Press Releases

Connecticut College students publish essays in response to professor’s question: ‘Why are you here?’ at The Feminist Wire, 01/17/2014

In her feminist theory course this fall, Professor Shubhra Sharma asked students what seemed like a simple question: Why are you here?

“They replied, ‘I don’t understand. What do you mean why am I here?’ As if the answer was apparent to everyone including them, when in fact it was not apparent at all,” Sharma, the Vandana Shiva Assistant Professor and chair of Gender and Women’s Studies at Connecticut College, wrote in a post on The Feminist Wire, an online pro-feminism news site.

 

The University of Arizona in Collaboration with The Feminist Wire Wins Grant to Nurture Digital Activism in Youth, August 13, 2013

The UA earned a grant from the HASTAC Digital Media Learning Competition that is connecting youth with designers, educators and programmers to encourage and promote digital activism.

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Monica & Tamura on Feminist Magazine on KPFK radio 90.7 FM, discussing TFW and Elementary Feminisms [Original Air Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2013]

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“The Feminist Wire” Website Takes a Week-Long Look at Masculinities, American Men’s Studies Association, March 13, 2013, Filed under Resource & Event News

The Feminist Wire, a website dedicated to pro-feminist thought, culture, discussion, and politics, is taking a week long look at masculinities March 10-16, 2013….

 

TFW co-founder, Tamura A. Lomax on Racialicious

I got to interview the great brain behind TFW, Tamura Lomax. Her bona fides: she’s the Assistant Chair and an assistant professor of African American Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University…

 

The Feminist Wire! CSGS: Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality at New York University

Please check out, read, share, follow and contribute to The Feminist Wire, a new online journal co-founded by Hortense Spillers and Tamura Lomax…

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Arts & Culture

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    In our Poem Suites, we bring together the voices of emerging and established poets exploring a common theme. In today’s Poem Suite, two poets explore fracturing, fragmentation and “shards” from feminist perspectives. . Making Mosaics By Leah Ware Gluing the pieces together, One by one, the mirrors go down Along [...]

  • Poem Suite: Monsters magical-weave-mirror

    In our Poem Suites, we bring together the voices of emerging and established poets exploring a common theme. In today’s Poem Suite, two poets explore images of monsters and monstrosity from feminist perspectives.    Mary Shelley: My Mother’s Monsters By Melissa Knox   By the time I came along she [...]

  • Poem Suite: Becoming DSC_0377

    In our Poem Suites, we bring together the voices of emerging and established poets exploring a common theme. In today’s Poem Suite, two poets explore processes of change, motion, and becoming from feminist perspectives.        From “Lesion” By Indrani Sengupta   thereafter   overgrown freckle. overzealous lovemark not [...]