Beautiful Girls Project
Colonial Girlhood Project
Saturday, January 30, 2021
New book release: Young Adult Gothic Fiction
I have an co-edited collection entitled Young Adult Gothic Fiction: Monstrous Selves, Monstrous Others about to be published in June by Un...
Friday, June 28, 2019
How 19th century ideas influenced today's attitudes to women’s beauty
In the 19th century, a range of thinkers attempted to pinpoint exactly what it was that made a woman beautiful. Newly popular women’s magazi...
Monday, January 28, 2019
From The Getting of Wisdom to Heartbreak High: Australian school stories on screen
Bruce Beresford's 1977 film, The Getting of Wisdom Going to school is one of the few life experiences al...
Friday, October 12, 2018
Clementine Ford reveals the fragility behind 'toxic masculinity' in Boys Will Be Boys
Shutterstock.com In Boys Will Be Boys, Australia’s most prominent contemporary feminist, Clementine Ford, works toward dismantling the ...
Friday, August 3, 2018
Why YA Gothic Fiction is Booming - and Girl Monsters are on the Rise
An 18-year-old girl prepares to die to enable the birth of her half-vampire baby. Her spine is broken in the process, and the fanged baby b...
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
ACMI Conversation about Alice on Screen: Electric Girlhoods
The "Wonderland" exhibition, a celebration of Alice in Wonderland in visual culture from the Victorian period until today, has bee...
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Television interview: The Royal Wedding and the Princess Myth
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