Sexism

January 28, 2018
To the Teacher:   Feminism was Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Year for 2017.  The dictionary’s definition of feminism is twofold: 1. “the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of…
October 30, 2017
To the Teacher: The  news about Harvey Weinstein, a powerful Hollywood film producer who has been accused of harassing and assaulting women over many years, raises important issues for young people…
October 11, 2016
To the Teacher: The presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton on October 9, 2016, raised some important but difficult issues about sexism and sexual assault. Many students either…
November 14, 2014
To The Teacher: On September 2, 2014, 21-year-old Columbia University student Emma Sulkowicz began a performance art piece called Carry That Weight. The project is a response to what she calls the…