Women's Studies NEWS

Fisher Center Spring 2016 Series Continues

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 >>

An Inside Look at Policy Careers

Over winter break, nine William Smith students traveled to Washington, D.C., to explore careers in public policy and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) policy through two seminars hosted by the Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN). Each year, the national organization hosts female students from colleges and universities across the country, allowing them to experience firsthan...  More >>

Traders Magazine Honors Rosely '92

In December, Joyce Cupaiuolo Rosely '92 earned the Traders Magazine Wall Street Women Leadership Award for professional excellence in the historically male-dominated financial industry. With more than 20 years of experience in the financial services sector, Rosely currently serves as managing director of Convergex Execution Solutions. She was formerly director of Global Portfolio Trading at Deuts...  More >>

McIntosh Presents on Privilege

Noted scholar, feminist and anti-racism activist Peggy McIntosh will visit Hobart and William Smith to deliver a guest talk and meet with HWS and local community members as part of the Colleges' series of events commemorating the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. McIntosh's talk, "Understanding Privilege Systems: The Surprising Journey," will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 27, in the Va...  More >>

Feminist Theory and Wiki Edu

Through a partnership with the Wiki Education Foundation (Wiki Edu), students in this semester's "Feminist Theory" seminar have produced a body of work spanning the past, present and future of feminism. In Women's Studies 300, the core theory course for majors and minors, students "delve into the terms of feminist theory to appreciate their emergence and the struggles women were trying to resolve...  More >>

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