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Week 8: Metaphors of feminism: “Waves” and “Backlash” This week I have been looking at the concept of backlash and of a hostile environment for a social movement in order to understand how to recognise this. I have also been exploring the metaphors that are used in the description of contemporary feminism, in particular the […]


Weeks 3-6: I’ve come so far, and have so far to go. It has been a long time since I have been in a position to learn and study this intensely, and it is very enjoyable. I wrote the following screeds over a period of 3 weeks (Weeks 4, 5 & 6 of my PhD) […]