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This spring, the artwork of Kathy Wong ’08 was on display in the library atrium. The project stemmed from an assignment that Wong received in Professor Susan Henking’s Introduction to Women’s Studies course. “The assignment was to identify a way to intervene in the world in which we live, drawing on the materials from class,”

At HWS, students often surprise their professors with the depth and nuance of their insights. In their class discussions and in their research. But there are always those research papers that come off of the page and exceed the intentions and expectations of even the professor who assigned them. That was the case for Professor

As every seat in the Geneva Room filled on Wednesday, Sept. 17, the crowd bustled, chatting, shifting, anticipating the kick-off lecture in the fall 2008 Fisher Center Series lectures. Everyone discussing the night’s topic, Thinking in Emergencies, and the scholar who approached the podium, Harvard University’s Walter M. Cabot Professor of Aesthetics and the General