Found 194 articles

  • Museum Celebrates a Year of Female‐Identifying Artists

    • Mar 6, 2020
    • Mary Lou Santovec
    To recognize the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote, the Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) will devote...
  • Begin Again

    • Jan 29, 2020
    • Kelly J. Baker
    There's a guitar sitting in the corner of my office. It's been sitting there for months now, actually more than six, but who's keeping count? My fa...
  • Columbia Announces Universitywide Scholarship for Displaced Students

    • Jan 29, 2020
    • Lois Elfman
    In early December 2019, Columbia University NY launched a global initiative specifically targeting refugees, asylum seekers and individuals with te...
  • Teaching and Building Climate Confidence

    • Jan 29, 2020
    • Donelle Dreese
    There are moments when I'm teaching when time dissolves into stillness. A warm, complex light shines through the slice of white window blinds. The ...
  • I Hope

    • Dec 31, 2019
    • Kelly J. Baker
    2019 wasn't a good year. The world seemed to be on fire. Multiple reports offered dire warnings about climate change and the fate of our planet. Th...
  • On Self‐Care and Risks

    • Dec 31, 2019
    • Kelly J. Baker
    It's November 2016, the day after Thanksgiving. I'm at an amusement park with my family, and my kids and their cousins are all grins and laughter a...
  • The Risk of Not Taking Risks

    • Dec 31, 2019
    • Karen Costa
    I'm guessing that many WIHE readers are familiar with the idea of the inner critic—that voice that lives in our heads who is just no fun. They crit...
  • Rebel Research Leads Lytle Hernández to a MacArthur Fellowship

    • Dec 31, 2019
    • Lois Elfman
    Dr. Kelly Lytle Hernández was already an award‐winning author, scholar and academic, but in September 2019 her career took another step forward whe...
  • More Than Success

    • Dec 2, 2019
    • Kelly J. Baker
    Last November, I attended an annual conference of religious studies scholars, which I’ve attended on and off for the 17 years I’ve been a member of...
  • Bringing Indian Cinema to Life in the Classroom

    • Dec 2, 2019
    • Lois Elfman
    There is increasing interest in films from South Asia, and Priyadarshini Shanker finds great satisfaction in giving her students insights and conte...
  • When the Holidays Are Hard: Surviving and Thriving This Holiday Season

    • Dec 2, 2019
    • Karen Costa
    As I considered how to write a holiday piece that would benefit WIHE readers, I thought of the following groups: trans* folx, disabled individuals,...
  • Feeling Like an Impostor

    • Oct 30, 2019
    • Kelly J. Baker
    About a month ago, a producer of a new podcast emailed me to ask me to participate in a show on zombies. This isn't as strange of a request as it f...
  • Enter the Hivemind: An Interview With Sarah Rose Cavanagh

    • Oct 30, 2019
    • Karen Costa
    Are your thoughts really your own? Or are they the product of your social network? Are screens destroying the fabric of society? Will we ever be ab...
  • Acclaimed Artist Finds Inspiration in the Classroom

    • Oct 30, 2019
    • Lois Elfman
    Much like scientists, artist Carol Prusa seeks new ways of explaining the world around us and beyond. She originally studied chemistry, using a lab...
  • Citation Matters

    • Sep 30, 2019
    • Kelly J. Baker
    On my birthday, in August, an essay on sexism in the academy was published in the online version of a prestigious magazine. It appeared again and a...
  • The Inspired Lecture: A Master Class in Teaching From Brené Brown

    • Sep 30, 2019
    • Karen Costa
    Dr. Brené Brown is a multilevel phenomenon. There's her TED Talk on vulnerability (43 million views and counting), several New York Times bestselle...
  • Beauty and the Bias

    • Sep 30, 2019
    • Mary Lou Santovec
    Beauty is often considered to be in the eye of the beholder. But who gets to define what's beautiful? For some, beauty is the whole package: person...
  • Risks and Rewards of Doing Work in Public

    • Sep 10, 2019
    • Kelly J. Baker
    Recently, I attended Digital Pedagogy Lab (DPL), hosted at the University of Mary Washington, which I'll write more about later. One conversation a...
  • Award‐Winning Scholar Shines a Light on Her Homeland

    • Sep 10, 2019
    • Lois Elfman
    Born in the Republic of Cabo Verde (Cape Verde) on the coast of West Africa, Dr. Terza A. Silva Lima‐Neves brings a transnational perspective to ac...
  • The Continued Importance of Women's Resource Centers

    • Sep 10, 2019
    • Sam Saucier
    Women's Resource Centers (WRCs) have been an important piece of feminist history in the United States since the first ones opened on college campus...