In this essay for the series Currents: Feminist Key Concepts and Controversies, Janell Hobson understands celebrity feminism as a collective conversation, arguing that celebrities are not simply a gateway to feminism but are actively engaged in theorizing feminist issues.
Digital Archive: Trigger Warnings This digital archive extends the themes of Halberstam’s essay to examine debates around trigger warnings and feminist theorizing about victimization and trauma, censorship and academic freedom, and pedagogy. It collects links to essays, videos, podcasts, and other resources. While far from exhaustive, we hope it will be of use to teachers, […]
Introducing Currents Suzanna Danuta Walters, Editor in Chief I am excited to introduce a new Signs initiative: Currents: Feminist Key Concepts and Controversies. Part of our broader open-access effort—the Feminist Public Intellectuals Project, which includes Short Takes: Provocations on Public Feminism and Ask a Feminist—Currents features essays by prominent feminist scholars engaging a key concept or […]