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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: EXTENSION for Forum Submissions on Campus Violence, Resistance, and Strategies for Survival

April 17, 2015
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PLEASE SHARE WIDELY! EXTENSION FOR SUBMISSIONS: JUNE 1, 2015 Thank you to everyone who has submitted to the College Feminisms Forum!  Each of these pieces provide important insight into the discussion and we are grateful for your courage to share your work with us.  We have received a number of requests for an extension...
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TFW’s Co-Founder Tamura A. Lomax Invited to The Harvard Kennedy School

April 6, 2015
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Tamura A. Lomax, Co-Founder

The Feminist Wire‘s own Tamura A. Lomax, co-founder, will be participating in the 11th Annual Black Policy Conference at The Harvard Kennedy School this week. She will be moderating a panel on race, police militarization, and accountability. If you are in the area, please come out.
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Can the Somali Speak?: Open Letter to Dr. Markus Hoehne and the Somaliland Journal of African Studies

April 6, 2015
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It is with grave concern that we, the undersigned Somali academics, researchers, students, writers, activists, community members and our non-Somali academic and activist allies, write to you today. We are deeply troubled by the extraordinary omission of Somali academics and researchers from the board of editors, international advisory board, and published authors of the...
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TFW’s Aishah Shahidah Simmons Receives Sterling Brown Professorship at Williams College

March 31, 2015
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TFW Associate Editor Aishah Shahidah Simmons was invited to be the Sterling Brown Visiting Professor of Africana Studies at Williams College during the spring semester of the 2015-16 academic year by Professor James Manigault-Bryant, Associate Professor of African Studies and Chair of Africana Studies.
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TFW’s Heidi R. Lewis to Speak at Purdue

March 30, 2015
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Championing Equality

TFW Associate Editor Heidi R. Lewis will be speaking at her doctoral alma mater, Purdue University, on a panel entitled "Champions OUT Loud" during the "Championing Equality: LGBTQ Athletes & Allies" event today at 6 pm in Fowler Hall.
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TFW salutes Collective Member Aimee Meredith Cox on the publication of her new book: Shapeshifters

March 27, 2015
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“In Shapeshifters Aimee Meredith Cox explores how young Black women in a Detroit homeless shelter contest stereotypes, critique their status as partial citizens, and negotiate poverty, racism, and gender violence to create and imagine lives for themselves. Based on eight years of fieldwork at the Fresh Start shelter, Cox shows how the shelter’s residents—who...
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TFW Associate Editor Mecca Jamilah Sullivan Publishes Blue Talk and Love

March 20, 2015
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Mecca Jamilah Sullivan

TFW congratulates Associate Editor Mecca Jamilah Sullivan, Ph.D. on the publication of her new short story collection entitled Blue Talk and Love!
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TFW Celebrates David J. Leonard!

March 13, 2015
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David J. Leonard

We are so proud of Associate Editor David J. Leonard on his promotion to Full Professor! David teaches in the Department of Critical Culture, Gender, and Race Studies at Washington State University, where he is currently serving as Chair. He is the author of numerous books and articles, all of which address the ways racial...
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TFW Celebrates Managing Editor Monica Casper!

February 26, 2015
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TFW Celebrates Managing Editor Monica Casper!

TFW celebrates Managing Editor Monica Casper on her appointment as the new Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at The University of Arizona!  Please join us in congratulating Casper on this HUGE feat!  We are proud of and rooting for her.  Way to go!!
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On Sustainability and Change at TFW

February 24, 2015
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A note from the Editorial Collective… The Feminist Wire is growing and changing, and we’re trying to do so in sustainable ways that honor our time and labor — and yours. You may not know that TFW is an entirely volunteer and unpaid operation, a labor of love and commitment. We are reading submissions, but...
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