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Posted by Nami Kim on Aug 4, 2012
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 >
Posted by Stephanie May on Feb 20, 2012
"It used to be called illegitimacy. Now it is the new normal." So begins a recent article in the New York Times. According to a new report, more than half of births to women under the age of 30 now occur outside of marriage. More >
Posted by FiR on Jan 22, 2015
Call for Papers: Glossolalia, the Graduate Journal of Yale Divinity School. Edition: Fall 2015. Deadline: 11:59 PM on Sunday, 1 March 2015. Website: http://glossolalia.sites.yale.edu/. More >
Posted by Mary E. Hunt on Jan 16, 2015
            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 >
Posted by FiR on Jan 13, 2015
Call for Book Chapters: Ecofeminist Intersections. Deadline (abstract): 1 March 2015. Deadline (first drafts): 1 September 2015. Deadline (final drafts): 1 November 2015. Contact: D. A. Vakoch (dvakoch[at]ciis.edu). Official Posting (http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=219086): More >
Posted by FiR on Jan 12, 2015
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 >
Posted by FiR on Jan 3, 2015
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 >
Posted by Susanne Scholz on Dec 28, 2014
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 >
Posted by Emilie Townes on Dec 9, 2014
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 >
Posted by Guest Author on Nov 26, 2014
Guest Author, Elias Ortega-Aponte is Assistant Professor of Afro-Latinos/a Religions and Cultural Studies at Drew University Theological School in Madison, NJ.   More >