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Troubling Gender, Radicalising Feminism: Easy Notes on Judith Butler

It is difficult to find a book that is both so central to gender studies and that causes so much gritting of teeth. Judith Butler’s… 1,091 more words

Feminism

The Political and the Poetic

My most respected poetry teachers and colleagues warned me away from writing “political poetry.” I secretly loved that these same individuals, while staying away from writing about politics—or at least masterfully disguising their political poems—happened to be quite willing to discuss the latest white house offerings and right-wing politician scandals, especially over dark beer in pleather booths at all-night diners, embellishing the conversation here or there with personal stories. 360 more words

Poetry And Politics

You're Expelled!

On this date in 1302, Dante Aligheri, writer of The Divine Comedy, is expelled from Florence, Italy, when a political party he opposes seizes control of the city. 14 more words

Poetry

The School of Roots: Abominable, Rotting Birds and Women

                  I am returning to Hélène Cixous’ astonishing book Three Steps on the Ladder of Writing. The section is entitled “The School of Roots.” 2,142 more words

Feminism

Fallin' In and Out of Love (with orchestrated hate agendas)

A conversation between South Korea and Canada

Canadian Kid: It scares me how fuckin angry I get over issues I think are actually happening, only to realize I’m just a pawn playing into an agenda. 547 more words

hag-ridden with myopia

As far as I’m concerned, it’s a damned shame that a field as potentially dynamic and vital as journalism should be overrun with dullards, bums and hacks, hag-ridden with myopia, apathy and complacence, and generally stuck in a bog of stagnant mediocrity… 129 more words

Georgia Political Review (@gapolitical) seeks contributors

The Georgia Political Review (GPR) is currently accepting applications for this spring.

GPR was founded in the spring of 2011 and seeks to provide timely student commentary on a variety of current events. 75 more words

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