• The Intimate Lives of Monsters: Wayward Sisters

    The Intimate Lives of Monsters: Wayward Sisters1

    Wayward Sisters: An Anthology of Monstrous Women Allison O’Toole and M. Blankier (editors) February 2018 Most women already know how it feels to be made monstrous. If we can tell what most frightens a society from what form its monsters take and what they threaten, the very ideas governing what societies and people will be

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  • Academic Conference Asks: What Makes Women Monstrous?

    Academic Conference Asks: What Makes Women Monstrous?1

    Women are often called monsters. Even before the internet made trolling a favorite misogynist past time, women’s bodies, functions, and perceptions have been fair game for name calling. I joined a wonderful group of scholars to discuss what after all is so “monstrous” about women at the Monstrous Women Conference this last May in at

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