OSWEGO -- March is Women's "Herstory" Month, and the
SUNY Oswego Women's Center will continue its annual observance with a
series of free evening activities on campus after the college's spring
Zonta International will present "Who Speaks for
this Woman?" a program that addresses the status of women locally,
nationally and internationally, at 7 p.m. March 22 in the formal lounge
of Hewitt Union.
Kim Trela, a SUNY Oswego student and a feminist
songwriter, will perform her work at 7 p.m. March 24 in Hewitt Union's
Discussions of "Woman and Body Art in Herstory" and
"Women in Leadership" will take place in Hewitt Union's formal lounge,
the first at 7:30 p.m. March 25 and the second at 7 p.m. March 29.
Also on March 29, the annual Gender Bender Bake Sale
will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Hewitt Union lobby.
Homemade baked goods will be sold for 75 cents each to women and for $1
each to men to reflect inequalities in wages between the sexes.
A video of the hit 1999 movie "Boys Don't Cry"
recounting the true story of a woman who lived as a man and died for
it, starring Hilary Swank, will be shown at 7 p.m. March 30 in Room 226
of Hewitt Union.
As part of the SUNY Oswego Women's Studies Speakers
Series, Yunan Hong will present her documentary-in-progress about the
life of Chinese-American film star Anna May Wong at 5 p.m. March 31 in
Room 105 of Lanigan Hall. Wong achieved international fame in the 1920s
and '30s, headlining the original "Shanghai Express" along with Marlene
The Women's Center is celebrating 30 years on campus
this month. Its annual banquet will take place a 7 p.m. April 8 in The
Forum restaurant in Hewitt Union. Admission is $5, and reservations are
For information and reservations, call the center at