Conversations with Extraordinary Women

ease 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.

Previous Webinars

December 7, 2017 12:00 p.m.
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." Watch recording.

November 7, 2017 12:00 p.m.
In this webinar, Lisa Fishbayn Joffe, S.J.D, Director of the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute interviewed poet and writer of feminist Jewish liturgy, Marcia Falk. Watch recording.

October 19, 2017 12:00 p.m.
This installment featured a conversation between Professor Emerita of American Studies and WGS Joyce Antler, and Amalia Bob-Waksberg '14, discussing social activism at Brandeis across generations. Watch recording.

March 29, 2017 12:00 p.m.
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 Hill. Watch recording.

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. Watch recording.