Fisher Center: "You Can't Fix a Broken Foundation"

Examining the theme "No Place Like Home," the 2016-17 Fisher Center lecture series continues on Wednesday, Sept. 28, with "You Can't Fix a Broken Foundation: Black Women's Housing in the 1970s," a talk by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor. An assistant professor of African American studies at Princeton University, Taylor is the author of "From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation." In the words of Cornel ...  More >>

Bayer on Gender Pay-Gap and Inequity

In a recent analysis on the personal finance website WalletHub, Professor of Women's Studies Betty Bayer and other experts delineate the reasons behind gender-based disparities in the workplace, in education and in political representation across the U.S. The article, "2016's Best & Worst States for Women's Equality," identifies "the most gender-egalitarian states by comparing them across 15 ...  More >>

Fisher Center 2016: No Place Like Home

When millions of people are seeking refuge, what does "home" signify and for whom? What does "home" mean in terms of the movement and place, of bodies, space, mobility, and belonging? Through the theme "No Place Like Home," the Fisher Center for the Study of Women and Men will consider these questions and others through a series of lectures this fall, exploring the diverse productions of and inve...  More >>

Women's Studies Launches Virtual Hub

In the Women's Studies (WMST) senior seminar this spring, students created a web page, FEM*NET, a website run entirely by students that gives alumnae, alumni, students (from HWS and elsewhere) and feminists a space to reflect and interact critically about important themes that surround women in the world. The blog-style site, which describes itself as "a space is for feminists to engage with one ...  More >>

Honoring Veterans at The Wall

As director of events at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF), JoAnn Waller '04 oversees the organization's commemorative tributes at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, commonly known as The Wall. Located in Washington, D.C., The Wall draws millions of visitors each year to pay respect to the more than 58,000 service members who gave their lives in Vietnam. The names of these men and women are i...  More >>



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