Cortney

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Gender FEMALE
Industry Education
Occupation Director of Academic Advising, Career Services, and Educational Support Services
Location Duluth, Minnesota, United States
Introduction Cortney Alexander is from a very small town in northeastern Wisconsin but spent the last 10 years in Chicago, Illinois. She currently resides in the Twin Ports area and loves being back in a small town! She has a Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s Degree in Women’s and Gender Studies and a passion for feminist media criticism. Cortney wrote her master’s thesis on gender identity in grunge music. Her thesis is entitled “’I’m Not Like Them, But I Can Pretend:’ A Feminist Analysis of Kurt Cobain’s Gender Performance.” Right now Cortney works as an adjunct professor and director of advising at a small liberal arts university. She is also Vice-President of Guerrilla Feminism, Inc. Check out our Facebook community!
Interests feminist blogs, feminism, postmodernism, poststructuralism, sexuality, mass media, challenging race, class, and gender constructs, deconstruction, reconstruction, Marxist feminism, socialism, postcolonialism, radical libertarian feminism, literature, blogs, industrial/ebm/synth pop, American herstory, politics, international/global feminisms, LGBT issues, Women's Studies, romance, writing, academia, family (chosen and biological), never reproducing, childlessness, and conversation.
Favorite Books How about favorite authors instead: bell hooks, Gerda Lerner, Barbara Ehrenrech, Frederick Engels, Rosemarie Putnam Tong, Kate Millett, Catharine MacKinnon, Andrea Dworkin, Alison Jagger, Audre Lorde, Shulamith Firestone, Heidi Hartmann, Chandra Mohanty, Tsitsi Damgarembga, Uma Narayan, Jacques Derrida, Luce Irigaray, Susan Bordo, Michel Foucault, Judith Butler, Chris Weedon, Jessica Valenti and Twisty Faster.