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Fall 2020 CWAH Dance Studies & Dance and Philosophy Lectures

Join CWAH and the Dance department for the Dance Lecture Series this fall with accompanying watch parties! First, is the CWAH Dance Studies Annual Lecture (rescheduled from spring 2020) with dramaturg Katherine Profeta featuring the work of choreographer Ralph Lemon on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 from 12:45-1:45pm (EST) on Zoom with a watch party moderated … Read More

After coronavirus interruption, Rutgers exhibit of works by 2 exiled artists revived online

Posted Sep 04, 2020 on NJ.com “Gendering Protest,” an exhibit of works by exiled Venezuelan artists Deborah Castillo and Érika Ordosgoitti, opened on Jan. 21 in the Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series Galleries in Douglass Library on the Rutgers University campus in New Brunswick, but abruptly “closed until further notice” on March 11 due … Read More

OPENING ONLINE SEPTEMBER 1-Gendering Protest: Deborah Castillo and Erika Ordosgoitti

The Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities is pleased to announce the two-person exhibition, Gendering Protest: Deborah Castillo and Érika Ordosgoitti, which features the work of exiled Venezuelan artists whose art responds to the country’s political turmoil of the last decade. Gendering Protest was on view from January 21 – March 11, 2020, … Read More

Art Against Racism: Memorial.Monument.Movement

Art Against Racism announces an open call for Memorial.Monument.Movement, a nation-wide virtual exhibition of art by artists, community activists, and organizations. Since the death of George Floyd, memorials and monuments to Black Lives Matter have been created throughout neighborhoods and towns in the US. This interactive exhibition documents the power of this moment and will … Read More

Announcing CWAH Virtual

Join the Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities as we bring our annual programming directly to you. Exhibitions, lectures and other content will be presented virtually all throughout the 2020-21 academic year! Visit CWAH Virtual here  

NOW, FMF and AAUW face allegations of racism from former employees

The Lily reports that veteran feminist organizations, led by white women with roots in the second wave, have not made room for women of color, especially black women, according to interviews with 20 former staffers from the American Association of University Women (AAUW), the Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF) and NOW (National Organization for Women). Former … Read More

Preventing and Addressing Sexual Harassment in Higher Education

Rutgers joins with the National Academies to end harassment in academic institutions, becoming a founding member of the Action Collaborative on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Higher Education. Through the Rutgers Committee on Sexual Harassment Prevention and Culture Change, the University is addressing these issues in teaching and research relationships involving faculty and students at all … Read More

Douglass College Arts History from 1945-1975

Read this blog post by Rachel Ferrante (DRC ‘19) that looks at the history of arts at Rutgers. Douglass College and women artists played a major role. We are honored to continue this legacy by administering the Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series in partnership with Rutgers University Libraries. Ferrante notes, “The series continues to … Read More

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