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Elizabeth Holloway Marston, Mount Holyoke class of 1915, was one of the inspirations for Wonder Woman.
Wonder Woman smashes the superhero glass ceiling in more ways than one, says film studies professor Robin Blaetz.
Two parallel images show a woman dancing with their right arm extended. Left: Terre Vandale ’02 about 2001, in a white tank top with yellow beech leaves behind her. Right: Ali Griffin ’20, in a blue Mount Holyoke sweatshirt, in the woods, 2018.
Visiting artist Terre Vandale ’02 uses the Campus Living Laboratory as her classroom to teach her dance students about place, movement and the environment.
“Dorothy Day: The World Will Be Saved by Beauty: An Intimate Portrait of My Grandmother.”
At Mount Holyoke, the granddaughter of Dorothy Day of the Catholic Worker Movement will launch the publication of her memoir about her grandmother.
Image of Gail Hornstein.
Psychology professor Gail Hornstein will speak about her ground-breaking book, “Agnes’s Jacket: A Psychologist’s Search for the Meanings of Madness,” newly
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This is a photograph of historical athletics equipment, including Indian clubs (left).
Mount Holyoke College’s long history of sports and physical education is now on display in a special Archives exhibition.
Ren-yo Hwang, Assistant Professor of Gender Studies
“I am excited that Mount Holyoke is sharpening a practice and vision towards supporting scholarship that is oriented toward social justice.”
Lynn Morgan standing by tree in front of building
Reproductive politics touch everything, says Lynn Morgan, MHC anthropology professor who has studied the subject extensively in Latin America and Europe.
Mara Benjamin, Irene Kaplan Leiwant Associate Professor of Jewish Studies
“It’s exciting to have the opportunity to make the case for the relevance of Jewish studies in a truly multicultural environment.”