All events are in Central time unless specified.

Friday, March 31

International Transgender Day of Visibility

Celebration

Date: Time: All Day Location: this is an observance not an event
This annual event is dedicated to celebrating transgender people and raising awareness of discrimination faced by transgender people worldwide, as well as a celebration of contributions to society.

Robert E. Knoll Lecture: Jaime Lynn Harker

Date: Time: 2:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Andrews Hall
Jaime Harker is professor of English and the director of the Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies at the University of Mississippi, where she teaches American literature, LGBTQ literature, and gender studies. She has published essays on …
This event originated in Department of English.

Ongoing Events

Kwanzaa

Date: Time: All Day Location: this is an observance not an event
Celebration of African-American culture, culminating in a communal feast called Karamu. Created by activist Maulana Karenga.

New Years Eve

Date: Time: 12:00 am–12:55 pm Location: this is an observance not an event
Day before the Calendar new year.

Women’s History Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: this is an observance not an event
The month of March is dedicated to celebrating women’s achievements and their contributions to culture, society, and history. This month celebrates all women, those who came before us and paved the way for the fight for equality.

Ramadan

Muslim/Islamic Holiday

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is not an event, but an observance
The ninth month of the Islamic lunar year and is the time in which Muslims observe fast from sunrise to sunset. This holiday begins at sundown the previous day. Dates may vary depending on interpretations of the lunar calendar.