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New York City: MICHELE

January 12th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Michele Wallace: New York-born feminist, author, cultural critic, professor of English at City College and the CUNY graduate center.

“College is a major agent of dissemination for feminist ideas. When I was a teenager, I saw a lot of activity in terms of feminism with my mother [artist Faith Ringgold] and activists in New York, but if it had not been backed up by one of the first women’s studies programs here in City College, I don’t know what it would have meant for me. I got to read women writers and also just see the struggle of the women faculty through this program. [Feminism] was always reinforced by school…and outside of New York, the academic part of it was even more important.”

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  • 1 Fidel // Mar 6, 2008 at 10:58 pm

    All of these photos are great.

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