Gender Jawn: S1 E2. Self-Care with Shana Bahemat & Gwendolyn Beetham

The November 2020 Alice Paul Center (APC) podcast episode of Gender Jawn focuses on the practices and politics of self-care. APC Interim Director Maria Murphy interviews UPenn GSWS Associate Director Gwendolyn Beetham and GSWS/APC Program Coordinator Shana Bahemat about meditation and writing as self-care, care work advocacy in the university, and facilitating care work as part of a holistic approach to pedagogy. Check out Gender Jawn on Spotify and apple podcasts

Readings include excerpts from Judith Butler’s Undoing Gender and Solange Knowles’ “Solange Knowles: Reflections on Stillness, Joy, and the Year That Changed Everything.”

Shana Bahemat
Instagram: @saffronbby

Shana’s meditation/yoga/healing resources:
Maryam Ovissi

Michelle C. Johnson

Sebene Selassie

Liberate Meditation App

Studio Ānanda

Daphne Lyon

Original music by David Chavannes:

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