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I Believe Week: Anita Hill documentary showing at both libraries on loop April 4-6, 9am-4pm; Events all week across campus and on Zoom

Schedule for “I Believe Week”
April 4 to April 8, 2022

“I Believe Week” is an inaugural week-long event created through interdisciplinary collaboration between multiple Georgia Southern partners. This event highlights the struggles, the strengths, and the successes of women, trans women, and non-binary people who have paved a path for survivors of discrimination and oppression in the modern workplace.

The anchors of this event are the celebration of two modern day leaders: Law School Professor Anita Faye Hill and Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The week’s events will also include several student-led events as well.

I Believe Week logo showing some stylized women shapes.

Wednesday, March 30, 5–6:30 p.m.: Talking Back

The Women’s, Gender and Sexualities Studies Program is hosting an event, Talking Back, that highlights the research of students during the 2021–2022 academic year.

Monday, April 4 through Thursday, April 7: Anita Hill documentary on loop at Henderson and Lane Libraries

The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences and the University Libraries will host a viewing of the 2013 Anita Hill documentary, Anita: Speaking Truth to Power, and an interdisciplinary panel discussion.

There are 2 ways to view the film:

(1) Anyone affiliated with Georgia Southern can access the film via Kanopy from the library website. First, login to with your Georgia Southern account. This will make sure you are logged in through Georgia Southern when you go to the movie. Next, click to the A-Z Databases list, and click “Kanopy”. Search and find the movie “Anita Speaking Truth to Power”.

(2) The film will also play repeatedly on Monday and Tuesday, April 4 though 7 in Rooms 1300 and1302 of Henderson Library in Statesboro and Room 123 and Studio M of Lane Library on the Armstrong Campus. Please view the film prior to attending the panel discussion schedule for Wednesday, April 6.

Tuesday, April 5: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

The annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®, an international program that aims to raise awareness and encourage communications about gender relations and gender violence, will take place on the Statesboro campus from 5–7 p.m. on Sweetheart Circle. The Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) is leading this event. Contact Gemma Skuraton, Ph.D., for more information.

Wednesday, April 6, 1pm: Panel Discussion

The Panel Discussion
Join Alicia Brunson, Ph.D., Stephanie Sipe, J.D., and Brenda Blackwell, Ph.D., for an informative panel discussion reflecting on women’s experiences, the intersection of race and gender, and sexual harassment in the workplace before and after the #MeToo movement. The panel will be held via Zoom on Wednesday, April 6 at 1:00 p.m.

A QR code that can be scanned to get to the Zoom panel.

Wednesday, April 6: Showcase of dramatic readings

From 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Languages Resources Center (Armstrong-Gamble 120) and by Zoom , the College of Arts and Humanities will showcase readings by graduate students in Spanish from the works of Anita Hill, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Kamala Harris, Malala Yousafzai, Amanda Gorman, and others. This event is coordinated by Ana Torres, Ph.D., of the World Cultures and Languages Department.

Thursday, April 7: Celebration of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Parker College of Business, Coca-Cola Plaza/The Hub
The Parker College of Business is hosting a Celebration of the Life and Works of former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg from 4–6 p.m. in the Coca-Cola Plaza/The Hub and adjoining classrooms. This event will present two films The Notorious RBG, a documentary, and a biopic that will be shown on loop in two classrooms. In addition, participants may tour a poster gallery featuring the Notorious RBG and enjoy games, prizes, and refreshments.

All Week, April 4 – 8 Student Film Series

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is sponsoring the showing of student works that focus on sexual violence or sexual harassment. These works will be curated by Matthew Hashiguchi, MFA, in the Department of Communication Arts. This event will be pre-recorded and available in the advertising literature.

The recordings will include each film and a discussion of its creation and meaning following. For further information, please contact Matthew Hashiguchi, MFA, at .


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