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Why we need to be talking about Black Lives Matter and local causes of inequality

In this blog entry, I (Alison Reiheld, Director of Women’s Studies at SIUE) summarize our recent Featured Speaker for the 2015-16 year and provide a copy of my introduction to her talk.  Both show why we very much need to … Continue reading

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Feminist Songs…: Day 15, This Is Not A Feminist Song

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

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Feminist Songs…: Day 14, O brave new world that has such people in’t!

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

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Feminist Songs…: Day 13, I said I was a boy; I’m glad he didn’t check

Our post today comes to us from Kate Norlock, a feminist and philosophy professor at Trent University in Canada, where she holds the Kenneth Mark Drain Endowed Chair in Ethics. Kate is the author of Forgiveness from a Feminist Perspective.  She responded to … Continue reading

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Feminist Songs…: Day 12, Riot Grrrls

Alyson Spurgas is an Assistant Professor in SIUE’s Sociology Department and has been involved in the Women’s Studies Program since her first semester here. She has written several blog entries for our program on injustice and within her specialty, medical … Continue reading

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Feminist Songs…: Day 11, One of these days these boots are gonna walk all over you

My mother, Robin Crane, has been following our Feminist Songs series. She has already assisted once this semester with a Women’s Studies event and, I think it is fair to say, started me feministing at a young age: I distinctly remember … Continue reading

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Feminist Songs…: Day 10, I don’t need to be rescued

Director of Women’s Studies Alison Reiheld shares her thoughts on one of her favorite songs by a long-favored artist, Ani DiFranco.  DiFranco’s work was nominated for the feminist song series by several people including Edwardsville local Kayci Combs Leuker and … Continue reading

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Feminist Songs…: Day 9,masculinity, femininity, self-loathing and self-love

Today’s Feminist Song comes to us from WMST Graduate Assistant and Art Therapy MA student, Sarah Pray.  Pray uses all manner of artistic forms to process her thoughts, a feature of the art therapy she is studying to practice. One … Continue reading

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Feminist Songs…: Day 8, deglorifying honor killings in middle east pop music

SIUE graduate Robert Budron was a philosophy major who took a women’s studies course through our program that changed utterly his opinion on feminism as a conceptual tool, one which he now uses in graduate school at Loyola University to consider … Continue reading

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Feminist Songs…: Day 7, More than an afterthought, not just an ampersand

Day 7 in our series of Feminist Songs for Women’s History Month comes to us from Christy Ferguson who has long been affiliated with SIUE and recently taught WMST 200 for us with great success and has also taught at colleges … Continue reading

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