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Op-Ed: Feminism versus Humanism: Susan Sarandon and the Vanishing Politics of Gender

August 4, 2013
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By Emily Lindsay Jackson In an interview with British newspaper The Observer on June 30, 2013, actor Susan Sarandon calls herself a humanist, not a feminist. “I think of myself as a humanist because I think it’s less alienating to people who think of feminism as being a load of strident bitches.” Feminism is...
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Heidi R. Lewis Discusses Race & Racism on KRCC’s “Off Topic”

August 4, 2013
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This month, Heidi R. Lewis was featured on the ”Off Topic” radio program discussing race, racism and white privilege with Professor Kathy Giuffre and Professor Idris Goodwin. From the “Off Topic” website: Off Topic is a weekly hour-long radio program hosted by Steven Hayward and Kathy Giuffre, professors of English and Sociology, respectively, at Colorado College....
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  • Excerpts from In the Away Time by Kristen Nelson kristen

    January You called me She instead of You. “Where is she going now?” is the first question you ever asked me. You were standing on a porch next to the last She who you broke. I remember looking up at you over my shoulder and smiling. I was going skinny-dipping. F [...]

  • Poems for Ferguson: Vanessa Huang and Aya de Leon Michael-Brown-Ferguson-Missouri-Shooting-Petition-Racism-america_2014-08-15_17-44-22

    Two poets consider Michael Brown, Ferguson, MO, and the crucial ways in which Black Life Matters.     How Do I Love Thee? A love poem from the Ferguson, MO police dept to Black residents: An informal emulation of Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Sonnet 43 by Aya de Leon . How [...]

  • “Paws” by Tracy Burkholder tracy

    Paws   In sixth grade, I started to envy certain girls’ hands. Not always manicured, but always neat. Fingers thin and smooth. These hands gently freed sheets of paper from their metal spirals and lifted loops of hair to more beautiful perches. Lunch trays floated inside their gentle grip while [...]