Author Archives: Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies University of Rochester

Rubel discusses Transparent Symposium in UR QuadCast

“Amazon’s TV series Transparent has “single-handedly helped change the conversation about trans people in America,” says Nora Rubel, associate professor in the Department of Religion and Classics and the director of the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies. … Continue reading

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Transparent Symposium

Dubbed by The New Yorker’s Emily Nussbaum a “stealth masterpiece,” Transparent (Amazon, 2014-2016) captures psychological, social, and historical dynamics of being transgender at precisely the moment that transgender individuals and stories have taken a central place in American mass culture. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, SBA!

On February 15th, 2016, SBAI held a celebration of Susan B. Anthony’s 196th birthday. Thank you to all of those who attended! During the celebration we recognized two student-selected guests of honor and enjoyed a talk about Susan B. Anthony … Continue reading

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