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Michael Bronski's "The Last Gay Liberationist" Now a Book

October 24, 2019

WGS professor Michael Bronski's 2017 essay "The Last Gay Liberationist" (Boston Review, 2017) has recently been published as a book by the London Center for Book Arts. The essay is about gay activist Charles “Charley” Shively, who founded and produced the Boston-based anarchist gay men’s periodical, Fag Rag

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Alice Jardine's Latest Book To Be Released in January 2020

October 10, 2019

Harvard WGS and RLL professor Alice Jardine has written the first biography of Julia Kristeva, one of the world's most celebrated intellectuals. Informed in part by extensive interviews with Kristeva herself, the biography analyzes the complexities of Kristeva's writing and emphasizes her call for an urgent revival of bold interdisciplinary thinking in order to understand--...

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Caroline Light Interviewed on NPR

October 2, 2019

Caroline Light was recently interviewed by New York Public Radio's The Takeaway for a segment on the murder conviction of police officer Amber Guyger. Light is the author of Stand Your Ground: A History of America’s Love Affair with Lethal Self-Defense, and spoke about the historical context of U.S. self-defense law and its relationship to the police.

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Durba Mitra Wins Roslyn Abramson Award for Excellence in Teaching

September 9, 2019

Each year the FAS honors two junior faculty members with Roslyn Abramson Awards for "their ability to communicate with and inspire undergraduates, their accessibility, and their dedication to teaching." This year, WGS Professor Durba Mitra has received the award and we congratulate her for the well-deserved recognition!

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