Paper published in the Feminist Media Studies

CICANT’s principal investigator, Maria Claúdia Álvares, just published an article in the Feminist Media Studies journal entitled: “Online staging of femininity: disciplining through public exposure in Brazilian social media”. Claudia’s paper analyses the architecture of online environments as “facilitating both the performance and the staging, within a Brazilian context, of a sexualised femininity that is stereotypically reductive to hegemonic definitions of body image and bodily practices.”

This publication revived Claudia’s interest on Gender Studies highly related to a perspective that equates misogyny to hate speeches that are highly increased by the networks, and social media-saturated environments and interactions we are all confronted with.

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