Tag Archives: feminist theory

Happy 200th anniversary, Pride and Prejudice

TweetJane Austen’s famous novel Pride and Prejudice was first published on January 28th, 1812, 200 years ago today. While Austen’s work isn’t exactly an experiment in radical intersectional rebellion, she was a proto-feminist thinker who created independently-minded female characters, identified obstacles that kept other women from writing, and paved the way for female writers after [...]
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Humorless feminists

TweetSamhita, Vanessa, and I had a blast speaking at Tufts University on Monday. While we were there, a couple students introduced us to their Tumblr Humorless Feminists. It follows the basic concept of Tumblrs featuring mash up images, but with feminists. And it’s amazing: Yes. A few more of my favorites after the jump. Tweet
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Judith Butler joins Occupy

Tweet “We would not be here if electoral politics were representing the will of the people.” Says Judith Butler at yesterday evening’s General Assembly at Washington Square Park. In the video above, she’s at Liberty Square. Love her. Transcript after the jump. Tweet
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The best Tumblr ever created: Feminist Ryan Gosling

Tweet Nothing like some “[f]eminist theory flashcards from your favorite sensitive movie dude-turned-meme.” on your Tuesday morning. You’re welcome. Tweet
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