Monthly Archives: January 2015

Weekly Digest: January 31

When I started these digests last week, I was worried that I wouldn’t have enough material for the next week.  Well, I shall never worry about that again. Michelle Obama’s “fashion” choices caused perhaps too much of a stir when she did not don any kind of head covering when visiting Saudi Arabia earlier this […]


Originally posted on Laura M Gibson:
This winter, a relentless inverted fog has shrouded our valley. We are weeks into this trend; I’ve stopped paying much attention to the forecast which, according to our weather folk, is simply: “Gray.” From the table where I write, the black relief of deciduous trees against a white surround looks like the smoky…

Weekly Roundup: January 24

In my commitment to increase awareness of issues of world literature and postcolonial and gender theory, I will be posting a weekly digest of interesting reads in hopes of starting more conversations about topics dear to all of our hearts. Recently NPR’s “Goats and Soda” ran a piece that touched on a question I constantly […]

Postcolonial Literature in the Modern World

Thoughtful Discussions and Insights Regarding Postcolonial Literature, Diverse Cultures, and the Broad Spectrum of the Human Condition

Esperando por una Revolución

Una Historia de Amor

Comp is Awesome

Where everyone loves comp

Women & Pregnancy

Exploring the experiences women have during pregnancy

DemiConsensual: Gender, Sexuality, and Feminism in the Modern World

Making sense of all things gender, sexuality, identity, and feminist in our current culture.

The Female Reflection

A blog of opinon based responses to female literature & film

Standardized Testing

How testing harms children

Lay's Thoughts

Feminist Theory


A blog about how to navigate feminism

Reflections for Educators

A website for using the Reflections series in the classroom

Small Town Feminist

Thoughts and comments from a college feminist living in a small town.

2016 Presidential Election: Women's and Gender Issues

"Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance." — Kofi Annan

Rise Up Doylestown!

We stand together in solidarity with our partners and children for the protection of our rights, our safety, our health, and our families - recognizing that our vibrant and diverse communities are the strength of our country.

KU Postcolonial Theory and Texts

“Create dangerously, for people who read dangerously. ... Writing, knowing in part that no matter how trivial your words may seem, someday, somewhere, someone may risk his or her life to read them.” Edwidge Danticat