Tag Archives: Academics

What Nicholas Kristof gets wrong about public intellectuals

TweetIn the not so distant past, Politico reporter Dylan Byers engaged into a rather public spat with The Atlantic’s Ta-Nehisi Coates’ contention that Melissa Harris-Perry is “America’s most foremost public intellectual.” Byers offered a list of intellectuals to counter Coates’ claim made up entirely of white men and a singular (deceased) white woman, provoking yet another proper [...]
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The Academic Feminist: Advocating for Contingent Faculty’s Rights with Marisa Allison

TweetWelcome 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 [...]
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The Scholarly Feminist: Archiving with Kate Eichhorn

TweetWelcome to the first edition of The Scholarly Feminist, a bi-weekly series featuring interviews with feminist academics.  The aim of the series is to bridge the blogging/academic divide by linking discussions in academia to those taking place online. Today’s interviewee is Kate Eichhorn, Assistant Professor of Culture and Media Studies at  The New School for [...]
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Feministing launches new column on feminism and academia

TweetWe’re thrilled to announce a very new exciting series starting today on feminism and the academy, The Scholarly Feminist! As some of y’all may know, there are some amazing feminist academics out there making some serious headway in issues around feminist thought, so our dear Feministing friend and new contributor Gwendolyn Beetham is going to [...]
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