Tag Archives: Women’s and Gender Studies

Morgan Jerkins

Morgan Jerkins, who explores black girlhood and womanhood in America in her best-selling essay collection This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America (Harper Perennial 2018), will speak at BC Sept. … Continue reading

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On the frontlines

As part of the Women’s & Gender Studies Spring Speaker Series, Fionnuala Ni Aolain will discuss some themes from her co-authored book, On the Frontlines: Gender, War and the Post-Conflict Process. Her address, “Female Terrorists in Ethno-National Conflicts,” will take … Continue reading

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Feminized majority

BC alumna Katherine Adam (Class of 2007) had her senior thesis published as book — a rare feat for an undergraduate project. On March 15, Adam will return to campus to discuss her book, The New Feminized Majority: How Democrats … Continue reading

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Paging Heidi Montag

When is the modification of our appearance empowering and when is it a sign of weakness? Sociologist Victoria Pitts-Taylor, author of Surgery Junkies: Wellness and Pathology in Cosmetic Culture, offers a ground-breaking analysis of the normalization of cosmetic surgery and … Continue reading

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