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  • Monday, September 26, 2016
     
    Examining the theme "No Place Like Home," the 2016-17 Fisher Center lecture series continues on Wednesday, Sept. 28, with "You Can't Fix a Broken Foundation: Black Women's Housing in the 1970s," a talk by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor. An assistant profess...

  • Saturday, September 10, 2016
     
    In a recent analysis on the personal finance website WalletHub, Professor of Women's Studies Betty Bayer and other experts delineate the reasons behind gender-based disparities in the workplace, in education and in political representation across the...

  • Monday, September 05, 2016
     
    When millions of people are seeking refuge, what does "home" signify and for whom? What does "home" mean in terms of the movement and place, of bodies, space, mobility, and belonging? Through the theme "No Place Like Home," the Fisher Center for the ...

  • Friday, August 05, 2016
     
    "The importance that the Colleges place on giving back to something greater than ourselves in order to live ‘lives of consequence' has been one of the driving forces in leading me to where I am today," says William Degen '17, who is spending the summ...

  • Thursday, May 26, 2016
     
    In the Women's Studies (WMST) senior seminar this spring, students created a web page, FEM*NET, a website run entirely by students that gives alumnae, alumni, students (from HWS and elsewhere) and feminists a space to reflect and interact critically ...

  • Thursday, May 26, 2016
     
    As director of events at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF), JoAnn Waller '04 oversees the organization's commemorative tributes at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, commonly known as The Wall. Located in Washington, D.C., The Wall draws millions...

  • Wednesday, May 25, 2016
     
    In September, Emma McDowell '15 will arrive in Bangkok, Thailand to begin her tenure as an English Teaching Assistant with the support of a 2016-17 Fulbright U.S. Student Award. "It was a goal of mine to apply for a Fulbright since sophomore year, an...

  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016
     
    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 We...

  • Tuesday, March 15, 2016
     
    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."...

  • Friday, March 11, 2016
     
    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 ...

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