veganism

Veganism 101

My vegan beliefs are the number one thing I am most regularly challenged on (feminism comes in at a close second). I am an ethical vegan, and it is something I believe in strongly. I do not believe that my life is worth more than any other being on this planet, I do not believe… Continue reading Veganism 101

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PhD life

Mediating Bodies: Representing Femininity in Contemporary Young People’s Fairy-Tale Adaptations

So what is my thesis all about? Good question. When I started my PhD I knew I wanted to write about the ways that different media influence how female bodies are represented and embodied. For the first year of my PhD I read everything I could get my hands on - my ideas were broad.… Continue reading Mediating Bodies: Representing Femininity in Contemporary Young People’s Fairy-Tale Adaptations

PhD life

Explorations of a feminist, vegan, PhD student.

I'm aware that the name of this blog probably sends shudders through many people - I'm okay with this (It seems us feminists, and vegans enrage a lot of people). I'm a late phase PhD student based in Melbourne, Australia. I research female embodiment in a range of fairy-tale adaptations for young people, using a… Continue reading Explorations of a feminist, vegan, PhD student.