Monthly Archives: February 2012

Ohio State’s Department of Women’s Studies: Signs of Feminism in Second Life® , Part 2

Following my visit to Arizona State’s CompuGirls (see previous post), I continued my quest for signs of feminism in Second Life (SL) and found a virtual treasure: Minerva (10, 10, 29), the SL home of Ohio State’s Department of Women’s … Continue reading

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Arizona State’s CompuGirls: Signs of Feminism in Second Life®, Part 1

Feminism – the belief that women should have equal rights and opportunities under the law in every area of life, including in politics, employment, education, health, and relationships – does exist in Second Life (SL), but not as explicitly as … Continue reading

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Looking for a Home to Call my Own in Second Life® – Often!

One thing seems certain in life: continual change. Very little stays the same for very long. And there’s little doubt, at least in my seven-plus months of virtual existence, that change occurs much more swiftly in the virtual world than … Continue reading

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The 1950s in Second Life®

Retro styles (often called “vintage”) abound in Second Life (SL) – fashion, cars, furniture, architecture, and music. Retro is where I’m at in one of my courses this semester. In the team-taught, American studies course, we’re currently surveying the Fifties; … Continue reading

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