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  • “Perhaps, like the poor, homophobia may always be with us. But when you receive an email that complains about an openly gay man in a 42-year-old documentary, you know that homophobia is on the run,” writes Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies Jeffrey Ruoff in an opinion piece in The Conversation.

    Ruoff is a Dartmouth Public Voices fellow.

  • In a new spring-term course, Dartmouth students will investigate questions of race, inequality, and violence that arose last summer following the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.

    The class, called “10 Weeks, 10+ Professors: #BlackLivesMatter,” will be taught by close to 20 faculty from about a dozen departments and could be a model for future cross-disciplinary courses. ... ...

  • Angela Davis. Noam Chomsky. Denis Goldberg. Amy Goodman. Cornel West.

    These are just a few of the prominent visitors who have come to Dartmouth to engage with students, faculty, and community members as part of an annual seminar and public lecture series organized by the Gender Research Institute at Dartmouth (GRID).

    Now in its second full year, GRID recently announced the theme of its spring 2015 seminar, “Just Words: Free Speech and Social Change,” which will draw a slate of...

  • Deborah K. King's article, "Multiple Jeopardy, Multiple Consciousness: The Context of a Black Feminist Ideology," from Signs 14 (1988) has been selected for inclusion in the curated Intersectionalities portion of Signs' 40th anniversary celebration. The article has been described by Andy Mazzaschi, the Deputy Editor of Signs, as "classic." It is available online at the Signs at 40 website.

  • "Fears, Fallacies, and Failures: How AIDS Became an Epidemic." 

    Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 4:15 PM in Rockefeller 3.

    Denise McWilliams, Executive Director of the New England Innocence Project

    The Annual Stonewall Lecture is sponsored by the Women's and Gender Studies Program. For more information about Ms.McWilliams' visit or the Stonewall Lecture, please contact Program Coordinator...

  • Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 4:15 PM in 3 Rockefeller Hall.

    Nancy D. Polikoff, Professor of Law at American University Washington College of Law, will deliver the Fourteenth Annual Stonewall Lecture at Dartmouth College.

    At American University Washington College of Law, Polikoff teaches in the areas of family law, civil procedure, and sexuality and the law. Previously, she supervised family law programs at the Women's Legal Defense Fund (now...

  • Previous Lecturers

    Denise McWilliams, "Fears, Fallacies, and Failures: How AIDS Became an Epidemic" (February 17, 2015)

    Nancy Polikoff, "Marriage as Blind Spot: What Same-Sex Marriage Doesn't Say About LGBT Parenting" (April 23, 2014)

    Dean Spade, "Critical Trans Politics and the Limits of Law" (May 8, 2013)

    Douglas Crimp, "Misfitting Together: Andy Warhol's Chelsea Girls" (February 14, 2012)

    Alison Bechdel, "Creativity and (or?)...

  • Dartmouth students have three new residences designed as learning communities to consider this fall when deciding where to live, as well as 10 design-your-own communities, set up as blocks of rooms interspersed within general campus housing.

    These new options, in addition to the 12 existing affinity communities—such as East Wheelock, the Shabazz Center, and the Chinese Language House—build on the College’s mission of enhancing campus housing options by linking them to Dartmouth’s...

  • A spring lecture series featuring war photographer James Nachtwey ’70, Booker Prize winner John Berger, and South African anti-apartheid activist Denis Goldberg kicks off April 10 at Dartmouth.

    The series, “Times of Crisis,” is hosted by the Gender Research Institute at Dartmouth (GRID) and will feature talks from distinguished writers, activists, and scholars in seven events during April and May.

    “We expect students, faculty, staff...

  • Last year, Kate Shelton ’14 was a bit flustered when she approached her mentor, Jennifer Fluri. Shelton needed work for the summer.

    “Professor Fluri asked me, ‘Well, what are you most interested in?’ ” says Shelton, who sports short hair with a purple streak. “I told her it was women, fitness, and health.”

    “I have the perfect contact for you,” Fluri told her.

    Fluri, the chair of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program, told Shelton to get in touch with one...