Tag Archives: lehigh university

What I am teaching this semester: Women and Violence in Contemporary Literature and Texts

I am often asked “What are you teaching this semester?” I love that question.  I try to check my geek nature at the door and only offer a few sentences in response.  My friend Jason’s recent blog post about what he is teaching inspired me to consider doing the same. I first had the idea […]

Weekly Digest: February 14: Sadness and Hope Edition

This week brought the awful news of the shooting deaths of Deah Barakat, Yusor Abu-Salha, and Razan Abu-Salha by a neighbor supposedly over a parking space.  Somehow there is some debate as to whether or not this is a hate crime.  I want you to imagine for a moment the coverage if a Muslim man […]

Advice For Conference Presenters, in which we discuss how to be a good academic citizen

Seven of my students will be presenting at conferences in the Lehigh Valley in the next month: two at the LVAIC Women’s Studies Conference, five at Lehigh University’s Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference.  I am proud of the work they have done going through the submission and revision process, but I can tell they are […]

Weekly Digest (and musings): February 7

This week I got to go on a few field trips.  On Tuesday, I saw Nicholas Kristof and Cheryl WuDunn speak in a giant auditorium at Lehigh University to hundreds of people.  On Wednesday, I saw Walter Naegle speak in the small “Big Room” at United Friends School to fifty people.  The latter was a much better […]

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

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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