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On the Passing of Kate Millett

It is with enormous sadness that we announce the death of our longtime friend, pioneer feminist and author of SEXUAL POLITICS, Kate Millett. She died this morning in Paris of cardiac arrest. Kate would have […]

September 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Fresh Thinking on History of Feminism

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

From Harvard.edu | 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|