Tag Archives: activism

Supercontext: China Miéville’s Kraken

China Miéville’s novel Kraken is a meandering fantasy comedy full of political themes and a love for weird monsters. How does this author manage to weave together so many themes and genre into one book? And why does he think J.R.R. Tolkien is a “wen on the arse of fantasy”?
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Supercontext: Girls To The Front: Kathleen Hanna’s Activism

Special guest Cristen Conger (Unladylike, Stuff Mom Never Told You) helps us unpack the activism of musician Kathleen Hanna. After the January 2017 Women’s Marches we look at Hanna’s methods of protest, including Riot Grrrl, articulation and disruption.

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Lost in the Stacks, Episode 317: <accessrestrict>

Guest: Amanda Pellerin of the Georgia Tech Library.

First broadcast September 9 2016

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2016/09/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-september-9th-2016-episode-317/

“I read dead people’s letters.”

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