PhEm Special Issue: Feeling Medusa: Tentacular Troubling of Academic Positionality, Recognition and Respectability

Taking up on Donna Haraway’s concept of String Figuring, or SF (2016), this article explores what it means—and, most importantly, what it does—to be a feminist academic in higher education. This eight-handed piece of research cuts deep into the tentacular recesses of gender, respectability, recognition, and more generally the entanglements bringing trouble into higher-ed spaces.

PhEm Special Issue: Editorial

This blog post is the first of a series showcasing the 14 articles from this special issue with the editorial team. The series will include exclusive quotes getting deeper into the thoughts, feelings, motivations, and challenges faced by the authors in the SI as they were writing their contribution— a sort of “how it’s made” paragraph showing the behind-the-scenes of what it means to be a PhEM researcher.

FEELing Through the Grapevine: January 2020

This month, we have some hot news in the world of contemporary art. You might have seen it already, as it went viral on social media (18 months after the original event), but it deserved a mention in our January 2020 recap: behold the subversive piece “Fragile Masculinity”, by artist unknown! https://twitter.com/joshmcconnell/status/1215600519340683264 Back in 2018, … Continue reading FEELing Through the Grapevine: January 2020

Event March 12 – #MeToo: Where are we now? Everyday sexism and antifeminism in mainstream media

Join the Centre for Sociology of Education and Equity (CSEE) and Feminist Educational Engagement Lab (FEEL) for an event about feminism and media in the era of #MeToo on March 12th, 1-3pm, room W3.01, UCL Institute of Education (20 Bedford Way). The event, #MeToo: Where are we now? Everyday sexism and antifeminism in mainstream media, … Continue reading Event March 12 – #MeToo: Where are we now? Everyday sexism and antifeminism in mainstream media