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Women’s and Gender Studies Program

Steinem encourages collaboration, cross-generational dialogue for modern feminists during Vanderbilt talk

Nov. 4, 2019—Feminist activist and award-winning writer Gloria Steinem is hopeful about the future of feminism and its critical role in shaping society and policy around the world, she told a full house of Vanderbilt community members gathered at Central Library on Nov. 1.

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Women’s Center to host conversation with Gloria Steinem Nov. 1

Oct. 11, 2019—The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center, in partnership with the Chancellor’s Lecture Series, will host Gloria Steinem, an award-winning writer, feminist activist and co-founder of "Ms." magazine, for a conversation on Nov. 1. Tickets for the event are available at the Sarratt Box Office to those with a Vanderbilt ID.

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Expert panel to discuss past and present-day suffrage movements Oct. 7

Sep. 30, 2019—An Oct. 7 panel discussion will explore the connections between the women’s suffrage movement and current voting rights activism. The panel is free and open to the public and will take place from 4:10 to 5:30 p.m. in the Great Room of E. Bronson Ingram College.

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Reception for women faculty is Aug. 28

Aug. 15, 2018—The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center, the Women’s and Gender Studies Program, and the Office of Inclusive Excellence will host a reception for women faculty Aug. 28 in the Central Library Second Floor Gallery.

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Alumna, former faculty member Alison Piepmeier honored with Sept. 25 lecture

Sep. 12, 2017—The Alison Piepmeier Memorial Lecture is set for Sept. 25, featuring speaker George Estreich, author of a book about raising his daughter who has Down syndrome.

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Welcome back reception for women faculty set for Aug. 31

Aug. 18, 2017—The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center and the Women’s and Gender Studies Program will host a reception for women faculty on Thursday, Aug. 31. The event will begin at 4 p.m. in the Buttrick Hall Atrium.

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‘She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry’ screens Oct. 19

Oct. 5, 2015—A documentary film about the women’s liberation movement of the late 1960s, featuring archival footage and interviews, will have its Nashville premiere at Vanderbilt University on Monday, Oct. 19.

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Reception for women faculty set for Sept. 3

Aug. 21, 2015—The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center and the Women’s and Gender Studies program will host an open house on Thursday, Sept. 3, for all Vanderbilt faculty who identify as women.

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Violence prevention expert to speak Feb. 4-5

Jan. 30, 2015—Jeffrey Bucholtz, director of the national violence prevention organization We End Violence, will be at Vanderbilt Feb. 4-5 for a community discussion and series of workshops and lectures for faculty, staff, students and student-athletes.

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Stimulate your brain with Vanderbilt Osher winter classes

Dec. 5, 2014—Sign up now for Vanderbilt's Osher Lifelong Learning winter 2015 non-credit classes, which include contemporary international films, Irish comedy, and relationships between science and science fiction.

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Vanderbilt University names Women’s Center director

Oct. 22, 2014—Rory Dicker will assume the role of director of the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center at Vanderbilt University beginning January 2015.

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Vanderbilt University honors 20 as emeriti faculty

May. 9, 2014—Twenty retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 9, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.

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