Sweconpoddar 96 – Female Masculinity in SF with Anna Bark Persson

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The sf-genre is filled with examples of the ”tough chick” heroine, perfectly balanced between femininity and masculinity, who kicks butt and shoots guns while still being hot. But what happens when these female heroes are portrayed as queer and masculine, as in the case of Chris Moriarty’s Spin trilogy and Kameron Hurley’s The Bel Dame Apocrypha?

This lecture was recorded at Swecon 2019 – Replicon in Västerås Sweden

Participant: Anna Bark Persson

The music is from Sands Of Time (Psychadelik Pedestrian) / CC BY-NC 3.0

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