#WomensVoices is a three-day festival honoring Women’s History Month. These events promote discussion of political movements and personal perspectives central to females’ experiences in the 20th and 21st centuries. This program has been made possible through a grant from Indiana Humanities in cooperation with the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Events are free and open to the public.
WOMEN, SPORTS, AND TOXIC TWEETS WITH JULIE DICARO
Julie DiCaro is a Peabody Award winning journalist, sports radio host, freelance sports columnist, and national speaker. She is a former attorney and current update anchor at 670 The Score in Chicago who frequently writes and reports on women’s issues in sports, such as rape, domestic violence, and sexism in sports media. She has written for Deadspin, the Huffington Post, the Chicago Tribune, and is a featured columnist at The Cauldron / Sports Illustrated and CBS Sports. She has been heard on SI Now, National ESPN Radio Shows, TSN Toronto, and After Hours with Amy Lawrence.
Columbia College Chicago Feminist Film Festival
The Chicago Feminist Film Festival showcases independent, international film, predominantly shorts, spanning documentary, fiction, and experimental genres, and aims to address issues of gender, sexuality, race, and other forms of inequality often missing from mainstream media. The films in the festival cut across genres, including social documentaries, horror, comedies, whimsical films, and romances.