This year marks the 40th anniversary of two intersecting milestones in the feminist movement: the founding of the National Women’s Studies Association and the “Black Feminist Statement” issued by the Combahee River Collective.
By Karon Jolna As a women’s studies PH.D.and instructor, here’s the challenge I face in today’s classroom (and one I’m sure many feminist educators encounter daily): How do we engage the next generation of computer-savvy students in feminism and women’s studies? How do we effectively go where they live: on laptops and tablet computers and […]
Why women’s studies needs the sort of course this author teaches By Karon Jolna When women’s studies was created as a curriculum in universities across the U.S. in the late 1960s and early 1970s, “leadership”—the art and science of motivating and managing people and organizations—was not considered a relevant topic. Why? Because women were mostly […]