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  • A Q&A with the editors of Refocus: The Films of Jane Campion

    by Alexia L. Bowler and Adele Jones Refocus: The Films of Jane Campion (2023) is the first collection of scholarly […]

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What is a Sporting Body? (Part 2)

by Holly Thorpe and Joshua Newman Have you read Part 1? If not, get it here! The first issue consists of nine papers, the first by David Howe and Carla Silva, draws upon posthumanism to trouble the implicit and seemingly…

Remembering Sarah Kofman in the 2020s?

By Jacob Bates-Firth Sarah Kofman and the Relief of Philosophy (ed. Bates-Firth and McKeane) is out now as a special issue of Paragraph, 44:1 (March 2021) and concurrently in book form with Edinburgh University Press. Backdrop When John and I began to…

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Aristotle and gender: form vs matter?

Even as strides toward gender equality have been made in the last century, the notion that gender is a binary divided between those who determine the social world – men – and those who need to be determined – women…

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Promises of Monsters

By Donna McCormack, School of Literature and Languages, University of Surrey The Monster Network has been busy doing collective work and is happy to announce the publication of a special issue of the journal Somatechnics on “Promises, Monsters, Methodologies: The…

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,…