By Trinity Jones For many years it has been established that the Earth is suffering, and there has been a call for solutions. One of the approaches is Ecofeminism, which is defined as “[A] movement or theory that applies feminist principles and ideas to ecological issues.” WGS 320 or “Ecofeminism,” taught by Dr. Danielle … Continue reading Ecofeminism: When Feminism and Ecology Intersect
https://vimeo.com/user42671352/review/370122592/c79522103d On November 5, 2019, Iowa State alum Michaela Hoffelmeyer (’17 global resource systems and agriculture and society) was back on campus to discuss her research about the barriers and opportunities queer farmers face as they maintain viable farms. Hoffelmeyer is a Ph.D. student at Pennsylvania State University studying rural sociology. If you weren’t able … Continue reading Dr. Michaela Hoffelmeyer Presentation
By Trinity Jones Listen to the audio here: https://iastate.box.com/s/tkpavcxemsbpv6deusnsy6fjt4ni5bke On October 14, people gathered in the Grant Wood Foyer of Parks Library, finding seats and talking with friends excited to hear Dr. Rita Mookerjee perform in the Monday Monologues series. After an introduction, Mookerjee wasted no time for the listeners to get comfortable … Continue reading Dr. Rita Mookerjee Performs at the Monday Monologues
By Trinity Jones The language we use is full of gender binary grammar and phrases and although it has been normalized in society, it is important to recognize how exclusive it is. Gender doesn’t fit into two categories and the language we use needs to reflect that and include people of all gender identities. … Continue reading Gender Neutral Terminology to Start Using
By Trinity Jones In August, the FarmHouse Fraternity had their retreat to kick off the beginning of the semester. One of the events they decided to include was a talk on masculinity and vulnerability. “There is no secret behind what the general public thinks of fraternity life. I think most people assume the type … Continue reading Masculinity and Vulnerability in Fraternities
The Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Iowa State is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Rita Mookerjee to our core faculty! Rita (she/her/hers) joins us as a recent graduate of the English Department at Florida State University. Her specialization is contemporary literature of the Caribbean with a focus on gender and food studies. … Continue reading Welcome to Dr. Rita Mookerjee!