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Feminist Media Histories (2021) 7 (2): 110–144.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Maggie Hennefeld Is Laughter an affect? And what would it mean for feminist theory to conceive of it as such? This article pursues laughter as an affect that bridges the gap between feminist comedy studies and feminist affect theory. Laughter has widely missed the mark of feminist theory’s sourcing...
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Feminist Media Histories (2018) 4 (2): 173–178.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Catherine Martin comedy gender race radio sexuality Radio studies is an inherently feminist endeavor. Radio was long considered too commercial, too personal, too crowded with pop music, too frivolous, too … feminine to be taken very seriously either in academia or in the culture...
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Feminist Media Histories (2017) 3 (2): 121–140.
Published: 01 April 2017
... and constraints of romantic comedy—the film genre that scholars have most strongly identified with postfeminist ideology. In Trainwreck , Schumer maintains her television show's critical argument that for all its rhetoric of empowerment, postfeminism is not in fact feminism but an expression of patriarchy...
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Feminist Media Histories (2017) 3 (2): 15–35.
Published: 01 April 2017
... on social media and bring forth laughter and humorous sentiment online through the twinning of sassiness and shadiness, which are vital sources of energy for Black joy in the contemporary moment. Blackness comedy gender social media In August 2015, members of the San Francisco East Bay–based...
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Feminist Media Histories (2017) 3 (2): 36–56.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Salma Siddique Identifying the earliest examples that document partition in Bombay cinema, this article delves into the relationship between a historic trauma and physical comedy through the star performance of Meena Shorey in a trilogy of romantic comedies, Ek Thi Larki ( Once There Was a Girl...