Discussion held about gender and race

By Bonnie Monnier The question of whether African-American girls are ever considered girls was discussed on campus on March 30. A large group of students and faculty members attended the Writing Black Girlhood: How Race and Gender Inform Our Ideas […]

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History professor gives talk about women in India

By Phil McCarty In celebrating of women’s history month, Dr. Purnima Bhatt, a professor of history, anthropology and interdisciplinary studies at Hood College spoke on the stepwells, gathering places for women in India, at Her Space, Her Story on March […]

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Smithsonian educator gives talk about African ceramics

By Elizabeth Shearin Africa has historically suffered economic underdevelopment, but has never been artistically underdeveloped, an educator from the Smithsonian said at Hood College on Sunday. Pottery makes up a significant portion of the African art tradition, Veronika Jenke told […]

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Biographer speaks about Jack Johnson

By Becca DeLauter Boxer Jack Johnson not only fought in the ring, but also fought for racial justice, according to his biographer. The biographer, Theresa Runstedtler, an associate professor of history at American University, spoke to a group of about […]

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