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TFW Celebrates Managing Editor Monica Casper!

February 26, 2015
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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Tamura A. Lomax Honored With Ida B. Wells Award

February 20, 2015
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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TFW’s Co-Managing Editor Darnell L. Moore for USA Today

February 11, 2015

MEET DARNELL. THE 39-YEAR-OLD IS A SPEAKER, EDUCATOR AND WRITER. The four short video segments below are for a special Black History Month Series on modern civil rights leadership conceptualized and published by USA Today. It is an interactive series that includes several others as well. Please be sure to watch those videos too....
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TFW’s Brooke Elise Axtell to Perform with Katy Perry at Grammys

February 5, 2015

TFW's Brooke Elise Axtell will perform with Katy Perry at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony on Sunday, February 8, 2015 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
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TFW’s Mecca Jamilah Sullivan at Kweli / NY Times African Heritage Reading Series

January 28, 2015

Join TFW Associate Editor MECCA JAMILAH SULLIVAN (author of Blue Talk and Love), LASHONDA KATRICE BARNETT (author of Jam on the Vine), and TIPHANIE YANIQUE (author of Land of Love and Drowning) for Kweli Journal’s New York Times Heritage Series reading. The writers will take center stage later this month for Kweli’s Reading and Conversation...
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TFW’s Heidi R. Lewis on Bitch Media’s “Propaganda”

January 8, 2015
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What are young feminists excited about today? On this episode, we head back to school, talking with students around the country about what feminism looks like on their campuses. The first half of this show explores feminism inside and outside of the classroom, then we have three stories revolving around how colleges respond to...
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TFW’s Aishah Shahidah Simmons and Alexis Pauline Gumbs Honor Audre Lorde in Feminist Studies

November 29, 2014
Audre Lorde
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TFW's Aishah Shahidah Simmons and Alexis Pauline Gumbs honor Black Lesbian Feminist Mother Warrior Poet Audre Lorde in the 80th anniversary year of her birth in Feminist Studies, along with Lyndon K. Gill and Dagmar Schultz.
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TFW at the Upcoming National Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference

November 11, 2014
NWSA 2014

Several members of The Feminist Wire will be in San Juan, PR for the National Women's Studies Association annual conference this November! Will you? If so, please consider adding our presentations to your personal schedule and checking us out! Additionally, if you're presenting, let us know in the comments, and we'll do our best...
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TFW’s Darnell L. Moore and Aishah Shahidah Simmons Present at “Are The Gods Afraid of Black Sexuality?” Conference

October 20, 2014

On Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 10:30AM through Friday, October 24, 2014 at 6:15PM, the Institute for Research in African-American Studies (IRAAS) at Columbia University will convene “Are the Gods Afraid of Black Sexuality?  Religion and the Burdens of Black Sexual Politics,” a national conference. TFW’s Managing Co-Editor Darnell L. Moore and Associate Editor...
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TFW’s Heather Laine Talley Releases Saving Face: Disfigurement and the Politics of Appearance

October 16, 2014

  Saving Face: Disfigurement and the Politics of Appearance By Heather Laine Talley In the twenty-first century, appearance matters seemingly more than ever before. At the same time that “looking good” drives cosmetic surgery consumption, the threat of looking different inspires biomedical interventions too. Saving Face explores a wide-range of surgical interventions—from reconstructive surgery on...
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