September 12, 2020


HOWE--Florence. Hunter College mourns the passing of Florence Howe, distinguished alumna and "Mother of the Women's Studies movement." A graduate of both Hunter College High School and Hunter College, Florence credited Hunter with being "the place in which I learned to think." In founding the...

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I am so sorry about the loss of Florence. Her work was awesome. My condolences are with the Howe family. I pray that you will be surrounded by the love & support that you need. And may "the God who supplies endurance and comfort" (Roman's 15:5) be with you always.

Rest in peace.

You inspired countless women, men, and children to be better human beings simply by living your truth. Thank you. Triota Rest in Power.

My condolences go out to the Howe family on the death of Florence. So sorry for your loss.

My condolences.

Our deepest condolences to the family. We pray that God continues to strengthen and comfort you all during this extremely difficult time.

I offer my sincere condolences to the husband of Florence Howe. The work she did made a difference in the world especially for women. May God give you comfort as you mourn her loss. Philippians 4:7

Truly an amazing and inspirational woman, she will be greatly missed. My sincere condolences to the Howe family, may God be with all of you as you endure this most difficult time of your loss.

Forence was a treasure and a door opener to the world of neglected women writers. I met her in 1981 when she was an advisor to our project on creating a series of television dramas based on short stories about growing old. Her input was invaluable and she introduced us to Tillie Olsen. It was "The Convert" by Elizabeth Robins, republished by The Feminist Press, that led me to years of researching Robins and writing a play about her. Florence took the trouble to come to a reading...