February 29, 2016
WHAT: Texas Tech University Women’s Studies Program, Alamo Drafthouse, International Film Series and Risk Intervention & Safety Education presents “The Color Purple,” the second film in the Sexism in Cinema Film Series.
Following the film there will be a 20-minute discussion engaging representations of race intersecting with femininities and masculinities led by Texas Tech professor Karlos Hill.
WHEN: 7 p.m. Wednesday (March 2)
WHERE: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, 120 W. Loop 289
WHO: The event is open to the public and admission is $3. A complete list of the films in the series can be found here.
CONTACT: Elizabeth Sharp, associate professor, Human Development and Family Studies, College of Human Sciences, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-8652 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Dana Weiser, assistant professor, Human Development and Family Studies, College of Human Sciences, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-4912 or email@example.com.
The College of Human Sciences at Texas Tech University provides multidisciplinary education, research and service focused on individuals, families and their environments for the purpose of improving and enhancing the human condition.
The college offers a Bachelor of Science degree with disciplines in:
The college also offers graduate programs leading to the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees.Twitter
Started in 1981, the Women's Studies Program is an interdisciplinary program that examines the cultural and social construction of gender, explores the history, experiences and contributions of women to society, and studies the influences of gender on the lives of women and men. The program emphasizes critical thinking across disciplines vital to success during and following formal education.
Texas Tech offers a minor in Women's Studies. Goals of the minor include helping students interpret concepts of gender and gendered identities in different social, cultural and political contexts.
The program is administered by the Director of Women's Studies. A minor in Women's Studies consists of 18 hours of courses as approved by the director.Twitter