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The Fashion of Villanelle

"Gone is the femme fatale spy-assassin we have been accustomed to seeing."

The Kitchen as a Political Space

Men tend to ‘enter into’ the kitchen whereas women are understood to be already there.

International Women’s Festival begins in Oxford

The 31st International Women’s Festival in Oxford began this term and will involve two weeks of events on the theme of “threads...

New Women’s History professorship named after Hillary Clinton

The University of Oxford is to create a new Chair of Women’s History, named after former US Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton.

Oxford Women’s Festival to celebrate achievement and solidarity

The 2020 Oxford International Women’s Festival is set to take place from Saturday 29th of February until Sunday 14th of March, 50 years after the inaugural...

Shamed into silence: how our language and culture forces women into...

“We don’t want your solidarity and empty words. We want you to stand with us.”

Female and BME students celebrated in new portrait collections

Across several Oxford colleges, portrait exhibitions centred on the achievements of female and ethnic minority alumni and academics have been held this...

A Literary History of the F**kboy

The narrative of resistance and domination in relationships has been the recourse of storytellers since pre-Christian times, with the same lurid, visceral quality evident in Greek myth as in the modern trend of disturbingly violent porn. Yet these primal, animalistic tropes of female subjugation now exist in a ‘civilised’ society, whose vernacular is one of #TimesUp, sex positivity and high-street feminism.

Trials and Tests for female cricketers

Claire Taylor, an alumnus of The Queen’s College, Oxford, is known for being one of the best female cricketers England has ever...
A female cricketer runs for the ball wearing a blue cricket strip

Women in sport: a conversation with Eleanor Oldroyd

“The opportunities are much, much greater than they were 30 years ago”