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Roxane Gay, as the 2018 William A. Starr Distinguished Lecturer, will be discussing her best-selling book Bad Feminist.

Roxane Gay is an essayist; contributing opinion writer for the New York Times; best-selling author of numerous books, including Hunger and Difficult Women; and a sought after cultural critic. Her New York Times best-selling book, Bad Feminist, was chosen as the common reading for the Vassar class of 2022. She will present the 2018 William Starr Distinguished Lecture at Vassar College on Wednesday, November 7th starting at 5:30 pm in the Chapel. The title of her talk is “Roxane Gay: With One N."

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Professor Paul Farmer of Harvard University to speak on “Structural Violence and Public Health: Reflections on the West African Ebola Epidemic” on March 1, 2018

Paul Farmer, Harvard Professor, Medical Anthropologist and Physician, and Co-Founder of Partners in Health, will speak on his research and experiences during the Ebola epidemic in West Africa between 2004 and 2016, on Thursday, March 1, at 6:00pm in The Villard Room, Main Building. This event is free and open to the public.

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Krista Gulbransen of Whitman College to give lecture, “Prayer, Performance & Politics: Portraits of the Mughal Emperor Akbar Worshipping the Sun” on March 9, 2018

Krista Gulbransen, assistant professor of Art History and Asian & Middle Eastern Studies at Whitman College, will give a lecture titled “Prayer, Performance & Politics: Portraits of the Mughal Emperor Akbar Worshipping the Sun” on Friday, March 9 at 5:30pm in Taylor Hall, room 203. This event is free and open to the public.

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