Karen Bojar

I recently retired as professor of Women's Studies at Community College of... read more

Karen Bojar

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I recently retired as professor of Women's Studies at Community College of Philadelphia and a write a blog on women and retirement at www.the-next-stage.com. I've published articles/books on education and feminism including: Teaching Feminist Activism, co-edited with Nancy Naples, Routledge; “Service Learning and Activism,” in Gender and Higher Education, Praeger. I've also had a long career as a feminist activist, most recently as President of Philadelphia NOW. I have recently published a history of second wave feminism in Philadelphia--Feminism in Philadelphia: The Glory Years, 1968-1982. Please see: https://www.facebook.com/FeminismInPhiladelphiaTheGloryYears19681982 I am currently writing a history of Philadelphia Democratic Party ward politics, based largely on my experiences as an elected democratic committeeperson(l986-2014).

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