Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton Institute for the Interdisciplinary Humanities


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    WIIH Sponsored Student Approaches to Sexual Assault Prevention

    On May 2nd and 4th, 2016 from 12:30-1:50 in Meneely 105, WIIH students will be presenting on their approach to sexual assault prevention in the college campus. Student proposals are shaped by their knowledge of medical anthropology, public health and by the kind support of our alumni who shared their expertise with our WIIH Executive […] More »
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    2016 Violence Against Women Symposium

    Every time Violence Against Women is taught our students engage in a campus wide initiative to raise awareness of the issue raised by this type of violence in our community and beyond. This year the course is part of the Wheaton Institute for Interdisciplinary Humanities. Our students presented feature films, lectures, made their own activist films […] More »
  • Elephants in the Room: Four South African Women Artists Address Hidden Issues

    South African artist and activist Sue Williamson presents a lecture about South Africa's emerging and mid-career women artists, with an emphasis on how each engages with a particular social problem. Thursday, April 28, 2016 Ellison Lecture, Watson Fine Arts, 5:00 p.m. More »
  • Dr. Sameena Mulla: The Violence of Care

    Dr. Sameena Mulla is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Marquette University (WI). She will be discussing her most recent book entitled "The Violence of Care: Rape Victims, Forensic Nurses and Sexual Assault Intervention."  Drawing on four years of participatory research in a Baltimore emergency room, Sameena Mulla reveals the realities of sexual assault response […] More »
  • Meet our Executive Fellows

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  • Announcing Dr. Craig Werner: Outreach Teaching

    Monday October 26, 5:00pm Mary Lyon Holman Room Please join the Wheaton College Institute for the Interdisciplinary Humanities for an enriching lecture on outreach teaching by Dr. Craig Werner, Professor of Afro-American Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and participant in the Odyssey Project. More »
  • WIIH Learn Alumni Session with Antonio Jakes '12

    On October 8th, 2015 at 7pm WIIH Executive Fellows will learn from our second WIIH Alumn Mentor, Antonio Jakes '12. In an interactive workshop, which highlight's Jakes' own path into social media marketing, our WIIH Executive Fellows will work to learn how social media marketing can shape their work on campus. Antonio Jakes, is Assoc. […] More »
  • WIIH Learn Alumna Session with Martha Peterson '87

    On October 5th, 2015 at 5pm WIIH Executive Fellows will learn from our first WIIH Alumna Mentor, Martha Peterson '87. In an interactive workshop, which highlight's Martha Petersons' own path into project management and marketing, our WIIH Executive Fellows will work to learn how social media marketing can shape their work on campus. More »
  • WIIH Learn Session: Grant Writing with Marcia Cone

    On Monday September 28th at 2pm WIIH Executive Fellows will be part of a workshop to learn the basic skills of grant writing. Our grant writing workshop will be led by Marcia Cone, C.E.O. & Founding Executive, Women’s Fund of Rhode Island (2005-2014). More »
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    Announcing the 2015-16 WIIH Learn Program

    This year we have planned a robust program to develop the leadership skills of the WIIH Executive Fellows. WIIH Executive Fellows are being trained so that they are able to work collaboratively to propose revised sexual assault prevention content and new delivery systems that the college can use to: increase student engagement with sexual/public health […] More »