The following is a list of our Spring, 2019 Sack Lunch Seminars 

"For what is done or learned by one class of women becomes, by virtue of their common womanhood, the property of all women." -Elizabeth Blackwell (first U.S. female physician)

January 30: Holy Fire Reiki

SUB 168  Noon-1 p.m.

We have rescheduled this seminar, so be sure to join us for this discussion, led by Jolene Little, RN, and Casey Krohn, Usui and Holy Fire Reiki Master Practitioners, focusing on the history of, uses for, and local instruction of this ancient art of healing. Jolene and Casey will also introduce a meditation method called Ocean of Holy Love Experience and give a demonstration of a Reiki treatment.

February 6: Global Solidarity in the #MeToo Era

SUB 168 Noon-1 p.m.

Join Claire Hendricks for a report from the UN's 62nd Annual Commission on the Status of Women. The BHS student and returning delegate from this historic gathering will discuss the impact of empowering women globally, how #MeToo is not just for celebrities, and how grassroots work is the key to impacting lasting change.

February 27: FEEL: A Supportive Team Approach for Eating and Body Concerns

SUB 168 Noon-1 p.m.

Join members of the Flexible Eating and Empowered Living- (FEEL) team, an interdisciplinary group consisting of staff from MSU's University Health Partners working together to improve support for students with eating and body concerns. This presentation will include a panel discussion, Q & A, and student voices.

March 6: "Unorthodox" Experiences of Birth Control

SUB 168 Noon-1 p.m.

Join MSU Instructor, Cristina Pop, for a look at her research on birth control use among Christian Orthodox women in Montana. When it comes to reinterpreting the church's teachings about reproduction in the light of the practicalities of life, Orthodox women from Montana work around the meaning of birth control from within a non-secular perspective.

March 13: Why Lavender Celebration?

SUB 168 Noon-1 p.m.

MSU's Lavender Celebration provides LGBTQ+ and ally students an opportunity for recognition of their unique achievements and contributions. Come learn from a panel of '"experts" about the history of this event in academia, the recent tradition at MSU, and how to get involved!

March 27: Women on Wheels: Suffrage, Social Justice, and the Bicycle

SUB 168 Noon-1 p.m.

Susan B. Anthony was a big fan of bicycles, and was known to say that they have "done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world." Join recent MSU graduate and "Western Transportation Institute" employee, Dani Hess, for this fascinating history of women and bicycles as vehicles to freedom!


 "What I am proud of, what seems so simply clear, is that feminism is a way to fight for justice, always in short supply." -Barbara Strickland

Sack Lunch Seminars are free, fun, informal, and open to everyone!
Sponsored by the Women's Center, a department in the division of Student Success 
SUB 372, 406-994-3836
Bring your lunch and join us!