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Women’s History Month Celebration at Duquesne: Women Keeping the Faith

Duquesne University's Center for Women's and Gender Studies, during Women's History month, is highlighting the role of women in times of crisis, celebrating faith and driving progress. Most events hold the theme Saints: Holy and Secular, focusing on the power of female saints. 

The events, which are free and open to the public, include:
Wednesday, March 11

Modern Day Saints on the Battlefield: The Power and Resilience of Sudanese Women

Dr. Godriver Odhiambo, assistant professor of history, Le Moyne College
6 p.m., Power Center Ballroom

Friday, March 13

Who Are Our Saints? Building a National Pantheon in the Modern Museum

Dr. Alima Bucciantini, assistant professor of history, Duquesne University
4 p.m., Room 553, College Hall

Saturday, March 21

Duquesne Women in Philosophy 2015 Conference: Violence and Embodiment
Keynote speaker: Ann Murphy, University of New Mexico
Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center

Thursday, March 26
Blessed Among All Women: The Subversive Power of Female Saints

Women's History Month Keynote Presentation
Robert Ellsberg, editor-in-chief and publisher, Orbis Books
6 p.m., Power Center Ballroom

For more information on any of these events, email Women's and Gender Studies at wsgs@duq.edu.

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