Albion College Celebrates Women's History Month

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For National Women's History Month, Albion College presents three events that explore unique and universal female experiences.

First-Year Students Build Oven for 'Intersectional Pizza' Seminar

Albion College women's and gender studies professor Trisha Franzen and a student in front of the pizza oven Franzen's first-year seminar class built.
It's not often that poured concrete and mozzarella cheese are course materials—let alone in the same course—but one Albion College first-year seminar recently whipped up some of each. This October the class, offered by professor of women's and gender studies Trisha Franzen, built a wood-fired pizza oven in the Whitehouse Nature Center, presenting it as a gift to the College.

College Awards Posthumous Degree to Anna Howard Shaw at Commencement

Anna Howard Shaw
The Rev. Dr. Anna Howard Shaw, former president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA), was posthumously awarded an honorary doctorate from Albion College, her alma mater, during the College's May 10 Commencement exercises.

Alumna, Suffragist Anna Howard Shaw Gets Her Day in New Book

Trisha Franzen, professor of women's and gender studies, Albion College
A pioneer girl who put herself through college, seminary and medical school, eventually rising to the national stage as a suffragist, is the focus of a groundbreaking new book by Trisha Franzen (left), professor of women’s and gender studies. Anna Howard Shaw: The Work of Woman Suffrage examines the life and work of one of Albion College’s most distinguished alumnae.

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