2009 Events



December 11
Fall Arts and Crafts Sale
10:00 – 1:00
Winn Center Lobby

December 1
World AIDS Day


See more on all Transgender Day of Remembrance events

November 20
Transgender Day of Remembrance

    8:00 a.m.
    Morning Meditation
    Caldwell Chapel, LPTS Campus
    8:00 p.m.
    Memorial Service
    Caldwell Chapel, LPTS Campus
    reception follows
    The memorial service honors transgender lives lost during the past year to anti-transgender violence

November 19
Transgender Issues Panel Discussion
12:30 p.m.
McAtee Dining Rooms, Winn Center

Trans Gender Lives and Trans Gender Images
(Reception and Sneak Preview)
5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
6:30 performance
U of L Cultural Center

    The exhibit features photographs by Rogelio Pereda, a performance led by Basil Kremendhal, and oral histories and photographs by Mari Mujica.

November 18
Survivors Prayer
6:00 p.m.
Metropolitan Community Church
1432 Highland Ave.

November 17
Transgender Movie Night
7:30 p.m.
Women’s Center main space
discussion follows

November 12
Trans 101 Seminar
5:00 p.m.
Women’s Center main space

November 10
Transgender Movie Night
7:30 p.m.
Women’s Center main space
discussion follows


May 8
Celebration of women graduates
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.


March 29-30
4th Annual Katie Geneva Cannon Lecture and Consultation
Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas delivers the 2009 Lecture,

    “A Blues Slant: God Talk/Sex Talk for the Black Church”
    Sunday, March 29
    7:30 p.m.
    Hundley Hall, Gardencourt

    Reception and silent auction precede lecture
    5:30 p.m.

Monday, March 30

    9:00 a.m.
    Rev. Dr. F Camille Williams-Neal leads worship in Caldwell Chapel (Sermon: “An Unparalyzed Vision”)

    10:15 a.m.
    Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas leads the seminar “The Meaning of a Blues God” in Laws Lodge
    (registration required — $15/free to students)

    12:00 p.m.
    Lunch followed by closing worship in the Women’s Center, 100 White Hall

Lecture and worship are free and open to the public; registrants for the lecture ($20) receive additional benefits; registration required for the seminar and other Monday events

More information about the Katie Geneva Cannon Lecture

Register online for lecture benefits, seminar

March 19
Workshop: “How Then Shall We Thrive?”
March 19, 2009, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Women’s Center, 100 White Hall

For women working in any area of ministry, including students
This daylong workshop integrating hands on clay formation with theological reflection addresses the difficulties of women in ministry, posing the question “How Then Shall We Thrive?” It explores the intersection of theology and art as a place to seek answers to the questions of what it means to thrive in the context of ministry, what requirements of thriving are lacking in many ministerial contexts, and how women can take action to thrive in spite of adverse circumstances.

Fee: $40 ($10 for students) includes lunch and materials
0.7 CEU available with application to Lifelong Learning [download application form]
Register online for this workshop

March 17
Breakfast with Friends of the Women’s Center
8:00 a.m.
Women’s Center, 100 White Hall

    A time of celebration, reunion, recollection, sharing, and looking ahead together, as part of the Festival of Theology/Reunion.

March 5
Light + Lunch with Joann Rowan
12:30 – 1:30
Women’s Center, 100 White Hall


February 26
Light + Lunch with Amy Robinson
Amy Robinson (M.Div. 2008) presents and talks about her work as a volunteer in mission at Pasos de Fe, El Paso, TX, as part of the PC(USA) Border Ministry.

February 9-13
“V is for Venite,” a week of events designed to focus the community on the problem of violence against women and girls, and the need to mobilize theological and ecclesial resources to end it. The week culminates with the Women’s Center and Seminary performance of Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues, Friday, February 13, 8:00 p.m., Hundley Hall, Gardencourt on the Seminary campus.



Rev. Dr. Ann Laird Jones is 2009 Women’s Center J-Term Artist-in-Residence

Programs include J-term course “Clay Forms: Restorative Table Justice;

January 6
Lecture: “The Roots of the Chalice Form”

January 26 Postponed to March 19
Workshop: “How Shall We Thrive?”

January 26
Lecture: “Integrating Arts and Theology”
7:00 p.m.
Caldwell Chapel


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