Arwa Madhawi, Peggy McIntosh, Laurie Penny, and Chanda Prescod-Weinstein discuss Kate Manne’s new book Entitled: How Male Privilege Hurts Women, with a response by Manne.
Signs@40: Feminist Scholarship through Four Decades
Signs is pleased to announce the launch of Signs@40: Feminist Scholarship through Four Decades. To celebrate Signs‘ fortieth year of publication, this project uses digital techniques to explore the journal’s archive, the changes in the journal’s content over time, and its role in shaping the field of Women’s, Gender, and Feminist Studies. An interactive Topic Model […]
Judith Mason – The Man Who Sang and the Woman Who Kept Silent (1998)
Artist Statement: This piece was inspired by two stories Mason heard on the radio at the time of the Truth and Reconciliation hearings. They told of the execution of two liberation movement cadres by the security police. One was Harold Sefola, who as Mason relates, “asked permission to sing Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika” before he was […]
Rosa Menkman – “Shattered Horizons” (2010)
Artist Statement In The Collapse of PAL (eulogy, obsequies and requiem for the planes of blue phosphorus), the Angel of History (as described by Walter Benjamin) reflects on the PAL (phase alternating line) signal and its termination. This death sentence, although executed in silence, was a brutally violent act that left PAL disregarded and obsolete. […]