gender, sexuality & women’s studies

  • Feminist Symposium 2014

    May 5, 2014

    Keynote Speaker Daisy Hernandez spoke on race, gender, sexuality, and issues affecting young women of color at the Feminist Symposium April 19.

  • Sister 4 Sister’s Women’s History Month events

    Feb 10, 2014

    Sister 4 Sister will have a display on the Orange Carpet and will host a home-cooked dinner in celebration of Women’s History Month.

  • Livestream with Facebook COO, Sheryl Sandberg

    Oct 24, 2013

    During this Livestream, Sheryl Sandberg will discuss her hopes for the next generation of women leaders and answer students’ questions. Sandberg’s book, Lean In, examines why women’s progress has stalled in the job market and what holds women back, while offering solutions to help women achieve their full potential. This conversation on gender will start the discussion to work toward closing the leadership gap and educating our future generation of leaders. Oct. 28 at 6 p.m. in the Beijing room in Thomas Commons.

  • Internships in D.C. and China inspire education reform career

    May 28, 2012

    Three significant internships–combined with majors in international relations, women’s studies, and politics–led Lisa Chen to a career in educational policy, beginning with teaching in one of the country’s most challenging schools.

  • Dinner with a Doula

    Dec 2, 2010

    A doula is a mother’s advocate. Doulas provide emotional and physical support for mothers before, during, and after birth and make sure that the mother’s wishes are followed during labor.

  • Cornell College hosting discussion of same sex marriage decision

    Apr 5, 2010

    A little more than a year after a unanimous Supreme Court decision that made Iowa the first state in the Midwest to allow same-sex marriage, Cornell College is hosting a discussion of the impact that decision has had.

  • Environmental activist and former VP candidate to speak at Feminist Symposium

    Mar 8, 2010

    Winona LaDuke, a Native American environmental activist and two-time Vice-presidential candidate for the Green Party, will give the keynote speech at Cornell College’s annual Feminist Symposium on Saturday, March 13.

  • What’s your story?: Annie Schneider ’11

    Oct 23, 2009

    Colorado Springs native Annie Schneider is fond of saying that she’s the rebel of her family. Only this rebel has a cause.

  • Harvard-bound Sang feels ‘empowered’ by Cornell

    May 1, 2009

    A broad range of coursework and activism have led Caroline Sang ’08 to the pursue a masters in theological studies at the Harvard Divinity School, focusing on women, gender and sexuality in religion. At Cornell, she majored in women’s studies and sociology/anthropology, with a minor in religion. She plans to later pursue a doctorate in […]

  • Clemente researched public health in Indian slums

    Apr 10, 2009

    Leah Clemente confirmed her desire to work in public health by spending five months in Pune, India in late 2007 as part of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest’s India Studies Program. Her adventure included a research project in the Pune slums with Uplift, a grassroots organization focused on preventative health care and the eradication […]

  • Feminist artist, activist Harmony Hammond to lecture at Cornell April 24

    Apr 17, 2006

    MOUNT VERNON — Artist Harmony Hammond, author of the first history of lesbian art in the United States, will lecture on “Speaking Braids: Gender, Sexuality, and Artistic Practice” on Monday, April 24, at 7 p.m. in Cornell College’s McWethy Hall, Room 222A. Her 2000 book, “Lesbian Art in America: A Contemporary History,” profiles 18 prominent […]