Review of Dear Science and Other Storie by Katherine McKittrick

Katherine McKittrick, Dear Science and Other Stories. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2021. 240 pages. ISBN: 9781478011040. £18.99. Paperback. Reviewed by Lena Wånggren. Dear Science and Other Stories by Katherine McKittrick is a one-of-a-kind, theoretical-practical-creative work that promises to intrigue, inspire, and question the reader, urging them toward new relational ways of thinking and living. It is a…

Review of Women Thriving in Academia by Marian Mahat

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Mahat, Marian (Ed). Women Thriving in Academia (2021) Bingley: Emerald  ISBN 978-1-83982-229-2  Claire Sedgwick, University of Derby  Women Thriving in Academia, edited by Marian Mahat, offers a collection of reflections on the state of academia for women, as well as a discussion of the various strategies women in academia can employ to succeed. As part of a…

Chair election 2021 – members’ vote

Following the recent call for Applications for FSA Chair, we have received three applications from Emily Hoyle and Angela Towers, Claire Pierson and Daisy Richards. You can click on their names to read their mission statements. We invite members to vote to approve the appointment, ahead of full ratification at the next FSA AGM. Members…

Feminist Perspectives on Neurodiversity and Neuronormativity

The Intersectional Neurodiversity Reading Group London and the FSA are holding an online event on Feminist Perspectives on Neurodiversity and Neuronormativity on Friday 29th January 2021. In recent years, there has been an exponential growth of intersectional theory, feminist and trans(feminist) activism, and an emerging field of neurodiversity studies. Neurodiversity is a social and political…

The future of disability studies through the intersections

The Future of Disability Studies through the Intersections is part of a webinar series on 'Feminist Perspectives on Disability' About this Event This FSA event will consider the productive intersections between disability studies/activism and feminist studies/activism. Through a panel discussion, our speakers will consider how discourses around disability might intersect with gender, sex, race and class, and…

Small Grants Scheme now open

Funding Opportunity for BIPOC/BAME: The scheme has now closed as the funds have been allocated The FSA awards a small grant of up to £250 to support feminist research and teaching undertaken by academics based in the UK or Ireland who identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour). Applicants may request up to £250…