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Welcome to the Women’s Justice Roundtable community!
The Office of College Events and Cultural Planning held its Inaugural Women’s History Month observance at Bunker Hill Community College in May, 2022. The Women’s Justice Roundtable (WJR) at BHCC – offered 4 times annually – provides an intentional, safe, and reflective space for women and men, students, staff, faculty, and community partners to gather, showcase, and collaborate on their efforts to create gender equality in their neighborhoods, workplaces, and social networks. Whatever the scale, the WJR supports all initiatives - from children and youth to elders – that focus on protecting girls’ and women’s human rights. Dr. Robin Chandler, BHCC’s Inaugural Artist-Scholar in Residence, hosts the roundtable four times a year, the second will be held on October 26. Women (and men) from the BHCC community, College partners and the public are invited. The presenter for October 2022 will be Rhonda Anderson (Iñupiaq -Athabaskan), Western Mass Commission on Indian Affairs and Co-director of Ohketeau Cultural Center. Rhonda will share her thoughts on critical issues that currently confront women and girls in the Native community in the U.S.
The roundtable will include a 5-minute presentation by Chandler on progress in global women’s movements, a 30/45 - minute presentation by Anderson, including a short video, then full discussion from the roundtable of attendees. Please join the growing WJR community to share what you are doing to address gender inequality. Bring your stories, reports, challenges you are facing, and updates on your social justice efforts on behalf of women and girls.
Q&A to follow the discussion.
Remarks by Kim M. Frashure, Ph.D., Professor and Chairperson, Environmental Science Department
Sponsored by the Mary L. Fifield Art Gallery
Join by Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84891178870?pwd=bnBGNFZmMUIrZWtnaWE1dkxNenpkZz09
Meeting ID: 848 9117 8870
About the Speaker: Editor and publisher of Transformative Change: 10 Essays on Race & Spirituality (2021), Dr. Robin M. Chandleris currently the 2022 Fulbright-Nehru Specialist to India/U.S. State Department. She first published as founding editor of DRUM magazine as a University of Massachusetts/Amherst student in 1970. Dr. Chandler maintains a dual career in art and the social sciences and was the Inaugural 2018-19 Distinguished Artist-Scholar in Residence at Bunker Hill Community College. Her BHCC retrospective catalog, Revolutionary Moments, included works in collage and mixed media produced over the past 40 years in solo and group exhibitions in the U.S. and abroad. A social scientist, Chandler is a Professor Emeritus at Northeastern University for 30 years and co-edited Women, war, and violence: Personal perspectives and global activism (2010). As a cultural critique she has published widely on museums and identity, Hip Hop, arts and culture movements, micro-enterprise, ethnicity and crafts industries, and the effects of war on art worlds. Chandler has traveled, consulted, and exhibited widely in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, South America, Australia, Europe and the U.S. in galleries, museums and cultural and governmental ministries and has been an invited artist-in-residence at La Muse (France), Thupelo (Cape Town), The Bag Factory (Johannesburg) and at Pyramid Atlantic Studios and AAMARP Studios in the U.S. Dr. Chandler is currently the founder of R M Chandler Consultants LLC, a media, publishing and consulting firm. She plays tennis with an old school backhand.
Her recent book, Transformative Change: 10 Essays on Race & Spirituality, Ed., Robin M. Chandler, Publisher, R. M. Chandler Consultants, LLC, was published in 2021, and she is serving as a gender specialist as part of a Fullbright Program to India, March 2022.
An overview of what databases are and how to log in to BHCC databases, how to select a database to use, how to search databases using keywords, and helpful database features. Fill out the post-workshop survey and enter a chance to win an Amazon gift card. No registration required. Join: https://bhcc.webex.com/bhcc/j.php?MTID=m0b2d4755ac8bde7533657c8c45bde5a9
Please join us on Thursday, October 27 in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month!
1:30 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Sarah Gallardo, “Surviving Domestic Violence, The Domino Effect of Abuse” in C202 Lecture Hall (2nd floor of C Building)
2:15 p.m. Please join us for a 30 seconds "Breaking the Silence: Raising our Voices" activity on the Main Plaza
3 p.m. Workshop: “Dispelling the Myths About Domestic Violence” in C202 Lecture Hall (2nd floor of C Building)
5 p.m. Conversation, Hors D'oeuvres and Book Signing with Sarah Gallardo in the Art Gallery
(RSVP Required for the Book Signing: limited books available, so please email: email@example.com) in the A300 Art Gallery (3rd floor of A Building)
Get inspired by an evening of poetry with award-winning author and BHCC Associate Professor Deborah Schwartz as she reads from her latest poetry collection Wind of the House, Voice of the Stream, of the Dream That you Dream, While We Turn You Around.
The event will be in-person at the college in the A300 Lobby outside the Mary L. Fifield Art Gallery, located in the A Building, 3rd Floor as well as live streamed, link below.
Welcome by Soo Park, Dean, Humanities and Learning Communities
Remarks by D. Eric Parkison, Professor, English Department
Sponsored by The English Department
Join by Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87478197044?pwd=Z3NDeVNXOTFNbVJqL1Vab0YzTGtCUT09
Meeting ID: 874 7819 7044
About the Author: Deborah Schwartz’s latest poetry collection, Wind of the House, Voice of the Stream, of the Dream That you Dream, While We Turn You Around, “interweaves the most pressing issues of the day—immigration, run-amok capitalism, and the climate cliff on which we live” (Ellen Dore Watson, author of Pray Me Stay Eager) while begging “questions about the role of witness in the face of pervasive violence, interrogating white savior syndrome, white guilt, and cultural and economic appropriation.” (Kelly Fordon, author of I Have the Answer.) Her 2019 poetry collection, A Girl Could Disappear Like This, “offers a generous semi-surrealist’ commentary on a host of grand topics as well as a carefully curated display of personal ones. Bold, funny and intensely female, Schwartz navigates oceans, skies, and bodies with curiosity and tenderness.” (Diane Wald, author of The Warhol Pillows.) The collection won finalists with Carolina Wren Press, Elixir Press, and Inlandia Press, and was highlighted at Brilliant Light Publishing as one of the recommended poetry books of 2019.
She teaches in the English Department at Bunker Hill Community College and lives with her family (wife and dog) in East Boston, Massachusetts. Kin to nieces, nephews, young ones, in and outlaws, siblings, people, students, teachers, friends, stones, ocean and sky-fronts, living and dead parents and other ancestors (alava shalom), life brings her much quiet, tons of noise, space, and words.