Transforming Misogynoir: A Conversation with Professor Moya Bailey & A.E. Stevenson
“Transforming Misogynoir” was pubic talk between Moya Bailey, Associate Professor of Communication at Northwestern and USC Consortium for Gender, Sexuality, Race and Public Culture and the Department of Gender & Sexuality Spring Public-Scholar-in-Residence, and A.E. Stevenson, Assistant Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies. Professor Bailey is the founder of the Digital Apothecary and co-founder of the Black Feminist Health Science Studies Collective. Her work focuses on marginalized groups’ use of digital media to promote social justice, and she is interested in how race, gender, and sexuality are represented in media and medicine. She is the digital alchemist for the Octavia E. Butler Legacy Network and the Board President of Allied Media Projects, a Detroit-based movement media organization that supports an ever-growing network of activists and organizers. She is a co-author of: Networks of Race and Gender Justice (MIT Press, 2020) and is the author of Misogynoir Transformed: Black Women’s Digital Resistance (New York University Press, 2021).
A Conversation with Karina Longworth
Consortium director Karen Tongson’s conversation with Karina Longworth, a writer, film historian and podcaster, who is also the creator, producer and host of You Must Remember This, a podcast on the secret and forgotten history of 20th Century Hollywood. Longworth is the author of four books, most recently Seduction: Sex, Lies and Stardom in Howard Hughes’s Hollywood (Custom House, 2018).The two spoke about transposing archival and cultural studies research into audio series for general audiences, while exploring the links between archival labor, gender, and the different genres and formats through which research finds its expression. Sponsored by USC’s Consortium for Gender, Sexuality, Race, and Public Culture with the Levan Institute for the Humanities.