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

  • 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. [...]

  • 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 [...]