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#thefeministsareinplace … but plans are still moving forward

Coalition Friends, Carving out a shared moment from pressing institutional demands, family crises, juggled responsibilities, and compulsory homeschooling, members of The Advisory and Executive Boards met virtually as scheduled on March 25 to address a full and timely meeting agenda. Some of us were still reeling from the slew of cancellations announced the week prior. […]

In a time of movement …

… The Coalition has moved. In the midst of much surreality and uncertainty — and while we are contending with tripled workloads, juggled family obligations, frenetic updates and missives from our workplaces and schools, and the residual effects of hoarding (rather than helping) behavior — all of the Executive officers and Advisory Board members wish […]

Coalition at CCCC 2020

Dear Colleagues, Currently, many Coalition members are weighing a difficult choice regarding travel to CCCC. While we are heartened by CCCC’s close monitoring of the situation [https://cccc.ncte.org/cccc/cccc-2020-and-the-coronavirus], we are weighing those choices with you. We encourage all members to assess their situations and err on the side of their own and others’ safety and well-being. […]

#IWD2020

Twenty years ago this May, I shook Gloria Steinem’s hand. She was the commencement keynote speaker at a small college where I was interim writing center director at the time. Steinem opened her keynote with the admission that she was “a self-proclaimed commencement junkie,” and she proved it afterwards by leading the recessional then standing […]

Event: Connecting Coalitions, Arts, and Pedagogies of Human Rights at #4C20

Please join the Coalition for our annual SIG event before CCCC’s! Wednesday, March 25, 2020, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Crystal Ballroom, Wisconsin Center Keynote by Dr. Alexandra Hidalgo This year’s two-part session will focus on making critical connections between filmic and other arts and the various kinds of teaching and activism we strive for […]

Sweta Baniya to Lead Coalition Social Media & Outreach

As the Coalition continues to expand its social media and outreach efforts, we are honored to welcome our next Digital Media and Outreach Director, Sweta Baniya. Sweta Baniya is from Nepal and currently a Doctoral Candidate at Purdue University. She is finishing her dissertation project that studies the emergence of transnational assemblages during Nepal Earthquake […]

“Moving” Days

January through April, in an even year, mark “moving” days for the Coalition, in more ways than one. But this year began with a unique kind of movement: Peitho journal’s moving to a fully online format. If you haven’t already, please do check out Issue 22.1 (Fall/Winter 2019). Jen Wingard, Jen England, and Peitho‘s editorial […]

Don’t Slow Down

You might believe, and still you feelThe chase has just begunThat you must reach that horizon beforeThe setting of the sun.You chase the light in front of youNightfall close behindIf you stop to catch your breathYou know what you will find. Don’t slow down, don’t touch the groundYou know what you will findThat old grey […]