[Blueboard] Ateneo Women's Week

bsantos at ateneo.edu bsantos at ateneo.edu
Mon Feb 28 14:34:52 PHT 2011

Ateneo Women's Week, a group of students and
and faculty based in the Fine Arts Program,
invites the Loyola Schools to a week of activities
celebrating Women's Month.

Monday. 28 February. "A Woman's Right: A Panel Discussion"
on the rights of women presented in collaboration
with the Department of Political Science features
two speakers, Ambassador Rosario Manalo of the
European Studies Program, Ateneo de Manila University,
and Professor Aurora de Dios of the Women and Gender
Institute of Miriam College. 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.,
Faura AVR.

Tuesday. 1 March. "Girl on Girl: A Health Talk"
on the importance of gynecological care for women
by Dr. Trudi Flor Ramos, to be followed by some
important points on self-defense for women to be
given by Mr. Richard Gialogo, faculty of the
Department of Physical Education, ADMU. 4:30 to
6:00 p.m., Leong Hall Auditorium.

Opening Night of the play "STAR!" written by
Dr. Edna Manlapaz, artist, scholar, teacher, and
co-founder of the Ateneo Library of Women Writings
on the life of Estrella Alfon, the literary mother
of feminist writing in English. 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Fine Arts Theater, third floor of Gonzaga Hall.

Wednesday. 2 March. "Case Studies: An Art Exhibit"
features works by Ateneo young artists who studied
cases of violence against women, and represented
these broken lives in particular art forms.
Professional artists Ms. Panch Alcaraz, Ms. Yasmin
Almonte, and Ms.Feanne Hontiveros Mauricio hold a
parallel exhibit of their own works, and serve as
the panel of jurors to pick the best three of the
students' works.

The second evening of "STAR!" by Dr. Edna Manlapaz.
Ms. Missy Maramara plays the role of Estrella Alfon
and directs the play as well. 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Fine Arts Theater.

Thursday. 3 March. The Gala Night of "STAR!" by
Dr. Edna Manlapaz. 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. FA Theater.

Friday. 4 March. "The V Show" or "The Women's
Variety Show" features fashion designer Ms. Dita
Sandico Ong, and a handful of faculty members who
walk down the ramp wearing the Dita Wrap. Bands
make music, and an Open Mic segment welcomes poets and
writers to read their works. Everybody is a star!

Thursday. 3 March.
best three works will receive citations

artists spends time with victims of violence against

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