Professor Maral Yessayan as been invited to be 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.
Averil Spencer '10, a WGST Major, founded VOICE4Girls in Hyderabad, India.
For her mentorship, scholarship, and teaching, Professor Ivy Schweitzer has been awarded the Modern Language Association's Division for American Literature Before 1800 Lifetime Achievement Award, the first person to receive the award since 2009.
October 3: Inaugural Poet Richard Blanco reads at 4:30 PM in Filene Auditorium. Free and open to all. Sponsored by the Leslie Center for the Humanities, cosponsored by Spanish and Portuguese; English; Comparative Literature; Latin American, Latino and Caribbean Studies; Masters of Art in Liberal Studies; Women's and Gender Studies; Dean of Faculty and the Office of the Provost.
October 8: Hyderabad, India Foreign Study Program Open House. 8:00 PM, Dartmouth 206. Managed jointly by the Asian and Middle Eastern Studies Program and the Women's and Gender Studies Program.
October 21: Reading from Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father, by Alysia Abbott. 4:15 PM, Wren Room, Sanborn Hall. Cosponsored by the Department of English. Abbott's memoir of growing up motherless in 1970s and '80s San Francisco with an openly gay father, noted writer and activist Steve Abbott.
October 24: Screening of "In the Wrong Body," a documentary film by Cuban actress and documentary filmmaker Marilyn Solaya. 4:30 PM, Carpenter 13. Followed by a question and answer session with Ms. Solaya. Sponsored by the Women's and Gender Studies Program, cosponsored by Anthropology; Film; History; Latin American, Latino and Caribbean Studies; and LGBTQA Life.
October 25: Feminist Filmmaking Seminar features filmmakers Marilyn Solaya, Tracey Deer '00, Liz Canner, and Mary Desjardins, Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies at Dartmouth. 3:30 - 5:00 PM, Rockefeller Hall 1930s Room.
November 5: Performance by Dominique Christina and Denice Frohman, both past winners of the Women of the World Poetry Slam, who together form Sister Outsider. 8:00 PM, One Wheelock. Sister Outsider will also conduct a workshop on November 6, location and signups to be determined. Sponsored by the Women's and Gender Studies Program, cosponsored by the Center for Gender and Student Engagement; OPAL; African and African American Studies; English; the Gender Research Institute at Dartmouth; and Soul Scribes.
November 6: Discussion and book signing with Professor Michael Bronski and Michael Amico '07 for their new title, coauthored with Anne Pellegrini, "You Can Tell Just By Looking": And 20 Other Myths About LGBT Life and People. 4:15 PM, Top of the Hop, Hopkins Center.
Dartmouth's Day of Reflection, April 24, 2013.
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: 10/30/13