Alfred Duckett, the only African American professor in the Cameron University Department of Music, is being disciplined, perhaps fired, for creating a hostile “racist” climate. The article is disturbing, suggesting that part of the account of Duckett’s “problematic” behavior included placing anti-racism signs on his office door, advocating for diversity in hiring, raising race as […]
“One Classroom, Two Genders” Interesting reflections by Jennifer Finney Boylan on how gender norms and expectations factor into teaching from the perspective of someone who has taught as a man and as a woman. Also, age. For her, age seems to have brought some freedom, but surely also brings some challenges.
Texas State Sen filibusters to block abortion regulation And the link takes you to the live video. It is interesting to watch Wendy Davis live. Slow and steady.
Applying as a married woman, 50 years ago This ‘answer’ to Harvard is very interesting!
“It’s Just a Harmless Advertisement”: On Liposuction, Media, and Perpetuation of Sexism A few months ago, we posted about an advertisement advertising liposuction in a university newspaper. Today there is a short, powerful, and thoughtful piece by Alyssa Gockley on The Feminist Wire. Gockley is a graduating senior at Bucknell University.
Laurie Paul and transformative experience …in The Guardian.
The Good Racist People In modern America we believe racism to be the property of the uniquely villainous and morally deformed, the ideology of trolls, gorgons and orcs. We believe this even when we are actually being racist. In 1957, neighbors in Levittown, Pa., uniting under the flag of segregation, wrote: “As moral, religious and […]
Working from home is a feminist issue And Yahoo deeply doesn’t get it.
Note from the woman in your department who does all the committee work Thanks Sophia Gould and Timothy McSweeney and thanks DF for pointing me there.