Backlash and the Future of Feminism

A symposium edited by Jennifer M. Piscopo and Denise M. Walsh, with Brittany Leach and Eileen Ying
Monday, December 14, 2020
Winter 2020

Introduction: Backlash and the Future of Feminism
Jennifer M. Piscopo and Denise M. Walsh

Anything but Reactionary: Exploring the Mechanics of Backlash
Michelle V. Rowley

Backlash as the Moment of Revelation
Erica Townsend-Bell

Backlash, Intersectionality, and Trumpism
Zein Murib

Violence against Women in Politics: Latin America in an Era of Backlash
Juliana Restrepo Sanin

Visibility Politics: Theorizing Racialized Gendering, Homosociality, and the Feminicidal State
Mary Hawkesworth

Whose Backlash, Against Whom? Feminism and the American Pro-Life Movement’s “Mother-Child Strategy”
Brittany R. Leach

Toward a Feminist Future: A Political Strategy for Fighting Backlash and Advancing Gender Equity
Nancy L. Cohen

A Conversation with Susan Faludi on Backlash, Trumpism, and #MeToo
Susan Faludi and Shauna Shames, with Jennifer M. Piscopo and Denise M. Walsh


False Heterosexualization for Black Juvenile Delinquent Girls
Mary Zaborskis

Between Lunella Lafayette and Quvenzhané Wallis: Examining the Progress and Challenges in Monstrous Black Girl Narratives
Samantha Langsdale

Feminist Storytelling and Narratives of Intersectionality
Kaisa Ilmonen

Making Black Women Scientists under White Empiricism: A Commentary on the Ethnicity of Epistemology in Physics
Chanda Prescod-Weinstein

Gender Irrelevance: How Women and Men Rationalize Their Support for the Right
Susanne Y.P. Choi, Ruby Y.S. Lai, and Javier C.L. Pang

Asking For It: Rape Myths, Satire, and Feminist Lacunae
Viveca S. Greene and Amber Day