Tuesday, March 9, 2017
Lecture Hall C202
Program begins at 1 p.m.
Free and Open to the Public - Online registration is required.
Presented by the International Center and the Office for Diversity and Inclusion
An award winning actress and activist, Najimy is a former Ms. Magazine Woman of the Year and a recipient of PETA’s Humanitarian of the Year Award presented by Sir Paul McCartney. She will speak about “Women & Body Image” as well as the importance of advancing progressive social causes. At the forefront of AIDS activism for twenty years, she has been a vocal proponent of human rights worldwide.
Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Experience this multi-media group exhibit that explores the complex relationship between personal identity, storytelling and cultural expectation.
Charlestown Campus, Mary L. Fifield Art Gallery
Engage with an exhibit that illuminates the diverse roles women have played in union organizing and public advocacy for workers’ rights.
Chelsea Campus, Lobby Gallery
Explore this display featuring the works of women who transformed the healthcare experience and shaped how we understand wellness and patient care.
Sponsored by the BHCC Library and Learning Commons
Charlestown Campus, E-Building, Second Floor Corridor
Listen to moving poems and stories that connect individual experiences to a larger shared history. Choose from BHCC faculty-selected works or bring something of your own to read. All are welcome.
Sponsored by the BHCC Library and Learning Commons, the International Center and BHCC Learning Communities
12–2 p.m. Charlestown Campus, Main Lobby
Join us for an evening of art and conversation with special guest artists featured in the exhibition.
6–8 p.m., Charlestown Campus, Mary L. Fifield Art Gallery
Participate in a group discussion inspired by BHCC One Book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.
Sponsored by BHCC Learning Communities and the BHCC One Book Project
12–2 p.m., Chelsea Campus, Community Room
6–8 p.m., Charlestown Campus, Mary L. Fifield Gallery
Enjoy this three-person theatrical show exploring Eleanor Roosevelt’s personal struggles while in the public eye, her deep involvement with her husband’s presidency, her political triumphs at the United Nations and her enduring contribution to human rights and personal liberty.
Sponsored by BHCC Learning Communities
6–8 p.m., Charlestown Campus, A300 Auditorium