Author Archives: Darren Rosenblum

Feminist Academics Unite to Support Carole Vance!

Carole Vance is a pioneering feminist academic.  Her writing and her constant political engagement pressed feminist thinking and action forward in innumerable ways. Her sometimes-controversial insistence on integrating sexuality into sex equality debates, as well as her infinitely sophisticated thinking … Continue reading

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Join us at Pace Law for “Comparative Sex Regimes and Corporate Governance”

Please join us for this symposium at Pace Law School – a series of conversations about the wave of corporate board quotas.  Our discussions will take place at the intersection of feminist theory, corporate governance and democratic legitimacy, informed by … Continue reading

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Call for Papers – Comparative Sex Regimes and Corporate Boards

CALL FOR PAPERS Comparative Sex Regimes and Corporate Boards Pace International Law Review Symposium – Pace Law School Pace Law School – February 8, 2013  Pace Law School will host a symposium on quotas for gender equality on corporate boards … Continue reading

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In honor of Adrienne Rich

Adrienne Rich’s work meant so much to so many of us.  Although I really enjoyed some of her poetry, for me her Compulsory Heterosexuality piece grabbed me from the first read and kept my attention for years.   In 1995 … Continue reading

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Celebrating Divorce

The nation has a rising fascination with matrimonial discord. Apart from improving the ratings for “Real Housewives” shows, divorce is often looked at as a sad unavoidable reality. Two news items remind us that divorce is actually something to celebrate. … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With “Women’s Rights,” and Why the US Should Ratify CEDAW Anyway

The Senate Judiciary Committee recently debated whether the United States should ratify CEDAW, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. CEDAW guarantees a wide range of equal rights to women in areas such as employment, … Continue reading

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Accomplices in Hatred, Allies in Hope

I attended high school from 1984-1987 in suburban New York. I confronted daily harassment between each period, each class. An innumerable group of male students would yell “faggot” and other insults so loud that I could not hold conversations. I … Continue reading

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