The Awakening – Women and Power in the Academy

“When it comes to silencing women,” writes Mary Beard, “Western culture has had thousands of years of practice.” Academe is no exception. A recent conference at Stanford University featured 30 speakers — all of them men, all of them white. The incident sparked ridicule and outrage, as well as a sense that higher education is […]

The #MeToo debate

We list here few articles related to the the #metoo campaign that we consider worth reading: On Aziz Ansari And Sex That Feels Violating Even When It’s Not Criminal by Emma Gray, Huffington Post, 16/01/2018 #MeToo and the Marketing of Female Narrative by Ginia Bellafante, The New York Times, 18/01/2018 The Feminist Pursuit of Good […]

When Women Feel Like Impostors

Interview with the sociologist Kateřina Cidlinská about the unequal conditions for women in academia Veronika Pehe, Political Critique, 17 April 2017 Link to article