Amazons and Other Ass-Kickers: The Evolution of Superheroines

Are you a fan of ass-kicking warrior women? Wanna take a deep dive into their cinematic herstory with me? Then – HUZZAH – you are in luck because I will be teaching a three night class at the SIFF Film Center this Spring!!! Tickets are on sale now, and would make an excellent holiday gift for the PNW geek girl … Read More

Robert Kirkman’s Secret History of Comics,”The Truth about Wonder Woman”

Currently appearing in AMC’s documentary series, Robert Kirkman’s Secret History of Comics in Season 1, Episode 2 ‘The Truth About Wonder Woman’ About the Episode: As comic books became popular and male superheroes rose to stardom, one man created a feminist superhero inspired by both his wife and his mistress. About the series: The Walking Dead comic book creator Robert … Read More

SEATTLE MINI MAKER FAIRE

Hacking Popular Culture for Political Change There has been an awakening in the Force. Can you feel it? As America faces the drawing up of Death Star plans (or border walls, refugee bans, and faith-based registries) themes of hope and resistance in nerd enthusiasms such as Star Wars and Harry Potter serve not just as moral guides, but as inspiration in protest phenomena and action plans. … Read More

SDCC Panel: The Most Dangerous Women at Comic-Con

The doting girlfriend. The damsel in distress. The evil seductress. The tough girl who dies. Why are so many female characters such cookie-cutter archetypes? Why do so many fictional women lack the depth and variety of character of their male counterparts? How can fans and writers work together to create richer stories with more well-rounded characters, female and otherwise? Here … Read More

SDCC Panel: What Rebellions are Built On

As America faces the drawing up of Death Star plans (or border walls, refugee bans, and faith-based registries) culture and politics have never felt so…pop culturian as now. But stories have always been political, and fandom has too. Today, themes of hope and resistance in stories such as Star Wars, Harry Potter, and Wonder Woman are serving not just as … Read More

SIFF Festival Panel Participation

Jennifer K. Stuller to speak at 2017 SIFF

Jennifer Stuller is moderating the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) Festival Forums panel, Reinforcing/Subverting Gender in Entertainment Media, a discussion of ways creators and consumers can better understand representations of gender in media, the societal benefits of women making movies, and how we can support gender equality in all aspects of the filmmaking industry. Saturday June 3 | 2:30pm – … Read More

Jennifer Speaks at the UN on Gender Gap in Media

Jennifer Speaks at the UN on Gender Gap in Media

Pop Culture Hero Coalition & UNA USA San Diego Chapter Present: Women’s March National Co-Chair Carmen Perez Teen Vogue Editor Lauren Duca UN Women’s Ravi Karkara Closing the Gender Gap in Entertainment: Systemic Social Change Through Media 10:30 am – 12 pm EST: Live Stream from the UN Commission on the Status of Women NY, Parallel Event We are proud … Read More