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Meet Our Interns: Caitlin Colapietro

Meet Our Interns: Caitlin Colapietro

Caitlin Colapietro Hello! My name is Caitlin and I have just entered that weird spot right after grad school. Right now that spot happens to be in London, UK for a few more weeks until I return to my hometown in Ohio, US. As an undergraduate at The College of Wooster,...

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Feminine Media & Internalized Misogyny

Feminine Media & Internalized Misogyny

Violet Parr from The Incredibles When we were young, there was something that was popular to hate, whether it was a movie series or a musical artist. I remember when I was in school, it was popular to hate the Twilight series, Justin Bieber and One Direction. I went...

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The Princess Bride: bridging the Tang Dynasty and Tubo

The Princess Bride: bridging the Tang Dynasty and Tubo

Tibetan King Srongtsong Gampo and his wives, Princess Bhrikuti of Nepal (viewer's left) and Princess Wencheng of China (viewer's right). Born in Chang’an (now Xi’an, Shaanxi Province) in around 628, the life of Princess Wencheng Li holds major cultural significance...

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Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun

Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun

Madame Vigée-Lebrun and her daughter, by Elisabeth Louise Vigée-Lebrun. Oil on canvas, 1789. The Louvre Museum, Paris. I learned about Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun when I was studying art history in university. She was one of the few women painters during the 1700s...

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Why We Need Girl Studies: Angharad N. Valdivia

Why We Need Girl Studies: Angharad N. Valdivia

Professor Angharad N. Valdivia served as the Inaugural Head of the Media and Cinema Studies Department. As well, she served as the Interim Director of the Institute of Communications Research for five years, 2009-2014. Within communications research, Valdivia combines the areas of gender studies with ethnic studies and Latin American studies.

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Kindness is a superpower

Kindness is a superpower

I am 100% behind raising strong girls. Inner strength is what lies behind happiness, it is what carries you through the day and it is what keeps you going when nothing else will. We have to teach our girls how to be strong. We have to show them that they don’t need a...

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Why We Need Girl Studies: Anastasia Todd, PhD

Why We Need Girl Studies: Anastasia Todd, PhD

Anastasia Todd PhD is the Assistant Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Kentucky. Currently, she is working on the completion of her first book which focuses on disabled girlhood, tentatively titled: Cripping Girlhood: Disability, Affect, Ablenationalism.

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