NPC Burn Her!: The Eerie Similarity Between Online Feminism and the Early Modern Witch-Hunts

5 Feb

In my other life (the one where I’m a Shakespeare scholar), I’ve been doing research on early modern witchcraft, and–this week–on the witch-hunts which ran roughshod over Europe during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. In the process, I came to … Read More »

Times Are A-changin’: Bringing Diversity into the Spotlight at E32015

15 Jun

Sometimes, after a lot of yelling, typing, hand-waving, and crying, sometimes the powers-that-be actually listen. Even more rarely, they listen and then act. And when that happens, it becomes clear that speaking out and speaking up really do matter. That … Read More »