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Presentation: “Femininity by Any Other Name: Hysteria, Witchcraft, and Chronic Illness”

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In my capacity as Visiting Scholar of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, I presented my work-in-progress on Fri. January 13, 2017, a packed room of scholars and professors. My work, “Femininity By Any Other Name: Hysteria, Witchcraft, and Chronic Illness,” gave a brief overview of the over-three-thousand-year history of pathologizing…

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Presenting at National Women’s Studies Association Conference 2016

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I will be presenting a poster at the National Women’s Studies Association Conference in Montréal, Québec from November 10-13, 2016. Within in the Bodies and Biopolitics concentration of the Decoloniality theme, my poster will provide intersectional feminist analysis of the gender disparity in incidence of idiopathic chronic illness in the USA. More info here.

Teaching Heterosexism course at CCSF in Spring 2016

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I’ll be teaching the Heterosexism course in CCSF’s Interdisciplinary Studies: Diversity and Social Justice track during the Spring 2016 semester. I took the class in the Fall 2015 semester, and I look forward to facilitating a classroom full of students with varied life experience and perspectives.