Hi Everyone! Along similar lines as the Dominion Lecture series is the upcoming Bad Girls Re-Shape/Shake the Academy. Mayock and Radulescu have both co-edited Feminist Activism in the Academy essays. It is a part of the JMU Visiting Scholars Program. Event info is below! Wednesday, September 12, 6:00 p.m. Miller Hall 1101Read More Quick Hit: Ellen Mayock and Dominica Radulescu
Next Monday, September 3rd, the Madison Caucus for Gender Equality will be hosting the Dominion Lecture featuring Joan Williams! Joan Williams, Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of California Hastings College of the Law, presents “Successful Career Tips from Savvy Career Women: The Four Patterns of Gender Bias” describing the patterns of bias documented […]Read More Quick Hit: Dominion Lecture Next Week!!!
Hello readers! Everyone here at ShoutOut is thrilled about the start of the school year, and we can’t wait to start blogging again! As your new editors, eszenyme and I are looking forward to all of the great writing for our new and returning bloggers. But before we get around to business as usual, eszenyme […]Read More A new semester, a new perspective
When I started college, I went through what can only be called a very intense punk period. I started listening to Leftover Crack, Black Flag, Bikini Kill, and Against Me!. I dyed my hair bright purple and sewed patches onto the only suit jacket I have ever owned (my favorite was a large one that […]Read More Pussy Riot, Human Rights, and Rebel Girls
As any regular reader of this blog can tell you, I identify as a working-class feminist. Class is central to my identity not just as a feminist but as a social justice advocate. But I haven’t always been this way. The idea of class divisions within feminism never even occurred to me until I started […]Read More Helen Gurley Brown: In Memoriam
Election season just got a new jolt of energy with the announcement of Mitt Romney’s VP pick, Representative Paul Ryan, who is considered by many to be the intellectual head of the Republican party. Reporters and political strategists have noted that Ryan was undoubtedly chosen to draw in the more conservative voters that Romney […]Read More What a Paul Ryan Vice-Presidency Means for Women