The REAL Expense of Academia

Coalition for Women's Identities
The first time I attended ACPA’s Annual Convention1, I was taken aback by the spaces cultivated by other femme of color scholar-practitioners, from students to senior-level administrators. Organic spaces and identity-based formal coalitions were intended to support others for things like article publishing, becoming tenure-track faculty, or socials for mentoring connections. From the claps,...

Are We Overrelying on Policy as a Response to Sexual Violence?

Coalition for Women's Identities
As attention to campus sexual violence has increased in the past few years, like many in higher education, I have been both excited and anxious. In many ways, campus sexual violence receiving increased attention from mainstream outlets like media and policy-makers is a welcome change. Maybe people are finally listening to activists who have been attempting to raise awareness about this issue for...

ACPA CWI Response to White House Decision on Title IX Regarding Trans Rights

Coalition for Women's Identities
Dear Colleagues, In May 2016, President Obama issued a statement guiding educational institutions to interpret coverage of Title IX to include gender identity and expression, as opposed to solely sex. This update extended Title IX protections to trans and gender non-conforming students. On Wednesday, February 22, the Departments of Education and Justice rescinded guidance providing explicit Title...

ACPA Coalition for Women's Identities 2017 Award Winners

Coalition for Women's Identities
Outstanding Emerging Professional : Quincy Kissack (University of Maryland) The Outstanding Emerging Professional Award is given to emerging professionals who have made positive contributions, related to the CWI Mission, to their department or institution. Kissack’s nominators wrote extensively about her commitment to gender, leadership, privilege and identity issues in higher education. Each...

Feminist Praxis and the Gender Binary: An ACPA CWI Twitter Chat

Coalition for Women's Identities
The link below is to a twitter chat about Feminist Praxis and the Gender Binary took place on Friday, February 19, 2016. It featured the 2014-2016 Scholars in Residence, Dr. D-L Stewart and Dr. Rosemary Perez. ACPA CWI shares this storify in the hope and commitment to continue the conversation. https://storify.com/acpacwi/feminist-praxis-and-the-gender-binary