1990 when the Berlin Wall fell.