Tag Archives: Women's Studies

Some Reflections on Blogging and Feminist Scholarship.

Tweet Hey Folks! I’m back from my five week hiatus wherein I focused on life outside of the internet and worked on my MA thesis (which is almost done!) in Women and Gender Studies. In the last few weeks, I had the opportunity to push aside writing online to delve into my thesis research which [...]
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The Feministing Five: Michael Kimmel

TweetMichael Kimmel is an author, teacher and activist, and is widely acknowledged as America’s most prominent and prolific scholar on masculinity. Kimmel is the author of a staggering number of books, including Men Confront Pornography, The History of Men, The Gendered Society and Manhood in America (noticing a theme?). Most recently, Kimmel’s book Guyland examined [...]
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The School of Social Transformation

TweetI spoke at Arizona State University on Tuesday and had the pleasure of being introduced to a new academic model that they are pioneering to not only institutionalize the importance of intersectional analysis, but also insert activism in an undeniable way. It’s call the School of Social Transformation. From their new website: Four units comprise [...]
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Racist campaign poster in Germany removed (sans apology)

Tweet Tagline: “The only reason to choose black. Time for Green.” This German campaign poster (tagline above) for the Green party was recently removed after folks quite aptly pointed out that it was a racist, sexist piece of crap. The poster put up by the environmental Greens party in the western town of Kaarst contains [...]
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Founder of India’s first women’s studies program dies

Tweet Dr Neera Desai, a founder of India’s first women’s studies program, the Research Centre for Women’s Studies at SNDT Women’s University, passed away last Thursday from cancer at the age of 84. Professor Vibhuti Patel, a colleague and friend of Desai and the director of department of Post-Graduate Studies and Research at SNDT said: [...]
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