The CMCI Blog

Culture, Media & Creative Industries at King's College London – news, events etc

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Culture, Media and Creative Industries on Twitter

Homage to Catalonia

Posted by lostincci on November 17, 2010

Fresh off the plane from Vancouver, CMCI’s Rosalind Gill turned up in Barcelona to give the inaugural address to the Catalunyan Insitute for Women on the topic of ‘The representation of women in the media.” Examining the sexualisation of women in the media and the rise and increasing acceptability of sexism, Professor Gill addressed several hundred politicians, activists, and media workers. Just days earlier there had been an announcement that the equalities ministry would be being severely cut, so her message that “it’s time to get angry again” struck a chord with many listeners.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: