Published at Women in Higher Education on Nov. 1, 2018. Lately, I have returned to Lorde’s essay. I find that I need to remind myself that adopting silence won’t protect me from all the people, mostly men, who have hurt me, nor will silence erase the trauma I’ve endured at their hands. Silence, she reminds me, doesn’t […]
Published at Women in Higher Education on October 3, 2018. More and more, the Ghostbusters reboot feels like a cautionary tale for our moment, pretending to be a fun movie with ghosts and slime. The original film gives us men as saviors, a tired trope, but the new film shows how dangerous and destructive aggrieved white men can […]
Published at Disability Acts on August 24, 2018. But, the hum was a little louder and a lot more demanding. I could no longer ignore the vibrations. I could no longer swat away that which was ailing me. The hum was now impossible to avoid, an unrelenting presence that forced me to pay attention.