academia

Academia Is Even Darker than We Thought

Katie Zhao and Victoria Lee are shaping the canon of dark academia.

The Doctor Is In: Of Course White Dudes Are Losing Their Minds over Jill Biden

There’s something insidiously patriarchal about first ladies being subjected to not-even-clever criticisms about their education pedigree. Read more »

Beyond Deception: What It’s Really like to Be an Afro Latinx Scholar in Academia

For true equity, it’s time to intentionally center visibly Black Latinx scholars. Read more »

School Is In: Beyond the Feminist Classroom

Feminist pedagogy alone is inadequate to the barriers facing women, people of color, and queer people in institutions of higher education. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Dear “Good Men”

We must demand that men do more than just listen. Read more »

Et Tu, Brutes: Donna Zuckerberg on How Misogyny Red-Pilled the Classics

When the Red Pillers—online communities of far-right, anti-feminist men—need to back up their misogynist and racist claims, they look to Ovid, Euripides, or the Stoics. Read more »

Backtalk: #MeToo is Here To Stay

This week, Dahlia and Amy talk about a report that Asia Argento paid a settlement to a former castmate who accused her of sexual assault amidst questions about whether Argento’s behavior undermines the #MeToo movement. Another case has come to light about... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: USC Let A Campus Doctor Abuse Students for 30 Years

Time’s up on covering for abusive and predatory men and time’s up on those in power who let it happen year after year. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Zora Neale Hurston chose authenticity over fame

Hurston’s ethos as a writer wasn’t rooted in pleasing the masses, but in offering a true depiction of what it meant to a Black, to be American, and to be human. Read more »

Dishonor Roll: Is Campus Rape Activism Accessible?

The problem is clear: if it’s not accessible, not everyone can participate in campus rape activism. Read more »

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