Advancing Equity in Higher Education

We must address issues of access and success for our students.   It is a summer afternoon and I am sitting in my office with one of my students, Caroline. She shares a similar story with many other learners—she came to higher education in her mid-twenties, cares for other kin in her household and is not […]

Recently Published Books by AFA Members

The Association for Feminist Anthropology is pleased to share information about some recently published books by and of interest to feminist anthropologists.   Beske, Melissa. April 2016. Intimate Partner Violence and Advocate Response: Redefining Love in Western Belize. Lexington Books. Intimate Partner Violence and Advocate Response: Redefining Love in Western Belize offers new insight into the […]

Whose Responsibility?

Reproduction and Care in the Time of Zika The bus I take to the birth center in Salvador, Brazil zooms by a billboard showing three pregnant women looking assertively at passers-by. “Protect our babies from microcephaly,” it reads. The billboard is one of several anti-mosquito campaign materials popping up all over the city. It implores […]