Rebecca Harrison

Rebecca Harrison is a feminist writer and academic. She lectures in Film and Television at the University of Glasgow and has written for, among others, Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, Feminist Media Histories, and New Statesman. She recently published her first monograph, From Steam to Screen: Cinema, the Railways and Modernity (I B Tauris), and is now working on a book about media technologies and Star Wars, as well as various creative writing projects. She is also a founder of the Glasgow Feminist Arts Festival. You can follow her on Twitter at @beccaeharrison.


Rebecca Harrison reflects on why we are not living in a Post-Weinstein age and outlines some of the inherent difficulties of teaching cinema studies in the wake of #MeToo.


Rebecca Harrison shares a personal, critical reflection on cultural evaluations of women’s work and the metaphors of light.


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