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Gowrinathan lecture scrutinizes gender and violence

By EMILY HOFFMAN – 9 years ago

On Wednesday, Feb. 4, Visiting Research Professor at the Colin Powell Center for Global and Civic Leadership at City College New York, Dr. Nimmi Gowrinathan, gave a lecture entitled “Understanding…

Nandy hunts for moments of humanity in mass violence

By ALEX TRUNNELL – 9 years ago

Leading intellectual and sociologist Ashis Nandy spoke at Vassar on Nov. 3, sharing his experience researching on mass violence and human potential. He has combined these two seemingly-opposite fields of…

Keys promotes alternative U.S. human rights narrative

By EMILY HOFFMAN – 9 years ago

On Oct. 30, Professor Barbara Keys gave the Charles Griffin Memorial Lecture, sponsored by the Department of History. The lecture focused on the historical importance of human rights and their…

Eugenides delivers annual Gifford lecture

By SAMANTHA KOHL – 9 years ago

The mystery behind the other is what makes human existence so tragic and yet beautiful. And it is the quest of the artist to deteriorate the idea of otherness and…

Campbell unveils hidden motives in U.S.-African Summit

By EMILY HOFFMAN – 9 years ago

On October 2, Professor of African-American studies and political science at Syracuse University Horace Campbell delivered a lecture to Vassar students entitled “The 2014 United State-African Summit: Is this a…

Boylan to speak on experiences with transgender activism

By JENNIFER BOYLAN – 9 years ago

Good writing has the potential to incite change, move readers and convey the profoundly personal experience of an author. But for those who have been systematically and historically silenced, writing…

Lecture grounds copyright infringment in pop culture

By NOBLE INGRAM – 10 years ago

On Monday, Nov. 11, intellectual property lawyer Kim Landsman ’74 visited campus to sit in on classes and give a lecture titled, “Intellectual Property’s Blurred Lines.” Landsman’s lecture offered case…