2.4 En-Gender Conversations – “Masculinities”

In this episode we academically matched Rebecca Stewart and Joseph Beilein Jr. whose research on masculinity from different disciplinary backgrounds looks much different at first sight but who had a lot of insights to share and stories to tell. And we all had a lot of fun! The two of them also had to reply … Continue reading 2.4 En-Gender Conversations – “Masculinities”

2.3 En-Gender Conversations – “Eugenics in history & literature”

In this episode we welcome Fatima Borrmann, Amy Carney and Sean Scally to talk about the challenging but fascinating topic of eugenics and gender in history and literature. The three of them also had to reply to our special surprise question and these are their answers: Fatima:Rose Macaulay’s What Not (1918) Amy:Aldous Huxle's Brave New World (1932) Sean:Oxford … Continue reading 2.3 En-Gender Conversations – “Eugenics in history & literature”

2.2 En-Gender Conversations – “Literature”

This time we're meeting with Dr. Roxanne Douglas and Dr. Josephine Taylor to discuss gender in literature. Roxanne and Josie also had to reply to our special surprise question and these are their answers: Roxanne: Mona Eltahawy's 'Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls'Layla AlAmmar's 'Silence is a Sense' Josie:Lola Olufemi's 'Feminism Interrupted'Cleo Woelfle-Erskine's 'Underflows: … Continue reading 2.2 En-Gender Conversations – “Literature”

2.1 En-Gender Conversations – “Gender in the disciplines” – Intro

After a two-months break, we are back with our second season! This time, Leandro and Jessica will meet various scholars from all over the world who have at least one thing in common: their work focusses on gender (and, as you cannot separate it from, sexuality, race, class, colonialism, intersectionality, politics ...). In each episode … Continue reading 2.1 En-Gender Conversations – “Gender in the disciplines” – Intro

1.12 En-Gender Conversations – Season Finale – Recap – Surprise

Wow! It has been a season! So much feel good academia - we hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. However, we're not done yet, so do not miss the season finale in which Leandro and Jessica recap the whole season, talk about their favorite moments, and even have a special surprise for … Continue reading 1.12 En-Gender Conversations – Season Finale – Recap – Surprise

1.11 En-Gender Conversations “Clearing Pathways” with Melissa Wilcox

Finally! The crowning finale of the season "Feel Good Academia" is a revisiting of the amazing workshop "Clearing Pathways: A Workshop on Creating Space for the Work You Want to Do!" Prof Melissa Wilcox conducted at the EnGender2021 conference last year. But this time, Leandro and Jessica get the chance to finally ask their own … Continue reading 1.11 En-Gender Conversations “Clearing Pathways” with Melissa Wilcox

1.10 En-Gender Conversations “Translating Feminism”

In this episode we speak with Olga Castro and Maud Bracke about their previous project called "Translating Feminism" as well as their ongoing research on feminism and translation studies. We also delve into the question of language in academia and what it has to do with status and power. Follow us to not miss any … Continue reading 1.10 En-Gender Conversations “Translating Feminism”

The Bra

Poem by Jyhene Kebsi My straps are weary of carrying her heavy breasts My straps are weary of carrying swollen breasts over a sad chest My greasy straps  are weary, like her torn slippers Tight cups squash swollen breasts Tight slippers squeeze bruised feet  My straps queue for food, medicine, toilets, the phone…. My straps are weary from kyriarchy Her breasts … Continue reading The Bra