Bringing ideas to life


  • Conference Audience. Photo (CC) by Flickr ID: TopRank Marketing
    FWSA Biennial Conference 2017 – Call for papers

    FWSA and the University of Strathclyde invite researchers from all areas and disciplines (Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences, Business, Health, etc.) – academic or otherwise – to submit proposals for the Feminist and Women’s Studies Association (FWSA) biennial conference 2017. (Download call

  • Photo by Samantha Carlson
    Academia’s Wives

    At this year’s Edinburgh Festival, I went to see Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy read from her The World’s Wife (1999) collection of poems. In the book, Duffy takes well-known stories which focus on men, twisting and re-presenting these anew. In doing

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    Becoming a woman

    Next week I will be teaching a class on gender and (in)equalities in education as part of the module I lead on Societal Change and Education. The lecture and seminar tasks have been prepared for a while now and I will not

  • Editor’s choice: On the science aspirations of primary school girls

    Top of the class this week: Louise Archer, Jennifer DeWitt, Jonathan Osborne, Justin Dillon, Beatrice Willis & Billy Wong (2013): ‘Not girly, not sexy, not glamorous’: primary school girls’ and parents’ constructions of science aspirations. Pedagogy, Culture & Society, 21:1, 171-194. Why