Carrie Wooten

A Formal Introduction

Filed By Carrie Wooten | August 02, 2006 12:53 AM | comments

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As a mere undergrad at Purdue, I must admit that I have some trepedations about posting alongside the phenomenal minds that contribute to Bilerico. But be that as it may, I am truly honored to have been given this opportunity, and suppose I should start by telling you a little bit about myself.

I am a native of the south, Georgia to be specific, and the product of a Presbyterian minister and a former teacher/current writer. I came to Purdue with animal science as my declared major, changed it to Secondary Education - English, and have now settled into the tiny community that is Women's Studies. Only by sheer luck did I find my voice in subject matter that has shaken me to my core. As Bruce mentioned, I mistakenly stumbled into his class after forgetting my class schedule at home. Fate is alive and well, I suppose. My life has been dramatically altered over the course of the past several months due to a passion I never knew I possessed and the help of my mentors. I now devote most of my energy to reading feminist literature and writing about it. I hope to grow as a writer and as a fighter for women's rights through this medium. So, look for my posts and let me know what you think!


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Marla R. Stevens | August 4, 2006 3:33 AM

A fellow peach...my, my. Where're y'all from?

Nick Clarkson | August 4, 2006 10:37 PM

Hey Carrie! I'm excited that I'll get to hear more from you on here.