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Genre, Authorship and Contemporary Women Filmmakers

Women’s Cinema as Genre Cinema

An extract from the introduction of Genre, Authorship and Contemporary Women Filmmakers By Katarzyna Paszkiewicz   I don’t think I’ve read the words women and film and feminism in the same sentence as much in the last few months since…

The Long March of Feminism

By Catherine Riley and Lynne Pearce We were completing the edits on Feminism and Women’s Writing: An Introduction at the end of 2017 when something seismic, something transformational, began to happen. The exposure of Harvey Weinstein’s long history of sexual assault,…

Trans Temporalities

The guest editors of the Somatechnics Special Issue, ‘Trans Temporalities‘, draw on their inspirations for the issue theme, as well as highlighting experiences of gender nonnormative subjects and the significance of time, discourse and materiality in understanding the [complicated] lives…

Women’s History Month

We’re mid-way through March and here at Edinburgh University Press we are still celebrating Women’s History Month (see Stefanie Van de Peer’s blog about International Women’s Day as well as our various Tweets @EdinburghUP). To continue our celebration and promotion…

Gender as trans-formation

By Jenny Sundén A moment in time that Time Magazine has termed “the transgender tipping point” – showcasing transgender celebrities at the frontier of transgender rights – might be good for thinking carefully, and creatively, about gender. Are you male or…