Month: December 2019

Published Articles – Media Engagement

In addition to writing and preforming creatively, I have had some pieces published – mainly in the areas of gender, language, culture and communication.

Here are some examples:

Star Trek and 20th century gender stereotypes

Ol’ Man River – how gendered language shapes the way we see the world

Gurus, gas attacks and pubic hair: Japan’s new religions

Exclusion of women from the Japanese Imperial Throne

Power relations and language equality

Recent Media Appearances include:

BBC Radio Scotland, Sunday Programme “Star Trek Dicovery and pushing boundaries”. 03 October 2020.

Radio New Zealand, Podcast “Referring to ships as ‘she’ is sexist”. 23 June 2019.

CNN International, Live interview, Newsroom around the World. 30 April 2019. “Emperor Akihito to Abdicate the Throne.”

The Toy – a new video

I can’t believe it’s a month since anything was posted here. Things have been busy though, and just to give an idea of what I’ve been up to, here’s another little “home-made” video. The Toy is a cheery song, with a catchy chorus, and is an indirect reflection on intimacy and relationships in the world in which we are living.