Commencement 196 to be streamed live on Centre website

Commencement Headquarters | Live Stream Centre College’s 196th Commencement, featuring an expected 332 graduates, will take place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 19, in Newlin Hall of the Norton Center for the Arts. The 2019 graduation exercises will begin with the Baccalaureate ceremony, which will take place in the same location at 11 a.m. that

Office of diversity & inclusion to host awareness week, April 30-May 7

Centre College’s Office of Diversity & Inclusion is hosting a diversity and inclusion awareness week on campus, April 30 to May 7, adding on to the success of the Building Bridges and Community Day held this past November. On April 30, the first of two Centre Community Talking Circle events will take place in the

Anukriti Kunwar ’22 attends Commission on the Status of Women’s 63rd session

Centre College Lincoln Scholar Anukriti Kunwar ’22 (Kathmandu, Nepal) was recently selected to represent Women LEAD Nepal at the Commission on the Status of Women’s (CSW) 63rd session at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York, where she was a part of the Teaching Consent and Ending Sexual Assault at School and University panel.

By |2019-04-03T17:13:23+00:00April 3rd, 2019|Academics, Gender Studies, News, Social Justice|

Centre professors to share academic success with campus community, April 3

Centre College’s Student Government Association is hosting a Professor Symposium on Wednesday, April 3 at 7 p.m. in Young Hall 113. The event is an opportunity for the campus community to hear about the academic and scholastic careers of three faculty members who graduated from Centre. John Kinkade, Hazelrigg Associate Professor of English

Student, faculty collaborative research results in publication of “She Preached the Word”

Centre College's Cammie Jo Bolin ’16 and Benjamin R. Knoll, John Marshall Harlan Associate Professor of Politics, collaborated on research that culminated in the publication of the book She Preached the Word (Oxford University Press, 2018), a study of women's ordination in contemporary American congregations. Using data and personal narrative interviews, they tackle several important issues, including congregational support for

By |2019-03-21T15:45:26+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Gender Studies, News, Politics, Religion, Research|

John C. Young scholar Jessica Haralu ’18 researches gender identity in Mozart, Da Ponte operas

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2018 John C. Young (JCY) Scholars. Centre's JCY program, now in its 28th year, is designed to serve highly motivated seniors, allowing them to engage in independent study, research or artistic work in their major discipline or in an interdisciplinary area of their choosing. Jessica Haralu

By |2019-03-21T15:40:57+00:00May 9th, 2018|English, Gender Studies, John C. Young Program, Library, News|

Centre religion professor collaborates with summer research students

Collaborative undergraduate research is a cornerstone of the Centre College experience and this summer, Professor of Religion Shayna Sheinfeld and her student assistants are engaging in two projects that examine religion historically and in contemporary pop culture. Catherine Uritis ’19, Clark Gebhart '18 and Katie Alexander '19 have helped Sheinfeld with research on women and

By |2018-05-24T15:29:12+00:00July 24th, 2017|Gender Studies, News, Religion, Research|

John C. Young research by Jeannie Corbitt ’16 explores a timely Islamic topic

Jeannie Corbitt ’16 epitomizes the intellectual curiosity that is the hallmark of Centre College students chosen as John C. Young (JCY) Scholars, the competitive Centre program designed to serve strong, highly motivated senior students. JCY scholars are provided the resources they need to engage in independent study, research or artistic work in their major discipline

John C. Young Scholar explores role of gender categories in developing identity

Warren McKnight ’14, a philosophy major and gender studies minor from Peachtree City, Ga., spent her senior year at Centre College exploring issues of gender as a John C. Young Scholar. The May graduate believes that gender is more complicated than simply “tallying up one’s traits,” and going with the winning side, she says. Her

By |2014-06-13T13:56:45+00:00June 13th, 2014|Gender Studies, News, Philosophy|

Dr. Lia Rohr reveals the gender of politics in newest class

Most students who study American politics focus on the continual rise and fall of dueling political parties; this semester, however, students are examining political lifecycles through a distinctly different lens, thanks to Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics Lia Rohr’s class, Gender in Politics. The course examines the role of gender in various aspects of the

By |2014-03-07T11:02:46+00:00March 7th, 2014|Academics, Experts, Gender Studies, News, Politics|