Celebrating Women’s Role In History With Theater Performances, Talks Open To Public

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A Women's and Gender Studies Symposium, a special on-campus performance of For Colored Girls, and a brown bag luncheon talk are among the Women’s History Month activities at Rutgers University, Newark, this month. A detailed calendar is at; here are some highlights:

March 8, 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Annual Women's and Gender Studies Symposium, Paul Robeson Campus Center, Room 227, 350 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

March 16, 7 p.m., For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf,  Bradley Hall Theater, Rutgers-Newark,  110 Warren St. (corner of Warren Street & Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard), 3rd floor.  For other performances at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center and the New Jersey Symphony Hall, Center St., Newark, see

March 20, 3:30 p.m., Reimagining Caribbean Diasporas Lecture, “’Properize it in your best English’: David Dabydeen’s Poetry," Conklin Hall, Room 455, 275 University Ave., Rutgers-Newark

Speaker: Professor Anjali Nerlekar, African, Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Literatures, Rutgers University, New Brunswick

March 21, 4- 6 p.m., Occupy Newark Symposium/ Teach-in, Rutgers Center for Law and Justice, Baker Trial Courtroom, 123 Washington St., Newark

March 22, 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m., Fiddler Caitlin Warbelow and all-female Irish band, Paul Robeson Gallery, Paul Robeson Campus Center, Room 227, 350 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.



March 28, 2:30 p.m., “Growing Up in the Society of Control: Learning and the Un/Making of Adults," a Graduate Student Brown Bag series lecture; Conklin Hall, Room 246, 275 University Ave., Rutgers-Newark; Speaker: Julian Gill-Peterson, doctoral student, American Studies, Rutgers-Newark