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Sapienza for International Women’s Day 2018

Women and Health

March 8, 11.00 am
Anthropology Building
Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, Rome
On Thursday, March 8 the “Sapienza in Movimento” student association will organise the 2nd edition of the "Festa della donna in salute," an entire day dedicated to celebrating the good health of all university women with a focus on psychological and physical well-being.

Throughout the day, women will be able to take free tests (pat tests, etc.) in a mobile ambulatory staffed by personnel from the Artemisia Lab, receive information on sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) from an information desk manned by Anlaids Lazio together with psychologists and sexologists from the Department of Dynamic and Clinical Psychology, and learn more about breast lymph nodes with Lilt Roma.


We too? Feminism, Sexual Abuse and Gender Power

March 8, 2018 – 3:00 pm
“Partenone” Lecture Hall, Humanities Building
Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, Rome

On March 8 at 3:00 pm, Cristina Lombardi-Diop from Loyola University in Chicago will hold a seminar entitled “We too? Feminism, Sexual Abuse and Gender Power.” The seminar has been organised as part of the Doctorate Programme in Documentary, Linguistic and Literary Sciences – Historical-Literary and Gender Studies.

The seminar will focus on the presumed inclusive nature of the new movement denouncing sexual abuse, on its implications for international feminism and the differences between the United States and Italy. The seminar will be introduced and coordinated by Caterina Romeo, Professor of Gender STudies and Comaprative Literature at Sapienza University.


Women, Constitution, Politics

March 8, 2018 – 3:00 pm
“Odeion” Lecture Hall, Humanities Building
Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, Rome

The Course for Advanced Studies on Women, Rights and Culture, together with MuSa – Music at Sapienza and in collaboration with the “Almateatro” Cultural Association and the “Terra Terra” Cultural Association, will host a conference dedicated to “Women, Constitution and Politics” on March 8 for International Women’s Day. Speakers will include Professor Anna Maria Isastia from Sapienza University and Professor Cinzia Dato from the University of Molise.

After the debate, the conference will feature a performance of “Figlia di Tre Madri” (Daughter of Three Mothers) a play about the first women elected in Italy by the Constitutional Assembly in 1946. The event will end with a concert by the MuSa Choir that will perform music dedicated to women, from Claudio Monteverdi to Henry Purcell.