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Yearlong “Class Dismissed?” Initiative Aims to Spark Discussion of Socioeconomic Class on Campus

Posted March 3, 2011
poster for film screening associated with the "Class Dismissed" initiative

A college education is widely regarded as a mark of socioeconomic status. Yet in an environment where that education takes place, class differences are seldom a topic of  conversation, according to a survey of Bryn Mawr’s campus community. Class differences, the survey found, were more likely than any other aspect of social identity to inspire […]

Bryn Mawr’s Distinguished Whiting Fellows to Present Research

Posted September 30, 2010

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences‘ Whiting Fellows will present research on Tuesday, Oct. 5, at 5 p.m. in Carpenter B-21. The GSAS is one of seven distinguished graduate programs that receive funding from the Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation to support doctoral students as they complete their dissertation research. Whiting Fellows are chosen on […]

Nutritionist Mimi Murray Offers Tips to Fit Club

Posted April 22, 2010

The Faculty-Staff Fit Club will offer an informational presentation by BMC Dining Services Nutritionist Mimi Murray next Wednesday, April 28, at noon in Dalton 212E. Topics will include portion control, balancing all foods in moderation, healthy recipes, and more.  All members of the campus community are invited; please RSVP to Laura Marzano Kemper (lkemper or […]

Lecture Looks at “Mainstreaming Gender in the European Union”

Posted April 15, 2010

Mark A. Pollack, Jean Monnet Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science at Temple University, will give a lecture titled “Mainstreaming Gender in the European Union” on Friday, April 16, from 1-2:30 p.m. in the Dorothy Vernon Room. Sponsored by The Center for International Studies, this event is free and open to the public. Pollack […]

Lecture to Compare Visual Culture of Conflicts in Ireland, Middle East

Posted April 8, 2010

Phil Hopper of the New York Institute of Technology will give a talk titled “Understanding the Wall: Barriers and Visual Culture in Belfast, Israel and the West Bank,” on Monday, April 12, from 4:15-5:30 p.m. in Carpenter 21 at Bryn Mawr. The lecture is part of a series on conflict and visual culture sponsored by […]

Arlene Istar Lev to Present Lecture on “A Family Systems View of Gender-Variance”

Posted April 8, 2010

Social worker, family therapist, educator, and writer Arlene Istar Lev will give a lecture titled “A Family Systems View of Gender-Variance” as the Annual Anita D. Lichtenstein Memorial Lecture on Thursday, April 15, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Dalton 300. Lev’s work addresses the unique therapeutic needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender […]

Founder of Youth Journalism Site to Speak on New Media

Posted April 2, 2010

Alexander Heffner, founder and editor-in-chief of and a member of the  Harvard class of 2012, will present “The Virtual Newsroom, Viral Politics, and Journalism in the Obama Age” on Wednesday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. in  Dalton 119. This event is sponsored by BMC Center for Social Sciences’ New Media Project. ScoopDaily is a […]

La Noche de Gala to Feature Poet, Storyteller and Speaker Bobby Gonzalez

Posted April 2, 2010

Bobby Gonzalez, a multicultural motivational speaker, storyteller, and poet, will offer the keynote address for the 3rd annual La Noche de Gala, a fund-raising and community-building event scheduled for Saturday, April 10, from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. in Thomas Great Hall. The formal event  is hosted by Mujeres, and the theme is performing arts […]

Author to Discuss History of Medical Approaches to Intersex

Posted April 1, 2010
Book cover, bodies in doubt

On Tuesday, April 6, at 4:15 p.m. in Carpenter 21, Elizabeth Reis will discuss her new book, Bodies in Doubt: An American History of Intersex (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009), which addresses the origins and implications of today’s medical management of intersex. Reis, an associate professor of women’s and gender studies and history at the […]

Don Barber to Speak on Shoreline Retreat

Posted April 1, 2010

President Jane McAuliffe will sponsor a research talk by Associate Professor of Geology Don Barber on Tuesday, April 6, at 4 p.m. in Thomas 110. The lecture, titled “Shoreline Retreat Linked to Changes in Ocean Circulation 3,000 Years Ago: Implications for the U.S. East Coast Over the Next 100 Years,” celebrates Barber’s appointment to the […]

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