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Did White Feminists Ignore Attacks on Quvenzhan√© Wallis? That’s An Empirical Question

Disclaimer: Dear white feminists, this post is in keeping with my organizational background. I do an analysis of media organizations and not, say, you and your friends, your individual experiences, … Continue reading

February 28, 2013 · 31 Comments

Dear Parents, Thanks for the Humans. Signed, Society.

I do not have a living child. That fact has made graduate school somewhat easier for me than it is for my colleagues with children. That is something Melonie Fullick … Continue reading

January 16, 2013 · 4 Comments

My Latest at UVenus: Risk and Ethics of Public Scholarship

I’ve been asked frequently enough about my public work to know that there is a great deal of fear out there. People pull me aside at talks. They send me … Continue reading

December 13, 2012 · 1 Comment

Conferences, Cuts, Honors and Reflection On My Voice

The past two weeks have been dominated by higher education cuts, conferences, writing, and massive reading. In short, I’ve been busy being a graduate student in the U.S. As Emory … Continue reading

September 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Reckless Theorizing Without A Net: Women, Blogging, and Power

Two things prompted the rampant display of theorizing you’re about to see unfold in real time. One was a chance conversation with a group of powerful, accomplished women academics. The … Continue reading

September 9, 2012 · 11 Comments

Trickle Down Feminism Redux: The Nation Knows I’m Alive!

Look, I sit through pictures of people’s children, cats, dogs, and ferrets in little berets. If I want to take a moment to share the ultra cool moment I had … Continue reading

July 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Atlantic Article, Trickle Down Feminism, and my Twitter Mentions. God Help Us All

This is one of those posts that can go nowhere but down. There are things you simply cannot do in this life and slaying unicorns is one of them. What … Continue reading

June 23, 2012 · 31 Comments