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“Are You My Prince? You Certainly Took Your Time.” The Reality Of Fairy Tales

Christine Jones, associate professor of literature and languages at the University of Utah (Salt Lake City, UT), and Jennifer Schacker, professor of English at the University of Guelph (Ontario, Canada) have embarked on an interdisciplinary collaboration surrounding fairy tale studies, connecting their respective classes and co-editing a soon to be released fairy tale anthology....
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National Poetry Month: Women in Poetry

April is National Poetry Month, a celebration of poetry, which was founded by the Academy of American Poets in 1996 to honor the art of poetry, and to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry in America. when we decided we wanted to learn more about women in poetry, we turned to poet, former president of the Poetry Society of America and Woman You Should Know, Molly Peacock for a lesson....

Tammy Tibbetts: She’s The First

Founded in 2009 by Tammy Tibbetts, She's the First is a not-for-profit that sponsors girls' education in the developing world, helping them be the first in their families to graduate. GIRLS WHO ROCK, which is an annual concert in NYC that aims to bring together the strongest voices in technology, entertainment, and design to advocate and fundraise in support of She's the First....

Sexy Baby: Sexiness & The Cyber Age

With the Internet and social media bringing sex and sexual content right into our homes we wonder what the impact is on young girls and women today. The new feature documentary film, Sexy Baby, gives us an inside look into the new cultural shift taking a hold of America....
Carolyn Moor

Teaching Young Widows There is “Moor” To Life Than Grief

Carolyn Moor's life was turned upside down when she and her husband were out celebrating on Valentine's Day. When returning home, a hit-and-run driver crashed into their car and her husband Chad was killed. But, Carolyn chose not to let becoming a widow define her; instead she was determined to be an individual whose love and inspiration could be shared with others. Carolyn used her courageous spirit and faith to help others achieve the same happiness through the support groups she founded: CLOVE and Modern Widows Club....
Lucy Liu

Elementary My Dear Watson… JOAN Watson That Is

CBS is currently filming a new TV pilot, Elementary, which is a modern-day retooling of the adventures of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's legendary consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes, and his trusty companion, Watson. In this version, set in present-day New York City, Sherlock's famed sidekick, Dr. Watson, is female and played by actress Lucy Liu....