Monthly Archives: August 2013

Bend it, happy multiculturalism?

It is always interesting to reflect as a writer and researcher on how you end up on certain paths. One of the experiences that led me on the path to writing about happiness as a path, was seeing the film … Continue reading

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It can be tiring, all that whiteness

I am posting a short segment from the first chapter of my book, On Being Included: Racism and Diversity in Institutional Life, which was published by Duke University Press last year (https://www.dukeupress.edu/Open-to-the-Public-49485/). As the new academic year approaches, and events … Continue reading

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Collection

I have recently completed a book, Willful Subjects, which is forthcoming with Duke University Press. I am sharing with you some fragments from the draft of the fourth chapter of this book, ‘Willfulness as A Style of Politics,’ on feminist killjoys. And: … Continue reading

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The Bond of Belief

This short essay copied below was commissioned and published by the magazine Bang and translated into Swedish by Ulrika Dhal in 2012. A shorter version will be published in the magazine Bildpunkt  and translated into German by  Sophia Schasiepen later this … Continue reading

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Changing Hands

The presentation below was from a symposium ‘revisiting feminist classics’  that took place earlier this year in which we reflected on Ann Oakley’s important and ground making work, Sex, Gender and Society, first published in 1972. Ann attended the event and … Continue reading

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Black feminism as Life-Line

The presentation copied below was from a Black feminist event that took place in 2012 at the Trafford Rape Crisis Centre (http://traffordrapecrisis.com/Conference.html). It was an extraordinary event for me, one of the very few events that I have been to where … Continue reading

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Creating feminist paths

In this blog, I will post some of the spoken presentations I have given over the past few years, but which I do not expect to publish because they were shaped by and for the occasion in which they were given. … Continue reading

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Hello feminist killjoys!

I am updating this post: my first ever post. This is a blog by a feminist killjoy for all feminist killjoys! I began this blog three years ago – I wrote it alongside working on a new book, Living a Feminist … Continue reading

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