To live a feminist life is to be a feminist at work. Until I resigned, my own working life had been based in universities: I was a student for around 10 years and I have been an academic for over 20 years. So much of what know is shaped by where I have been located. I carry the university with me; I value the work of the university because I value knowledge and education. I value what it can do: to learn and to engage with others who are learning.
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Entry 1 of 2 1 often capitalized : any of a group of female and partly human creatures in Greek mythology that lured mariners to destruction by their singing 2 a : a woman who sings with enchanting sweetness b : temptress c : temptation sense 2 3 a : an apparatus producing musical tones especially in acoustical studies by the rapid interruption of a current of air, steam, or fluid by a perforated rotating disk b : a device often electrically operated for producing a penetrating warning sound an ambulance siren an air-raid siren 4 [New Latin, from Latin] : either of two North American eel-shaped amphibians that constitute a genus Siren and have small forelimbs but neither hind legs nor pelvis and have permanent external gills as well as lungs siren. The sirens were a group of partly human female creatures that lured sailors onto destructive rocks with their singing. Odysseus and his men encountered the sirens on their long journey home from Troy. The only way to sail by them safely was to make oneself deaf to their enchanting song, so Odysseus packed the men's ears with wax, while he himself, ever curious, kept his ears open but had himself tied to the mast to keep from flinging himself into the water or steering his ship toward sure destruction in his desire to see them. A siren today is a sinister but almost irresistible woman.
This post was co-authored by Valerie Aurora and Leigh Honeywell and cross-posted on both of our blogs. It was also republished on Quartz. We developed the Al Capone Theory over several years of researching and recording racism and sexism in computer security , open source software , venture capital , and other parts of the tech industry. As you may already know, Al Capone was a famous Prohibition-era bootlegger who, among other things, ordered murders to expand his massively successful alcohol smuggling business. The U.
Sirens is a film, based on the real life artist Norman Lindsay , written and directed by John Duigan and set in Australia during the interwar period. Sirens , along with Four Weddings and a Funeral and Bitter Moon , all released in the US within weeks of one another, were the films that brought Hugh Grant to the attention of American audiences. Tony, an Anglican priest newly arrived in Australia from the United Kingdom , is asked to visit the notorious artist Norman Lindsay , out of the church's concern about a blasphemous painting of the crucifix that the artist plans to exhibit. Estella, the priest's wife, accompanies him on the visit to the artist's bucolic compound in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales. Devlin, the half-blind "odd-job" man, also poses for Lindsay.