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The Place’s innovative dance festival, Resolution 2020, offers three works which explore the construction and performativity of gender, as well as the mental health issues facing young people today.
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Militarized nationalism, devoid of history and context, relentless in its push for American hegemony, is completely inconsistent with progressive values, argues our contributor Genevieve Riccoboni.
Read More “It’s time to stop talking about “national security”.”
Author of a number of books relating to the history of sexuality, Julie Peakman’s new work, Licentious Worlds, offers a history of sexual attitudes and behaviour through five hundred years of empire building around the world. Here, she talks to our arts contributor, Miriam Al Jamil, about her book and the research behind it.
Read More “Interview with writer Julie Peakman: ‘I want to find women’s voices in history but also expose how badly we and marginalised men have been treated’”
Bursts of bright colour, radical tapestries and personal drawings exploring loss and grief mark out the Baltic’s current exhibition of Judy Chicago’s work, which spans the whole of her 50-year career.
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Award-winning performance artist Louise Orwin talks to our Arts contributor Carla Plieth about her latest project Oh Yes Oh No and its exploration of female sexual desire, the #MeToo movement, her creative process and more.
Read More “Interview with performance artist, Louise Orwin – “I hate this toxic idea that if women become empowered it’s taking something away from men””
Laura Hackett talks to acclaimed writer Sinéad Gleeson about uplifting the literary voices and stories of Irish women, art as a means to communicate pain and the role of storytelling during 2018’s historic referendum.
Read More “In conversation with award-winning writer, Sinéad Gleeson: ‘We need to pay homage to those women who didn’t have as much autonomy and freedom as we have now’”
Deploring the lack of diversity in academia, Dr Furaha Asani calls for greater accountability and reflection within STEMM departments through initiatives like the Athena SWAN award.
Read More “It’s time for Athena SWAN to be intersectional at the departmental level.”
UK universities are celebrating International Women’s Month (IWM), but Black women academics are still getting left behind, writes our contributor Dr Furaha Asani.
Read More “Are Black Women Academics Really Included in Women’s Month Celebrations?”
Enduring misogyny in the Senate Chamber, Elizabeth Warren was then championed by feminist allies around the world with the ubiquitous tag #ShePersisted. Here, Hannah Hutchings-Georgiou looks at the dance works inspired by this phrase and the women who, through their art, persevered.
Read More “Elizabeth Warren, Coretta Scott King and the women leading the English National Ballet’s latest triple bill, She Persisted.”
Kim Kean discusses the lack of recognition of female geologists through the life of ninteenth-century fossil hunter Mary Anning.
Read More “Game of Stones: Recognizing Victorian Geologist Mary Anning”
Postgraduate & Environment editor, Dr Florence Hazrat, explores the sexism rife in academia and demands institutional change from its most guilty institutions.
Read More “Smashing the Academic Patriarchy: One Conference at a Time”