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Imagine Otherwise: Katie Manthey on Fat Feminist Fashion Blogging

Imagine Otherwise: Katie Manthey on Fat Feminist Fashion Blogging

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August 10, 2016

Kate Manthey wearing a tan coat and glasses, standing on a bridge

 

Katie Manthey is an assistant professor of English and director of the Writing Center at Salem College, a small women’s college in Winston Salem, NC.

Her research and teaching are focused around cultural rhetorics, dress studies, and civic engagement.

She is a body positive activist and moderates the website Dress Profesh, which highlights the ways that dress codes are racist, cissexist, ageist, classist, etc.

Her work has appeared in Jezebel, The Body is Not an Apology, Peitho, and The Journal of Global Literacies, Technologies, and Emerging Pedagogies.

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Imagine Otherwise is a podcast about the people and projects bridging art, activism, and academia to build better worlds. Episodes offer in-depth interviews with creators who use culture for social justice, and explore the nitty-gritty work of imagining and creating more just worlds. Check out full podcast episodes and show notes at ideasonfire.net/imagine-otherwise-podcast. Imagine Otherwise is hosted by Cathy Hannabach and produced by Ideas on Fire, an academic editing and consulting agency helping progressive, interdisciplinary scholars write and publish awesome texts, enliven public conversations, and create more just worlds.

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