Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Academic Feminist: Summer Break Edition

TweetGreetings all. The Academic Feminist is taking the month off from interviewing, but will be back next month with an awesome line-up to take us into back-to-school season.  In the meantime, below are a few items from my summer “must read” list, as well as some upcoming conferences and journal CFPs that have been on [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

TweetAfghan female boxer Sadaf Rahimi wasn’t allowed to compete in the Olympics but she’s still awesome. “I want to deliver a message to the world through my fighting that Afghan girls are not victims,” she says. AIDS activists march in Washington, DC to demand an end discriminatory police tactics and the criminalization of HIV transmission. [...]
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The Feministing Five: Rocky Rivera Pt. 1

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What We Missed

TweetKameron Slade, the fifth-grader New York City schoolkid who was barred from giving a pro-marriage equality speech to his school, has been allowed to give it in front of the New York City Council. Heads up, Battlestar Galactica fans: it’s women in science fiction week at Bitch Flicks. Frank Ocean’s music is bigger than his [...]
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Are men more violent?

TweetThe gruesome and violent tragedy in Colorado last week put some noticeable strains on the national psyche. Interestingly, many facts were clear early on: a young, white man planned and perpetrated a shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, CO during the screening of a summer blockbuster. The violence appears to have been both premeditated [...]
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