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Decolonizing Feminism in the #MeToo Era

Ritty Lukose

feminism, what has now been dubbed the ‘#MeToo’ moment. In the wake of allegations of sexual harassment, rape and assault against the Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, the actress Alyssa Milano started the hashtag that drew millions. Largely focused on

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Representations of Women in the French Imaginary

Historicizing the Gallic Singularity

Jean Elisabeth Pedersen

a French manifesto against the American #MeToo movement in Le Monde in 2018. One of the most important academic incarnations of the debate over “the Gallic singularity” remains the mixed French and American response to the work of Mona Ozouf in

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The Politics of Presence Revisited

Anne Phillips and Hans Asenbaum

, perhaps essentialised, group” ( Phillips 2010: 54–55 ). How can the politics of presence grapple with this conundrum? When you think about movements such as #MeToo or Black Lives Matter, how have they navigated the line between essentialism and agentic

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The Gallic Singularity

The Medieval and Early Modern Origins

Tracy Adams

Still, this idea of a uniquely gratifying French relationship between the sexes was summoned to counter the #MeToo movement in an anti-#MeToo manifesto published in Le Monde in January 2018. In the ensuing controversy, proponents of the narrative

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“Hot-for-Teacher”

Statutory Rape or Postfeminism in Pretty Little Liars?

Shara Crookston

#Metoo, it is especially important to critique forms of popular culture that have large young adult and adolescent female audiences since they are the group most likely to experience sexual harassment and sexual assault ( AAUW 2001 ; Hill and Kearl 2011

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Identification and Contagion in Anna Rose Holmer's The Fits

Macy Todd

ethical failure in light of recent social developments. Movements like Black Lives Matter and #MeToo have reminded us that to be a body in public space means to be raced and sexed. As an increasingly isolated experience invites film viewers to forget their

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Text in/and Place

Claudia Mitchell

expectations in a Norwegian context influence girls’ future trajectories.” Shara Crookston, in “Hot-for-Teacher”: Statutory Rape or Postfeminism in Pretty Little Liars? argues “that in the era of #Metoo, the exploration of power in heterosexual romantic

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Stages, Streets, and Social Media

Intersectional Feminism and Online Activism in France during the Pandemic

Claire Mouflard

therefore marked a turning point in the public discourse in terms of gender and racial inequalities in French cinema, as it exemplified the intersectionality of the actresses’ fight for equality. Since the advent of the #Balancetonporc and #MeToo movements

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Addressing Serious Harm, Reconsidering Policy and Building Towards Repair

Rine Vieth

considered to go beyond simply wanting rights or an independent process enshrined in a contractually obliged process. In writing about the possibilities of organised labour and #MeToo in graduate organising, Ege Yumusak (2020) points towards the bigger

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Investigation, Examination, Control, and Anxiety

Brian Bergen-Aurand

#metoo movement. The fact that it was a queer, female politician who was the first to fall, has not gone unnoticed by those watching the law. On 1 November 2019, Google announced that it was buying the wearables company Fitbit for $7.35 a share or $2