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Read, write, repeat. Reflections on doing enough — or not!

A few days ago I opened my university email to find a shocking notification, like  a “reality check” kind of shock, I had received my teaching assistant assignment for the upcoming school year! 797 more words

Becoming Cyborg: Science and Science Fiction starts October 17th

Join me in Jersey City for the Brooklyn Institute’s first Jersey class at Word Bookstore!

Feminist science studies scholar Donna Haraway writes: “By the late twentieth century, our time, a mythic time, we are all chimeras, theorized and fabricated hybrids of machine and organism; in short, we are all cyborgs.” Haraway goes on to argue in her canonical essay, “A Manifesto For Cyborgs,” that to be a cyborg means to live in a world without tidy origin stories or innocent wholeness. 207 more words

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Transatlantic Gender Crossings

The most recent issue of differences, “Transatlantic Gender Crossings,” edited by Anne Emmanuelle Berger and Éric Fassin, addresses French and US feminism, gender, and queer theory. 158 more words

In The News

Everyday Intimacies of the Middle East

Everyday Intimacies of the Middle East,” the most recent issue of the Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies, provides an area-studies perspective on intimacy and explores the analytic, theoretical, and political work that intimacy promises as a concept. 143 more words

In The News

Girls Will Be Girls by Emer O'Toole

I have read relatively little on feminism and gender since I left university, and so to that end I ordered myself a copy of Girls Will Be Girls… 848 more words

Reviews

Feminist Utopias and Battling Cruel Optimism in Ghostbusters

When I first heard about the new Ghostbusters, I was bursting with anticipation. But when the trailers started coming I quickly tuned out. Like a child who has peeked at their Christmas presents before the big day, I needed to hold the excitement in. 1,034 more words

Pop Culture

Who Runs the World? Girls.

After reading through The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill, I have realized that analyzing the novel from a reader’s response, archetypal, and feminist literary perspective, I believe that the feminist literary theory has given me the most insight into my text. 475 more words