The advanced copies are on their way to me, so let the shameless request for reviews of Graffiti Grrlz: Performing Feminism in the Hip Hop Diaspora begin! Do you want a free copy of my book? The best way to get one is to write a review! Help me promote the book in academic, activist, and … Continue reading Review Graffiti Grrlz!
My incredibly talented student Sam Manzella wrote a piece for The Riveter Magazine profiling my journey with graffiti grrlz! Check it out: The Fierce Feminist Academic Behind “Graffiti Grrlz” Thanks for the love, Sam!
I hit a milestone today. When I woke up and checked my email I found a Google Alert about a new citation to my work (to lots of my work, actually). Check out "Writing Outside the Gender Lines: Women Graffiti Writers of California and Their Navigation of Public Space," an MA thesis by Denise Nealon, … Continue reading New thesis on women in graffiti!
A collective of women, gender non-binary, and Indigenous faculty of color across institutions and disciplines wrote a response to the recent Chronicle of Higher Education survey on racism in academia. Here is the link to our letter. https://medium.com/@wocfaculty/a-collective-response-to-racism-in-academia-35dc725415c1 We ask that if you are on twitter, please share your thoughts/retweet/etc and tag Chronicle editors @mgriley @lmcmillen … Continue reading A Collective Response to Racism in Academia
SHE'S ALIVE! You can now read the introduction to #GraffitiGrrlz and then use discount code "grrlz" for 20% your pre-order! TOC INTRODUCTION "THE ART OF GETTING OVARIES" (While you read, I'll be over here ugly crying and happy dancing...)
An inside look at women graffiti artists around the world Since the dawn of Hip Hop graffiti writing on the streets of Philadelphia and New York City in the late 1960s, writers have anonymously inscribed their tag names on trains, buildings, and bridges. Passersby are left to imagine who the author might be, and, despite … Continue reading Discount Code for Graffiti Grrlz!
Art and Performance Interest Group Call for Proposals National Women’s Studies Association November 8-11, 2018. Atlanta, Georgia The Arts and Performance Interest Group (APIG) invites submissions for the 2018 NWSA annual conference: “JUST IMAGINE. IMAGINING JUSTICE: Feminist Visions Of Freedom, Dream Making And The Radical Politics Of Futures.” We are particularly interested in sponsoring a … Continue reading National Women’s Studies Association Art and Performance Interest Group Call for Proposals 2018!
I've had some words and phrases floating about in my mind for weeks now, but I don't consider myself a poet so I was letting them just chill out. But then, I finally took the advice I give to students every day and got brave enough to share them. I developed a series of micropoems … Continue reading Micropoems Para Mi Gente, Sent with Love from a Boricua in the Diaspora
My girl Anita, of Feminist Frequency, invited me to leave a message on her Feminist Answering Machine. I was originally going to post about my #fortify collective self care project, but couldn’t focus on anything except for the crisis in Puerto Rico. Since the hurricane hit I’ve been waiting and waiting for some kind of … Continue reading The Crisis in Puerto Rico is a Feminist Issue.