UBC F-Word Conference 2011: Women & Science Fiction

Last weekend I presented at my first Academic Conference. I was nervous, but the day went very well, and I'm glad to say that I'm proud of the presentation I gave. The conference was the second annual F-Word Undergraduate Conference at UBC, put on by the UBC Women & Gender Studies Association. It ran all … Continue reading UBC F-Word Conference 2011: Women & Science Fiction

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Book Review: Bossypants

Another book I chose to read during my break was Tina Fey's newly released Bossypants. And I loved it. I think Tina Fey is amazing. She's a smart, funny, feminist and her writing style does not disappoint. She talks about 30 Rock (which I will definitely actually start watching now), her experiences impersonating Sarah Palin on … Continue reading Book Review: Bossypants

Book Review: Full Frontal Feminism

Book Title: Full Frontal Feminism Author: Jessica Valenti Published: 2007 Pages: 248 Category: nonfiction: politics, feminism With a month between one semester ending, and the beginning of another, I tried to be very careful in picking out my reading material. I wanted something fun but also informative (though I'm sure with a couple more weeks … Continue reading Book Review: Full Frontal Feminism