Title

Feminism, Fantasy, and the Fourth Wave

Presenter Information

Ginny Blackson

Document Type

Oral Presentation

Location

SURC Theatre

Start Date

21-5-2015

End Date

21-5-2015

Keywords

Feminism, Library Science, Young Adult Literature

Abstract

Fourth Wave Feminism is an evolving theoretical construct deeply based in activism outside the traditional avenues used by prior generations. This session will examine how this new generation of feminism is influenced by, and reflected in, contemporary Young Adult Fantasy novels by authors like Tamer Pierce and Melinda Lo.

Faculty Mentor(s)

Ginny Blackson

Department/Program

James E Brooks Library

Additional Mentoring Department

Library

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May 21st, 10:40 AM May 21st, 11:00 AM

Feminism, Fantasy, and the Fourth Wave

SURC Theatre

Fourth Wave Feminism is an evolving theoretical construct deeply based in activism outside the traditional avenues used by prior generations. This session will examine how this new generation of feminism is influenced by, and reflected in, contemporary Young Adult Fantasy novels by authors like Tamer Pierce and Melinda Lo.