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WOMEN'S STUDIES NEWS

Final Spring Fisher Center Lecture

Concluding the 2015-16 speaker series sponsored by the Fisher Center for the Study of Women and Men, Marcela Romero Rivera and Rob Maclean will explore the theme "Gender, Climate, and the Anthropocene" and its connections to race, class and art on Wednesday, April 13. Since atmospheric chemist Paul Crutzen popularized the term in 2000, the "Anthropocene" has become a political marker, designating...  More >>

Three Miles Lost Video Goes Viral

Three Miles Lost, the Colleges' female a cappella group, has received an outpouring of support and national attention for the music video they created to accompany their original rendition of Lady Gaga's Oscar-nominated song, "Til it Happens to You." The video is competing in the Sing for Survivors national contest to combat sexual assault. Click here to vote for the video to be selected as a top...  More >>

Fisher Center: Todd on Indigenous Feminism

Zoe Todd will deliver the second talk in the Fisher Center spring series, "Indigenizing the Anthropocene: Prairie Indigenous Feminisms and Fish Co-Conspirators," on Wednesday, March 30. Since atmospheric chemist Paul Crutzen popularized the term in 2000, the "Anthropocene" has become a political marker, designating the epoch in which human actions began to have geologic impact. For 2015-16, the ...  More >>

HWS Commemorates International Women's Day

Female-identifying HWS students and community members are invited to celebrate International Women's Day on Sunday, March 6 by attending a commemorative conference co-sponsored by the William Smith Deans Office, the Leadership League of Women (LLOW) and the Office of Intercultural Affairs. The event will take place in the Scandling Common Room from 2 to 4 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. T...  More >>

Fisher Center: Yusoff Explores Human Geology

The 2015-16 speaker series sponsored by the Fisher Center for the Study of Women and Men will continue its examination of the theme "Gender, Climate, and the Anthropocene" on Wednesday, Feb. 24, with Kathryn Yusoff's talk "Towards the Idea of a Black Anthropocene." Since atmospheric chemist Paul Crutzen popularized the term in 2000, the "Anthropocene" has become a political marker, designating th...  More >>

 

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