Originally posted on Heather's Post-Colonialism Page:
Another post, another disclaimer. I am an atheist and have been all my life. I come away from this week’s readings troubled with how I can explain my distrust of indoctrinating children into religion without being disrespectful of an adult’s choice in their personal faith. In many ways…

I am sitting at my second home enjoying the calm before the storm. I am enjoying my ‘break’ to the best of my ability, but the only real way I know how to relax is by napping….and I can only do that so much. My boyfriends mom is cooking in the kitchen: steak, sweet potatoes, […] […]

Originally posted on Postcolonial Impressions:
The concept of Orientalism and the writing of Edward Said seem to be inescapable in the world of Postcolonial scholarship, and unfortunately, the applicability of the ideas to our modern world is alarming. Having read this excerpt first as an undergraduate and now twice as a graduate student, the understanding…

Originally posted on Her Road Less Traveled:
As I try to figure out where to begin, I am at a loss so perhaps the best thing to do is just come out and say it. Being a disabled woman sucks. Being an intersectional feminist ( someone who tries to examine and include all voices who…

  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 […]

Originally posted on A Postcolonial Something:
I’ve been looking forward to writing this post all week—but I’m sitting here hesitating, and wondering where to begin; typing, then backspacing, then typing again. I had an extremely strong reaction to page 205 of “Nervous Conditions” this past week. That page has honestly been haunting me since Wednesday.…

KU hosts Solidarity March By Michaela Yurchak Students, faculty and Kutztown residents joined together on Feb. 16 to march in response to hate propaganda on campus and recent events that have come up across the nation. Kutztown Resists, a campus group, put the march into motion. According to the Kutztown Resists Facebook page, they identify […] […]

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