Teen Screen Feminism Podcast



Writing and podcasting about feminism on the contemporary teen screen


  • Making a Women’s Movie Club


    In this podcast mini-sode, I talk about some changes that are happening here at Teen Screen Feminism, and I share some thoughts on creating a women’s movie club. I hope you enjoy this episode!

  • Outlander Season 3


    In this episode of the Teen Screen Feminism podcast, Rachel Berryman and I discuss the first six episodes of Outlander season 3. Let us know your thoughts! We hope you enjoy the podcast. Listen here on the blog (iTunes link coming soon!): Download via iTunes for free!:https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/outlander-season-3/id1011011620?i=1000394120021&mt=2

  • The Representation of Teen Girlhood in 13 Reasons Why


    In this podcast, Rachel Berryman and I discuss the representation of girlhood and teenagehood in the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why (2017). In particular, we discuss issues related to representations of girls’ relationships with social media and technology; how Hannah’s point of view is focalised through the prism of Clay’s emotions and perspective; and the... Read More

  • All Our Feelings About “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life”


    In this podcast, Dr Jodi McAlister and I discuss the Netflix series Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (2016). We discuss in detail: the characters, the pop culture references, narrative development, the show’s triumphs and downfalls, and that ending. Let us know your thoughts on Facebook or Twitter! Also obviously: spoiler alert for those... Read More

  • Halloween Special: Monstrous Girls on the Teen Screen


    In this episode of the Teen Screen Feminism podcast, Emily Chandler and I discuss the representation of girls in horror films. Spoiler alert for the following films: Byzantium, The Craft, Ginger Snaps, When Animals Dream, the Carrie films, and Teeth. CW: for discussions of rape and violence. Download via iTunes for free: https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/halloween-special-monstrous/id1011011620?i=1000377345650&mt=2 Or listen... Read More

  • Outlander Season 2: Problems and Pleasures


    In this podcast, Rachel Berryman and I discuss the many problems and pleasures of Outlander season two. Topics include: adaptation, the romance genre, and narrative; the female gaze and spectatorship; and the shifting construction of Jamie as an object of desire. We hope you enjoy it and thank you for listening! CONTENT NOTE: This podcast... Read More

  • Queer Girls Onscreen: A Conversation with Emily Chandler


    In the latest Teen Screen Feminism podcast, I spoke with PhD candidate Emily Chandler about the representation of queer girls in popular media. We discussed some of the central tropes used to represent queer girls; queer subtext; resistant and transformative spectatorship practices; and some of the developments in representing queer girls in the media over... Read More

  • Imagining Alternative Worlds: Women’s Fics & Our Fan Fiction


    Today Dr Jodi McAlister and I recorded a podcast about fan fiction, imagining alternative worlds, and what would happen if Aidan Turner and Sam Heughan made an amazing buddy cop movie together? Tune in for the fun, fandom, and slightly academic (if you squint) chat: Download for free on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/imagining-alternative-worlds/id1011011620?i=366268074&mt=2 Or listen right here... Read More

  • The 100 and Representations of Teen Girlhood


    In this podcast, Dr Jodi McAlister and I discuss teen television series The 100. Some of the topics we discuss include: Lexa’s death and queer erasure; fandom protests; the show’s diverse and refreshing representations of girlhood, as well as representations that may undermine or complicate a reading of the text as ‘progressive’; representations of girls... Read More

  • The Female Gaze: A Podcast Discussion with Carmel Cedro


    In this podcast, Carmel Cedro and I discuss the female gaze. Topics include: the difference between a male gaze and a female gaze; the importance of this gaze in popular cultural texts; the potential for a fluid female gaze; and the representation of sex, desire and eroticism in contemporary screen media. This podcast ended up... Read More