Tag Archives: gender

Trump: Menace! (Me on WFMZ’s Business Matters)

My kid actually said that the guy yelling was not “filling my bucket.”  And then she said he would “never learn.”  So we got to have lots of good conversation during the airing about what it means to talk with people–even if you disagree with them. Enjoy my third appearance on Business Matters (click on […]

LVAIC Women’s and Gender Studies Conference 2017 is in the books!

We had a great day–over 50 scholars shared work.  Here’s my introduction of the keynote during which I talk about the importance of WGS.

Announcing our Podcast: Inside 254 Launches!

As we sat in our hotel room in Montreal the day after the 2016 election, my officemate Amanda and I decided we need to take action upon the election of Donald Trump.  We collaborated on our Manifesto for the Majority.  Little did we know then the majority would be close to 3 MILLION people. So here […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lindy West coming to KU!

Join us for a great night!  No tickets required.  Community is invited to attend.

Defending Trigger Warnings as I begin YEAR 20 in the classroom

In the past three days, I have been interviewed twice about trigger warnings.  What I have realized from these two interviews is that many issues are being conflated into one, and the term “trigger warning” is now synonymous with “censorship.” You can listen to my ten-minute interview with Dom Giordano on CBS Radio here.  I was […]

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


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

TEACHING FEMINISM

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