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Professor Maral Yessayan was a plenary speaker at the Society of Dance History Scholars (SDHS) & Congress on Research in Dance (CORD) Joint Conference, "Decentering Dance Studies: Moving In New Global Orders."

Professor Irene Kacandes has been elected Vice President of the German Studies Association.

Spring 2014 Events

The Gender Research Institute at Dartmouth is running several events in April and May 2014. All talks are open to the public. 

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. See the website of the Center for Gender and Student Engagement for the full calendar of campus events.

Thursday, April 17: Call Me Kuchu. A screening of an award-winning 2012 American documentary that explores the struggles of the LGBT community in Uganda, focusing in part on the 2011 murder of LGBT activist David Kato. 6:00 PM, Filene Auditorium, Moore Building.

Monday, April 21: "Anveshi: Articulating New Positions from the Indian Women's Movement," public talk by Suneetha Achyuta, Senior Coordinator and Fellow at the Anveshi Research Center for Women's Studies in Hyderabad, India. 4:15 PM, Carpenter 13. More information on Anveshi at

Wednesday, April 23: "Marriage as Blind Spot: What Same-Sex Marriage Advocacy Doesn't Say about LGBT Parenting." 4:15 PM, 13 Carpenter Hall. Nancy Polikoff, Professor of Law at American University Washington College of Law, will deliver the Fourteenth Annual Stonewall Lecture.

And Also ...

Check out Science in Greenland: It's a Girl Thing, a video created by Dartmouth women graduate students in the IGERT Polar Environmental Change PhD Program at the Institute of Arctic Studies, featuring field work in Greenland in Summer 2012. 

Professor Michael Bronski's recently published book A Queer History of the United States was honored with the 2012 Lambda Literary Award for Nonfiction and the Israel Fishman Non-Fiction Award by the American Library Association.

Last Updated: 4/18/14