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Bryn Mawr Student Nina R.W. Cohen Earns Rhodes Scholarship

Posted December 1, 2011

Although both of her parents are physicians, Nina R. W. Cohen ’12 of Newton, Mass., who was recently named a 2012 Rhodes Scholar, has had a very specific career outside of medicine in mind for as long as she can remember. “From early childhood I’ve dreamed of being a judge,” says Cohen. “At five years […]

Nina R. W. Cohen ’12 Named a 2012 Rhodes Scholar

Posted November 21, 2011

Nina R. W. Cohen ’12 is one of 32 outstanding students to be named a member of the American Rhodes Scholar Class of 2012. Cohen and her fellow Rhodes Scholars were selected from a pool of 830 candidates who had been nominated by their colleges and universities. From the Rhodes website… “Nina R.W. Cohen, Newton, […]

Judith Butler’s Flexner Lectures: One Hot Ticket

Posted September 29, 2011
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Preeminent gender theorist Judith Butler will give three public lectures as part of the 2011 Mary Flexner Lectureship at Bryn Mawr College. The lectures draw on Butler’s new work, tentatively titled Gender Politics, Alliance, and the Right to Appear. All seats in Goodhart Hall for the Judith Butler Flexner Lectures have been reserved. To register […]

International Development Ethics Association Holds Its Bi-Annual Conference for the First Time in the United States at Bryn Mawr on June 9-11

Posted May 12, 2011

The Ninth International Conference of the International Development Ethics Association (IDEA), titled  “Gender Justice and Development: Local and Global,” is being held June 9-11 at Bryn Mawr College. The conference is organized by IDEA with Bryn Mawr’s Center for International Studies and the Centre on Values and Ethics (COVE) at Carleton University. Other major sponsors […]

Preeminent Gender Theorist Judith Butler to Hold 2011 Flexner Lectureship

Posted March 24, 2011
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Preeminent gender theorist Judith Butler will hold the 2011 Mary Flexner Lectureship at Bryn Mawr College, announced President Jane McAuliffe. Butler is the Maxine Elliott professor in the rhetoric and comparative literature departments at the University of California, Berkeley, and has contributed greatly to the fields of feminism, queer theory, political philosophy, and ethics during […]

Bryn Mawr Junior Katherine Lewis Wins Sylvia Plath Poetry Contest

Posted February 24, 2011
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Katherine Lewis ’12, a philosophy major and English minor from Dallas, Texas, recently won first prize for her poem “October” in the Lydia Pinkham Memorial Foundation’s Sylvia Plath poetry contest (read the poem or listen to Lewis reading it below). The contest, now in its sixth year, is open to students at Bryn Mawr, Wellesley, […]