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The podcast exploring feminist figures in the arts & sciences

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The podcast exploring feminist figures in the arts & sciences

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English


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Ep. 10 Fetish Painting, But Not That Type of Fetish & The Doctor’s Glass Eye

5/21/2019
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This episode Megan and Milena cover painter, educator and art ambassador Lois Mailou Jones & Anglo-American physician Elizabeth Blackwell, America’s first woman to earn a M.D. Lois Mailou Jones Okay, so, I’m not saying that you guys have to listen to Ep. 3 & 4 to full get the significance of who I’m about to […] The post Ep. 10 Fetish Painting, But Not That Type of Fetish & The Doctor’s Glass Eye appeared first on My Favorite Feminists.

Duration:01:11:39

Ep. 9 Duchess Wolf Lieutenant & the Woman Behind the Moon Landing

5/7/2019
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This episode Megan and Milena cover Margaret Hamilton, NASA’s first software engineer & Anne de Rochechouart de Mortemart, Duchess of Uzès, a wealthy aristocratic French sculptor Margaret Hamilton Look at this fierce lady. This is the face of a woman who made it possible for man to get to the moon. Margaret Hamilton is a brilliant software […] The post Ep. 9 Duchess Wolf Lieutenant & the Woman Behind the Moon Landing appeared first on My Favorite Feminists.

Duration:01:15:30

Ep. 8 Fuzzy Bunnies & Spiders & Furries, Oh My!

4/23/2019
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This episode Megan & Milena cover artist, scientist, businesswoman, conservationist and farmer Beatrix Potter & 17th century illustrator and scientist Maria Sibylla Merian Beatrix Potter My dear Noel, starts the letter to four year old Noel Moore in 1893, I don’t know what to write to you, so I shall tell you a story about […] The post Ep. 8 Fuzzy Bunnies & Spiders & Furries, Oh My! appeared first on My Favorite Feminists.

Duration:01:28:35

Ep. 7 Living Alone in the Mountains & It’s all about ME, not you

4/7/2019
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This episode Megan & Milena cover primatologist and conservationist Dian Fossey & American trans sculptor Greer Lankton Dian Fossey So here we are again. Hang out and listen while I tell the story of one woman who basically said “FUCK ALL OF SOCIETY’S NORMS. I love animals more than I love people.” And, honestly, I […] The post Ep. 7 Living Alone in the Mountains & It’s all about ME, not you appeared first on My Favorite Feminists.

Duration:01:44:50

Ep. 6 Militant Monks & Holy Duck Indeed

3/26/2019
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This episode Megan & Milena cover 4th century Greek mathematician Hypatia & contemporary fiber sculptor Judith, known as Judy, Scott. Hypatia of Alexandria Above pictured is what happens if you slice a cone in spots. They make two dimensional shapes. This finding lends itself to Geometry, calculus, and astronomy. A lot of these shapes are […] The post Ep. 6 Militant Monks & Holy Duck Indeed appeared first on My Favorite Feminists.

Duration:01:13:06

Ep. 5 A Miniature Pair of Tits & How to Get Your Rocket Off

3/10/2019
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This episode Megan & Milena explore African American rocket scientist, computer scientist, and mathematician Annie J. Easley & 19th century Boston miniature portrait painter Sarah Goodridge Annie J. Easley Annie Easley, a mathematician extraordinaire! We can’t do math, but ladies like Easley made space travel possible! In Episode 5, we cover her contribution to energy […] The post Ep. 5 A Miniature Pair of Tits & How to Get Your Rocket Off appeared first on My Favorite Feminists.

Duration:01:03:52

Ep. 4 Ribonucleoproteins and the Undesirable Alien

2/24/2019
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This episode Megan & Milena cover artist and sociopolitical activist Elizabeth Catlett & Marie Daly, the first black woman in the USA to earn a PhD in chemistry. Elizabeth Catlett Born 1915, Elizabeth Catlett was a prolific African American sculptor, printmaker and activist in the over seventy years she worked. Spending the majority of her […] The post Ep. 4 Ribonucleoproteins and the Undesirable Alien appeared first on My Favorite Feminists.

Duration:01:13:37

Ep. 2 Hairy-Faced Ladies & Anti a Billion Babies

1/27/2019
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In this episode of My Favorite Feminists, Megan & Milena cover what suffragists have to do with the Guerrilla Girls & the slightly problematic Margaret Sanger The Guerrilla Girls & Those Silly Shrill Suffragists Sure, equal representation in the art world is skewed AF, but good news! Since the 1980’s there’s been a badass group […] The post Ep. 2 Hairy-Faced Ladies & Anti a Billion Babies appeared first on My Favorite Feminists.

Duration:01:44:24

Ep. 1 Paleolithic Sexism & Finding the Wrong Kind of Dead Body

1/7/2019
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In this first episode of My Favorite Feminists, best friends Megan & Milena cover palaeontologist Mary Anning and Stone Age cave art sexism <> Who sold seashells by the seashore? …And also found them, unearthed them, and essentially gave a thorough look into the the lives of dinosaurs? Her name was Mary. Mary Anning. Please […] The post Ep. 1 Paleolithic Sexism & Finding the Wrong Kind of Dead Body appeared first on My Favorite Feminists.

Duration:01:18:34