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Mia celebrates Women’s History Month

Mia celebrates Women’s History Month

To celebrate Women’s History Month, the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) planned a series of events to celebrate the artistic expression of women. Including special exhibitions, artist visits, lectures and tours, the museum is committed to showcasing female artists within their permanent collection and visiting exhibitions. In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8,…


Olympian Briana Scurry visits Macalester

Accompanied by two Olympic gold medals and enough charisma to win over any audience, Briana Scurry shared her story with the audience packed into the Alexander G. Hill Ballroom in Kagin Commons this Tuesday as part of the Department of Multicultural Life’s SPEAK! Series. The event, entitled “Overcoming Obstacles to Achieve Success On and Off…


Janet Mock shares keynote on activism

On Tuesday evening, the Department of Multicultural Life hosted trans* rights activist, social justice advocate and author Janet Mock, who gave a keynote address as part of the SPEAK! series and kickoff of Women’s History Month. Mock, a trans woman of color, spoke about her new memoir Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love…