Women's/Gender Studies

Eve Ensler

Writer, Playwright, Activist

Alexandra Fuller

Award-winning Author Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight and Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness

Ina Garten

Author of the Barefoot Contessa Books & Television Host

Jane Hirshfield

Prize-winning Poet, Translator, and Essayist

Miranda July

Filmmaker, Artist & Writer

Azar Nafisi

Iranian-American Bestselling Author Reading Lolita in Tehran and Things I've Been Silent About

Naomi Shihab Nye

Award-winning Palestinian-American Poet, Writer, Anthologist, and Educator

Joyce Carol Oates

National Book-Award Winning Novelist, Poet, Playwright and Essayist

Sharon Olds

Award-winning Poet and Educator Author of Stag's Leap

Suzan-Lori Parks

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright, Topdog/Underdog

Terry Tempest Williams

Conservationist, Advocate for Free Speech, Author of Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family & Place and Finding Beauty in a Broken World