Feminist Media Studies

Feminist. Media. Criticism. Is. (Part 1)

December 10, 2012
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Feminist. Media. Criticism. Is. (Part 1)

I want to do what I can to help keep this thing—feminist media studies—going for as long as it’s needed. I want to be the feminist media scholar I want to see in the world.
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Magic Vaginas, The End of Men, and Working Like a Dog

November 19, 2012
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Magic Vaginas, The End of Men, and Working Like a Dog

Recent discourse has juxtaposed the magical power of vaginas, how easy it is to rape sluts, and how we shouldn’t be mean to Mrs. Romney by implying that she doesn’t work, alongside reports of some mythical majority of female breadwinners who were emerging victorious from the post-recessionary economic slugfest.
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Secretarial Work and Women’s Clubs: Finding Women in the Archive

November 12, 2012
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Secretarial Work and Women’s Clubs: Finding Women in the Archive

An exploration of the connection between the archive, archival research, and feminism.
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Report From Console-ing Passions 2012

July 23, 2012
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Report From Console-ing Passions 2012

As a first-time Console-ing Passions Conference attendee, I learned that CP is more than a conference—it is a revival.
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Feminist Media Studies: Previewing Console-ing Passions 2012

Feminist Media Studies: Previewing Console-ing Passions 2012

As befits Console-ing Passions' twentieth anniversary, we are looking forward to using next week's gathering to take a pulse on the field of feminist studies.
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Feminist Media Studies: (In)visible Labor

July 1, 2012
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Feminist Media Studies: (In)visible Labor

Studying representation was my way into media studies. But laborers aren't working from a script and we can't always visualize the lived realities of their work.
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Feminist Game Studies

March 20, 2012
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Feminist Game Studies

It isn’t difficult to find feminist game studies, or feminist gamers. The reputation of misogyny in video game culture, lack of women and racial minorities in the industry, the perpetuation of player stereotypes in games marketing and the popular press, and the dearth of non-white, female, or queer characters in games has provided plenty...
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Compulsory Ultrasound Audiences and Feminism

February 27, 2012
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Compulsory Ultrasound Audiences and Feminism

Republican and anti-choice ultrasound bills and laws have justifiably come under fire for being physically invasive, but what they say about women as audiences and as citizens is every bit as disturbing.
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When Finding Feminism Means Creating Your Own Space

February 25, 2012
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When Finding Feminism Means Creating Your Own Space

Finding the feminism in media studies can sometimes mean finding feminism in ourselves and enacting our own agency to make change, no matter how small it may seem.
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Finding Feminist Media Studies

February 16, 2012
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Finding Feminist Media Studies

Feminism is not just an approach one might take. It's kind of the point.
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