Women's Studies
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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

Bayer to Moderate Women in Medicine Discussion

Betty Bayer, Professor of Women's Studies, PortraitProfessor of Women's Studies Betty Bayer, the immediate past president of the National Women's Hall of Fame, will lead the Hall's inaugural book club discussion of The Power of Rare…
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MacKinnon '77 To Disrupt the Status Quo

MacKinnon-Speakers-Who-DareFormer Vice President of JP Morgan Chase and the Owner of Creative Feng Shui Katherine “Kate” MacKinnon '77 will disrupt the status quo and give voice to cutting edge ideas…
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Remembering Bishop Barbara Harris

Harris_Barbara_5Bishop Barbara Harris, the recipient of the 2004 Blackwell Award, passed away late last week at age 89. The first woman ordained as an Episcopal Bishop, Harris broke new ground…
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Greenberg '20 Spearheads Census Count

Alex Greenberg '20Every 10 years, the United States takes a count of every resident in the country. This year, Alex Greenberg '20 is playing an important role in that endeavor, working with…
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Six Members of HWS Faculty Earn Tenure

Martin-Baron MichelleAt its most recent meeting, the Hobart and William Smith Colleges Board of Trustees, upon recommendation of President Joyce P. Jacobsen, approved tenure and promotion to the rank of Associate…
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Check out FEM.NET, a website run entirely by students that gives alumnae, alumni, students and feminists a place to reflect and interact critically about important themes that surround women in the world.

 

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