In the Shenandoah valley, there has been a lot of chatter about the addition of the Indigenous Land and Enslaved People Acknowledgement Statement to university teachings and events. Most recently, the Rockingham County Public Schools (RCPS) started investigating an elementary school field trip to a dance performance at the Forbes Center for Performing Arts. Paula […]
Read More Breaking Down and Understanding The JMU Land Acknowledgment Statement
Kristen Shrewsbury is an instructional faculty member at JMU who teaches the special topics course WGSS 300: Queer Families. She’s a Harrisonburg native who went to JMU for her undergraduate degree from 1996 to 2001, and began working at JMU as a professional in 2007. She’s married to a same sex spouse and has two […]
Read More An interview with JMU professor Dr. Shrewsbury
JMU prides themselves on diversity, inclusion, and community. But, are these claims that they pride themselves on really true?
Read More Does JMU really accommodate to everyone?
As a blogging community committed to the ongoing effort of dismantling systems of oppression by empowering students’ feminist advocacy, we stand in solidarity to unequivocally shout out that Black lives matter.
Read More ShoutOut! JMU Statement of Solidarity
–Exciting. Eager. Overwhelming. Eye-opening. Motivating. Exhausting. Draining. Scary. Unpredictable. Heartbreaking.–
You are all of these to me, and more.
Read More Dear Senior Year…
James Madison University Administration announced on February 8, 2019 that they will be naming the newest residence hall after Paul Jennings, a former slave of James Madison. This is a huge step in the right direction for our predominantly white institution. We are making strides in ending the long-standing and problematic tradition of white-washing our […]
Read More New dorm named after former slave of James Madison
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
Lets talk about what’s going on in the news, feminist edition!
Read More Weekly Dose of Fem Knowledge