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Tonight at the Cantab, it’s the CUPSI Warm-Up Slam! Teams of poets from Emerson College, Simmons College, Wellesley College, and Northeastern University (plus warm-up poems from Wheelock College) will compete in a nationals-style bout before they head to the College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational in Chicago next month. Come cheer on (or judge) your favorite undergrads!

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me and mayas planned parenthood psa! 

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Neo-Liberalism and the Defanging of Feminism

“From the Personal Is Political to the Personal is Personal: Neo-Liberalism and the Defanging of Feminism.”

Gail Dines, professor of sociology and women’s studies at Wheelock College, and author of Pornland: How Porn has Hijacked our Sexuality, explores how mainstream feminism has lost its way by fighting for the individual rights of a small group of elite white women instead of the collective liberation of all women. Dines argues that much of what passes for feminism today is focused on the pseudo-empowerment offered to women who conform to the narrow standards of femininity set by the porn culture. She calls for a feminism that is unapologetically fierce in its commitment to radical social change.

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(via https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z67aoKDJSCA)

So this is pretty cool. I gave the Convocation address at Wheelock College. I talked about seeing race and changing how we see race.