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RIA # 164: Dr. Sarah Casey on Digital Feminist Activism

Dr. Sarah Casey

On this episode, Kaite is joined by Dr. Sarah Casey, who was awarded a PhD in Media, Communication, and Feminist Cultural Studies from Griffith University (2015). She lectures in Screen Media and Communication at the University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia. Sarah has published in the areas of Media Studies, Feminism, and Celebrity Studies, and she is particularly interested in digital feminist activism, as well as the role of popular media feminist celebrities in campaigns. Sarah is currently finalising a monograph entitled “Heroines’”, and is the co-author of Media and Society (with Michael O’Shaughnessy and Jane Stadler). Sarah leads the “Stories of Country Women” project that documents the lived experiences of women in drought-affected regions of outback Australia. Sarah is the Vice-President for the Australian Women’s and Gender Studies Association, the peak body for such research in Australia.

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Show Notes

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Segment 1: Researching digital feminist activism [00:00-11:15]

In this first segment, Sarah shares some examples from her research on digital feminist activism.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 2: Real Stories of Country Women Project [11:16-21:05]

In segment two, Sarah shares about her current work on the Real Stories of Country Women Project.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 3: The Australian Women’s and Gender Studies Association [21:06-32:12]

In segment three, Sarah shares about her work with the Australian Women’s and Gender Studies Association.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

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