Access to Contraception-- 12/12/16

Monday, Dec 12, 2016, 10:51 am

This New Yorker Piece, “Birth-Control Fears in the Age of Trump,” discusses the increased demand for long-term birth control post-election. 

Mothers in Prison-- 12/5/16

Monday, Dec 12, 2016, 10:50 am

Recently, the NYTimes published a piece titled “Mothers in Prison” which discusses the effects of the rapid increase in women’s mass incarceration on mothers and their children...

Tone Policing -- 11/28/16

Monday, Nov 28, 2016, 5:23 pm

This week, we encourage you to read this comic and think about the various forms that tone policing can take in our everyday encounters.

"Girls Can Be Anything, Just Not President" -- 11/14/16

Monday, Nov 28, 2016, 5:21 pm

In an article titled “Girls Can be Anything, Just not President”, The New York Times discusses the significance of Hillary Clinton’s electoral defeat and its symbolic...

Harvard Men's Soccer and Objectification-- 11/7/16

Monday, Nov 7, 2016, 3:38 pm

Last week, Harvard announced it was cancelling the rest of its men’s soccer season after university officials uncovered what they described as “a widespread practice of the...

Trump, Respect & Respectability-- 10/17/16

Monday, Nov 7, 2016, 3:31 pm

Last week, recordings surfaced of presidential candidate Donald Trump bragging about how his celebrity allows him to get away with sexually assaulting women.

Alex Wheatley '16 *20: Apply for SINSI!

Friday, Sep 30, 2016, 3:30 pm

Alex Wheatley '16 *20, a former program member, is currently in the SINSI Fellowship program in the Woodrow Wilson School. Here she writes about her experience with the SINSI program and encourages you to apply!

Currency Change & The Role of Symbolism-- 4/25/16

Monday, May 16, 2016, 11:53 am

This week, it was announced that Harriet Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. We invite members to think critically about this decision and its causes and implications.

Buying Empowerment-- 4/18/16

Monday, May 16, 2016, 11:52 am

A recent NYT article discusses the commodification of “empowerment.” The author writes:

Masks, Masculinity & Emotionality-- 4/11/16

Monday, May 16, 2016, 11:51 am

A recent NYT article discusses how the pressure for men to be masculine directly interferes with their ability to be emotionally vulnerable, which consequently harms both men and women.


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