Women’s Studies Program

Three Families, Three Decades: Beryl Goldberg’s Portraits from Burkino Faso, West Africa on Exhibit at Leonard Lief Library

March 4, 2014 2:47 pm African and African American Studies Dept, Art Dept, Library, School of Arts and Humanities, Women's Studies Program

In a celebration of Women’s History Month, Lehman College presents the groundbreaking photographs of Beryl Goldberg, on display throughout March in Leonard Lief Library.

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Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer for Freedom: A Bookshelf Discussion

February 18, 2014 1:00 am Audio, Multimedia, Women's Studies Program

Amy Scholder and Elizabeth Koke of CUNY’s Feminist Press discuss freedom of speech and feminism in this Lehman College podcast.

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Lifeline for Out-of-School Girls: Alumna Brings Education to Vulnerable Nigerians

December 10, 2013 1:00 am Alumni, Alumni Relations, School of Education, Study Abroad, Women's Studies Program

By SAM OTTI The Sun (Lagos, Nigeria) In Africa, there is a common saying that ‘Women’s Education Ends in Kitchen’ (WEEK). But Nkechi Ogbodo, the founder of a New York-based group, Kechie’s Project, would shout from the rooftop that depriving the girl-child the opportunity of formal education is a rape of womanhood. Her vigorous advocacy [...]

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Pump “Down” the Volume: Professor Sandra Levey and NYC to Address Noise and Hearing Loss

December 9, 2013 1:00 am CUNY Institute for Health Equity, School of Arts and Humanities, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Dept, Student Affairs, Students, Urban Male Leadership Program, Women's Studies Program

A total of 196 individuals from a variety of ethnic backgrounds participated. The final analysis showed that young iPod users and African-Americans listening to rap or hip hop did indeed listen the loudest and were more likely to exceed recommended listening times.

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Writing Sex Back Into the Narrative of War: A Reading and Discussion

November 1, 2013 1:00 am Faculty, Library, Political Science Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Women's Studies Program

In her new book, “Sex and International Tribunals: The Erasure of Gender from the War Narrative,” Professor Chiseche Salome Mibenge, documents an undeniable fact: sex is a weapon of war.

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Junior Wins Borough’s Denim Day NYC Writing Competition

May 3, 2013 1:23 pm School of Natural and Social Sciences, Sociology Dept, Student Awards, Students, Women's Studies Program

Shabel Castro, a junior in the Macaulay Honors College at Lehman, is the Bronx winner of the 2013 Denim Day New York City writing competition, titled “Telling the Truth About Sexual Violence.”

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Human Rights Activist to Speak Feb. 16 on Plight of Migrants

February 7, 2012 6:34 pm Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies, Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies Dept, Women's Studies Program

The Lehman community is invited to hear a talk on Thursday, Feb. 16, by Rev. Alejandro Solalinde Guerra, a leading advocate for the rights of migrants traveling through Mexico to the U.S. Rev. Solalinde, a Catholic priest in the town of Ixtepec, Oaxaca, will speak on “Breaking the Cycle of Violence: Addressing the Needs of Central American Immigrants in Mexico.”

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