Manage episode 356676772 series 2934915
Nick, Todd, and Percy talk about the intersection of ageism and sexism in theatre and in media, how it limits the kinds of stories we see about older women, and the intervention Brindlewood Bay makes in its centering of characters who are elderly women.
- Diane Riggins - "Gender in Fiction: An Autoethnographic Approach to J.R.R. Tolkien, Female Characters and Gamers"
- Robert K. Fleck and F. Andrew Hanssen - "Persistence and change in age-specific gender gaps: Hollywood actors from the silent era onward"
- Sylvia Henneberg - "Moms do badly, but grandmas do worse: The nexus of sexism and ageism in children's classics"
- Raisborough, Watkins, Connor, and Pitimson - "Reduced to curtain twitchers? Age, ageism and the careers of four women actors"
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