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By JESSICA PALINSKI

In March, the Jenks Society had the pleasure of meeting with Rhode Island Monthly to discuss our project and share some of our surviving artifacts. 175 more words

Jenks Museum

Wynn Project Brings Representation to the Runway

Despite some exceptions, like the recent Barney’s advertisements that featured trans models, fashion continues to mimic other major industries in its consistent failure to represent certain bodies, identities and experiences—and when they are represented, they are often tokenized, fetishized, or mobilized towards generating controversy or promoting the ‘progressiveness’ of the brand (think: United Colors of Benetton). 460 more words

Features

Sun

Today is gorgeous, and I just want to be outside. Unfortunately, I have crazy amounts of work to do. All of which needs to be done in total focus and on the computer. 321 more words

Spotlight - Sheila Curran, Curran Consulting Group

Sheila Curran

CEO and Chief Strategy Consultant, Curran Consulting Group

Sheila attended Durham University and University of London, England.  She has been in her current role with Curran Consulting Group for 5 years. 628 more words

EACE - The People

Colleges Pay for Students Sex-Change Surgeries

That is a question many students and parents are asking.

Brown University’s student health plan has decided to extend it’s coverage to include sex-change surgery, also known as gender-reassignment, beginning this August, and Brown isn’t the first University to do this. 37 more words

Healthy Lifestyle

Class Consciousness: ANTH0200

Despite my less-than-stellar performance in Intro to Cultural Anthropology, I still really liked the topic. While not every ethnography we’d read in the introductory class fully piqued my interest, I found that in general I like reading about other societies. 376 more words

Academe Amuse-Bouche: Expanding the Menu of Academic Publishing

I had the opportunity to attend the Essay in Public conference here at Brown University earlier this week at which speakers and participants discussed a full host of topics related to how we can best bring longform writing and dense content (such as the bulk of work created by academics) to the public. 677 more words

Food Studies