Guest speakers: Tamara Brown of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Buffalo Chapter; Marie Cannon of the Buffalo & Erie County Girl Scouts Council; Marian Deutschman of the League of Women Voters; and Donna Fernandez of the Buffalo Zoological Gardens. This Women's History Month Event was sponsored by the Women's Studies Interdisciplinary Unit and several organizations and departments.
In this podcast, Peter Ramos delivers a eulogy-length introduction and Kristin Dykstra reads her translations of various distinguished Latin American poets. [more…]
Buffalo State alumna and ECC North professor Jennifer Campbell reads from her passionate poetry, followed by an open mic with various poets. Lisa Forrest provides the introductions. [more…]
Buffalo Women Making History Part I featured Anne Harrington of Loaves and Fishes Dining Room; Rosa Gibson of Community Action Information Center; Terri Mazza of Vive la Casa Refugee Center; and Constance Eve of Women for Human Rights. This Women's History Month Event was sponsored by the Women's Studies Interdisciplinary Unit and several organizations and departments.
In May 2004, speaking at the 50th anniversary commemoration of Brown vs. the Topeka Board of Education, Bill Cosby created a stir when he chastised a section of the African American community for poor parenting, neglect of education, focus on material gains, and other adverse behaviors. The Edwin Mellen Press has just published a book, Essays in Response to Bill Cosby's Comments about African American Failure (February 2007). Three contributors to this volume, Dr. Rasheeda Ayanru (Le Moyne College), Dr. Theresa A. Mohamed, and Dr. Ednita Wright (both from Onondaga College) discuss their responses to the controversy.
Psychologist and author Dr. Kenneth Condrell presents "Resolving Unhappiness at Home and School," a program on some of the problematic issues facing today's children and young adults. Condrell is the author of such highly regarded analytical texts as The Unhappy Child, Wimpy Parents, and