Gladt and SAWA with Salma Arzouni: Representation in Political Social Work

By Nora Holmes It’s only been four days since the 2017 FemGeniuses arrived in Berlin, and we’re not yet used to the patterns of short, unexpected rain showers that occur so frequently in the city. We are, however, learning more about Berlin public transport, and were successfully able to navigate a few buses and U-Bahns […]

UNRULY

“UNRULY is for that questioning fifteen-year-old we once were and who so many of you still are. From an early age, ideas about gender, sexuality, race, bodies, and much more are ingrained in us that become hard not to believe. UNRULY provides the space to overcome these ideologies that can be limiting, confusing, and oftentimes […]

Video

Not All Sh!ts & Giggles: Gender Roles within Friends

This video, written and produced by Brae Salazar, Walker Walls Tarver, Nora Holmes, and David Andrews during Block 5 2015, explores constructions of gender and heternormativity on NBC’s Friends. ********************  

A Young Jew’s First Week in Berlin

By Nikki Mills As I’ve spent the past week navigating this city, there’s one thought I can’t seem to shake: What might this moment feel like if I was standing on this street 80 years ago? Last Tuesday started in frantic bus-catching and bus-missing. Nora and I thought we planned out a calm morning of […]

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.