Women’s History: Rethinking Birth and Food

March 24, 2016 nyupressblog 0

Let us not only celebrate the first woman to head an Obstetrics department, and the first woman at a five star restaurant, but all the women who came before them, whose knowledge is being threatened by professionalization and corporate industrial take-overs of both food and birth.

Cycles of gender testing

March 31, 2014 nyupressblog 1

—Ellen Samuels A friend who cycles competitively just sent me a link to the new policy on transgender participants in the Eastern Collegiate Cycling Conference. […]




“Untitled Feminism”

March 19, 2014 nyupressblog 0

—Juana María Rodríguez In their 2013 video, performance artists Amber Hawk Swanson and Xandra Ibarra (aka La Chica Boom) capture feminism’s ambivalent and decidedly vexed […]




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