Piper Kerman and Justice Reform

Piper Kerman and Justice Reform

On Friday, September 21, Piper Kerman, acclaimed author and activist, spoke to the Dickinson community. Ms. Kerman used the platform of the Poitras-Gleim Lecture, an annual event celebrating interdisciplinary exploration into societal problems, to discuss the complex issue of justice reform. Justice reform, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, attempts “to reform the criminal…

Library Exhibit: The History of Gender At Dickinson College

Library Exhibit: The History of Gender At Dickinson College

Earlier this month, the Waidner-Spahr Library Archives organized an exhibit portraying the topic of gender throughout the past century at Dickinson College. Aspects of the exhibit included women’s sports team photographs, rulebooks directed at female students, letters between women’s advocacy groups and administration members, items from student-led movements, among other artifacts. There were pamphlets, photographs,…