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Shenandoah University To Celebrate Women’s History Month

Shenandoah University will mark Women’s History Month in March by hosting its second-ever Women’s History Month Film Series, as well as a staged reading of “Onward Victoria,” a musical about the first woman to run for president of the United States, written by, among others, Shenandoah University board of trustees member and playwright Irene Rosenberg […]

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Shenandoah University To Observe LGBTQ+ History Month

Throughout the month of October, Shenandoah University’s Gender & Women’s Studies Program will host a series of events in celebration of LGBTQ+ History Month. This series of events is presented in partnership with the Office of Academic Affairs, Intercultural Programs, and the Public Health, Religion, and Film Studies programs. All events are free and open […]

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Schweitzer Authors Holocaust Book

Associate Professor of Comparative Literature (French and German) and Director of Gender and Women’s Studies Petra M. Schweitzer, Ph.D., has published the book, “Gendered Testimonies of the Holocaust: Writing Life.” The book builds on work Dr. Schweitzer has done by hosting a Holocaust Studies conference on campus, teaching for the First-Year Seminar and Gender & […]

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