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WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH AT THE COLLEGE OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES

#WomensHistoryMonth 2017 at the College of Arts and Humanities

In celebration of Women’s History month, we’re showcasing the work of our female faculty members, students and alumni who are engaging with some of society’s most pressing challenges.

THE COST OF CUTTING THE ARTS
Sheri Parks weighs in on arts education and the cost of funding arts programs.

UNPACKING THE CHICKEN BOX: THE STORY BEHIND BALTIMORE'S CARRYOUT STAPLE
Psyche Williams-Forson traces the historical significance of the city's go-to fast food.

2017'S BEST AND WORST STATES FOR WOMEN
Robyn Muncy speaks on financial challenges facing women and how state level public policy agendas are addressing the issues.

"BAD DUDES": IMMIGRANTS, ILLEGALITY, AND HUMAN RIGHTS
Julie Greene explores how perspectives on immigrants set the foundation for Trump's immigration policies.

DIVERSITY AND ITS DISCONTENTS
Ruth Enid Zambrana and Victoria-Maria MacDonald reflect on the meaning of the term “diversity.”

14 TAKES ON WHY DONALD TRUMP'S HANDSHAKES ARE SO WEIRD
Karen Bradley reflects on the meaning of Trump's handshake etiquette.

AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY
ARHU alumna Tuliza Fleming, M.A. ’97, Ph.D. ’07, is co-curator of visual art and the American experience at the Smithsonian’s new National Museum of African American History & Culture.

ARHU RECEIVES GRANT TO EMPOWER MIGRANT YOUTH THROUGH DIGITAL STORYTELLING
Ana Patricia Rodríguez and Sherri Parks are co-directing the “Home Stories” project, funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities Grant.

THE KIDNEY PROJECT WITH MISS MARYLAND
Adrianna David, Miss Maryland and theater and communications major at UMD, shares her passion for advocacy on WUSA9.

RASHIN KHEIRIYEH RECEIVES 2017 SENDAK FELLOWSHIP
Rashin Kheiriyeh has received a 2017 Sendak Fellowship for her book, "There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly."