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Saucier ’07, First Coaching Season

Liz Saucier '07 has wrapped up her first season as the head field hockey coach at John Bapst Memorial High School in Bangor, Maine. The team was ranked No. 3 going into the Eastern Maine Class B Quarterfinals on Tuesday, Oct. 21. "With an outstanding senior class, I am sad to see the season come to a close before reaching the Eastern Maine finals, but proud of the leadership and sportsmanship the...  More >>

Koffi-Tessio Discusses Subaltern

The Sentiments & Declarations Series continued on Thursday, Oct. 23, with a discussion, "Hearing The Voice of The Subaltern. Mayotte Capecia's 'I Am a Martinican Woman,'" by Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies Marie-Hélène Koffi-Tessio. In 1948 Paris, a young woman from the French Caribbean published the story of her life, received a prize for it and became an instant celebr...  More >>

Janet Halley Discusses Sexual Misconduct Policy

Janet Halley will present a talk about sexual misconduct policy on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. in Stern 103. The lecture is sponsored by the Fisher Center for the Study of Women and Men and the Office of Student Affairs. Halley's insight "may provide perspective into what we should be mindful of as we look at our own Interim Sexual Misconduct Policy, helping us appreciate what our policy gets rig...  More >>

Seneca Falls Dialogues Conference

The Fourth Biennial Seneca Falls Dialogues (SFD), a three-day interactive conference focusing on the continuing struggle for human rights, will take place this year beginning on Friday, Oct. 17. Hobart and William Smith Colleges are sponsors of the event and Professor of Women's Studies Betty Bayer helped organize the conference as a member of the Seneca Falls Dialogues committee and of the board...  More >>

Cuban Writer Yáñez Joins HWS TONIGHT

Award-winning Cuban writer Mirta Yáñez will read from her work on Wednesday, Oct. 8. For more than four decades, Yáñez has been a distinguished participant in Cuban literary cultural and academic scenes. She has won numerous awards for literature and, on four occasions, received the prestigious Critics' Prize in Cuba. The reading will begin at 4:30 p.m. in the Sanford Room of the Warren Hunting S...  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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