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  •  Another home run, Sis (10+ / 0-)

    Incidentally, while I was in Louisville grading the AP US History exam, they brought in Nancy Cott to give a talk on how feminism has used history, and she made two interesting points.

    1) (and we all know this) we ignore the civil rights movement's part in the women's liberation movement to our peril (her slide show included Fannie Lou Hamer, Casey Hayden, Angela Davis and Gloria Anzaldua)

    2) She doesn't like the "wave" terminology.  It's feminism, regardless of when it happens.

    Good to be back, and off to a NEH seminar in Brooklyn on Saturday.

    -7.75, -8.10; All it takes is security in your own civil rights to make you complacent.

    by Dave in Northridge on Sun Jun 10, 2012 at 10:48:28 AM PDT

    •  Thanks Dave. (3+ / 0-)
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      I don't like the "wave" thing either :)

      I would love to share slide shows with her- mine has most of those names and more.

      "If you're in a coalition and you're comfortable, you know it's not a broad enough coalition" Bernice Johnson Reagon

      by Denise Oliver Velez on Sun Jun 10, 2012 at 11:00:23 AM PDT

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      •  I think that the 'wave' thing made sense (2+ / 0-)
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        when talking about first and second wave, but not third.  "third wave feminism" seems to me to be a continuation of "second wave feminism" in a way that is not true of 1st and 2nd.  Although I fully admit that my knowledge of feminist history is a bit lacking.

        There revolution will not be televised. But it will be blogged, a lot. Probably more so than is necessary.

        by AoT on Sun Jun 10, 2012 at 01:25:05 PM PDT

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