#FemSTEMSymposium

The FemSTEM Symposium is a collaboration between me and Professor Andrea Bruder (Chair and Associate Professor of Math and Computer Science at Colorado College) that is designed to illustrate how the interdisciplinary study of power and inequity necessitates pedagogical and scholarly collaboration among intellectuals in myriad fields within and outside of the academy, not just […]

BANG!

  “BANG! is a magazine created by and for femme and female-identifying individuals of college age, dedicated to providing a wide range of information about sex and sexuality. Among other things, BANG! seeks to sexually eduate, raise awareness about sexuality and consensual sex, and showcase the related work of feminist educators and activists, with the […]

White Roses, White Women: Kesha, #timesup, and Critical Race Feminism

By Nan Elpers At the 2018 Grammy Awards ceremony last week, American singer-songwriter Kesha honored the #timesup Twitter campaign against sexual assault in the popular music and TV industries, performing her standard “Praying.” The song debuted in July of 2017, commemorating Kesha’s years-long legal battle against Sony producer Dr. Luke who allegedly sexually abused her […]

Video

PataguCCi: Paying Up to Dress Down at CC

This video, written and produced by Nan Elpers, Jess Keniston, Jordan Meltzer, and Mia Simon during the First-Year Experience (FYE) section of FG110 Introduction to Feminist & Gender Studies at Colorado College during Block 1 2016, explores the relationship between clothing, class, and college. **********

Keep Your Douche to Yourself: An Analysis of Rape in Sausage Party

By Nan L. Elpers In Sausage Party, when Douche realizes he’s been wounded and is leaking, he rapes and murders Juice Box, using his juice as fuel. Later in the movie, he tries to rape Brenda the hot-dog bun in an attempt to take revenge on her sausage boyfriend Frank, who accidentally pushed Douche out […]