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Cultural Relativism vs. Human Rights: Women’s Global Issues, A Conference at Bryn Mawr College

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  Link to story Event: Cultural Relativism vs. Human Rights: Women’s Global Issues, A Conference at Bryn Mawr College When: Friday March 27th and Saturday March 28th, 2009 Where: Wyndham Alumnae House, Bryn Mawr College This conference will be free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Margaret Kelly at mkelly01@brynmawr.edu. Friday March 27th, 2009 […]

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Mural Arts Director Jane Golden Awarded Hepburn Medal

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Jane Golden and Jane McAuliffe

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Bryn Mawr President Jane McAuliffe, and a host of other luminaries gathered at the National Constitution Center Saturday to honor Jane Golden, executive director of the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, with the 2009 Katherine Hepburn Medal in recognition of her tireless efforts to build community through public art, engage at-risk youth, beautify the city and work toward social justice. Read more»

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Telemedicine: Future Directions in Service Delivery

This conference has been designed to explore the burgeoning new field of telemedicine, which integrates new video and web-based technologies to deliver medical care. The keynote speaker and organizer of the conference is Ana Maria Lopez, MD, MPH, FACP, Medical Director of the University of Arizona Telemedicine Program, where she is also Associate Dean for Outreach and Multicultural Affairs and Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Pathology.

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Working for Reproductive Rights in the Obama Era: at Home and Abroad

The Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center and the Anthropology Department at Bryn Mawr College present “Working for Reproductive Rights in the Obama Era: at Home and Abroad” Dayle Steinberg, President and CEO of Planned Parenthood Southeastern Pennsylvania, and Veena Siddharth ‘ 84 Tuesday April 14, 7:30 pm Ely Room, Wyndham Dayle Steinberg, President and CEO of […]

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“Unexpected Paths: Women in Academic Leadership” Lecture by Sally Mason

The Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center and the Center for Science in Society present: Sally Mason, President, University of Iowa “Unexpected Paths: Women in Academic Leadership” Part of the “Celebrating Women Scientists as University Presidents” Lecture Series Date: Thursday April 2, 2009 Time: 7:30PM Place: Ely Room, Wyndham Sally Mason is the 20th President of the […]

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“Women as Academic Leaders: Insiders with Outsider Values” Lecture by Nancy Cantor

Nancy Cantor

The Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center and the Center for Science in Society present: Nancy Cantor, Chancellor and President, Syracuse University “Women as Academic Leaders: Insiders with Outsider Values” Part of the “Celebrating Women Scientists as University Presidents” Lecture Series Date: Tuesday, February 24, 2009 Time: 7:30 pm Location: Ely Room, Wyndham Nancy Cantor is the 11th […]

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Hepburn Center 2009 Internships

Eligibility: current Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors Industry/Special Interest: Film/theater, women’s health, civic engagement Description: The Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center will offer 16 summer internships in 2009 to undergraduates interested in obtaining practical experience in one of the Center’s three areas of mission: film/theater, women’s health, or civic engagement. Some internships will link students with current or […]

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Bryn Mawr Farmerettes in the Woman’s Land Army

Elaine Weiss will give a public lecture about her recently published book, Fruits of Victory: The Woman’s Land Army of America in the Great War, which is the first full chronicle of this woman-powered movement to put women on the land and save American agriculture during the First World War.

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Screening and Discussion of “My Big Break”

The Hepburn Center, Film Studies, and the Department of Psychology are delighted to co-sponsor a screening of “My Big Break,” a new documentary film by director Tony Zierra. This controversial documentary follows five roommates trying to make it in Hollywood who face the unexpected consequences of fame. Read more»

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Jane Golden to receive Hepburn Medal

Jane Golden

The Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center of Bryn Mawr College will award the 2009 Katharine Hepburn Medal to Jane Golden, Executive Director of the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, in celebration of the programs’ 25th anniversary. The award ceremony to be held at the National Constitution Center on February 7, 2009. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served at 6, and the program will begin at 7:30, to be followed by coffee and dessert.

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