Women's History Month

The Other Side of Violence: Women & Strength
2008 Women's History Month

De Anza College is celebrating Women's History Month in March by sponsoring a variety of events that feature film, art, literature and stimulating discussion. Cultural identity, global human rights, domestic violence and community organizing are some of the topics that will be explored during this month-long series of events.

Download the Women's History Month calendar of events Portable Document Format (PDF) to see the full schedule with dates and times. Please set your printer to print on legal size paper.

A Sampling of Events

  • Politicking in the Home: Sixteen Decades of Women Organizing for Social Change
  • A Readers' Theater Performance of Vagina Monologues
  • Screening of the Iron Ladies of Liberia

On Saturday, March 8, the Institute of Community and Civic Engagement will host International Women's Day: Women's Lives Beyond Border Conference from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The day will include issue-based workshops and networking with other women from different ethnic communities, learning about local and international women's human rights issues, and growing from cultural and artisitic expression. A panel of elected women leaders will be on hand to add to the discussion that day.

For more information about this event or to volunteer, contact the ICCE office at 408.864.8349 or communityengagement@deanza.edu.


The month's events are sponsored by several De Anza organizations, including De Anza Associated Body, the Intercultural/International Studies Division, the California History Center, the Institute of Community and Civic Engagement, the Euphrat Museum, the Social Sciences and Humanities Division and the Creative Arts Division.