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Published June 13th, 2018 by

With a new name and a series of special events including a keynote speech by internationally renowned activist, professor and author Angela Davis, the Fisher Center will celebrate two decades…

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Published June 7th, 2018 by

As AmeriCorps volunteers in the city of Rochester, Hilda Agyekum ’18 and Aidan Ely ’18 will spend the next year mobilizing resources and creating solutions to increase the quality of…

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This summer, Zahra Arabzada ‘19 will be featured in Health Magazine about her experience running in an ultramarathon and her advocacy work for women in Afghanistan. She will also work as a research assistant for Dr. John Harmon, a surgeon at John Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Maryland.
Published June 5th, 2018 by

Glamour magazine has named activist and runner Zahra Arabzada ’19 one of 2018’s top College Women of the Year. One of only 10 students profiled, Arabzada’s online feature describes her journey growing up in Afghanistan and…

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Published May 7th, 2018 by

Professor of Women’s Studies Betty Bayer joined a panel of distinguished speakers for the unveiling of the historic plaque marking the hospital founded by Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell Class of 1849,…

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Published March 16th, 2018 by

In conjunction with Women’s History Month, Associate Professor of English Nicola Minott-Ahl presented a talk “What’s Wrong with Lydia? Jane Austen and the Female Gamester in Pride and Prejudice” on…

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Savard
Published February 22nd, 2018 by

This fall, Shannon Savard ’15, MAT’16 will enroll in Ohio State’s Ph.D. program in theatre with a graduate minor in women’s gender and sexuality studies. Savard will research and practice…

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Published February 16th, 2018 by

The Hobart and William Smith Colleges Board of Trustees, upon recommendation of President Gregory J. Vincent ’83, approved tenure and promotion to the rank of Associate Professor to 13 faculty…

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Published February 12th, 2018 by

The Fisher Center’s yearlong series, “Futures of Revolutions,” continues this spring with talks that span revolutionary hip-hop and community activism in Canada, to the stories of families migrating during the…

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Published February 14th, 2018 by

The HWS Theatre Department continues the 2017-18 Frame/Works Series with the talk “5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche: The Title That Wouldn’t Die” featuring guest artists Evan Linder and Andrew Hobgood.…

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Professor of Women's Studies and National Women's Hall of Fame board member Betty Bayer speaks at the "Women's March" in Seneca Falls on Saturday.
Published January 19th, 2018 by

“Every women’s march arises in a moment,” writes Betty Bayer, professor of women’s studies and co-president of the National Women’s Hall of Fame board of directors. “Every march logs its…

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