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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

Standing Together to Fight Racism and Prejudice

As an organization that continually works towards a more just world, one where everyone is represented and treated fairly and equally, we are saddened and enraged by the ongoing police brutality against African Americans and other people of color. We stand in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and we denounce all forms of … Read More

Emma Amos, Cheryl Wall, Ruth Mandel, and Siri Berg

We are saddened to announce that many amazing individuals connected to Rutgers University have been lost to both COVID-19 related and non COVID-19 related ailments recently. We send our sincerest and deepest condolences to their family and friends. Please join us in saluting and acknowledging the monumental accomplishments of these outstanding women: Emma Amos, Cheryl … Read More

Spring 2020 issue of Rejoinder online journal now available

The Institute for Research on Women and The Feminist Art Project are pleased to announce that the Spring 2020 issue of Rejoinder is now available. The theme of this issue is “Storytelling for Social Change” and features articles, poetry, and artwork. Contributors include: Lori Barkley, Regina A. Bernard, Shima Bhamra, Dmitry Borshch, Laura Bisaillon, Jeanne … Read More

Press Release – To Protect, To Nurture, To Remediate

The Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series (a program of the Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities, in partnership with Rutgers University Libraries) and the Global Village at Douglass Residential College are pleased to announce the 2020 Women and Creativity House exhibition titled, To Protect, To Nurture, To Remediate. The Global Village is a Living-Learning Community that … Read More

Rutgers COVID-19 Information and Operating Status

Rutgers has announced policies and launched a website to keep you informed about important developments, guidance, and actions you can take related to COVID-19. University administrators are closely monitoring the situation and are in regular contact with state and federal health agencies including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the New Jersey … Read More

The Feminist Art Project at the 2020 CAA Conference in Chicago

The Feminist Art Project (TFAP), now in its fourteenth year of successfully shining a spotlight on feminist art and its impact on culture and politics worldwide, announces the schedule for special events presented under the umbrella of TFAP@CAA, in conjunction with the 108th Annual College Art Association Conference held in Chicago, February 12-15, 2020 at … Read More