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TV Appearance, Round Two: What Grade Would You Give Donald Trump?

  Business Matters was kind enough to ask me back, this time to evaluate the first month of President Trump’s administration. I brought my same concerns about representing gender studies, but at least this time I knew what to expect, knew that I would survive the taping. This time I didn’t want to come off […]

Inside 254 is coming!

From myself and my awesome officemate, Amanda: We are honored when people say to us “I can’t wait to hear what you have to say about [insert anything from a news story to a movie here].” Well, we heard you.  And we have some exciting news to share. We are going to start a podcast […]

My TV Debut: “Mommy, Why Are You Yelling?”

I go into public situations with a little pep talk: Don’t be shrill Make feminism look approachable, not mean-spirited (I don’t think it is the latter, but I know people often default to that belief…) Don’t yell Actively listen Do not EVER ROLL YOUR EYES When I am on the radio, I don’t have to […]

F*ck Hillary Clinton

This happened September 20… As I was driving today, I sat at a red light. I heard “Fuck Hillary Clinton” from behind me. I thought, really? But then he kept yelling it. I put my car in park and went to confront him. I asked him what he thought he was doing, that I had […]

Fifteen Years Later

Just as I was 15 years ago when the horrors began to unfold, today I was teaching when we remembered the planes hitting buildings. Today church bells rang twice during my class.   Today I knew what those bells were for.  Fifteen years ago I was teaching second period, Honors English 12.  It was a […]

Panel on Contemporary Refugees: Statehood, Migration and Identity

  On April 30, I facilitated a conversation at Christ Church Neighborhood House on the concept of statehood and its implications for those who do not fit its rigid definitions, including millions of individuals currently seeking refuge worldwide. This discussion gave voice to those who have had to resist notions of statehood, often to save their lives. We also […]

Why I Think Trump Means We Are Doing Something Right

Wait, what?  Did she just say that? Yep. Stick with me to the end, and perhaps you will find some solace alongside me. I am not going to say he is good for the country, his behavior is acceptable, or his followers are understandable–or even credible. But I do think his resurgence into the public […]

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: Spring 2017

“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

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“Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.” — Maya Angelou

Her Road Less Traveled

“Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.” — Maya Angelou

Teaching Acceptance

“A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men.” Gloria Steinem

Anne Imschwei blog

If a man does not keep pace with his companions perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears however measured or far away." Thoreau

Jinn's Blog

“There are many ways to be free. One of them is to transcend reality by imagination, as I try to do.” ― Anaïs Nin

A Postcolonial Something

"Every empire, however, tells itself and the world that it is unlike all other empires, that its mission is not to plunder and control but to educate and liberate." -Edward Said

PostColonial Minds

An exploration of ongoing struggles

Heather's Post-Colonialism Page

I have no idea what I am doing, and that's ok.

LGBT Non-Profit Internship

WGS 390: Internship in Women's and Gender Studies

Inside 254

Come inside & chat

Standardized Testing

Why tests are hurting our children

Words by Megan Michael

The Musings of a Literary Feminist

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“Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.” — Maya Angelou