I’ll Make a Man Out of You:
Redefining Strong Female Characters
Anita Sarkeesian—named one of TIME magazine’s 100 Most
Influential People and creator of the video webseries “Feminist Frequency”—is a
media critic whose work deconstructs stereotypes associated with women in
popular culture, and highlights issues surrounding targeted harassment of women
in online and gaming spaces. Sponsored by the Associated Students of Santa
Monica College, SMC Global Citizenship, and the SMC Associates (www.smc.edu/associates). Seating is strictly on a first-arrival basis.
Tue, March 8 | 11:15am | Free
Main Stage at Theatre Arts Complex
Rosa Moreno’s Quest for Justice
Rosa Moreno—who lost both hands in a factory accident in Mexico—will provide a “front lines” perspective on some of the devastating inequities and safety issues for workers in manufacturing facilities around the world, and the way corporate policies contribute to a corroboration of the observation, “Americans lose jobs; foreign workers lose limbs.” Sponsored by the SMC Associates (www.smc.edu/associates), SMC Global Citizenship, and the SMC Health Services Center.
Thu, March 10 | 11:15am | Free | HSS 165
Japanese National Debate Team
“Should the US Implement Significant New Gun Control?”
Don’t miss a spirited debate on a hot-button topic between
the SMC Debate Team and visiting Japanese National Debate Team. Audience
polling technology will be used to determine the debate “winner.” Sponsored by
the National Communication Association (NCA), the Committee for International
Debate and Discussion (CIDD), the Japanese Debate Association (JDA), the SMC Associates (www.smc.edu/associates), SMC Global Citizenship,
and SMC Debate Team. Seating is strictly on a first-arrival basis.
Thu, March 10 | 11:15am | Free | Art
7th Annual Global Citizenship Symposium
Join us for our seventh year investigating and celebrating
the ideas and practices of global citizenship. All SMC students are invited to
submit work from the 2015-16 academic year (see www.smc.edu/GlobalCitizenship
for details on how to submit a project for review). Awards will be given, and
students will present their projects and receive campuswide recognition for
Fri, May 6 | Free
See www.smc.edu/GlobalCitizenship for details
Art Department Student Exhibit:
“Gender Equity: Is Equity Enough?”
Tue, May 17 – Sat, May 28
Come explore a specially created exhibit of student works centered on SMC’s Annual Global Citizenship Initiative Theme.
Gallery reception on Friday, May 13, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
SMC World Dance Company
Raquel Ramirez and Sri Susilowati, Artistic Directors.
Come experience the excitement and learn about other cultures through
performances by SMC dancers showcasing world dance styles—including West
African, Flamenco, Ballet, Asian, French Neoclassical, Mexican Folklórico,
Salsa, and more! Please see
Fri, May 20 | 7:30pm | $20/$18
Sun, May 22 | 4
& 7:30pm | $20/$18
The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center