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bellissima @elisemariec ?

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  • bellissima wrote a new blog post: American Girl in Italy Part 3: Dear Co Worker   2 years, 11 months ago · View

    (originally posted at La Femminista ) I get it. I am young, I am American, I am cute (red hair & freckles will do that sometimes). I guess all of those things make me a novelty in our workplace, thus subject to more (undesired!) attention than our other co-workers.  I am also a female. Maybe that last factor [...]
  • Elise wrote a new blog post: American Girl in Italy Part 2 : What Makes a Hero?   3 years ago · View

    As promised, I am following up my previous post on sexism and feminism in Italy, particularly focusing on my experiences in Neapolitan High Schools with my students and colleagues. A quick Italian history lesson to get everyone up to speed: This year marks the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy into one country. The man [...]

  • Elise commented on the blog post American Girl in Italy   3 years ago · View

    Thanks for the comment and the links! much appreciated and i will definitely be checking them out. Haha, yes, sometimes i do feel like the only feminist on the peninsula, but i know it can’t be true! Culture shock is a difficult and tricky thing to navigate, and i’m not so sure i’m doing a [...]

  • Elise wrote a new blog post: American Girl in Italy   3 years ago · View

    I’ve been a faithful reader of Feministing for about two years now, but this is my first community blog post. A little bit of background about me: I graduated in May 2010 from Barnard College in New York City. At Barnard, I majored in Italian and was also part of the Education Program on the Secondary [...]

  • Elise became a registered member   3 years ago · View

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