The creationism versus evolution debate when discussed in an educational setting does not occur exclusively in the United States. On June 12, 2012, the science journal Nature reported the “successful” petition by the Society for Textbook Revise (STR) to remove references to evolution from high school textbooks in South Korea. More >
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I appreciate the steadfastness of colleagues in religion who have maintained our feminist/womanist/mujerista commitments despite the changing fortunes of feminism in the public arena. I was heartened to read Alexandra Petri’s piece “Disentangling feminism from the fad of feminism” (Washington Post, Jan. 3, 2015.) in which she assured readers that “we should not be relying on” definitions given by celebrities, many of whom now claim to be feminists. More >
Call for Proposals: "Reconsidering Gender, Violence and the State" (Issue 126, Fall 2016). Journal: Radical History Review. Deadline (abstract): 1 February 2015. Contact: contactrhr[at]gmail.com. Website: http://www.radicalhistoryreview.org/call-for-papers/. More >
Call for Papers, Poetry & Prose: Women's Studies Quarterly, Special Issue Spring 2016: Survival. Press: Feminist Press. Guest Editors: Frances Bartkowski, Taylor Black and Elena Glasberg. Deadline: 1 March 2015. Contact: wsqsurvivalissue[at]gmail.com. Website: http://www.feministpress.org/wsq/current-call-papers. More >
When I am reading online and offline newspapers, I am struck by the constant barrage of articles, editorials, and commentaries about the relentless misogyny in the world. More >
Dungeons can be in our minds where we hold people captive to the illusions we have about them, but we think they are real, they are true, they are valid, and they sanction our treatment of them. . More >