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I’ve Moved!

Transgressing Boundaries has moved to tracylhawkins.com so please check there for new posts. Thanks for reading!!!

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Capitalism, Women, & Exploitation

I’ve been re-reading Gayle Rubin’s 1975 article “The Traffic in Women” today. I’m planning to use a bit of her work for an article on Social Media that I’m writing, but I thought I’d use today’s post to explore Rubin’s … Continue reading

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PCA/ACA in Washington DC

As you may know, in March, I went to the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference in Washington DC. The conference was really a fun and thought provoking event, and I’d like to share some of my experiences. To … Continue reading

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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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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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“invisible” oppressions (part 2)

So, the second type of “invisible” oppression that I mentioned in my last post was oppression that we participate in largely unknowingly because it is structural. I hope that you have encountered the term “structural oppression” before, but if not, … Continue reading

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shout out to REL 100

Quick second post to say hello to my new bunch of blog followers, aka my students! Hello, and welcome! To my more regular blog readers, an explanation: This semester I am teaching three classes. Two of those are REL 100: … Continue reading

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