Monthly Archives: March 2013

Coming Out on Glee

This week I’m going to the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association annual conference in DC. After the conference, I’ll post a recap of the sessions that I attend (including some on HBO’s Girls and BBC’s Doctor Who). But for this … Continue reading

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key concepts of GWS and why they might make the academy angry

Earlier this week the National Women’s Studies Association published a document addressing some problems and new guidelines for evaluating tenure and scholarship in the field of Gender and Women’s Studies (for simplicity, we’ll just go with that name, even though … Continue reading

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Racism & Reverse Racism

A friend posted this on Facebook today, and it intrigued me. I’m not sure who the original author is, but I appreciate the attempt to address a complex topic in a concise way. Do you agree that this is the … Continue reading

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Happy International Women’s Day… or not

The feminist in me is conflicted as I wish people a “Happy International Women’s Day” today. On the one hand, of course, I think that women–their lives, bodies, and experiences– need attention, appreciation, and empowerment. But I also wonder if … Continue reading

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