Next semester here at Ohio State, I will be teaching "Sexuality & Violence," a course in anti-violence advocacy. I have taught the course since I first arrived in 2015, but this will probably be the last time, as unfortunately the center for Sexuality Studies here has been closed. I am just considering how I might [...]
Malia Womack: The Rights of Women in Puerto Rico
The Sinister Myth Harpy Logo This morning, we just released a new podcast for Sinister Myth, and this one features an interview with Malia Womack, recorded at the end of last year when she was doing field work in Puerto Rico. I met Malia when she participated in my Sexuality and Violence course, and she [...]
Trauma, Poetry, and Punctuation
Edward Burne Jones: Proof of an illustration designed by Burne-Jones for the Kelmscott "Chaucer": p.441, 'The Legend of Goode Wimmen'; Philomene, with a woman (Philomela) standing by her loom holding a shuttle in an interior, with a half-woven tapestry with the story of Pholomene and Tereus, looking out of the window. 1896 I have been [...]
Sinister Myth: The Harpy and the Medusa
[Featured image by Christian Schloe, Lost in a Dream.] I am very excited this month to see the first episodes of my podcast going live, a project which I developed with Brendan Walsh. The title is Sinister Myth: How Stories We Tell Perpetuate Violence, and the logo was designed by the brilliant Breanne LeJeune. But [...]
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