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On October 20, WNBA star Candace Parker’s LA Sparks beat the Minnesota Lynx to take the title. In a short and bittersweet interview with ESPN on the boards immediately after the game, Parker, with tears in her eyes, said “This … Continue reading
If you could be anything, anything at all…: Are Halloween costumes getting better at providing a range of possible selves?
As Director of Women’s Studies, I usually use this blog to amplify others’ voices. But today, I want to use this venue to follow up on a blog I wrote long before I became Director. After all, ’tis the season. … Continue reading
In the second of two posts on sexual assault, Women’s Studies student Layn Abbott writes about his experience accessing one of the most shocking forms of male privilege: the assumed ability to take sex from women without consent. Or as he … Continue reading
Layn Abbott has taken multiple Women’s Studies courses including an independent study this semester, the capstone project for which involves not just one but two blog entries for us. Abbott has worked with WMST faculty member Dr. Trish Oberweis on … Continue reading
Our final post comes to us from SIUE Women’s Studies program graduate, and graduate student, Destiny Green. Destiny is the 2014 winner of the Martha Welch Award, our program’s annual award to students who have demonstrated thoughtfulness and leadership in the context … Continue reading
We have been focusing on individual feminist songs nominated by folks associated with the SIUE Women’s Studies program or with me as Director. However, we are by no means the first–nor shall we be the last–to do a series on … Continue reading