On this episode of Great Woman Theory, our hosts discuss the epic life of Te Puea Hērangi, key leader of the Kīngitanga movement in New Zealand. She was an icon among the Tainui iwi, and dedicated her life to advancing the wellbeing of her people. We’re thrilled to be discussing a woman from our very… Read more
Anonymous. I am sitting in my roomOn my phoneI am looking at the face of a woman I do not know Like the others, she is lost in a permanent, violent way that makes me feel like a childHow can she be there, and then justNot be there?The absence twists in my gutI reach for… Read more
In this episode of Great Woman Theory, our hosts return to the delightful life and times of literary prodigy, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz. Only a week out from the 327th anniversary of her passing, we dive deeper into the career of this proto-feminist icon. What happened inside the convent? Why did the Archbishop… Read more
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