Patriarchy persists – what’s a man to do?

On opposite sides of the world, women and not-enough-male allies are rightfully and righteously angry about the failures of state actors  to act – at all or enough – around women being raped and murdered. The facts of the UK case is relatively straightforward. On March 2nd a young white woman, Sarah Everard, was kidnapped... Continue Reading →

Men and #feminism – labels and so forth.

So, with a fellow PhD student I've set up a blog called 'feminismandtwoguys'. The about is this We are two guys (Steffen and Marc) who are studying in Manchester.  This site is about us trying to learn from different types of feminism. That involves listening, reflecting, honouring the vast amount of physical and intellectual work... Continue Reading →

“Finding the Woman Who Didn’t Exist” #afterthethesis

Finding the Woman Who Didn’t Exist Nineteenth-Century French Studies Volume 42, Numbers 1-2, Fall-Winter 2013-2014 Laure Katsaros Hawthorne, Melanie C. Finding the Woman Who Didn’t Exist: The Curious Life of Gisèle d’Estoc. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2013. Pp. 216. isbn: 978-0-8032-4034-6 Who was the woman hidden behind the name “Gisèle d’Estoc”? The pseudonym suggests a strange... Continue Reading →

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