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Considering the Embodied Politics of Visual Auto/biography

As I creep toward the starting date of my PhD studies in Women’s Studies and Feminist Research I am beginning to consider questions that will inform my research, which will focus on photographic portraiture as auto/biographical performance (at least that is my proposed topic). 639 more words

The Liberated Woman

I remember the time I first heard the phrase “liberated woman.” I had just graduated high school. I was on a trip to Kansas City, MO with my classmates and my speech coaches to compete in a national speech and debate tournament. 1,022 more words

Essay

Ep. 28 - Maurizio Lazzarato on Capitalism and the Production of Subjectivity

In this week’s episode, John, Emily, and special guest Sumru Atuk get into the nitty gritty of Maurizio Lazzarato’s Signs and Machines: Capitalism and the Production of Subjectivity… 309 more words

Episodes

Book Review: bell hooks, Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center

http://www.amazon.com/Feminist-Theory-From-Margin-Center/dp/0896086135

One of the major inspirations for me right now is the collected work of bell hooks, who perhaps most powerfully articulated the sense of urgency in dealing with the current world order I’ve had since high school. 1,471 more words

Review

Feminist approaches to crimes

How do Feminists explain crime?

Invisible Female Offenders

Sociology of Crime and Deviance tends to focus mainly on men. Although that it is true that approximately 80% of offenders are men, there is the other 20% who are women that are simply ignored in many sociological theories. 632 more words

Sociology

why straight men and women can't be friends

recently, a straight married male friend and i (a straight, 20-something engaged female) were in the middle of a conversation. we were both laughing and participating in general friendly conversation about star wars or music or some other shared nerdy interest. 1,717 more words

Writing

New Books in August

August is off to a great start, and we’ve got a lot of new books to look forward to this month. Here is a quick preview of what to keep an eye out for: 567 more words

African American Studies