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  • Gwendolyn wrote a new blog post: The Academic Feminist: We Heart Women’s Centers   2 days, 11 hours ago · View

    Thumbnail Today we’ll be kicking off the first of a three-part series on women’s centers on college and university campuses. The first two posts will tackle the history of women’s centers and the role that they play on campuses, as well as their relationship with women’s and gender studies programs. The final post will discuss women’s centers [...]

  • Gwendolyn wrote a new blog post: The Academic Feminist: Zala Žbogar   3 weeks, 2 days ago · View

    ThumbnailWelcome back, Academic Feminists! Today is the final installment of our student series, where undergraduate and masters students discuss their work on gender and sexuality.  Today’s interview is with Zala Žbogar. Zala is a recent graduate of the Mst in Women’s Studies at the University of Oxford. She holds an MA in International Relations and Spanish from [...]

  • Gwendolyn wrote a new blog post: The Academic Feminist: Amber Hathaway   1 month ago · View

    ThumbnailWelcome back, Academic Feminists! The final two interviews in our Academic Feminist Student Series feature masters students who work on gender and sexuality themes. In addition to highlighting some pretty amazing work, these interviewees also offer some advice for those who might be making the transition to graduate school this fall (or who may be considering [...]

  • Gwendolyn wrote a new blog post: The Academic Feminist: Maggie Casey   1 month, 1 week ago · View

    ThumbnailWelcome back, Academic Feminists. Today we  are happy to present Maggie Casey, the next interviewee in the Feministing Student Series. This series features the work of college and masters students whose final projects/theses focus on gender and sexuality issues. Maggie Casey is a recent graduate of Beloit College in Wisconsin. With no current plans to return to school [...]

  • Gwendolyn wrote a new blog post: The Academic Feminist: Sarah Scalise   1 month, 2 weeks ago · View

    ThumbnailWelcome back, Academic Feminists. Today we  are happy to present Sarah Scalise, the next interviewee in our students series. This series features the work of college and masters students whose final projects/theses  focus on gender and sexuality issues. Sarah Scalise graduated from Shimer College in May 2014. She currently resides in the Bridgeport neighborhood of Chicago with her feline [...]

  • Gwendolyn wrote a new blog post: The Academic Feminist: Student Series, Part II with Peter Rydzewski   2 months, 1 week ago · View

    ThumbnailWelcome back, Academic Feminists, to the second in our series of interviews with students about their college theses or final projects. Today’s column features the work of Peter Rydzewski. A recent graduate of The College at Brockport, SUNY, Peter will be attending a PhD Program in Sociology at the University of Maryland beginning in the fall. He [...]

  • ThumbnailHere at Feministing, two of our great loves are academic feminism and young feminists. Now we’re bringing the two together: today’s Academic Feminist column kicks off a series of interviews with students about their college theses or final projects that explore topics related to gender and sexuality. The first interview in our series comes from Marisa [...]

  • Gwendolyn wrote a new blog post: The Academic Feminist: Lady Economists in Conversation   3 months, 2 weeks ago · View

    Thumbnail Katherine Moos and Kate Bahn Welcome back, Academic Feminists! Today I am excited to present a conversation with Kate Bahn and Katherine Moos , PhD Candidates in the Economics Department at the New School for Social Research and founders of the blog, Lady Economist , where they have weighed in on everything from the gender pay gap to the European economic [...]

  • ThumbnailWelcome back, Academic Feminists! Bringing us into the end-of-semester home stretch is Sonny Nordmarken , graduate student in Sociology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst . Sonny’s explanation of microagressions and his work examining the intersections between feminist and transgender studies, as well as his personal story of coming to feminism through the comradery of sports, point to the [...]

  • Gwendolyn wrote a new blog post: The Academic Feminist: Leah DeVun on feminist art and womyn’s lands   5 months, 3 weeks ago · View

    ThumbnailWelcome back, Academic Feminists. This edition features an interview with artist and historian Leah DeVun . Leah lives in New York and teaches women’s and gender history at Rutgers University. Her artwork has been featured in Artforum, Capricious, and LA Weekly and her scholarly work has appeared in Radical History Review and GLQ. “The L Word” fans [...]

  • ThumbnailWelcome back, Academic Feminists! In a departure from our usual format – featuring the work of early career scholars – this edition of the AF features one of the foremost scholars, poets, and “troublemakers” of our time, Cheryl Clarke. Clarke is the author of four books of poetry, Narratives: poems in the tradition of black women [...]

  • ThumbnailWelcome back, Academic Feminists! As an academic feminist and long-time yoga practitioner, I’ve always been fascinated by the connections between yoga and feminism. When a piece published last month on xoJane set off a firestorm surrounding issues of race, gender, and neo-colonialism in Western yoga classrooms , it became clearer than ever that having conversations about these connections [...]

  • Thumbnail Marcie Bianco Victoria Bond Welcome back, Academic Feminists, I hope that your new year/new semester is off to a good start. Today’s column features a dialogue between John Jay College of Criminal Justice colleagues Marcie Bianco and Victoria Bond. Marcie Bianco , Queer Public(s) Intellectual, PhD, is a columnist and contributing writer at AfterEllen and Lambda Literary, as well [...]

  • Gwendolyn wrote a new blog post: The Academic Feminist: NWSA Annual Conference Report Back   9 months, 1 week ago · View

    Thumbnail NWSA Director, Allison Kimmitch Welcome back, Academic Feminists! This month I’m taking a break from interviewing to provide you with a glimpse inside my pilgrimage to the academic feminist mecca: the annual NWSA conference ! Whether you came to feminism through a gender studies class or not, many of you will appreciate the “special relationship” between feminist activist/online work and [...]

  • ThumbnailWelcome back, Academic Feminists. This month’s edition features Koritha Mitchell, Associate Professor of English at The Ohio State University. Her research, which is focused on African-American literature, racial violence, and black drama and performance, has been supported by the Ford Foundation and the American Association of University Women (AAUW). Here, Koritha discusses her award-winning book, Living with Lynching, and her [...]

  • ThumbnailWelcome back, Academic Feminists! This edition of the Academic Feminist features Marisa Allison, doctoral student in Public and Applied Sociology at George Mason University and a Researcher at the New Faculty Majority Foundation (NFMF), the research arm of the New Faculty Majority. Her research and advocacy work address the academic labor conditions of adjunct and other contingent [...]

  • ThumbnailWelcome back, Academic Feminists, to this back-to-school edition of our Summer at the Archives series! This edition features an interview with Maria Cotera, Associate Professor in the Departments of American Culture, Latino/Latina Studies and Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan. Cotera took time out (from collecting archival materials, in fact!) to talk about her current project, Chicana [...]

  • ThumbnailWelcome back, Academic Feminists! The second in our Summer at the Archives series features Mia Nakano, lead artist at the Visibility Project , a national portrait and video project dedicated to documenting the voices of Queer Asian American women, trans, and gender non-conforming people. Mia discusses her motivation for the project, and talks about both the inspiration and challenges [...]

  • Gwendolyn wrote a new blog post: The Academic Feminist: Summer at the Archives   1 year, 2 months ago · View

    ThumbnailWelcome back, Academic Feminists. I’m excited to present the first in a three-part series: Summer at the Archives, because, well, if you’re an academic feminist, you probably can’t think of a better way to s pend the summer! Kicking things off is an interview with Lisa Darms, Senior Archivist at the Fales Library & Special Collections at NYU, [...]

  • ThumbnailWelcome back, Academic Feminists! Today, I am proud to present an interview with Carmen G. González , professor of law at Seattle University School of Law, who, together with co-editors Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs, Yolanda Flores Niemann, and Angela P. Harris, recently released the collection, Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia. In [...]

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