Join Jane Addams Hull-House Museum and The American Association of University Women (AAUW) for Women’s History Month in conversation with Nadiah Mohajir, the founder and executive director of HEART, an organization that educates and promotes culturally-sensitive sexual health in Muslim communities to end the silence that perpetuates gender violence and inequality.
Join Jane Addams Hull-House Museum in celebration of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day with a book signing and reception with Sarita Echavez See author of The Filipino Primitive: Accumulation, Resistance, and the American Museum.
Join us for our Making the West Side preview website launch and a conversation at Hull-House exploring the ways in which activists and artists creatively engage youth to address historical and contemporary issues of gender justice, patriarchy and safety on Chicago’s west side. Presented in Partnership with UIC Women's Leadership and Resource Center.
March 16, 6:00– 8:00 PM
Women, Culture, & Comics
Book talk and discussion with Trina Robbins
An evening with award-winning herstorian and writer Trina Robbins. As part of Chicago’s centennial celebration of Gwendolyn Brooks, Trina Robbins’ talk will focus on women and diversity in comics as vehicles for cultural understanding and social change. JAHHM is pleased to collaborate with UIC Asian American Resource and Cultural Center, UIC Women's Leadership and Resource Center, Seminary Co-op Bookstores, and Our Miss Brooks 100, a year long celebration of the life and poetry of Gwendolyn Brooks. Free RSVP. Limited seating available.
March 10, 6:00-8:00PM
International Women’s Day: Contemplating Absences and Distances
A Reading/ Performance and Book Signing of Because When God Is Too Busy: Haïti, me, & THE WORLD by Gina Athena Ulysse
Celebrate International Women’s Day with Gina Athena Ulysse. In her most feminist book to date, artist-academic-activist, Ulysse, uses chants, poetry, performance and photography to confront the past, which looms too largely in the present. JAHHM is pleased to partner with the UIC African American Cultural Center, UIC Women’s Leadership and Resource Center, and the Haitian American Museum of Chicago. Free RSVP. Limited seating available.
Halal If You Hear Me is a forthcoming anthology of writings by Muslims who are women, queer, genderqueer, nonbinary, or trans. Join us for an evening of poetry and performance by Muslim artists celebrating intersectional identity and dispelling the notion that there is only one way to be muslim. This event is co-hosted by the Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN) and Young Chicago Authors as part of the 2017 Louder Than A Bomb Youth Poetry Festival. JAHMM presents this program in collaboration with the Muslim American Leadership Alliance and the UIC Arab American Cultural Center. Sign-up for the Open Mic starts at 6:30pm. Free. Limited seating available.