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Teaching to Transgress

Celebrating 20 years of Women's Studies at Oxford, this conference discussed the history of the course at the University as well as showcasing current student's work. We also heard from experts in the field on topics that are pertinent to the future of Women's Studies.

# Episode Title Description People Date
1 The impossibility/Possibility Debate: Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off Professor Laura Doan talks on the future of Women's Studies in 'The impossibility/Possibility Debate: Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off. Laura Doan 22 Jun 2015
2 Still Brave? U.S Black Feminism as a Social Justice Project Professor Patricia Hill Collins talks on black feminism today in 'Still Brave? U.S Black Feminism as a Social Justice Project Patricia Hill Collins 22 Jun 2015
3 Sisters comin’ together’: Female Rappers and Collaboration Charis Dishman presents her Master's thesis entitled ‘Sisters comin’ together’: Female Rappers and Collaboration'. Charis Dishman 22 Jun 2015
4 Fag Hags, Breeders and Idols: Women’s Representation in pre-Stonewall Homosexual Fiction. Eleri Anona Watson presents her Master's thesis entitled Fag Hags, Breeders and Idols: Women’s Representation in pre-Stonewall Homosexual Fiction. Eleri Anona Watson 22 Jun 2015
5 Battles for Benefits: Marginalizing Women Veterans in the Medicalization of PTSD Kiley Hunkler presents her Master's work on ‘Battles for Benefits’: Marginalizing Women Veterans in the Medicalization of PTSD'. Kiley Hunkler 22 Jun 2015
6 A Path So Twisted: Thinking Wildly With and Through Punk-Feminisms Professor Jack Halberstam discusses trigger warnings and social justice in 'A Path So Twisted’: Thinking Wildly With and Through Punk-Feminisms'. Jack Halberstam 22 Jun 2015
7 Expanding the Field of Film Philosophy with the Ever - Transgressive Iris Murdoch Dr Lucy Bolton talks on her work in Film Philosophy as well as Iris Murdoch and cinema. Lucy Bolton 22 Jun 2015
8 Fiction of Development: Narrative, Representation and Authoritative Knowledge Charlotte De Val presents her Master's thesis entitled 'Fiction of Development: Narrative, Representation and Authoritative Knowledge.' Charlotte De Val 22 Jun 2015
9 The Poems were my Dance: Speaking Histories, Cultural Subjectivities, and the Embodies Writer in Jean ‘Binta’ Breeze’s? The Fifth Figure Emma Kelley presents her Master's thesis entitled 'The Poems were my Dance: Speaking Histories, Cultural Subjectivities, and the Embodies Writer in Jean ‘Binta’ Breeze’s ?The Fifth Figure' Emma Kelley 22 Jun 2015
10 Personal Relics and National Treasures: The Canonization of Julia Margaret Cameron Ellie Jones presents her Master's thesis entitled 'Personal Relics and National Treasures: The Canonization of Julia Margaret Cameron'. Ellie Jones 22 Jun 2015
11 Mastering Women’s Studies? Habitus and Hazards Professor Ros Ballaster talks on the beginning of the Women's Studies course at Oxford in 'Mastering Women's Studies? Habitus and Hazards' Ros Ballaster 22 Jun 2015