Recent IFLS tweets with links! These tweets were culled from the recent set, so that almost all of them are links to articles or posts that are worthy of a post but fell victim to (laziness) (marking pressure). Looking for a little reading?
So for instance, check out the new BlawgReview on Joan of Arc, very interesting, written by Melissa Castan (Monash University in Melbourne), who maintains the feminist blog Amicae Curiae.and Kate Galloway (James Cook University in Cairns).
Joan of Arc Day! #BlawgReview #320: A Call To Arms! http://amicaecuriae.com/2012/05/07/blawg-review-320-a-call-to-arms/ @blawgreview
Or read Lolita Buckner-Inniss and imagine yourself with her, out and about in Paris on election day with 80% voter turnout.
Or consider these legal developments re Gender.
1h Hugo Cyr @ProfCyr Canadian passports to recognize transgenders? “un troisième sexe sur les passeports canadiens? #canpoli http://www.lapresse.ca/actualites/quebec-canada/national/201205/06/01-4522597-vers-un-troisieme-sexe-sur-les-passeports-canadiens.php
Maybe you’re in Vancouver and looking for something to do.
Or you’ve been thinking about the death of Adam Yauch, who made great public comments that were anti racist and anti sexist.
5 May RT “I want to say a little something that’s long overdue/The disrespect to women has got to be through” MCA, TheBeastieBoys RIP
I was at a conference this weekend, so there’s a bit about that
4 May SCLRs #ozcon cases collection of 212 articles (finally) online thanks to Jamie Cameron’s relentless work. https://pi.library.yorku.ca/ojs/index.php/sclr/index
This piece on Abortion politics in Ireland put a new spin on things for me.
This development is unfortunate. We’ve been patting ourselves on the back a great deal for the influence of Canada’s Charter on SA’s (despite the fact that SA’s is much better on social/political rights). This is an ongoing story.
Katha Pollitt asks whether women are in the 99%, and since we are, where are the gendered issues?
A men’s centre is proposed at SFU. So:
On the informed opinions front,
And a post on a conference in India that looked good and interesting, but is also one of many in India that involve co sponsorship of Australian universities. Good N/S collaboration? What could we do here?