Today’s spectre at the e-feast: Is there a more irritatingly whiny defense than “But that wasn’t the intention…” ? Read the rest of this entry »
Archive for September, 2009
Posted by Richie on September 24, 2009
We were wrong! The University of Mary Washington Mothering Study does not actually want you after all.
Posted by Richie on September 21, 2009
So. Mea maxima culpa. I posted a link to the UMW Mothering Study without having actually investigated it, largely because the purpose of the study was “to learn about how women today feel about the relationship between mothering and feminism”, and this would seem to preclude my involvement. It also made me feel important, something I’m more fixated on than I’d like to think. But hey, the professor who sent me the link is a woman who works at a university which started off as a women’s college and is itself named after a woman, so how likely is it that she’ll screw up a survey aimed at women? Hah ha ha. Hah. Ha. Hoo. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by Richie on September 3, 2009
Direct from inbox. I like it when stuff like this happens because it lets me pretend I’m part of the A Team.
Hi, my name is Mindy, merchull[at]umw.edu, and I am a teacher and researcher at the University of Mary Washington, in Fredericksburg, Virginia. I am researching attitudes about mothering and feminism with my colleague Miriam Liss.
We are collecting data from women over the age of 18. We are looking for feminists, non-feminists, mothers, and non-mothers. Your blog seems to target women who might be interested in our study. Would you be willing to post a link to it on your blog?
If so, please post the following link (along with our permission for people to repost the link elsewhere if desired) along with anything else you choose to say: