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Making Mirrors: Writing/Righting by Refugees, 2018 Poetry that Goes Beyond Refugee/Citizen Binaries and Illuminates Exile as a Forced/Creative Space. The lecture will take place on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 7:00pm in Rockefeller Hall 200.

Making Mirrors: Writing/Righting by Refugees is edited by Jehan Bseiso and Becky Thompson, and it features original and translated poetry by refugee artists, poets, and survivors, recent immigrants, as well as longtime exiles. The lecture will take place on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 7:00pm in Rockefeller Hall 200.

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The Flip Side 2: Creative Practices by Members of the Vassar College Community

The Palmer Gallery is happy to present works by members of the Vassar College community. The exhibition, which displays a plethora of creative talent and aesthetics, is an experience where the general Vassar community can connect with staff members over shared artistic expressions. The participants—who are comprised of skilled practitioners that hold diverse work positions on campus—will present on many forms of art such as: painting, drawing, sculpture, drone photography, digital photography, and computer illustration.

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Linda Fairstein ’69, former sex-crimes prosecutor, wrote a NY Daily News article about the problems of “corroboration” in sexual assault cases.

Mitch McConnell and a cohort of fellow Republican senators announced their plans to vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh for a seat on the Supreme Court despite the compelling statement of Christine Blasey Ford, calling her testimony an “uncorroborated” accusation. Former sex crimes prosecutor Linda Fairstein ’69 explains why the use of that term is inappropriate and offensive.

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