Feminism is Optimism

While I think Sara Ahmed’s argument about feminist killjoys and the necessity to “kill joy” if that means calling out sexist, racist etc. statements and actions is incredibly important, I find that this blog resonates so well with me too. I don’t think it’s an either/or situation. Feminists “kill joy” to help open other, freer … Continue reading

25 Women Poised to Lead the Culture in 2014

Originally posted on Flavorwire:
Look: I don’t like writing these lists either. I long for the day in which I will no longer have to write them, when women will just be the people participating in the culture as full human beings like everyone else, because the culture will have quit giving disproportionate airtime to…

Hello world!

After a summer of recuperating from my Master’s exam and first PhD course, it’s time to start thinking about my coursework some more. This blog will serve as a space for entries about girlhood studies in both my PhD classes, my teaching experience, and (most of all) in popular culture. Thanks for dropping by!