As I continue into my last year at James Madison University, I want to take the time to explore how the implementation of inclusive language in my courses has positively impacted my understanding of feminist discourse.
Read More Inclusive language is necessary in academia
Calling all social justice and human rights advocates!!!! Community Engagement Project For Political Science 341: Social Movements in the United States and Abroad If topics such as social justice and human rights or the history and politics of activism on a national and global scale peek your interest, keep reading….. POSC.341: Social Movements in the […]
Read More Guest POst: jmu’s newest student-run Blog
I had never conducted an interview before in my life. But for ShoutOut!, I decided that I wanted to showcase local feminist and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) professor Dr. Sharon Mazzarella, who has been teaching for 13 years at James Madison University. In this interview, we discuss her research in young girlhood, her […]
Read More Interview with JMU Professor Dr. Mazzarella
I write this post whilst listening to a song that she showed me, stealing glances at my phone to see the sweet messages she sends me, and attempting to ignore the butterflies in my stomach that she gives me. Ella Fitzgerald’s voice ever so beautifully twirls around my head as I think of her, “At the sound of your voice Heaven opens its portals to me Can […]
Read More FALLING IN LOVE, BUT AT WHAT COST?
If you read my previous post, you know I talked about how I am obsessed with Love Island (if you have not read it, you should! Then come back to this post.) I always felt like you could not be a feminist, and support these types of shows, but I am learning you can, and […]
Read More How to be a Feminist and Watch Love Island
This past Monday, April 15, 2019, the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France was damaged by a devastating fire. The 850-year-old building held a lot of history and it is no doubt a catastrophe that it lost its iconic spire and latticework wooden roof, even with many religious and cultural treasures being saved. While tragic, […]
Read More Diving deeper into the Notre Dame fire: a Class and Race Analysis
If you are here reading “Shoutout!”, chances are you consider yourself a feminist. Or maybe you don’t like labels, but you do believe that regardless of gender or sex, everybody deserves equal opportunities- especially those who have been historically and institutionally oppressed. Regardless, like any movement, Feminism has a lot of jargon and topics that […]
Read More Feminism 101: A Beginners Guide to Feminist Terminology
Let’s get REAL about what Operation Santa Clause is truly about.
Read More Operation Santa Claus, Part 19
Some important feminist lessons learned from my conservative father. Keep an open mind!
Read More Feminist Lessons From My Father