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Noon to Midnight! Students of color will be talking about race, racial profiling, ethnic studies, and other issues that are happening on Hampshire College Campus. http://yurt.hampshire.edu/Site/production.html
Response to Dean Alan Goodman, April 24
This was presented to at the end of the student meeting with Alan Goodman on April 24th. Dear Dean Alan Goodman, Thank you for your prompt response to our e-mail regarding the status of Queer Studies at Hampshire. We sincerely appreciate the advances the school has made thus far in building up a Queer Studies program. In response to your letter, we have a few specific points we would like to...
Email from Dean Alan Goodman, April 23
Dear “The Queer Does Not End Here,” Thank you for writing about your concerns regarding the future of Queer Studies at Hampshire. As you know, we have finally begun to build up a Queer Studies program in the last years. We will continue to do so. We made a number of advances over the past two years. Two hires are worth noting. Recognizing the emergence of Queer Studies over a year ago, and...
YURT RADIO TAKE OVER BY STUDENTS OF COLOR →
lookatthisfuckinghampster: Noon to Midnight! Students of color will be talking about race, racial profiling, ethnic studies, and other issues that are happening on Hampshire College Campus. In Solidarity!
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Letter of Support!
Thank you to Hamlet for drafting this template!! CREATE YOUR OWN LETTER FROM A PARENT/GUARDIAN/YOURSELF TO DEAN Please personalize this to your hearts content… To whom it may concern: It has come to my attention that a change in the faculty at Hampshire College may endanger my child’s education. My child, ______________, a Div I/II/III student at Hampshire, is interested in/currently...
Ways to get involved in 5 minutes or less
If you would like Professsor Jaclyn Pryor on your committee for next semester, list her on it on theHub and make the contract viewable by faculty so that the Dean of Faculty Alan Goodman will be able to see how much support she has. Send e-mails to the Office of the Dean of Faculty. There is a create-your-own form letter, which can come from a parent or from yourself. Create a 2-3 minute video...
Queer studies offers us one method for imagining, not some fantasy of an...– Jack Halberstam, The Queer Art of Failure
LOST: QUEER STUDIES COURSES AT HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE
Who are these professors? Why have these classes never been taught again? Help us to recover the mystery of these lost courses. Tell us where they have gone. Queer Fictions of Race (Spring, 2006) with Keguro Macharia Tina Turner famously asked, What’s love got to do with it? In the conflicted terrain where race meets sexuality, all too often it seems that love has very little to do with...
A Working Definition of Queer Studies versus LGBT...
“A subject-less critique, with a focus on a wide field of normalization as the site of social violence.” ~ Michael Warner The Deans of Hampshire College have exhibited a misunderstanding of Queer Studies and Queer Theory as opposed to LGBT Studies. Queer theory is an epistemological lens, or a way of knowing and seeing, that focuses on the structure of society, namely, the ways in...
Five College Queer Studies Certificate →
“For advice and directions on how to apply for the certificate, students should contact one of the program advisors from their campus… “ NOTE: From her own mouth, Margaret Cerullo can NOT advise students in Queer Studies
The Queer Does Not End Here
[ Sent between April 19th and April 20th ] To The Hampshire Community: We are writing to you today to inform you of a serious issue facing the Hampshire College community: Jaclyn Pryor, Visiting Assistant Professor of Queer Studies and Performance Studies, has not been offered a new contract for the next school year, leaving Hampshire without any Queer Studies professors. This is an...
Response from the Deans March 16th
Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2012 10:06:43 -0400 From: Jeri Caska <firstname.lastname@example.org> Reply-To: Jeri Caska <email@example.com> Subject: Queer Studies Position To: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com Sent by Jeri Caska on behalf of Alan Goodman VP/DOF March 15, 2012 Dear...
March 9th Letter to the Deans
March 9th, 2012 Dear Deans, Thank you for your school-wide note regarding the faculty hiring process. We understand why advocating for specific professors may hinder search processes for faculty positions. In this letter we are not expressing preference for any specific faculty; rather we would just like to demonstrate why at least one permanent Queer Studies position should be established. In...
December 1st, 2011 World AIDS Day/Day Without Art [ written by a group of students from the Performing Identity class of 2011F Semester ] #DecolonizeBathroom To Whom It Does Concern, On Thursday, November 17th, a gender-based hate crime occurred on Hampshire campus. Following the assault, there has been a lack of proactive administrative support of those harmed. Sadly, this is not the...