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I’m Back after a long, long Break!

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Greetings Everyone: Good to be back, teaching and ruminating with colleagues here at U of D. This semester got off to another cold start with all the snow we’ve been facing. Today the temps are a balmy 36 plus degrees but no snow.. that is in S.F. This semester I’m teaching a [...]

Summer break!

Monday, June 7th, 2010

So long, the days since I last posted on this blog.
As I write now reflecting on the spring term, I am pleased to report it a huge success.
Our newly formed Hemispheric Dialogues research cluster continues to evolve into a dynamic and much need intellectual community.  The cluster hosted Professor Juan Flores who gave a public [...]

More Snow!!!

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

Can you believe it, yet another snow forecast for this evening?  This semester continues to bring challenges with drivers  forced to negotiate snow mountains, which once beautiful-  are now reduced to dirty piles of funky ice.  We’re hangin but dreaming of warmer climes.  One good sign my orchid is beginning to flower.

Spring 2010

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

2010 began with some killer storms, two of them blizzards, which delayed the opening of the new semester by a few days.  I’m looking forward to this semester and am especially excited about my new class “Feminisms & the African Diaspora” which is cross listed with Black American Studies and the English Department.

A new academic year

Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

Welcome Back. The Fall semester is now under way, the weather has shifted and everyone is in work-mode. This semester I’m teaching Introduction to Sexuality and Gender and Women, Race & Ethnicity, with a focus on Latinas in the U.S.A.

Virtual oral histories…

Monday, May 4th, 2009

My Women’s Studies capstone course (Women’s Stories: Testimonio, Memoirs & Oral History) has entered the virtual world of Second Life, where they created an installation featuring examples of their three-minute videos of the Latina Oral history project.
Note:  With this link, you must download Second Life before you can view the student video clips.

Women’s Studies: Past, Present & Future

Saturday, February 28th, 2009

Happy New Year! We’re in the early weeks of our Spring term.  This semester I’m teaching the Women’s Studies capstone course and Women’s Stories: Testimonio, Memoirs & Oral History.

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