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WOMEN'S STUDIES NEWS

Innovative Classrooms Christened

This semester, students and faculty in six courses across a variety of disciplines had the opportunity to use the first two of the Colleges' "Innovative Classrooms." Each received upgraded furnishings and technology this summer as part of the Innovative Classrooms project, a collaboration between the FacIT Committee, the Classroom Committee, IT Services and the Board of Trustees Technology Commit...  More >>

Equality vs. Liberation in Chicago

Professor of Women's Studies Betty Bayer will moderate what she envisions will be "an engaging and lively discussion on the question of equality and/or liberation" as National Women's Hall of Fame presents the forum, "Does Equality Ask Us to Settle for Less?" The forum will take place on Monday, Nov. 17 at Roosevelt University, in Chicago, Ill. National Women's Hall of Fame is the nation's oldest...  More >>

Saucier ’07, First Coaching Season

Liz Saucier '07 has wrapped up her first season as the head field hockey coach at John Bapst Memorial High School in Bangor, Maine. The team was ranked No. 3 going into the Eastern Maine Class B Quarterfinals on Tuesday, Oct. 21. "With an outstanding senior class, I am sad to see the season come to a close before reaching the Eastern Maine finals, but proud of the leadership and sportsmanship the...  More >>

Koffi-Tessio Discusses Subaltern

The Sentiments & Declarations Series continued on Thursday, Oct. 23, with a discussion, "Hearing The Voice of The Subaltern. Mayotte Capecia's 'I Am a Martinican Woman,'" by Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies Marie-Hélène Koffi-Tessio. In 1948 Paris, a young woman from the French Caribbean published the story of her life, received a prize for it and became an instant celebr...  More >>

Janet Halley Discusses Sexual Misconduct Policy

Janet Halley will present a talk about sexual misconduct policy on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. in Stern 103. The lecture is sponsored by the Fisher Center for the Study of Women and Men and the Office of Student Affairs. Halley's insight "may provide perspective into what we should be mindful of as we look at our own Interim Sexual Misconduct Policy, helping us appreciate what our policy gets rig...  More >>