Spring 2009 Contents
THIS ONLINE ISSUE OF WNN CONTAINS NEW OR EXPANDED CONTENT NOT AVAILABLE IN THE PRINT VERSION
Angela Davis: From fugitive to prison abolitionist
by Stacey N. Jones
No longer a Black Panther or Communist Party member, Angela Davis is a well-regarded author and professor emerita of the History of Consciousness Program
at the University of California–Santa Cruz.
Ecofeminism: An old movement
new to many ears by Ellen Spears 06PhD
Ecofeminism emerged as a significant field of scholarly research more than thirty years ago. Nonetheless, when Ellen Spears tells people she is teaching a course about women and their environments, she still get puzzled looks.
The Zen of Jen by Susan Carini 04G
With her well-trained eye for color, texture, and materials, University architect Jen Fabrick has returned a sense of context to the Emory landscape.
Emory’s high bar for sustainablity by Nancy Seideman and Carol Clark
As director for sustainability initiatives at Emory, environmental lawyer Ciannat Howett 87C helps ensure a healthy and sustainable environment for the Emory community, both now and for generations to come.
Rounding up the bad guys by Fara Gold 00C
Fara Gold 00C serves as an assistant state attorney in Broward County, Florida, currently assigned to the Sex Crimes and Child Unit.
2009 Unsung Heroines Awards
The Center for Women’s twelfth annual Unsung Heroines Awards took place on February 19, 2009. Recipients of the 2009 Unsung Heroines Awards were honored at a dinner and reception at the Miller-Ward Alumni House.
The benefits of massage by Noor Najfi
Calendar: March 2009
A month-long celebration of “Women and their Environments”
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