Minority women

Women's Day article

In this article from the March 9, 2006 edition of The Dickinsonian,
Michelle Hadley reports on Dickinson's commemoration of International
Women's Day with a panel discussion on women's situations across the
globe, hosted by the Clarke Center and the Women's Center, as well as a t-shirt sale to benefit the Global Fund for Women.

Date: March 9, 2006
Dr. Janice Hamlet poster

The Women's Studies Program in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Humanities Council sponsored Dr. Janice Hamlet, Director of Ethnic Studies at Shippensburg University, to come and speak on "the African American Woman's unique struggle in mainstream society," in Memorial Hall on September 19, 1996.

Date: September 19, 1996
College hosts Latina/Chicana writers' symposium

This Dickinsonian article discusses the College's upcoming first annual symposium of Latina and Chicana literature. The three women writers invited to visit are "part of a group of women that has increasingly contributed to the discussion of Latina and Chicana issues. Before this period of time, women did not have a very strong voice to express their own opinions regarding the experiences of Latinas and Chicanas."

Date: April 6, 1995
Hamlet stresses role of black feminist thought

This Dickinsonian article discusses the visit and lecture given by Dr Janice Hamlet, Director of Ethnic Studies at Shippensburg University, as part of the College's celebration of Women's History Week. Her speech "centered on the role of black feminist thought in modern society." Hamlet was introduced by Dickinson Senior Liz Torpey who said "We need more of an African-American dimension in our curriculum."

Date: March 9, 1995