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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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  • Of the fifteen current and former Dartmouth student selected for Fulbrights this year, two were majors or minors in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. 

    Alyssa Heinze ’18

    Government and Asian and Middle Eastern studies double major; Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality studies minor
    Research/study grant, India

    Alyssa Heinze planned to study biology and chemical engineering at Dartmouth. But she was...

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  • Professor Alexander Chee will give the Eighteenth Annual Stonewall Lecture on Tuesday, May 15th. His talk is titled "Future Queer," and will draw both from his New Republic article of the same name, and his acclaimed new book, How to Write an Autobiographical Novel: Essays. A reception follows.

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