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Arts Interchange – Abby Lee On Hedda Gabler

Abby Lee and Henry Woronicz in Hedda Gabler

Hedda Gabler has become Hedda Tesman in marriage to George Tesman. But the play is not called Hedda Tesman. And this must be our first indication of how an audience needs to be critical of the social world where marriage confers a new identity on a woman. Hedda will have none of that. But what has she had, and what …

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Interchange – Is a Woman a Person? Needing Ellen Willis More Than Ever

Ellen Willis, 1977

So, here we are, August 4th, 2015, and I’m asking “Is a Woman A Person?” You laugh, no, scoff at me for asking this. Of course!, you say. But are we “persons” by degrees with some considered lesser beings? Consider the concerted attack on women’s health funding by Republicans seeking to defund Planned Parenthood. It seems women ought to be …

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IU Ranks 11th Nationwide For Female Enrollment in STEM Programs

Indiana University now ranks eleventh in the United States for female enrollment in science, technology, and math programs, according to The College Database. IU also places second among Big Ten universities for women enrolled in the so-called hard sciences, or STEM programs. The Bloomington campus has 90 STEM programs, with 1,288  women enrolled, or 51 percent of the total enrollment …

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