FEISTY BUT FRIENDLY
Podcast available Oct 23
With Dr Akane Kanai, Tarneen Onus-Williams and Beverley Wang
Feminism is a broad church, encompassing the lived experience, worldviews and opinions of women and trans people all over the globe. But in a world of pile ons and cancel culture, how do we discuss, argue and test our opinions? How do we meaningfully and critically engage with people whose opinions might differ from our own? Three formidable thinkers and activists ask: what does argument with a resolution of care look like?
FWFtalks are available thanks to funding from Besen Family Foundation.
Dr Akane Kanai is a lecturer in communications and media studies at Monash University. Her research explores gender, race and the everyday politics of emotion in digital and popular culture. She is currently working on several projects exploring contemporary feminist identities and their connections to feminist media culture.
Tarneen Onus-Williams is a proud Gunditjmara, Bindal, Yorta Yorta and Torres Strait Islander person living on the unceded land of the Wurundjeri and Boonwurrung peoples. Tarneen is a community organiser for Warriors of the Aboriginal Resistance, a filmmaker and writer and has been published in IndigenousX, The Saturday Paper, NITV and RightNow. Tarneen’s day job is working with Aboriginal women who have been incarcerated and providing them with case management support and transitional housing.
Beverley Wang co-hosts Stop Everything!, ABC RN’s weekly pop culture show. She is a former Executive Producer of RN Drive, and the creator and host of the podcast It’s Not a Race. Originally from Vancouver, Canada, she’s been based in Melbourne since 2009.