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

Wonder Woman: Herstory of a Heroine on Screen

Spend an afternoon diving into the history of the world’s most iconic superheroine with pop culture historian and local geek girl, Jennifer K. Stuller. If you sobbed and cheered when Princess Diana charged across No Man’s Land in 2017’s Wonder Woman, then you’ll want to join Jen for an in-depth look at Wonder Woman’s cinematic evolution. Starting from Cathie Lee Crosby’s 1974 pilot, … Read More

Granger Leadership Academy

Jennifer is proud to be leading a workshop at the Granger Leadership Academy, in association with the extraordinary non-profit Dumbledore’s Army that is the Harry Potter Alliance! The Academy appears next in Tucson, Arizona – March 15-18, 2018. HIGH-FIVING A MILLION ANGELS – ACTIVISM AFTER GLA At the GLA we learn the skills we need to be engaged and community-driven citizens. … 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


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