Feminism | Posted by Katherine P on 01/16/2012

Is This Really What I’m Going To Face?

I’ve always wanted to be a historian, and not just your run of the mill historian but one that changes the study and review of the discipline. But I’ve faced a problem, it’s such a subtle problem that I almost missed it, but in hindsight I realise it’s something I need to tackle head on.

To begin with, you must meet my male friend, J, now J and I are best friends due to our love of history. In fact we both want to study it in university, the difference being that J wishes to be a teacher and I wish to be an academic. During my final year of High School, J and I and others were asked continually what we wished to study.

Friend: So, what do you …

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Articles | Posted by Julie Z on 07/14/2009

Syracuse University Chancellor, Nancy Cantor: Interview

A few months ago I got the chance to sit down with Nancy Cantor, the chancellor of Syracuse University. 

 

Chancellor Cantor is a pioneer in implementing student interaction with the City of Syracuse, enriching the experiences of Syracuse’s students as well as the community. Because of Chancellor Cantor’s work, Syracuse was classified as a university committed to Community Engagement by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Chancellor Cantor herself won the 2008 Carnegie Corporation Academic Leadership Award. 

She has been an activist for affirmative action, sustainability, liberal education, the creative campus, the status of women in the academy and racial justice and diversity. Chancellor Cantor is recognized for her extensive writings in the area of of social psychology.

Ms. Cantor sat down with the fbomb to talk about …

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