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Women's Studies

The field of Women’s Studies concerns itself with developing critical knowledge and implementing world-building practices of justice and equality in national and transitional contexts. At HWS, students are encouraged to take a multidisciplinary approach and enroll in a wide range of courses, developing theoretical sophistication, cultural and historical awareness, and an understanding of multiple perspectives on gender.


Women's Studies NEWS

Zhuo and Bange Named Rochester Youth Year Fellows

Zhuo and BangeSwellar Zhuo ’19 and Jacqueline Bange ’19 have been accepted into Rochester Youth Year (RYY). An Americorps VISTA sponsored program, RYY offers recent college graduates a year of full-time employment…
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Mandart ’14 highlighted in WNED’s Horizons Gallery

Quilt 2Annie Mandart ’14, of Niagara Piece Project, will be featured in WNED’s Horizons Gallery June 14 through July 30. Mandart is a self-taught modern quilter who started the craft in…
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Alumnae Association Recognizes Hon. Laura G. Douglas ’79

Douglas_LauraThe William Smith Alumnae Association presented its highest award to the Honorable Laura G. Douglas ’79, Justice of the Bronx County Supreme Court and Supervising Judge of the Bronx County…
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HWS Hosts NY Lt. Gov., State Leaders for Women’s Justice

Womens Agenda 2On Tuesday, April 23, Hobart and William Smith Colleges will welcome New York State Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul and other panelists from the state government to discuss with the campus…
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Infrastructures of Movement: Bridges and Borders

Emina Mušanović and Ashwin Manthripragada discuss their papers on bridges and borders.Before a standing-room-only audience, the Fisher Center for the Study of Gender and Justice hosted “Infrastructures of Movement: Bridges and Borders,” two presentations that explored the fallout of displacement from…
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