Feminist ideas and powerful women have been around for centuries. However, why did feminism as a global movement only emerge at this point in history? Constance Singam weighs in. 421 more words
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As 2016 rapidly comes to a close I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention one of the most moving stories of the year: Kellyanne Conway becoming the first woman to successfully run a Presidential campaign in America. 124 more words
The title of this blog (and the course it relates to) trades on the familiar notion that feminism has historically come in waves: the first wave began in the mid-19th century (ending when women won the vote after World War I), the second wave happened in the 1960s and 70s, and a third wave started in the early 1990s. 881 more words
“If there’s specific resistance to women making movies, I just choose to ignore it as an obstacle for two reasons: I can’t change my gender, and I refuse to stop making movies” 1,002 more words
I am a feminist and a historian; I am also a feminist historian. Both of these concepts are still under-represented in museums. Why?
Although these terms might sound very similar, they are actually quite different things. 551 more words