Tag Archive | rape culture


Hi everyone, Thankyou for making the event last Wednesday so fantastic! Our speaker, Rebecca Stringer, has kindly shared her powerpoint slides with us. Please see attached! ~rosie~ DFU Talk (Feminism, Rape Law, Differend)

It’s Only a Penis: Rape Feminism and Difference (Helliwell 2000)

As promised, here is Christine Helliwell‘s article ‘”It’s only a penis”: Rape, feminism, and difference’ from Signs (2000 25, 3: pp. 789-817) Abstract: Focuses on the responses of women regarding rape. Rape as part of the natural human condition; Influence of social institutions on physical and emotional responses of women; Correlation between rape and the […]

READING for Rebecca Stringer’s Presentation 25th March 2015

Hi everyone, Rebecca has generously provided us with some reading to prepare you for her talk on 25th March 2015 (6pm at none gallery). The article is titled ‘Vulnerability after Wounding: Feminism, Rape Law, and the Differend’ and was published in Substance (132) 42:3, pp 1-21. Check it out as Rebecca’s talk will be focusing […]

Audio from the first FEMINISM Series event now available!

On 29th October, the DFU hosted Anna-Christie and Di from Rape Crisis Dunedin to talk about what ‘rape culture’ means in contemporary Aotearoa. We have just uploaded the audio from their presentation – available for download or streaming here.

Feminism and Gender Series kicks off on 29th October!

Our feminism + gender series kicks off next Wednesday 29/10 at 6pm. The venue is the Kokiri Training Centre, 51 MacAndrew Road, South Dunedin. Our first speaker is Anna-Kristy from Rape Crisis Dunedin She will be talking about rape culture in Aotearoa / NZ and what they do at RCD. Join us for an evening […]