Earlier today, I stumbled upon this article on npr.org (because even when I can’t listen to npr, I can find it online…), and in addition to falling in love with the writing of journalist Linda Holmes, I was fascinated by the subject matter. In case you weren’t aware: NBC is filming the pilot for a […]Read More Wonder[bra] Woman
Click it. Sign it. Cross your fingers.Read More Quick Hit: Cool Things You Should Do Today
For a writing class I am taking this semester, I was asked to write an epistolary essay—an essay in the form of a letter—and, as I had been studying and enjoying the writing and philosophy of Virginia Woolf earlier in the semester, I decided to address my essay to her in order to update her—and […]Read More Revisiting Virginia Woolf’s “Androgynous Mind”
It’s easy to lose hope in the struggle for equality and justice for women, as well as any other oppressed group. However, there is nothing worse than feeling defeated and giving up. If everyone gives up, nothing gets done. With that said, I recently had the pleasure of reading an article by Colin Beavan, writer […]Read More Here’s to Hopin’
For your viewing pleasure, here’s a series of photographs by artist Dina Goldstein, entitled Fallen Princesses. Each image acts as a continuation of, or modern take on, our favorite childhood princesses’ stories.Read More Quick Hit: When the Fairytale Ends, Real Life Begins
Dr. Susan Douglas, Catherine Neafie Kellogg Professor of Communication Studies at The University of Michigan, will present the annual Dominion Lecture sponsored by the James Madison University Faculty Women’s Caucus in the Highlands Room of the Festival Conference and Student Center at James Madison University on Wednesday, April 6 at 7:30 pm. Douglas’ most recent […]Read More Full Equality for Women? Think Again.
Well I was listening to this awesome 80s hit in my car on my eight hour drive from Ohio and came across these lyrics: Have to catch an early train Gotta be to work by nine And if I had an aeroplane I still wouldn’t make it on time ‘Cause it takes me so long […]Read More Just Another Manic Monday…
It was a busy Thursday night at Daves Taverna Downtown, and I couldn’t figure out how to get my purse. I was hosting on the Taratsa, our outdoor patio, and I really needed to change my tampon. As much as I love Daves, I wasn’t willing to go into toxic shock syndrome for my job, […]Read More Don’t Period.
For my human resource development leadership lab, we wrote an 8-10 page paper on our identity and how it affects us as leaders. The paper was a lot of me, me, me, so I was glad to see my classmates yesterday and hear their perspectives. One subject that came up is body consciousness. Females and […]Read More You’re a Woman, So You’re Eating a Salad to Lose Weight
Hello, good readers! Welcome to another Bitchin’ Table, where 2 of your favorite writers tag team a tenacious topic. This week we broke open some Ben and Jerry’s and popped in a Collin Firth movie, then decided it was a bad flavor and casting mistakes were made. That brings us to today’s topic: Feminist Dating. The ever […]Read More Bitchin’ Table: Love, Actually… Not.