Critical Reflection

Always radical, always engaged, always personal. Either scholarly or polemic writing that engages with feminist visual culture and feminist theory and history from a contemporary perspective. Our authors provide ground for reassessment of existing paradigms or subversive recuperation and reinterpretation.

This article clearly outlines inclusion measures needed to make festivals and other arts and cultural events more accessible for minority and disadvantaged groups, specifically people with disabili...

While Her Story’s independent production and YouTube streaming platform provides wider access and possibilities for audience engagement, it also provokes the question as to whether or no...

Kent offers a feminist response to the COVID-19 pandemic that straddles visual art and comics. She contemplates the intersections of the pandemic and social inequalities that relate to gender, race...

Reflecting on her personal experience, Parker considers the reasons why the ‘Stay at Home’ campaign failed to connect with the BAME community in the UK.

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Akwugo Emejulu speaks of hope at the time of George Floyd protests.

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To point towards the limits of institutional practices on effective and inclusive teaching in the increasingly precarious UK HE context, Lehtonen & Gibbs consider moments of classroom resistan...

A fresh reading of Woman on the Edge of Time (1976) leads Guest to consider what we can learn from the novel about teaching. She suggests that slowing down in order to learn how to teach ...

Khoo explores the role of emotions in knowledge formation, reflecting on how to learn from failure in the midst of the constant push towards greater productivity in the neoliberal academy.

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Recognising that teaching is care work, the authors unsettle neoliberal discussions of resilience and survival. They argue for femme pedagogy, a trauma-informed approach to education in which vulne...

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WHO SUPPORTS US

The team of MAI supporters and contributors is always expanding. We’re honoured to have a specialist collective of editors, whose enthusiasm & talent gave birth to MAI.

However, to turn our MAI dream into reality, we also relied on assistance from high-quality experts in web design, development and photography. Here we’d like to acknowledge their hard work and commitment to the feminist cause. Our feminist ‘thank you’ goes to:


Dots+Circles – a digital agency determined to make a difference, who’ve designed and built our MAI website. Their continuous support became a digital catalyst to our idealistic project.
Guy Martin – an award-winning and widely published British photographer who’s kindly agreed to share his images with our readers

Chandler Jernigan – a talented young American photographer whose portraits hugely enriched the visuals of MAI website
Matt Gillespie – a gifted professional British photographer who with no hesitation gave us permission to use some of his work
Julia Carbonell – an emerging Spanish photographer whose sharp outlook at contemporary women grasped our feminist attention
Ana Pedreira – a self-taught Portuguese photographer whose imagery from women protests beams with feminist aura
And other photographers whose images have been reproduced here: Cezanne Ali, Les Anderson, Mike Wilson, Annie Spratt, Cristian Newman, Peter Hershey