Past Events


Please join us for Conversations with Extraordinary Women, a webinar series sponsored by WGS in collaboration with the Rabb School, Hadassah-Brandeis Institute, and the Women's Studies Research Center

Fall 2017 Webinars

October 19, 2017 12:00pm
This talk features a conversation between Professor Emerita of American Studies and WGS Joyce Antler, and Amalia Bob-Waksberg '14 who will speak about social activism at Brandeis across generations.

November 7, 2017 12:00pm
Lisa Fishbayn Joffe, S.J.D, Director of the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute will interview poet and writer of feminist Jewish liturgy, Marcia Falk.

December 7, 2017 12:00pm
Karen V. Hansen, Director of the Women's Studies Research Center (WSRC) and Professor of Sociology and WGS will interview cultural critic and prize-winning writer of nonfiction, WSRC scholar Margaret Morganroth Gullette on "Rescuing 17 Million College Students from Ageism"

Previous webinars

March 29, 2017 12:00 PM
This installment features a conversation between Enid and Nate Ancell Professor of Physics, Bulbul Chakraborty and Priyamvada Natarajan, Yale University, a theoretical astrophysicist interested in cosmology, gravitational lensing and black hole physics. Her research involves mapping the detailed distribution of dark matter in the universe, exploiting the bending of light en-route to us from distant galaxies. In particular, she has focused on making dark matter maps of clusters of galaxies, the largest known repositories of dark matter.
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Our second installment featured Kathleen Peratis and University Professor Anita HillClick here to watch.

The first installment featured former Congresswoman Pat Schroeder being interviewed by Director of the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism Florence Graves, with an introduction by Associate Professor of Politics and WGS Jill Greenlee.  Click here to watch.

Conversations with Extraordinary Women