The first book of its kind, this volume explores women and non-binary people in popular culture in Canada, with a focus on intersectional analysis of settler colonialism, race, white privilege, ability, and queer representations and experiences in diverse media.
The chapters include discussions of film, television, videogames, music, and performance, as well as political events, journalism, social media, fandom, and activism.
Throughout this collection, readers are encouraged to think carefully about the role women play in the cultural landscape in Canada as active viewers, creators, and participants. Covering a wide range of topics from historical perspectives to recent events, media, and technologies, this collection acts as an introduction, an archive, and a continuing commitment to lifting the voices and stories of women and popular culture in Canada.
This book is a must-read for gender studies and media studies courses that focus on popular culture, Canadian feminism, and Canadian media. Featuresincludes questions for critical thought that stimulate discussionfocuses on intersections of race, gender, ability, and sexualityprovides contemporary Canadian content from an interdisciplinary and intersectional lens