2/27/2013

"STATE OF THE LADY" AT IDIOM


Big things happening this week! I just published my first piece with Idiom about the word "lady" and its many cultural meanings, with nods to some of my favorite cultural critics & producers.
In her glorious versatility — or vagueness, depending on the way you look at it — the lady is alive and well in the cultural zeitgeist. From mainstream to feminist media, from rap lyrics to self-help books to women artists, the term lady has found a way to transcend generational meanings, and is constantly provoking new ones depending on context. And in tandem with post-postmodern feminist theory, every use of lady does depend on context.
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Additionally, I'm leaving for the UK on Monday, where I'll be for a month. More on that to come.