BGSU Women’s Center to host Brown Bag luncheons

The Women’s Center at Bowling Green State University is holding a new series of weekly Brown Bag programs
through spring semester.
The public is invited to bring a lunch – or not, and attend free presentations on the following
Wednesdays from noon to 1 p.m. in the center in 107 Hanna Hall.
• Jan. 29 – "HPV: The Sexually Transmitted Cancer?" The presenter will be Abby Maas, MSN,
women’s health nurse practitioner at the Falcon Health Center. It is in recognition of Cervical Cancer
Awareness Month.
• Feb. 5 – "This is My Story: The Bible Quilts of Harriet Powers and Nora Ezell" by presenter
Viola Ratcliffe, art history, for Black History Month.
• Feb. 12 – Negotiating an Image: Analysis of Female Athletic Photographic Self-Representations.
Presenters are Dr. Katie Barak, American Culture Studies; Chelsea Kaunert and Campbell Query, Human
Movement, Sport and Leisure Studies.
• Feb. 19 – Gender and Educational Opportunity in High Schools Around the World, a panel of international
high school teachers in the 2014 IREX-TEA program at BGSU.
• Feb. 26 – "Women Helping Women Around the World" in recognition of Peace Corps Week. A panel
of returned Peace Corps volunteers.
• March 5 – "Putting Down Roots for Girls in STEM" recognizing Women’s History Month. Panelists
are Dr. Kristine Blair, English; Beth Pinheiro, Family and Consumer Sciences; and Angela Tennaro, Girl
Scouts of Western Ohio.
• March 19 – "Career Girls and Amateur Sleuths: Girls’ Series Fiction from the 1920s to the
1950s" by Nancy Down from the Browne Popular Culture Library.
• April 2 – Changes in Gender Socialization in Modern-Day Iran. Presenter is Elham Hoominfar.
• April 9 – Then and Now: The Role of Sexual Assault Kits in Sexual Assault Investigtions. In recognition
of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Presenter: Alex Thiel, Bowling Green Bureau of Criminal
Investigation.
• April 16 – Educating Peers and Students – a panel in recognition of BGSU Rainbow Days.
• April 23 – From Tattooed Ladies to Tattoo Artists. By Johni Amos, American Culture Studies.
• April 30 – Unleash Your Inner Goddess: Yoga for Women’s Health by yoga teacher Amanda McGuire Rzicznek.

For more information call the Women’s Center at 419-372-7227.