Katharine Young coined the term “bodylore” to encompass the study and discourses of the social construction of the body (Young 1993). Our bodies, of course belong to us, as the vessels in which we move through life, but our bodies… Continue Reading →
Kortni Ivey created a helpful handbook of services available for survivors of sex trafficking in the Hampton Roads area. After discovering a lack of resources, she put on her Women’s Studies hat and created her own! She continues to develop… Continue Reading →
This powerful piece gets at the heart of domestic and intimate partner violence. Choreographed and performed by Brittani Hooker as part of her final class project.
Check out this powerful spoken word poetry piece written and performed by Bri Swan as a final class project.
Toni created a beautiful piece of art about the sexualization of the human body for WMST 495: Sexing the Body. Check out a photo of her art and let her know what you think in the comments!
Looking for a great listen? Check out this new podcast from Meghan and Nathan, “Everything is Everything.” Generated as a class project, they’ll continue adding content. Let them know what you think in the comments!
Accusation against elite and powerful men are stacking up in Hollywood. Uniquely in the public history of American sexual-assault claims, the accusers are winning public support over the accused, and seeing actual consequences. But to what importance is the downfall… Continue Reading →