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  • Bethany Moreton will serve as a Visiting Fellow at The New School's Robert L. Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies. She co-coordinates Dartmouth’s colloquium in Critical Finance Studies and co-edits the Columbia University Press book series Studies in the History of U.S. Capitalism. Her work includes To Serve God and Wal-Mart: The Making of Christian Free Enterprise (Harvard, 2009), which won the OAH’s Frederick Jackson Turner Award and...

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  • When students return to Hanover this month, they will have the option to choose the name, pronouns, and gender identity by which they wish to be known on campus via DartHub, the landing page for Banner, Dartmouth's student information system.

    "As a community, Dartmouth recognizes that it is important for students to be known by the names they choose," says Provost Joseph Helble. "The College now has the infrastructure to make it easy for students to make their chosen names known."...

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  • This month and next, Dartmouth will host six public lectures to draw attention to the ways black women and girls are disproportionately subjected to violence in American society—and often ignored by social justice movements.

    The series, “#SayHerName: Intersectionality and Violence Against Black Women and Girls,” will bring to campus leading scholars in the field—among them Columbia University and UCLA law professor Kimberlé Crenshaw, who coined the term “intersectionality” as a way of...

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  • Assistant Professor of Religion Zahra Ayubi has received a grant from the Greenwall Foundation's Faculty Scholars program to continue her research on the intersections of bioethics, gender, and religion within the context of Islam. She is one of four scholars from around the country to receive the award this year. A longtime affiliate of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Professor Ayubi will teach WGSS 43.06/REL 28.04 Gender in Islam in Spring 2020....

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  • Gabrielle Bozarth '17 was a double major in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Government, and her honors thesis received the "Excellence in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies" Prize.  Through Fulbright, Bozarth will earn a master’s in social science research methods at Cardiff University, looking at how Welsh women are affected by incarceration in the U.K. “There’s this dynamic where there are men’s prisons popping up in Wales, but no women’s prison, so women are being exported...

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  • Associate Professor of Government Deborah Jordan Brooks and a team of students have created a website that consolidates information on global menstrual health education and access to menstrual products for low-income girls and women around the world. 

    Dubbed IMHER—the International Menstrual Health Entrepreneurship Roundup—the site provides information of use to small-scale,...

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  • Helen Ceballos, a multidisciplinary artist based in San Juan, Puerto Rico, wa the Nineteenth Stonewall Speaker. Ceballos, a multidisciplinary artist and cultural producer based in San Juan, Puerto Rico, gave a hybrid performance piece and artist talk, "El cuerpo y la ruina/Body and Ruins" at 5 PM on April 10, 2019, in the Warner Bentley Theater of the Hopkins Center.

    Ceballos uses her body to explore images of herself in relation with sounds, videos and space. Her...

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  • SpeakOut is an oral history project dedicated to recording and preserving the history of Dartmouth’s LGBTQIA+ community. All SpeakOut interviews are conducted and audio-recorded by specially trained undergraduate students under the guidance of project staff. Interviews become part of the Dartmouth College Archives and are publicly available at Rauner Special Collections Library and online. SpeakOut collects the stories of the Dartmouth community broadly defined: former students,...

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  • Jacqueline D. Wernimont joins the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program this year with the Distinguished Professorship in Digital Humanities and Social Engagement. Professor Wernimont's work is both scholarly and creative, and the new Digital Justice Co-operative in Bartlett 201 will be "a vital space for those...

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  • Professor Faith Beasley's new book, Versailles Meets the Taj Mahal: François Bernier, Marguerite de la Sablière, and Enlightening Conversations in Seventeenth-Century France (University of Toronto Press, 2018), is on display in the King Arthur Flour café in Baker-Berry Library. An extended article and interview can be found on the...

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