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Fresh Thinking on History of Feminism

Class, timeline explore lesser-known narratives in movement’s rise

From | July 3, 2017
By Colleen Walsh | Gloria Steinem photo by Dori Jacobson-Wenzel

For many, feminism just took a flying, sword-wielding leap with “Wonder Woman,” the […]

July 3rd, 2017|Feminism, History|

17th Berkshire Conference

June 1-4, 2017

Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY

Two tours have been organized as part of the Berkshire Conference offerings. Booking deadline: May 29.

Tour #1:
Tour of Brooklyn Historical Society
and the Brooklyn Heights Neighborhood


May 16th, 2017|Event|

Obituary: Farewell Our Great Friend, Aileen Hernandez

May 23, 1926 – February 13, 2017

The only woman appointed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1965 to the first EEOC, Hernandez has spent a lifetime working to improve the political and […]

March 9th, 2017|News, NOW, Obituary|

Muriel Fox: Feminist Trailblazer

Muriel Fox ’48 battled for equality on picket lines and in boardrooms alongside better-known icons of the women’s movement

by Jennifer Altmann

Fifty years ago, a few dozen women gathered in a basement in Washington, […]

July 15th, 2016|VFA, Women|