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Her's Day Thursday

When I opened my internet this morning, I got a glimpse of today’s Google Doodle:

Intrigued, I clicked on the picture and learned that today is Hertha Marks Ayrton’s 162nd birthday. 282 more words

The purposes of women's education: a look at Mansfield Park and Emma

‘Give a girl an education,’ says Mrs Norris in Mansfield Park, ‘and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without farther expense to anybody.’ This stark cost-benefit analysis, applied to charitable undertakings by the well-off, might surprise us. 3,082 more words

Jane Austen


Anecdotes ~ Can be amusing or historical tales, urban myths or legends. There might be a fable, an allegory, a yarn about a character in my book. 433 more words


Gender is about all of us

A few weeks ago my colleague and I organized a gender workshop for the other faculty members in our college.  We met daily for several weeks to prepare and, honestly, I was more nervous than I’ve been in years.  314 more words



In honor of International Women’s Day, the Front Row women answered the question: What should teachers tell their female students? To find the answers, watch the video below: 179 more words

Teacher Talk

Dare My Hair: Charity Challenge

Hello, internet people! Happy International Women’s Day!

I’m taking a quick break from my regularly scheduled book blogging to tell you about something else that I’m pretty excited about: raising money for a rockin’ nonprofit called “She’s the First.” But don’t take my word for it: take a look at… 429 more words


President Obama and Michelle Obama Will Speak at South by Southwest

The Obamas are headed to the Lone Star State.

On Wednesday the conference announced that the first lady will deliver the opening keynote address for the conference’s music-focused leg on March 16. 211 more words