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Feministing Readz: Looking for home in ire’ne lara silva’s flesh to bone

TweetI’m not sure about your social media, but mine lately’s been blowing up with people talking about just how much their hometown they are. People on my feeds are so Chicago. They’re so Wingate, NC, they’re so Worcester, MA, and they’re so New York City. They’re dropping names of old hangouts and neighborhood characters. As an [...]
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Our Dangerous Ideology: Insurgent Literature on Activism

Tweet  #181462363 / gettyimages.com We, especially those of us in feminist movements, seem to relive the wracking debates of our movement’s past lives, and as people of colour in particular we seem condemned at times to a Groundhog Day of vexatious, soul-wrenching debates about our role in not just activism, but life itself. Are we [...]
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VIDA releases report on gender representation in children’s literature

Tweet VIDA, the organization that brings us pie charts showing the gender gap in literary bylines, recently released an assessment of gender representation in children’s literature. Tweet
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The Feministing Five: Lisa Factora-Borchers

TweetAs a recovering literature major, literary-based-activism will always jolt my feminist heart to skip a beat. Which is why I was   so thrilled to speak with Lisa Factora-Bochers, a rad Filipina American writer, facilitator, and activist, and to discuss her new recently published anthology, Dear Sister: Letters from Survivors of Sexual Violence.  Especially within the current context of [...]
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The Academic Feminist: Koritha Mitchell on lynching, LGBT violence, and love

TweetWelcome 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, [...]
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