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“Because There Are Young Women Behind Me”

Learning from the Testimonios of Young Undocumented Women Advocates

Carolina Silva

in rural Washington. The testimonios were shared in the aftermath of a 6-month campaign (October 2017–March 2018) for the DREAM Act. The purpose of a testimonio is to tell stories of oppression through a particular individual who bears witness

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The Saint Mary's Rape Chant

A Discourse Analysis of Media Coverage

Lyndsay Anderson and Marnina Gonick

of rape culture, in the aftermath of the chant, much of the concern and outrage in the media seemed to suggest we were witnessing something that emerged from nowhere. The media was reproducing what Red Chidgey (2018) calls “organized forgetting

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Enacting inclusivity in the preparation of emerging scholars

A response to programme reform in higher education

Saran Stewart, Chayla Haynes, and Kristin Deal

days but with the hope for brighter ones to follow. It is thus a time of anticipation, of living in the paradox of ‘now and not yet’. Of learning to find joy in the realized justices, mercies, and changes that we have witnessed and can look back on to

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Riding alone on the elevator

A class experiment in interdisciplinary education

Anna M. Frank, Rebecca Froese, Barbara C. Hof, Maike I. E. Scheffold, Felix Schreyer, Mathias Zeller, and Simone Rödder

not to talk to strangers’ (Maike Scheffold). The unusual situation established a collective, similar to witnesses of a car accident or fire. This collective usually included the observer. After overcoming an initial hesitation, the observers mostly

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(Para)normalizing Rape Culture

Possession as Rape in Young Adult Paranormal Romance

Annika Herb

narrative intimacy and recognition of problematic tropes, she may dismantle the eroticized violence of possession, bearing witness to the victim's trauma and resisting narratives of romanticization and normalization. In reading Malkin's and Fitzpatrick

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Shailendra Kumar Singh

. 2018 . “ India Witnesses One of the Highest Female Infanticide Incidents in the World: Study .” Down to Earth , 19 September . Finkelhor , David , and Kersti Yllo . 1985 . License to Rape: Sexual Abuse of Wives . New York : The Free

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Katie Scott Newhouse

Educational Programs .” (EdD diss., Teachers College, Columbia University , 2020 .) Pillow , Wanda S. 2019 . “ Epistemic Witnessing: Theoretical Responsibilities, Decolonial Attitude and Lenticular Futures

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Black Girls Saying and Creating Space through Fantasy Worlds

S.R. Toliver

on police brutality and social justice. I say their names to bear witness to joys, dreams, and hopes dashed by a bullet. I say their names to negate stereotypes that situate Black female bodies as monstrous and deserving of death at the hands of

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Sexual Abuse of Girls in Post-Revolutionary Mexico

Between Legitimation and Punishment

Susana Sosenski

witnessed, every day, the conduct and impunity of agents who were, in theory, supposed to protect the public. They also saw how judges sent most abusers back home, even if this brought them closer to their victims. Newspapers carried stories of police

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“Stumbling Upon Feminism”

Teenage Girls’ Forays into Digital and School-Based Feminisms

Crystal Kim and Jessica Ringrose

”). The hashtag offers a connective way to plug into a wider discussion and try out body confidence online, with humor and irony about sexy selfies. We witness a vibrant micro-community space in which girls’ selfie culture is not reducible to feminine