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Expanding the Conversation -- May 4 2012 - 9:22am
Teach-In: Expanding the Conversation -- Apr 26 2012 - 12:57am
Masculinity and Street Harassment -- Apr 21 2012 - 1:29pm
Fear -- Apr 9 2012 - 10:25am
Who Oversees the Nonprofits? -- Apr 2 2012 - 5:28pm
Urban Dictionary -- Mar 29 2012 - 1:29pm
Feminism and Female Suicide Bombers -- Mar 8 2012 - 4:19am
Spivak is Frustrating -- Feb 13 2012 - 8:53am
Biology and Educational Philosophy -- Dec 18 2009 - 1:50pm
Sickle Cell Anemia -- Nov 9 2009 - 9:39am

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Three Words -- Mar 25 2012 - 5:27pm
pejordan, I also liked the -- Mar 18 2012 - 4:43pm
The rest of the syllabus -- Mar 12 2012 - 2:11pm
The rest of the syllabus -- Mar 12 2012 - 2:11pm
Content: I also enjoy the -- Feb 29 2012 - 3:25pm
Day 1: When discussing the -- Feb 29 2012 - 3:03pm
Mid-Course Evaluation -- Feb 27 2012 - 1:01pm
What About Race, Virginia Woolf? -- Jan 29 2012 - 4:41pm
Wrap Up -- Dec 10 2009 - 5:53pm
I think we should look at -- Dec 2 2009 - 10:24pm
Lab 10 -- Dec 2 2009 - 4:12pm
Group Discussion -- Nov 23 2009 - 9:30pm
Week 11 -- Nov 21 2009 - 12:07pm
Week 10 -- Nov 16 2009 - 1:31am
Sources -- Nov 9 2009 - 9:45am
The interactions of enzymes -- Nov 8 2009 - 2:54pm
Week 9 -- Nov 8 2009 - 2:51pm
Onion Membrane -- Sep 30 2009 - 3:27pm

Self Evalution

Looking Back -- May 4 2012 - 5:12am

            Going into Critical Feminist Studies, I expected that we would focus on a series of well-known feminists or perhaps organize the course under titles like “First-wave Feminism.” I expected structure as I have usually encountered it, in which each unit and reading builds toward some kind of conclusion that the professor wants students to reach. Critical Feminist Studies was nothing like that; the syllabus was malleable and generated more questions than it answered. Subsequently, the primary challenge of this semester was learning how to move away from the learning structures I am accustomed to and accepting the more feminist classroom practices we chose to enact. My definition of feminism has evolved parallel to this learning trajectory, but in reverse. While the way I learned shifted from rigid to more abstract, the way I understand feminism went from abstract to more concrete. Before taking this class, I thought...

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