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Through Gendered Lenses

April 26, 2011

Congratulations to the Gender Studies Honor Society for their 2nd Annual publication of Through Gendered Lenses - an Undergraduate Academic Journal of Gender Research and Scholarship.  Congratulations to the following students for their contributions to the journal:

Brigid Mangano - The Problem of the Woman Artist:

Congratulations to Graduate Minors

April 26, 2011

Congratulations to Courtney McDermott and Karen Monique Gregg, two of our 2011 Gender Studies Graduate Minors,  for receiving Outstanding Student Teacher Awards from the Kaneb Center.  All three students, Sara Troyani, Courtney McDermott and Karen Monique Gregg met in Spring 2010 while taking Gender & Space taught by Pamela Wojcik.

Outstanding Graduate Student Teacher 
Awards 2011

    Sara Troyani, Courtney McDermott, Karen Monique Gregg

Congratulations to our 2011 Research Grant Recipient

April 21, 2011

Congratulations to our 2011 Genevieve D. Willis Research Grant recipient, Jennifer Gast.

Jennifer Gast '12
“Women's Role in Government: A Comparative Analysis between the US and UK”

 As a political science and gender studies major I have always been interested in exploring the intersection of women and political life, particularly the gender gap in American elections. In this research project, I will explore women’s leadership roles in American and British national politics, specifically analyzing the effects of the structural differences between the two nations and whether this has given the United Kingdom more success in recruiting and retaining high-level female politicians. I will focus on the social and cultural barriers that women encounter in the United States as well as the legal and structural opportunities available in the United Kingdom.…

Congratulations to our 2011 Thesis Award Recipient

April 11, 2011

Genevieve D. Willis Thesis Prize
Awarded to:  Robyn Grant ‘11
But who will do the dishes?  Negotiating socialism with femininity in Mujeres magazine Cuba, 1961-1965”
Major:  History/Honors Track   Minor:  Gender Studies
Advisor: Jaime Pensado