Working on Visual/Verbal Representations of Girls’ Sexualization and Sexual Trauma and the Usefulness of a PhD in Literature

by Olga Michael Women and girls’ association with visuality has been enduring and dominant in art history, in visual and film studies, as well as beyond the boundaries of academia and in the realm of everyday life. In 1975, Laura Mulvey famously argued that the man is always the bearer of the gaze, whereas the…