Tag Archives: Academics

Guest post: tribute to a gender studies godmother

TweetThis is a guest post from Gwendolyn Beetham, free-lance researcher and MPhil/PhD candidate at the London School of Economics and Political Science, where her project on gender and international development seeks to bridge her long-time love of activism and academic research. I want to honor feminist economist and founder of the National Council for Research [...]
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Quick Hit: Katie Washington, 21, is First Black Valedictorian in Notre Dame’s History

Tweet Soo excited to hear that the University of Notre Dame will graduate its first black valedictorian next month! And DOUBLY excited to hear that she’s a woman! Big ups to bad ass women of color doing it big all over the world. NBC News reports that Katie Washington is from Gary, Indiana, and is [...]
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The Feministing Five: Elaine Tyler May

TweetElaine Tyler May is a Professor of American Studies at the University of Minnesota, whose research focuses on gender, sexuality, reproduction and culture. She is the author of half a dozen books, including Great Expectations: Marriage and Divorce in Post-Victorian America, Pushing the Limits: American Women 1940-1961 and Barren in the Promised Land: Childless Americans [...]
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Feminism in the Classroom

TweetIf you’re not hip to Ileana Jiménez’s amazing blog, Feminist Teacher, it’s time. Throughout her thirteen year career, Jiménez has been a leader in the field of social justice education for students of color, LGBT youth, women and girls. She’s also a major advocate of getting intersectional feminism in schools at all grade levels. In [...]
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Thank You Thursdays: Howard Zinn

Tweet “There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people.” The authors of history, as we know all too well within the feminist movement, have inordinate power to frame the way people think about, not only the past, but their present. When one talks about the founding of the U.S. [...]
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