Author Archives: Almudena Escobar Lopez

Mia Alvar received 2016 Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize

Mia Alvar was named the 2016 recipient of the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize for Fiction presented by the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies and the Department of English. The award is being given for her debut work … Continue reading

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Activist and Scholar Angela Davis will be in Rochester this November

Angela Davis will be in Rochester on Wednesday November 9, 2016 for the MJS production’s event ” An evening of Empowerment” event. Angela Davis is an African-American political activist, scholar, and author. She emerged as a prominent political activist in the … Continue reading

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Jennifer L. Creech publishes “Mothers, Comrades, and Outcasts in East German Women’s Film”

Congratulations to professor Jennifer L. Creech, Associate Professor of German and Chair of the SBAI Curriculum Committee, for the recent publication of her first book Mothers, Comrades, and Outcasts in East German Women’s Film (University of Indiana Press, 2016). In addition to Chairing SBAI’s … Continue reading

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Susan E. Gustafson: Goethe’s Families of the Heart

We have another exciting publication to announce! Congratulations to Susan E. Gustafson, Karl F. and Bertha A. Fuchs Professor of German Studies, for the recent publication of her book Goethe’s Families of the Heart (Bloomsbury, 2016). The book highlights Goethe’s “acceptance and promotion of all relationships … Continue reading

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Douglas Crimp: Before Pictures

We would like to congratulate professor Douglas Crimp from the Art and Art History Department for the recent publication of his memoir Before Pictures (Dancing Foxes Press, 2016). “Before Pictures tells the story of Crimp’s life as a young gay man and art critic … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Bisexual Awareness Week

The Bisexual Awareness Week (#BiWeek) will run from September 16 – 26, with September 23 marked as the “International Celebrate Bisexuality Day.” Co-founded by GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) and BiNet USA, Bisexual Awareness Week seeks to accelerate acceptance … Continue reading

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