Teaching and Learning from the Body
Teaching and Learning from the Body

Teaching and Learning from the Body

atherine Raissiguier and Susan Bordo met when Raissiguier invited Bordo to give a series of lectures at the Center for Women's Studies at the University of Cincinnati in the late 1990s. While open to the public, the lectures were primarily geared for MA students in women's studies and were designed to function as an intensive graduate seminar.
Not Just “a white girl’s thing”
Not Just “a white girl’s thing”

Not Just “a white girl’s thing”

The changing face of food and body image problems

Twenty Years in the Twilight Zone
Twenty Years in the Twilight Zone

Twenty Years in the Twilight Zone

In a culture in which organ transplants, life-extension machinery, microsurgery, and artificial organs have entered everyday medicine, we seem on the verge of practical realization of the seventeenth-century imagination of body as machine. But if we have technically and technologically realized that conception, it can also be argued that metaphysically we have deconstructed it.

Will The “Real” Parent(s)(s)(s)(s) Please Step Forward?: Beyond Our Fears and Fantasies About Open Adoption
Will The “Real” Parent(s)(s)(s)(s) Please Step Forward?: Beyond Our Fears and Fantasies About Open Adoption

Will The “Real” Parent(s)(s)(s)(s) Please Step Forward?: Beyond Our Fears and Fantasies About Open Adoption

“So you’re not Cassie’s real mother, then?” The woman’s face was innocent and open with curiosity. My then-four-year-old daughter was standing beside us, impatiently waiting for the story-telling hour for toddlers to begin. I automatically shot a glance at her, wondering if she had heard. But her attention was on the Thomas the Tank Engine table, around which several little boys were clustered, arguing over who would get to be Thomas. The woman asking the question was the manager of the toddler reading program at our neighborhood “progressive” bookstore, the person parents go to for instruction and guidance when they are picking out books for their children.