Women-of-color matter: Notes on contribution and representation at Dickinson

Women-of-color matter: Notes on contribution and representation at Dickinson

“Have you cited a woman of color today?” My colleague and friend Koritha Mitchell, Associate Professor, English, Ohio State University regularly posts this question on social media as a directive to other writers, thinkers and thought leaders. Her request is not racial or gender cheerleading. Rather, her query responds directly to the underrepresentation of female…

Views of MASKulinity

Views of MASKulinity

“You good bro?” “Yeah, I’m chillin’.” I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been on both ends of that stereotypical conversation and how many times I wasn’t “chillin” and my friend wasn’t “good.” The thing is, as men, we’ve been conditioned for so long to sequester our emotions that it’s nearly impossible to take…