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Women's History Month

April 10, 2017

Skidmore celebrated National History Month by highlighting a few of its women (disorderly, impressive, and creative) who influence the College and the world. 

Lucy Skidmore Scribner

Making history

Women's History Month sparks thoughts of Skidmore's start as a women's college and particularly its founding by a truly history-making woman: Lucy Skidmore Scribner. Read More.

Introducing Isolde Brielmarier 

The Tang's curator-at-large discusses her four guiding principles on podcast. Read More.

Isolde Brielmarier

Beck Krefting

Disorderly women



From comedy to serious social issues, from theory to practical activism, Prof. Beck Krefting is committed to "disorderly women" in American history and the Skidmore curriculum. Read More.

Intersecting isms

Guest speaker Bonnie Thornton Dill, a leading feminist theorist, discusses intersections of gender with race, class, and other identities. Read More.

Coburn lecture

Nishu text fan

For women only 

A local, rare, and dying art -- a Chinese script used exclusively by women -- is being preserved and translated by professor Cathy Silber. üRead more.

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