Wiki-Women: Rewriting the Past

If you open the internet and search for just about anything, chances are a Wikipedia entry will be your top search result. From social groups during the French Revolution and the origin of avocados to who invented the zipper and how to make a tourniquet, Wikipedia has...

The Power of Fracturing Fairy Tales

Once upon a time… There is something inherently nostalgic about those words. They bring us back to childhood, when we were first introduced to fairy tales. For me, I’m brought back to a cold winter’s day. Not a weekend, but a weekday. I was supposed to be in school,...

Book Review: Anne of Green Gables

My favourite book growing up was the 1908 Bildungsroman novel Anne of Green Gables by Canadian author L.M. Montgomery. It tells the story of a young orphan girl, named Anne Shirley, who is adopted by siblings Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert on Prince Edward Island. They...

Why We Need Girl Studies: Mary Celeste Kearney

Mary Celeste Kearney is the Director of Gender Studies and Associate Professor of Film, Television, Theatre at the University of Notre Dame. She is also on the board of the International Girl Studies Association, and is currently editing a special issue of the Girlhood Studies journal that focuses on articles about girls of color and other marginalized forms of girlhood.

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