• Art made by women accounted for just 11 percent of all acquisitions by 26 prominent American museums and 14 percent of all exhibitions in the last decade, according to a New York Times article in which Associate Professor of Art History Susan Jarosi was quoted.

  • Several faculty members and students were part of an all-Hamilton panel at the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) conference in Atlanta.

  • Pointed toward law school, Grecia Santos ’20 secured a summer internship at a small immigration law firm in her hometown of Miami. She finds herself immersed in a learning experience far more intense than she’d expected. “Because I thought it would just be looking at laws and reading very dry language, but what we’re dealing with is people talking about the experiences that they had in their home countries, why they left, the fear that they have, hope that they can stay here and rebuild their lives. It’s just very emotional at times,” Santos explains

  • In a mixture of lighthearted personal anecdotes and thought-provoking comments on today’s society, acclaimed poet Nikki Giovanni spoke about the importance of racial pride and civil rights activism during her public reading in the Chapel on March 6.

  • Chapters by Alan Cafruny, the Henry Platt Bristol Professor of International Relations, and Associate Professor of Women’s Studies Anne Lacsamana were recently published in The Palgrave Handbook of Critical International Political Economy (London: Palgrave MacMillan, 2016).

  • For the past two summers Irina Rojas ’18 has volunteered as a translator in the Labor and Delivery Unit at Tufts Medical Center.

  • A summer internship at a start-up company in New York City is enabling Janika Beatty ’17 to explore a couple different interests: the beauty industry and blogging.  Beatty is working for BASE BUTTER, a new company that produces an all- natural multipurpose body butter.  Support for Beatty’s internship is made possible by Daniel Fielding ’07 and managed through Hamilton’s Career and Life Outcomes Center.

  • Nine Hamilton students, along with faculty and staff, visited the Highlander Research and Education Center in New Market, Tenn., during spring break. They participated in a leadership retreat as part of an independent study leadership project in the Women’s Studies Department.

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Women’s Studies Cara E. Jones published a paper titled “Wandering Wombs and “Female Troubles”: The Hysterical Origins, Symptoms, and Treatments of Endometriosis” in the journal Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal.

  • Dean of Faculty Patrick D. Reynolds announced the appointment of nine Hamilton faculty members to endowed chairs. All were effective July 1.


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