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Breaking Taboo: Stopping Sexual Violence in War

Submitted by Carolyn Arnold, Assistant Director, Marketing & Communications on August 23, 2011

Watch the archived video of Dr. Leatherman's lecture.   Sexual violence during armed conflict has historically been a taboo subject. Rece

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Fairfield Faculty Perform at the Irish Festival

Submitted by William Abbott on June 29, 2011

On June 19, Fairfield faculty members Drs. Robert Epstein (English), Bill Abbott (History), Marion White (English), and Kevin Cassidy (Politics), pres

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Cartoons, Sexuality, and Politics: A Conversation with Novelist Alison Bechdel

Submitted by JessicaW on April 29, 2011

There was standing room only in the Dolan School of Business Dining Room on the night of April 14th when novelist and cartoonist Alison Bechdel graced

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Middle East Political Turmoil Discussion

Submitted by on February 20, 2011

To clarify and help make sense of historic events happening in Tunisia, Egypt, and the Arab world, Fairfield University held a discussion in the Lower

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