LGBT Studies


Žigelytė Co-Curates Stonewall Exhibit

Zigelyte Lina 3The Rochester region has a rich LGBTQ history worth celebrating, says Visiting Assistant Professor of Media and Society Lina Žigelytė, who recently served as co-curator of the Rochester Public Library’s…
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HWS Joins WorldPride in New York City

PrideIn celebration of WorldPride events in New York City, Hobart and William Smith hosted alums and friends for a LGBTQ+ reception. The event was held on Saturday, June 29 at Fumo…
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LGBTQ+ Resource Center Boosts Education, Visibility, Community

LGBTQ Resource Center-0049More than a year after its opening, the HWS LGBTQ+ Resource Center has developed an infrastructure of programming and support to deepen the campus’ awareness of and appreciation for members…
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White Examines LGBT Issues, Migration, Mobility and the Abolition of Borders

Melissa White GreeceIn July, Assistant Professor of LGBT Studies Melissa Autumn White and her colleagues in the new collaborative network, Feminist Researchers Against Borders, hosted the first FRAB Summer School “Taster.” Held…
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Henking on Leadership, Public Advocacy in Higher Ed

Susan Henking, portrait, formal, casual, Religious StidiesIn an October Inside Higher Ed opinion piece, Susan Henking, professor emerita of religious studies at HWS and president emerita of Shimer College, reflects on the duty of college and…
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