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Seitō – A 1910s Japanese Magazine Exclusively For Women

Atlas Obscura have written a brilliant article about a Japanese women's magazine called Seitō. Initially created as a collection of work for women and by women, it slowly became a feminist movement on its own after the Japanese government moved to ban its publication. This only spurred the writers to continue. Feminist Hideko Fukuda wrote …

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The Modernist Podcast

The Modernist Podcast is a monthly discussion of art, literature and culture in the early twentieth century, providing academics with a platform to share their research with the wider community. Episodes include "Modernism, Women and Feminism", "Queer Modernism", and "Modernism and Race". If you want to get involved in an episode for 2018, send an …

Who Old Are You

Who Old Are You

They say it's never too late and this website shows you exactly why. Enter your birth date and find out what other influential were people were doing at your age. For me, Shakespeare had just written Romeo and Juliet, Pierre Omidyar founded eBay, and Coco Chanel opened a clothes shop. Who Old Are You?

Cultural Appropriation

The UN To Legally Combat Cultural Appropriation – But Is That Enough?

It's a phrase that makes people of colour indignant towards the perpetrators and white people indignant towards the accusers. Cultural appropriation exists no matter what side you're on. It is harmful to those marginalised and used to make profit under this guise without the slightest notion of understanding or desire to do so. That's where …