Activism

The “Controversiality” of Judy Chicago’s The Dinner Party

Courtney Martin’s book Click: When We Knew We Were Feminists is a compilation of short narratives describing various points when the writer experienced something that caused feminism to resonate or...

My Thoughts on “Women Doing ‘Office Housework’”

This article, Madam C.E.O., Get Me a Coffee: Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant on Women Doing ‘Office Housework’, has appeared in my newsfeed several times in the last 24 hours....

My Reflection: It’s Time to Talk About Race

(This piece was cross-posted on the Feminists in Student Affairs blog) by Heather Shea Gasser My overall philosophy in serving as a host of Student Affairs Live is to bring...

Going Grey – Reflections on Turning 40

(Cross posted from blog: Feminists in Student Affairs. The featured photo on this post is of my mother, Susan Shea, and me on my 40th birthday) You wouldn’t know it by looking...

Lactivism: Breastfeeding Activism on Campus

(Cross posted from blog: Feminists in Student Affairs.) I’ve written in a previous post about the personal being political and professional — and breastfeeding is a perfect example to further explain my point...

#ACPA14 Pecha Kucha: “What’s for Dinner: Complications & Consequences of Food On Campus”

On Tuesday, April 1, 2014 I presented the following slides as part of my Pecha Kucha presentation at ACPA 2014. It was a unique opportunity to share information based on...

Happy Birthday, Gloria Steinem!

Today, March 25th, is feminist icon Gloria Steinem’s 80th birthday! In October of 2012, I had the pleasure of spending a significant amount of time with Gloria as she was the...

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Sphere of Control

Those who know me well know my mantra: Sphere of Control. In my last post, I wrote about my fondness for FISH! Philosophy. To me, “sphere of control” is an extension of...

Activist Identity Development via Student Engagement

How do social movements evolve on college campuses these days? Gone are the days of picketing, sit-ins, and visible protests. “Armchair” activists take to social media and “like” social movement...