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International Womxn's Day

The International Womxn's Day Celebration is an event that recognizes and celebrates womxn on and off campus who have made significant contributions towards gender equity, feminist practices, and intersectional approaches to their work and activism.

This year's events include the following:

  • March 6th, 8pm, Black Box Cabaret: MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A Screening. Drawn from a cache of personal video recordings from the past 22 years, director Steve Loveridge’s Sundance award winning MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. is a startlingly personal profile of the critically acclaimed artist, chronicling her remarkable journey from refugee immigrant to pop star.
  • March 7th: Poetry Workshop with Acclaimed Spoken Word Artist, FreeQuency: Mwende “FreeQuency” Katwiwa is a 26 year old Kenyan, Immigrant, Queer Womyn writer and speaker. The 2018 Women of the World Poetry Slam Champion, a 2017 TEDWomen speaker and ranked 3rd at the 2015 Individual World Poetry Slam, FreeQuency is a highly sought after performer, host, social justice teaching artist and workshop leader.
  • March 7th, 7pm, Black Box Cabaret: Public Performance and Keynote with FreeQuency. Join us for an hour long performance with acclaimed spoken word artist, FreeQuency.

Past events have included:

  • A public arts workshop with acclaimed artist, Favianna Rodriguez.
  • An evening celebration recognizing womxn on campus with keynote.

Otter Cross Cultural Center

(831) 582-4685