Category: Academia

“Bodies” That Matter

In part three of a limited series on Cupcakes, Pinterest, and Ladyporn, contributor Kyra Hunting outlines the anthology’s “Bodies” section in order to argue that critical consideration for women’s media cultures facilitates a deeper understanding of embodiment in relation to community practices, self-presentation, and technology.


Reimagining Passions, Pleasures and Bad Lady Texts

In part two of a series on the anthology Cupcakes, Pinterest, and Ladyporn: Feminized Popular Culture in the Early 21st Century, Kristen Warner discusses the “Passions” section, where scholars consider how pleasure functions for women viewers who use female-centric media texts as models for who they want to be and what they want to reject.


Feminized Popular Culture in the Early 21st Century

In the first installment of a four-part series on the new anthology Cupcakes, Pinterest, and Ladyporn, editor Elana Levine outlines some of the motivations for this collection as well as its guiding theoretical and thematic frameworks.