A Tale for the Time Being, Honoring Brenda Powell, Emily Dickinson Poetry Marathon, Clothesline Project and Take Back The Night, Empower Hour, Day of Silence | Night of Noise, Culture Stew - Women Around the World - Facilitated by Jessica Lane, March Book Club | Cairo: My City, Our Revolution, Recognizing National Catholic Sisters Week, Women's History Month Speaker | Dr. Haleh Esfandiari, February Book Club | My Prison, My Home, Yarn Tamers Collect Donations for Alexandra House, January Book Club | "Wild" by Cheryl Strayed, GREEN OUT! | UST Basketball Games, Chocolate Reception | Minneapolis Campus, February Book Club Discussion | All Our Relations, 2015 March Women's History Month Speaker | Winona LaDuke, March Book Club | Flight Behavior, Orange is the New Black, March And Still We Rise | Kari Zimmerman, "Gender Discrimination and Wal-Mart: The Fight Continues” , Invisible Disability Roundtable Discussion, LDCW Forum: "Mandatory Reporting under Title IX: Further Talk", Paula Meehan | Women Poets in Ireland, April And Still We Rise | Dr. Kameya, April Book Club | Flight Behavior, May Feminist Friday | Dr. Kim Miller (rescheduled from April), LDCW Grant Recipient Celebratory Forum, September Book Club | Their Eyes Were Watching God, Fall Open House & Chocolate Reception , 3rd Annual "TOMMIE TALKS", October Feminist Friday | Dr. Consuelo E. Cavalieri, October Book Club | Ada’s Algorithm: How Lord Byron’s Daughter Ada Lovelace Launched the Digital Age , November Book Club | The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse, Chocolate Reception & February Feminist Friday | Prof. Nekima Levy-Pounds | Minneapolis Campus, February Book Club Discussion | Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World, January Book Club | Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography, March Book Club | Her Honor: Rosalie Wahl and the Minnesota Women’s Movement, 2016 Women's History Month Speaker | Roxane Gay, March Feminist Friday, Shakespeare's Sister?: Aemilia Lanier, Poet and Muse, Clothesline Project and Take Back The Night, April Book Club | Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout , MAESTRA | FILM & DISCUSSION ON THE CUBAN LITERACY CAMPAIGN, LDCW Celebration for LDCW Grant Awardees and Women's Studies Seniors, MN Women's Centers Annual Meeting, 2016, May Book Club | The Long Loneliness: The Autobiography of the Legendary Catholic Social Activist , June Book Club | The Scarlet Sisters: Sex, Suffrage, and Scandal in the Gilded Age , Women's March Events , February Feminist Friday & Chocolate Reception , 2017 Women's History Month Speaker| Nina Totenberg, March Feminist Friday | Round Table for Sexual Violence Awareness in the Classroom , Meet and Greet with Sister Carolin, International Women's Day: Reflection & Reception at the LDCW , And Still We Rise | "Women's March on Washington & Intentional Activism", Take Back the Night 2017, Julia Dinsmore | Storytelling & Book Signing, April Feminist Friday| Dr. Nancy Holland , Emily Dickinson Marathon, And Still We Rise | "Linguistic Stereotyping of Non-Native English Speaking Professors", Clothesline Project 2017, 2017 LDCW Grant Recipient Celebratory Forum, Fall Open House & Chocolate Reception , September Book Club | A Room of One's Own" />

Past Events

Sep 27 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Written by Virginia Woolf (1929) Read More

Sep 15 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Luann Dummer Center for Women welcomes UST community members to enjoy its space and learn about the upcoming year's programs, events, and opportunities. Read More

May 05 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

The Luann Dummer Center for Women will hold a celebratory forum in which the research fellows of 2016-17 will give presentations on their projects. Join us for food and fesitivities! Read More

Apr 26 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

"I took my power in my hand--" Read More

Apr 25 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Dr. Xiaowen Guan presents "Linguistic Stereotyping of Non-Native English Speaking Professors" Read More

Apr 20 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

"Poetically Bridging Class Divides" Read More

Apr 07 2017

Friday, April 7, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

"Looking Backwards, Moving Forwards: Forty Years as a Feminist Philosopher" Read More

Mar 31 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017, 3:21 PM - 3:21 PM

Join us in raising awareness of sexual assaults on campus. Read More

Mar 31 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017, 2:48 PM - 2:48 PM

Come write on and hang a shirt to express your feelings about power-based violence. Read More

Mar 31 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017, 2:36 PM - 2:36 PM

A reception will be held for Sister Carolin Tahhan Fachahk, recipient of the 2017 International Women of Courage Award. Read More

Mar 14 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

And Still We Rise | Dr. Kari Zimmerman, Danielle Wong, & Nyanna Wright present "Women's March on Washington & Intentional Activism" Read More

Mar 10 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Round Table for Sexual Violence Awareness in the Classroom Read More

Mar 08 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

International Women's Day: Reflection & Reception at the LDCW Read More

Mar 02 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

"Women's History and the Supreme Court" Read More

Feb 17 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This year, we will be combining our annual Minneapolis Chocolate Reception with our February Feminist Friday, featuring Danielle Hermanny. Read More

Jan 21 2017

Saturday, January 21, 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Women's March on Washington & Women's Minnesota March Read More

Jun 29 2016

Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Written by Myra MacPherson (2014) Read More

May 31 2016

Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Hosted by the Luann Dummer Center for Women at the University of Saint Thomas. Read More

May 25 2016

Wednesday, May 25, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Written by Dorothy Day (2009) Read More

May 06 2016

Friday, May 6, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

The Luann Dummer Center for Women will hold a celebration for LDCW grant awardees and UST Women's Studies graduating seniors. Read More

May 05 2016

Thursday, May 5, 2016, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

A FILM AND TALK BY VISITING CUBAN EDUCATIONAL SCHOLAR DR. FELIPE PÉREZ CRUZ. Read More

Apr 25 2016

Monday, April 25, 2016, 7:00 PM - 12:00 PM Clothesline Project is scheduled to take place during the week of April 25.

The annual Clothesline Project is an international advocacy movement that allows participants to creatively express their feelings about power-based violence. Read More

Apr 27 2016

Wednesday, April 27, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Written by Lauren Redniss (2010) Read More

Apr 22 2016

Friday, April 22, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

In this reading recognizing the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, author Mary Sharratt will discuss her newly released novel, THE DARK LADY'S MASK. Read More

Apr 06 2016

Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

"Bad Feminism 101 with Roxane Gay" Read More

Mar 30 2016

Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Written by Lori Sturdevant (2014) Read More

Mar 11 2016

Friday, March 11, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

"Sisterhood in Leadership" Read More

Feb 24 2016

Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM February 23, 2016 from Noon - 1 and February 24, 2016 from Noon - 1.

Written by Linda Hirshman (2015) Read More

Feb 12 2016

Friday, February 12, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Friday, February 12, 2016 | 2:00 - 4:00 The Feminist Friday talk from 3:00-4:00 will take place during the Chocolate Reception.

This year we will be combining our annual Minneapolis Chocolate reception with our February Feminist Friday talk Prof. Nekima Levy-Pounds. Read More

Jan 27 2016

Wednesday, January 27, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Written by Laura Ingalls Wilder (2014) Read More

Nov 25 2015

Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Written by Louise Erdrich (2001) Read More

Oct 21 2015

Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Written by James Essinger (2014) Read More

Oct 16 2015

Friday, October 16, 2015, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

“FULFILLING A SACRED RESPONSIBILITY: THE KOOTENAI KWANAQNANIYK¢A‡KA(WARRIOR) WHO LED HER PEOPLE OUT OF THE BONDAGE OF INVISIBILITY” Read More

Sep 30 2015

Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

"Tommie Talks", a speed networking event hosted by the Luann Dummer Center for Women. Read More

Sep 25 2015

Friday, September 25, 2015, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Luann Dummer Center for Women is located on the St. Paul campus and hosts an annual Open House and Chocolate Reception each Fall at the Center's space in O'Shaughnessy Education Center. Read More

Sep 23 2015

Wednesday, September 23, 2015, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Written by Zora Neale Hurston (1937) Read More

May 01 2015

Friday, May 1, 2015, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The Luann Dummer Center for Women will hold a celebratory forum in which the research fellows of the 2013-14 will give presentations. Read More

May 01 2015

Friday, May 1, 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Dr. Kim Miller, will discuss "The Stories we See: Depictions of Female Authority in South Africa’s Public Sphere". Read More

Apr 29 2015

Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Written by Barbara Kingsolver (2012) Read More

Apr 28 2015

Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Please join us for a talk by Dr. Kameya on “Working Class Asians and the Model Minority Myth” as part of the 'Still We Rise' series and Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Read More

Apr 23 2015

Thursday, April 23, 2015, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The Luann Dummer Center for Women is delighted to host a reception with Irish poet Paula Meehan, who is the recipient of 2015 O'Shaughnessy Poetry Award of UST. Read More

Apr 17 2015

Friday, April 17, 2015, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Presented by Rachel Harris (Associate Dean of Students), Abigail Crouse (Associate General Counsel), and Emily Erickson (Sexual Misconduct Prevention Coordinator) Read More

Apr 09 2015

Thursday, April 9, 2015, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join FemCom and friends for a roundtable discussion on invisible disability. Read More

Apr 08 2015

Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

UST alum and lawyer Janet Olawsky and her colleague Kate Fisher will visit the campus to address the Walmart gender discrimination case they filed. Read More

Mar 26 2015

Thursday, March 26, 2015, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM 5:30 PM

Join Student Diversity & Inclusion Services as we celebrate this month's 'And Still We Rise' speaker series featuring UST history professor Dr. Kari Zimmerman. Read More

Mar 25 2015

Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Piper Kerman - Lecture and Book Signing! Read More

Mar 25 2015

Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Written by Barbara Kingsolver (2012) Read More

Mar 10 2015

Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Please join us for our 2015 March Women's History Month lecture featuring Winona LaDuke. The title of her lecture is "Women and Native Struggles: Toward Ecological Transformation". Read More

Feb 25 2015

Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

We will be discussing "All Our Relations" by Winona LaDuke. Read More

Feb 13 2015

Friday, February 13, 2015, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Luann Dummer Center for Women is located on the St. Paul campus and hosts an annual Chocolate Reception each Spring at the Fireside Lounge of Terrance Murphy Hall on the Minneapolis campus. Read More

Feb 07 2015

Saturday, February 7, 2015, 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM

It's on US to keep our campus safe! Please join us for a UST Green Dot sponsored double header! We will be giving out FREE Green Dot rally towels at both the women's (1pm) and men's (3pm) games! Read More

Jan 28 2015

Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Please join us on Wednesday, January 28 in the LDCW to discuss "Wild" by Cherly Strayed. The discussion will be facilitated by Dr. Young-ok An and Jessie McShane. Read More

Dec 17 2014

Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Yarn Tamers will be collecting tangible donations throughout the month of December to deliver to the Alexandra House whose mission is working to end domestic and sexual violence. Read More

Dec 05 2014

Friday, December 5, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Please join us on Friday, December 5 to hear from Jane Wunrow speak on "We: an afternoon with Jane Wunrow, artist and mother" Read More

Nov 26 2014

Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Written by Octavia E. Butler (1993) Read More

Nov 25 2014

Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Please join us in celebration of our "National Native American Heritage Month" for our special series "Still we Rise" taking place at the Luann Dummer Center for Women. Read More

Nov 21 2014

Friday, November 21, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

“Women’s Leadership and Activism in the U.S. Environmental Movement" Read More

Nov 11 2014

Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The University of St. Thomas will be hosting a performance of Fired Up: Survivor stories of trauma, HOPE and change on November 11 at 7:00PM at OEC Auditorium. Read More

Nov 08 2014

Saturday, November 8, 2014, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Please join us on Saturday, November 8 for Green Dot Violence Prevention Training. Read More

Oct 29 2014

Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

October is Domestic Violence awareness month! Come to ASC to hear Abby Sterner from the Saint Paul Domestic Abuse Intervention Project talk about dating violence. Read More

Oct 29 2014

Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Written by Jane Goodall (2005) Read More

Oct 21 2014

Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Take Back the Campus event is a rally against all forms of gender-based violence and power-based personal violence. Read More

Oct 10 2014

Friday, October 10, 2014, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Come join the Foreign Affairs Club in readings, movies, and pizza to help celebrate International Day of the Girl! Read More

Oct 09 2014

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, please join us for "And Still We Rise", women having conversations about diversity. Read More

Oct 03 2014

Friday, October 3, 2014, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Tea Please! will bring together Tommies and their parents from across campus to talk about their experiences. Read More

Sep 30 2014

Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

"Tommie Talks", a speed networking event hosted by the Luann Dummer Center for Women. Read More

Sep 24 2014

Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

NETWORK’s Nuns on the Bus is headed on the road again! This year, we are driving so “We the People” can stand up against big money in the 2014 midterm elections. Read More

Sep 24 2014

Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Written by Rachel Carson (1962) Read More

Sep 23 2014

Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

The St. Thomas community is invited to celebrate with the University Advocates for Women and Equity as it welcomes new female employees hired in the last year. Read More

Sep 22 2014

Monday, September 22, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Clifton Ross and Marcy Rein will talk about the social movements in 21st century Latin America. Read More

Sep 19 2014

Friday, September 19, 2014, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Luann Dummer Center for Women is located on the St. Paul campus and hosts an annual Open House and Chocolate Reception each Fall at the Center's space in O'Shaughnessy Education Center. Read More

Jul 30 2014

Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Written by Alison Bechdel (2012) Read More

Jun 16 2014

Monday, June 16, 2014, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Green Dot is informed by lessons learned from interdisciplinary research and theory on violence against women. Read More

May 09 2014

Friday, May 9, 2014, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

FemCom would like to invite each of you to join us for our first annual Mother's Day Reception! Co-sponsors include the LDCW, ACTC WMST, and Family Studies. Read More

May 09 2014

Friday, May 9, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

The Luann Dummer Center for Women will hold a celebratory forum in which the research fellows of the 2013-14 will give presentations. Read More

May 01 2014

Thursday, May 1, 2014, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Michele Berger will talk on "Sparking and Sustaining Feminist Change: Lessons learned from Writing Transforming Scholarship." Read More

Apr 30 2014

Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Written by Ruth Ozeki (2013) Read More

Apr 25 2014

Friday, April 25, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Luann Dummer Center for Women is happy to recognize Brenda’s years of leadership at St. Thomas! Read More

Apr 25 2014

Friday, April 25, 2014, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Celebrate National Poetry Month with a Emily Dickinson Marathon! Sponsored by the O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library, the Department of English, The Luann Dummer Center for Women, and Common Good Book Read More

Apr 24 2014

Thursday, April 24, 2014, 11:30 AM - 9:30 PM

The annual Clothesline Project is an international advocacy movement that allows participants to creatively express their feelings about power-based violence. Read More

Apr 10 2014

Thursday, April 10, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Empower Hour encourages women and LGBTQ members of the UST community to utilize the AARC facilities every week 10-11am. Read More

Apr 10 2014

Thursday, April 10, 2014, 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

This year the University of St. Thomas is celebrating the Day of Silence/Night of Noise in support of LGBTQA members of the community on April 10, 2014. Read More

Mar 19 2014

Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Sponsored by: Student Diversity and Inclusion Services Read More

Mar 19 2014

Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Written by Ahdaf Soueif (2011) Read More

Mar 08 2014

Saturday, March 8, 2014, 9:59 AM - 9:59 AM

Sisters in the United States will be honored during the first annual National Catholic Sisters Week March 8-14, 2014. This event is held in conjunction with Women's History Month. Read More

Mar 06 2014

Thursday, March 6, 2014, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

As a longtime expert on Iranian politics and a prominent scholar and public intellectual, Dr. Esfandiari is an outspoken advocate for human rights and women's rights. Read More

Feb 25 2014

Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Written by Haleh Esfandiari (2009) Read More

Feb 14 2014

Friday, February 14, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

The Luann Dummer Center for Women is located on the St. Paul campus and hosts an annual Open House and Chocolate Reception each Fall at the Center's space in O'Shaughnessy Education Center. Read More

Nov 27 2013

Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

In recognition of International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the LDCW has come up with an event to support the Alexandra House for Battered Women in Blaine, MN. Read More

Nov 27 2013

Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Written by Julia Alvarez (1994) Read More

Nov 15 2013

Friday, November 15, 2013, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Ms. Shoko Hanzawa, of International Student Services, will discuss the topic of human rights of refugees with a focus on protecting women and girls. Read More