Black feminists and other scholars of gender studies have critiqued the whiteness of the Feminist movement, noting how the suffrage movement and second and third wave feminism have often betrayed or overlooked Black and brown women’s needs, rights, and organizations. Feminism has benefited from and participated in White supremacy. Religions have, as well, been complicit […]
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By Andie Sheridan. Myung Mi Kim, an influential poet in the Asian American writing community, immigrated from South Korea at the age of nine to the United States and began writing about the colonization of the Asian American body through poetry. Her book Under Flag (2001), which explores the trauma of Asian American women’s bodies, […]
FSR supports the #ScholarStrike on September 8th and 9th, a 48 hour period for scholars to take a stand against racism, especially anti-Black racism. For more information, see academeblog.org, InsideHigherEd, and CNN. Additionally, see the American Academy of Religion’s statement and the Keeping it 101 podcast’s reflection on the strike. If you would like to participate in the #ScholarStrike, visit the action’s official […]
By Oluwatomisin Oredein. The Motivation On June 5th, 2020 I took to Facebook to post a message inspired by the wave of white recognition of racism’s unrelenting evil, especially in light of the murder of George Floyd. En masse, I saw how white people were beginning to feel the world differently. I also recognized that […]
By Alexiana Fry. In the midst of trauma, many people begin to seek out a “reason” behind the situation that besets them—conspiracy theories are among the many ways through which people attempt to cope with their lack of control. Yet, this process of reasoning can easily turn into blame displacement, or scapegoating, a process that […]
By Jacob Perez and Zebulon B. Hurst. The escalating spread of COVID-19, the ways it has disrupted and transformed our communication and interactions with one another, reveals eschatological dimensions within our responses—our spiritual and embodied desires. Prayers for an end to the pandemic are filled with yearning, longing for a time when it will be […]
Join us tonight, Friday, November 22 for our annual FSR Reception! Event: P22-505: Feminist Studies in Religion Reception Time: 8:00 PM-10:30 PM Location: Grand Hyatt-Cornado E (Fourth Level) Note: Light refreshments will be served and there will be a cash bar. More info on FSR-related events: https://www.fsrinc.org/join-fsr-at-aar-sbl-2019/ Tag us on social media with any of your #feministprotips from AAR/SBL!
Join us tonight, Friday, November 22nd for our annual FSR Forum panel! Theme: “Manthologies” (click for more information) Panelists: Kecia Ali, Toni Bond, Stephanie Buckhanon Crowder, Natasha Heller, Sarah Imhoff, Sharon Jacob, Alison Joseph Time: 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Place: Grand Hyatt-Cornado A (Fourth Level) More info on FSR-related events: https://www.fsrinc.org/join-fsr-at-aar-sbl-2019/ Tag us on social […]
Check your program books for this exciting JFSR-sponsored session at AAR/SBL 2019. P25-133Journal of Feminist Studies in ReligionTheme: Podcast as Pedagogical Tool Monique Moultrie, Georgia State University, Presiding Monday – 9:00 AM-11:30 AM, Hilton Bayfront-Indigo B (Second Level) How are podcasts pedagogical tools for the classroom and beyond? The panel will address this question and discuss how […]
Mark your calendar for this awesome JFSR panel at AAR/SBL 2019! P24-132 Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion Theme: Mary, Mother of Martyrs: How Motherhood Became Self-Sacrifice in Early Christianity Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza, Harvard University, Presiding Sunday – 9:00 AM-11:30 AM, Marriott Marquis-Pacific 17 (First Level) A book review panel of Mary, Mother of Martyrs: How […]