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Carpinella '09 Publishes Identity Research

A social identities study by Colleen Carpinella '09 was recently published in the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, a monthly journal that is comprised of peer-reviewed articles exploring all aspects of personality and social psychology. The study, "Gendered Facial Cues Influence Race Categorizations," determines how gender and race are linked in societal conceptions. Currently, Carpine...  More >>

Ivanchikova Sentiments & Declarations Speaker

The spring semester presentation of the Sentiments & Declarations Series will conclude on Thursday, April 23, with the discussion, "Machinic Intimacies and Mechanical Brides: Love in the Era of New Media," by Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature Alla Ivanchikova. Ivanchikova's talk tackles what makes one fall in love with a machine. The lecture will explore interfaces of ...  More >>

New Initiative for Women Leaders

A new organization, called the Leadership League of Women (LLOW), has started on campus to help foster relationships between William Smith and Geneva High School women. Founded by junior Virginia DeWees '16, the initiative is dedicated to assisting women leaders in Geneva through mentorship, collaboration, and community outreach. LLOW is sponsored by the William Smith Deans Office through the Lau...  More >>

Two Accepted to Yale School of Nursing

Amy van Loon '14 and Nora McKay '14 are heading to New Haven this fall, where they will attend Yale School of Nursing. The prestigious program is regularly ranked as one of the top 10 graduate nursing schools in the country, making van Loon and McKay future leaders in the field. Van Loon and McKay will both study in the maternity nursing and midwife specialty. "I think almost every aspect of my t...  More >>

Using Theatre to Advance Feminism

May Summer Farnsworth, associate professor and chair of Spanish and Hispanic Studies, will address how early feminist dramatists in Argentina began a tradition of using theatre to promote women's rights, and the ways this paralleled social activism that would be used by later generations of feminist theatre practitioners during the next event in the Sentiments & Declarations lecture series...  More >>

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Call For Submissions

Call for Submissions

This is a call for submissions for our 40 for 40 competition!

What word or term stands out in your mind as you reflect on Women's Studies' 40th? What word best expresses to you the spirit and aims of the last 40 years? Tell us why the term earmarks the movement. Have your say on what characterizes the last forty years of Women's Studies. Forty selections will be exhibited in a webwork of Women's Studies defined and mapped by you - in words, art, poetry, or song. Submissions should be equivalent to 250 words or less (roughly one page). Winners will receive a 40th anniversary mug! Send your submission to wmst@hws.edu!



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