Tag Archives: academia

The New York Times joins the Female Breadwinner Apocalypse freak-out

TweetDid you think only Fox News talking heads were freaking out about the rise of female breadwinners and the apocalypse their arrival foretells? Fear not! Lou Dobbs and his team of misogynists have plenty of company–including, as of this weekend, the New York Times. In the wake of last week’s Pew announcement that women are [...]
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Let’s blow feminism’s cover

TweetSince I’ve been writing for Feministing, more people have come forward to talk to me about feminism. In fact, it has taken recent interactions with folks about my writing on this blog to realize exactly how many people have not even the slightest clue where to begin contextualizing when the word “feminism” is centered in [...]
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*The Academic Feminist: Using the Past to Reimagine the Present with Imani Perry

TweetWelcome back to The Academic Feminist, a series that aims to bridge the blogging/academic divide by linking discussions in feminist academia to those taking place online. Today’s interviewee is Imani Perry, Professor at the Center for African American Studies at Princeton. You can learn more about Perry’s work on her website . All comments on [...]
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Quick Hit: Harvard Crimson columnist points to absence of feminism in university curricula

TweetCheck out this brave piece by Madeleine Schwartz, a senior at Harvard who writes a column for the daily paper called “Women at Harvard”. Her latest article centers on the  absence of radical feminism from university curricula: “To overlook radical feminism is also to overlook an intellectual movement which shook at the foundations of almost [...]
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Quick Hit: Congrats to Dr. Susan Herbst!

Tweet For all those political science majors, MPP pursuers or policy wonks who suspect that their academic efforts may never pay off, guess again. It is possible to have your best efforts and sleepless nights recognized. The brightest shining example of this comes in the form of the appointment of Dr. Susan Herbst as the [...]
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