Monthly Archives: July 2010

review: the aftermath of feminism

Angela McRobbie. The Aftermath of Feminism: gender, culture and social change. London: SAGE, 2009. McRobbie – an important name in feminist cultural studies, sociology and youth studies- starts her new book with fighting talk. Referring to an academic trend of attributing “everyday resistance” … Continue reading

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“Women in punk: the disappearing years”

Music journalist and  perennial riot grrrl, Cazz Blase, has penned a four-part series for The F-Word on UK women in punk. With mentions of Spare Rib, Jolt, and Shocking Pink, combined with interviews with women who were there and vox pops of … Continue reading

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DiY Feminist Manifesto

I was rummaging through old computer files and found this DiY Feminist Manifesto from 2007. I remember sending out emails to people to see what they would want in a new manifesto- kind of like revisiting the seven demands of the WLM, … Continue reading

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feeling wild in the archive

So today I visited the reading room of The Women’s Library where they have open access to women & feminist periodicals. My goal was to flesh out the timeline of feminist media I’m building through this blog. I gotta tell … Continue reading

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“Research blogs as extracted knowledge capital”. An email interview with Aristea Fotopoulou

Aristea is someone who inspires me. Her blogs first introduced me to the idea of “research blogging”- incorporating blogs into your academic projects, which is what Feminist Memory is all about. Aristea also co-organised the recent Digital Methods, Cultural Politics … Continue reading

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Cfp: Reimagining the Archive: Remapping and Remixing Traditional Models in the Digital Era

Reimagining the Archive: Remapping and Remixing Traditional Models in the Digital Era A Three-Day Symposium, November 12-14, 2010 School of Theater, Film & Television, University of California, Los Angeles Digitality has radically and dynamically transformed the role of traditional archives and museums as repositories … Continue reading

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Call for work: Online Riot Grrrl/DIY feminism legacy project

SOUL REVOLUTION: A video document of Riot Grrrl’s ongoing legacy Did Riot Grrrl (or any variety of DIY/punk feminism) change your life? Whatever gender you are, whether you’re in your 40s or in your teens, whatever punk rock feminism means … Continue reading

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taking cultural production into our own hands

Zine maven Melanie Maddison rounded up a troupe of DIY culture makers and asked them each to contribute a piece to her new zine, taking cultural production into our own hands. And it’s a gem. From how to organise gigs … Continue reading

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DIY Feminist Networks in Europe. Personal and Collective Acts of Resistance

  Whether you speak about individual acts of resistance, about organised struggles, about art projects, about self-managed social experiments, even about the invisible day and night dreaming that expand the mental space, all these things, in my view, are re-envisioning … Continue reading

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