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Days-Massolo Center

Amit Taneja
Director, Diversity & Inclusion
315-859-4252

Kimberly Williams
Associate Director
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Stephanie Guzman
Graduate Assistant
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News and Events

Lis-Marie Alvarado of WeCount! will take part in a discussion about immigrant women’s labor on Sept. 15.
Panel Discussion on Immigrant Women’s Labor Sept. 15

“Organizing for Justice: A Panel Conversation Exploring Immigrant Women’s Labor” will take place on Monday, Sept. 15, at 4:10 p.m., in the Red Pit, Kirner-Johnson Building. The discussion is free and open to the public.  More ...

Judith Jamison
“To Thy Own Self Be True”: Reflections by a Modern Dance Icon

The Hamilton College Voices of Color Lecture Series welcomed renowned dance icon Judith Jamison for an intimate talk in the Chapel on April 18. The Series honors C. Christine Johnson, former director of the Hamilton College Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP. In the context of being an empowered role model, eager to give back, Jamison reflected on her career in the performing arts, most significantly her involvement in classical ballet.  More ...

Screening of Feeding Frenzy April 16

Hamilton will host a screening of the film Feeding Frenzy on Wednesday, April 16, at 4:15 p.m., in the Days-Massolo Center Living Room. The event is part of the Health[Care] Programming Film Series sponsored by the Days-Massolo Center, and is free and open to the public.  More ...

Laverne Cox speaks in Wellin Hall.
Laverne Cox Urges Understanding of Oppressed Groups

Laverne Cox of Netflix’s Orange is the New Black reminded a Wellin Hall audience of the importance in claiming the intersecting components of one’s multiple identities with pride and creating spaces of independent gender expression in a lecture on Feb. 22. Her talk, the keynote address in the NY6 Spectrum Conference, was titled “Ain’t I a Woman: My Journey to Womanhood.”  More ...

Harriet Washington
Author Harriet Washington Lectures on Medical Apartheid

Distinguished author Harriet A. Washington delivered a lecture titled “Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to Present” at Hamilton on Feb. 19. Her book by the same name won the prestigious 2007 National Book Critics’ Circle Award and was named one of the year’s Best Books by Publishers’ Weekly.  More ...

Spectrum Conference keynote speaker Laverne Cox.
Hamilton to Host NY6 Spectrum Conference

Hamilton College will host the first New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium (NY6) Spectrum Conference for LGBTQA students, faculty and staff on Feb. 22-23 on campus.   More ...

Girl Rising to be Screened at Hamilton

Girl Rising, a documentary film made by the 10x10 Campaign, a global initiative to educate and empower girls, will be screened on Monday, Oct. 21, at 4:15 p.m., in the Red Pit, KJ.  The film will be followed by a panel discussion.  The screening is free, open to the public and sponsored by the Days-Massolo Center and Muslim Student Association.  More ...

Dean Spade
Legal Reform Needed to Promote Social Equality

Dean Spade visited Hamilton on Oct. 10 to lecture on the effectiveness of legal reform to promote social equality. Spade, associate professor at the Seattle University School of Law, focused his discussion on struggles and obstacles faced by the American trans community.  More ...

Hamilton students enjoy New York City.
LGBTQ & Ally Students Travel to New York City

On Sept. 21, 35 Hamilton LGBTQ & Ally students took a trip to New York City with the goals of discussing LGBTQA history, examining current LGBTQA issues, receiving career-planning perspectives, and connecting with alumni. This program was organized by Hamilton’s Days-Massolo Center, and the Office of Alumni Relations.  More ...

Comedian, Writer Allison Williams Talks About Race, Comedy

“When I talk about race, I like to start with shock.”  That is precisely what Allison Williams did on Sept. 23 in KJ’s Red Pit. In front of Hamilton community members, Williams dove head-first into her pursuit of racially charged comedy as she opened her lecture with a tale of different racial preferences in inappropriate Craigslist ads.  More ...

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