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Rocking the project

April 2017

An Evening with Three Legendary Rebel Women at Le Poisson Rouge, January 27, 2017: Margot Olavarria, Bibbe Hansen, and Alice Bag

Sounding Out!

March 23rd, 2017

Feminist Magazine Radio Interview  KPFK 90.7

January 10th, 2017

Grecourt Gate

Two Smithies Awarded Magic Grants for Novel Oral History Projects

June 24th, 2016


Women of Rock Oral History Project aims to create equal representation in rock music's narrative

March 11th, 2016

Half Hours of Power Show on Olio Media

Pio and Chelsie are joined in the studio by Tanya Pearson, Smith College undergraduate and creator of the first-ever oral history project on women rock 'n' rollers: the Women of Rock Oral History Project. Click here for more information.

February 16th, 2016

VALLEY ADVOCATE - Women Rock: sexism and music go together like rock and roll

Attending a Veruca Salt concert as a teenager in the ’90s, Tanya Pearson never imagined that 20 years later she’d be asking lead vocalist-guitarists Nina Gordon and Louise Post about sexism in the industry.A photo documenting Pearson’s reunion with the two band members last year — she interviewed them for the Women of Rock Oral History Project she started at Smith College — shows her squinty-eyed and beaming with fangirl excitement.
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January 25th, 2016

Hampshire Gazette - Women who rock: Sophia Smith Collection introduces first-ever oral-history project about female rock ‘n’ rollers

What do Pussy Galore’s Julie Cafritz and No Wave rocker Lydia Lunch have in common with feminist and Smith College alumna Gloria Steinem? Their oral histories can now all be found in Smith College’s Sophia Smith Collection, an internationally recognized repository of manuscripts, archives, photographs, periodicals and other primary sources in women’s history.
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November 15th, 2015

the sophian - recognizing women in rock music

A review of the October 2015 panel discussion featuring Alice Bag, June Millington, Kim House, Kristin Hersh, Julie Cafritz, and JD Samson. 
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October 29, 2015