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20TH ANNIVERSARY of UB'S GENDER INSTITUTE

SAVE THE DATE

May 21-26: Feminist Summer University, 2017
La Chaire Claire-Bonenfant vous invite à vous inscrire à
Colloque FEMMES, VIOLENCES, POLITIQUES ET RÉSISTANCES du 21 au ​26 mai 2017

Register HERE.

Université féministe d'été

Faculté des sciences sociales
Université Laval
Téléphone: 418-656-2131 poste 8930
universite-feministe-ete@fss.ulaval.ca

Thur. June 1: Hallwalls Fundraiser: Women’s Work

Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center - Asbury Hall,  341 Delaware Ave, Buffalo 14202  -   Fee

Doors open at 7 p.m. for an hour-long for registration and a preview of the available artworks; the live auction begins promptly at 8 pm.
Hallwalls’ art auction will feature 40 women artists, both regionally and internationally acclaimed. The open bar will include signature cocktails, champagne, wine, and beer with our mixologist Kerry Quaile behind the bar. A selection of hearty hors d'oeuvres will be available throughout the event, catered by Buffalo Catering Company. 

Donating artists include Cindy Sherman (one of Hallwalls’ founders), Laylah Ali, Ida Applebroog, Monica Angle, Beth B, Mary Begley, Elizabeth Berdann, Skylar Borgstrom, Laura Borneman, Julia Bottoms-Douglas, Shary Boyle, Barbara Buckman, Kathe Burkhart, Ellen Carey, Millie Chen,  Jackie Felix, Erin Finley, Dorothy Fitzgerald, Pam Glick, Megan Greene, Joyce Hill, Deborah Jack, Alison S.M. Kobayashi, Catherine Cantanzaro Koenig, Becky Koenig, Suzy Lake, Joan Linder, Esperanza Mayobre, Jillian McDonald, Lori Nix, Ester Partegas, Judy Rifka, Alicia Ross, Laurie Simmons, Kiki Smith, Chrysanne Stathacos, Betty Tompkins, Barbara Weissberger, Mary Wyrick.

Auction tickets are $40 each or 2 for $70, you may purchase tickets atw.hallwalls.org, or by calling Hallwalls at 716-854-1694. ABCDJ will be spinning tunes before and after the live auction.

July 12- 16:  NACW Conference: Embracing Our Past, Empowering Our Future

Hyatt Regency Buffalo / Hotel and Conference Center, 2 Fountain Plaza Buffalo, NY 14202

The Erie County Commission on the Status of Women will be hosting the National Association of Commissions for Women (NACW) national conference July 12-16, 2017 in Buffalo. 

Commission  members from state, city and county commissions throughout the United States will be  convening  to share  best  practices, receive updates  on  current legislation and public policy  impacting women and  collaborate on  addressing  economic inequality and other issue effecting women and girls. The theme, Embracing Our Past, Empowering Our Future is a perfect theme to commemorate the 100 anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in New York State.  There are several options available for local attendees.

For more information and to register:  http://www.nacwconference.org/