In the News
"Instructor Spotlight," The Lifelong Exchange, April 14, 2017
Feminism and the Mastery of Women and Childbirth (2014) In Feminism and the Mastery of Women and Childbirth Dr. Nall shows that social conceptualizations of childbirth, as indicated in popular culture, medical practice and research, promote dehumanizing, dishonoring patriarchal definitions of femininity. The dominant vision of childbirth serves, he contends, to perpetuate the distrust of both the female body and the sphere of “nature.” Nall also argues that the homebirth movement provides an alternative understanding and practice that is often, but not always, more consonant with feminist and ecofeminist philosophy’s values, including support for gender equality, and the disavowal of dominator relations between culture and nature in favor of a partnership model. More info at woman-made
"The Call of Disobedience: Lessons for Social Change from Our Feminist Foremothers," The Humanist, August 18, 2020
New Class This Fall
This Fall Dr. Nall will teach "Gender and Sport" (WST 4930), a course newly created for FAU's Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies. The course will be taught virtually on Tuesdays. As always, this is a timely topic and there will be much to discuss. Register for here.
This Spring Dr. Nall will teach Men and Masculinities for FAU's Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies. As always, this is a timely topic and there will be much to discuss. Register for here.
October/November 2018, 4-part Lecture Series
One Hundred Ways to Change the Subject: Plutocratic Fallacies in the Service of Fast-Food Exploitation, Truth Out, September 1, 2014
Fast-Food Workers Challenge Stereotypes, Globalize Question of Fairness, Truth Out, August 30, 2014