Day: December 22, 2007

Photo of the Year

The UNICEF photo of the year is indeed heartbreaking. The 11-year-old girl in the photo is about to be raped by the man sitting next to her — a 40-year-old who purchased her for marriage. It’s a painful and provocative…

Best Feminist Blogging of 2007

Hoyden About Town is hosting a retrospective of the best feminist blogging of this year. There are lots of great nominations already, but head over there and send on your favorite posts. The deadline is the end of New Year’s…

Prelude to globalization

In response to Lauren’s suggestion a few days back that I write a post about something historical, I thought I would share with all of you a brief glimpse into that which supposedly occupies my day-to-day life. Namely, my dissertation.…

Sisters Solstice

I meant to post this last night in the deep of the longest darkness, but I was too… festive! Happy Solstice to all of you out there in Internetland from me and my two sisters. (This is from a party…