PANEL: Uses of Space: Women’s Global and Local Resistance

March 2, 2013 4:45 PM This panel will be moderated by Dr. Rona Holub, chair of the women’s history department at Sarah Lawrence College.  From Stella Wright to Stellar Homes: Black Women’s Activism and the Newark Tenant Movement 1969-1974 Victoria McCall This paper explores the meanings and significance of the landmark rent strike at the Stella Windsor Wright Homes in Newark, New Jersey, which took place between 1970 … Continue reading PANEL: Uses of Space: Women’s Global and Local Resistance

Get Me Bodied

by Victoria McCall “Arguably, we are more in touch with our bodies than ever before. But at the same time, they become alienated products, texts of our own creative making, from which we maintain a strange and ironic detachment.” –Susan Bordo I hated my body. A firm believer in the body as a site of struggle and resistance, I hated the projection of femininity my body exuded. … Continue reading Get Me Bodied