Archived Events
Before Fall 2002
Past WRC Events

Movie nights: films dealing with some aspect of women and/or gender issues

  • Movies include All About My Mother, Billy Eliot, Shrek, The Nasty Girl, and more

We hosted singer/songwriter Lynn Deeves at the Ronj

March 2002: Women's History Month Lunchtime Series. Discussions included

  • Professor Rebecca Herzig: "Technologies of Difference: Race, Sex, and Hair Removal in Early Twentieth-Century America"
  • Professor Erica Rand: "Breeders on a Golf Ball: Looking for Sex at Ellis Island"
  • Professor Jualynne Dodson: "On Matriarchy, Feminism, and Non-Europeaned Women: Are We Sure Essentialism is So Offbase?"

December 2001: Co-hosted a Ska fundraiser concert for the Abused Women's Advocacy Project in Lewiston, Maine

November 2001: Celebrated the annual international "16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence"

  • Invited Layli Miller, Esq. from the Tahirih Justice Center in Washington D.C. to speak about "Global Impact of Violence Against Women"

Fall 2001: Held student-led discussions

  • "Reproductive Rights"
  • "Women of Trinidad"
The Vision of the Bates College Women's Resource Center is:
  • To create a safe and comfortable space for women on campus

  • To provide a place for students to exchange ideas and meet with peers and professors outside of an academic setting

  • To provide a pro-active, supportive environment that builds community

  • To generate and encourage dialogue between men and women regarding gender and women's issues at a local, national and international level

  • To facilitate action and raise awareness regarding gender and women's issues in order to help create a campus free of sexism, discrimination and violence

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