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Shaking up Academia

The St Hilda’s Feminist Salon founder on why she set it up.

Feminism is not only about theory. Feminist artists, musicians, poets, playwrights, novelists, journalists, activists, campaigners and everyday resistors all produce knowledge about what feminism is and how it should be practiced. 344 more words

Academia

Holly Golightly: Shamelessly Herself

‘Dah-ling!’ she said, her red lips slowly spreading wide, rightly assuming that she was about to get her own way.

Uttering this line with such brilliant flair on the West End stage, was Pixie Lott. 583 more words

Literature

Language: It Matters!

I’m a feminist! It is unlikely that this proclamation comes as a surprise given that I write about life stories, gender & culture through a feminist lens, am I right?! 557 more words

Feminist Visual Culture

Veronica Mars: Iconic Feminist Show and Teen Girl Detective

Veronica Mars is one of my favorite television shows, and the title character is a fantastic depiction of a smart, vulnerable, brave, fallible young woman. If you haven’t seen it, I highly recommend setting aside some time and watching the entire series. 1,605 more words

Pop Culture

Pam Poovey: A Lesson in Subverting Stereotypes

Following on from last week’s blog about Lana Kane, this week I want to discuss one of my other favourite Archer characters, Pam Poovey. 2,197 more words

Lana Kane: A Lesson in Subtle Character Development

I’d like to take this moment to state that while good female role models are necessary, not every female character has to be a good person. 1,668 more words