Chicanas Speak Out in the Context of the Women’s March

On this dark day I am preparing for lectures next week, focusing on my students rather than paying any attention to Trumplestiltskin (the name I have chosen to refer to him). I am not American, but I teach literatures of the Americas, especially those works written by citizens that Trumplestiltskin wishes to forcibly remove from … Read more

Do Sewing Machines Dream of Electric Patriarchy? Women, Artificial Intelligence, and Misogyny

As a child, my walk home from school brought me past a boat yard every day. For years there was a boat stored there that went by the name of “Pamela Anderson.” I knew from the Baywatch craze of the time that Pamela Anderson was best known for her breast implants and her bathing suit. At … Read more