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TFW’s Aishah Shahidah Simmons Receives Sterling Brown Professorship at Williams College

March 31, 2015
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Aishah

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

March 27, 2015
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TheFeministWire

REMINDER: PLEASE SUBMIT BY 3/30/15 AND PLEASE SHARE WIDELY! “COLLECTIVE VOICE OF THE VOICELESS”:  CAMPUS VIOLENCE, RESISTANCE, AND STRATEGIES FOR SURVIVAL Editors: Martina “Mick” Powell (guest editor) and Heather M. Turcotte ~~~ In 2014, over fifty US college and university collectives filed formal Title IX complaints against their institutions for a variety of reasons, including the...
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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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Congratulations to TFW’s Dr. Tamura A. Lomax

February 20, 2015
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Brenda Bennefiled (Candler Staff Member and Black Church Studies Associate), Tamura A. Lomax, Teresa Fry Brown (Professor of Homiletics and Director of Black Church Studies), Patrick Clyborn (Reverdy Ransom Award recipient)

TFW CONGRATULATES and CELEBRATES Co-Founder and Co-Managing Editor Dr. Tamura A. Lomax on receiving the Distinguished Ida B. Wells Award from the Black Church Studies Program at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University! We can’t think of a more appropriate person to receive this 2015 honor in the name of Ida B....
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Tamura A. Lomax Honored With Ida B. Wells Award

February 20, 2015
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Brenda Bennefiled (Candler Staff Member and Black Church Studies Associate), Tamura A. Lomax, Teresa Fry Brown (Professor of Homiletics and Director of Black Church Studies), Patrick Clyborn (Reverdy Ransom Award recipient)

The Feminist Wire's co-founder and co-managing editor Dr. Tamura A. Lomax has been recognized with the Ida B. Wells Award from the Black Church Studies Program at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University.
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