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(Mis)reading feminism

I’ve been meaning to write a post on reading feminist texts for a while. I haven’t studied feminism in any formal way so my knowledge is very patchy (often based on what I’ve been able to find for free). 855 more words


What is Woman? (8-Bit Philosophy)

Another great video from 8 Bit Philosophy! It also is very useful for my feminist theory research nowadays.

In this episode, they look at existentialist feminism through the writings of Simone de Beauvoir and the video-game Metroid! 52 more words


de Beauvoir sur Berlin

de La force de l’âge

Pour un visiteur superficiel, Berlin ne semblait pas accablée par une dictature. Les rues étaient animées et joyeuses; leur laideur m’étonna; j’avais aimé celles de Londres et je n’imaginais pas que des maisons puissent être laides, un seul quartier échappait à cette disgrâce: une sort de cité-jardin récemment construite dans la périphérique et qu’on appelait “la case de l’oncle Tom”.

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10 twitter accounts to follow for De Beauvoir

De Beauvoir is a small area, but there’s still plenty of activity to keep up on, so I’ve created a little twitter list that should keep you (and me) up to date on the goings on of the area. 472 more words

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Welcome to the blog

Hello real and wished-for readers. I’m Matt Gilley, a student journalist on the MA Newspaper Journalism course at City University. Over the year I’ll be reporting largely from De Beauvoir Town, Hackney, but this blog will also branch out into wider reporting, comment on journalism and possibly other things as well. 37 more words

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