Some Final Thoughts on the 2016 #FemGeniusesInBerlin

By Claudia Harrison Our last Friday morning was especially colorful. The FemGenuises met in a familiar setting, Mauerpark, for a Graffiti workshop with Berlin Massive. Our instructor, Pekor Gonzles, gave us a little history lesson before we began. Mauerpark translates to “Wall Park,” so called because the site was formerly part of the Berlin Wall, […]

Witnessing Powerful Art: A Conversation with the Editors of Winter Shorts

By Ivy Wappler The FemGeniuses greeted the day with a rainy walk to the U-Bahn and a stuffy, damp subway ride. Peeling off our wet jackets, we settled in for class. This morning, we were lucky enough to sit down with the editors of Winter Shorts, the latest installment of the Witnessed Series. It was a […]

The Ghost of the Third Reich: Educating Ourselves about Berlin

By Ivy Wappler As the inauguration of the 2016 FemGeniuses in Berlin looms closer and closer, we FemGeniuses are finishing up our packing and preliminary assignments before we board our flights this weekend. I was grateful for the assignments, not only to keep me reasonably busy here at home, but also in the name of […]

Introducing the 2016 #FemGeniusesInBerlin

In just over a month, the 2016 #FemGeniusesInBerlin will be arriving for class (Hidden Spaces, Hidden Narratives: Intersectionality Studies in Berlin), so I thought now would be a great time to introduce them! ******************** I first became familiar with Grace Montesano (Feminist & Gender Studies and Political Science ‘17) when they wrote “Attention, Straight Allies” for […]

GREEN QUEEN

“GREEN QUEEN is directed towards all people, not just those who identify as women. Historically, ecofeminism has been dominated by middle class white women, which has proven to limit its effectiveness. In our magazine, we aim to create a safe place for all people to read and learn about ecofeminism! Ecofeminism means different things to […]