This prize, established in 1989, and renamed in 2000 to honor the memory of Molly Hatcher, is awarded annually for the best work done during the previous calendar year by a current Kenyon student in which gender is a central theme. The work may take any form including, but not limited to, essay, composition, artwork, performance, or scientific study. Find out more about the Molly R Hatcher Prize.
Women's and Gender Studies majors and concentrators have participated in several overseas programs in Europe, Africa, India, Asia, South America, Australia and New Zealand. Find out more about WGS off-campus study.
The 2015 WGS senior colloquium final project was covered in depth by the Kenyon Collegian: Led by women’s and gender studies professor Laurie Finke, students developed a podcast series following the theme "drunken feminism," with topics including women in comedy, sororities, socializing and social constructs, and students' individual experiences. Read the full Collegian article. Listen to the podcasts at soundcloud.com.
This course engaged the campus community to think differently about bathrooms and how they impact our lives. The course used an often overlooked aspect of everyone's lives -- bathrooms -- as a launching point to explore issues of public and private spaces, representation and activism. Find out more about the colloquium.