Illegal for Whom?: White Privilege and Marijuana Use in Broad City

For their final project in FG212/RM200/FM206 Critical Media Studies (Block 4 2018), Oscar Glassman, Dani Chace, Siena Brody-Heine, Joey Larabee, and Sarah Leve critiqued print and audiovisual media representing Comedy Central’s Broad City. For the new media creation portion of their project, they created a new poster and scene from the show. Scroll to the bottom of […]

Some Final Thoughts on the 2018 #FemGeniusesinBerlin

It’s been a while since I contributed to “Some Final Thoughts.” So, bear with me, please, as I shake some of the rust off. Despite earning tenure and promotion to Associate Professor this spring, this year had its rough spots—some worse than others, especially the death of one of my closest aunts. Because of that, […]

Activism: To the Blogosphere and Beyond!

By Lila Schmitz Last night, I was up late. As the drizzle pitter-pattered on our window, Amelia and I joined the chorus around the globe of the vocal chords forming the sounds of tragedy. The feeling of pain and fear in our guts was enough to keep eyes open and minds muddled. As Amelia spoke […]

Introducing the 2015 FemGeniuses in Berlin

An introduction to the 2015 FemGeniuses in Berlin: Breana Kathleen Taylor, Thabiso Ratalane, Spencer Spotts, Jade Frost, Jazlyn Andrews, Lyric Jackson, Mackenzie Murphy, Meredith Bower, Samantha Gilbert, Willa Rentel, DeAira Cooper, Jessica Crane, Nia Abram, Dezerae Terrell, and Aishah Shahidah Simmons.