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Women Mapping the World Conference
by SWG Webmaster
Did you miss SWG's "Women Mapping the World" conference?  You can now view the webcast on the Library of Congress website. In March 2015, we highlighted the impact of women in geography at a co-sponsored event ...
Fiber Art Show with SWG Member Debby Slavitt
posted Tuesday May 3, 2016
10:14 am
by SWG Webmaster
Debby Slavitt is in a fiber art show at the Amherst Historical Society and Museum, Amherst, MA running until 9-30-2016.  Last Spring, the Museum invited the nine member Fiber Artists of Western MA to visit and ...
Midwest Regional Conference
A Joint Conference of The SWG Chicago Group and the SWG Midwest At-Large Group
posted Wednesday February 17, 2016
3:01 pm
by SWG Webmaster
THE SOCIETY OF WOMAN GEOGRAPHERSMIDWEST REGIONAL CONFERENCEOpen to the public  Saturday, March 19, 20169:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.held at the world-renownedOriental Institute 1155 E 58th St, Chicago, IL 60637       (Campus of the University ...
For the Record: The Art of Lily Spandorf
An Exhibit of Lily Spandorf's Art
posted Wednesday December 2, 2015
10:30 am
by SWG Webmaster
Opening November 21, 2015 This exhibition—presented at the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum and co-produced and co-curated with the Historical Society of Washington, D.C.—explores the artwork of Austrian-born watercolorist and journalist Lily Spandorf ...
Nest of rare bird of prey discovered in Honduras
posted Friday June 14, 2013
by SWG Webmaster
The Honduran Conservation Coalition, co-founded by SWG member Deb Atwood, recently announced the discovery of a nest of the Red-throated Caracara (Ibycter americanus), a rare bird of prey, in a part of its northern range ...
Ongoing coverage of Arlene Blum's battle to stop the avalanche of toxic chemicals used in furniture
posted Thursday May 30, 2013
by SWG Webmaster
Arlene Blum continues to make the headlines in her battle to prevent the continued use of toxic chemicals as flame retardants that are commonly found in American couches, as a result of ineffective fire safety standards. ...

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