536: Professor Marston and the Wonder Women with Mimi Schippers
Sociologist Mimi Schippers joins us to review and rave over Angela Robinson’s beautiful poly romantic comedy, Professor Marston and the Wonder Women
0:00 Introduction and host chat
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1:15 Poly in the news
- Marston movie wins more poly plaudits, sinks at box office; director and angry granddaughter face off in print
- Professor Marston’s opening weekend
- All coverage
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8:00 Interview: Sociologist Mimi Schippers on the Wonder Women movie
Mimi Schippers is Professor of Sociology and Gender and Sexuality Studies at Tulane University and teaches courses on gender, sexuality, and feminist and queer theory. She also developed one of the first college courses on the sociology of monogamy and polyamory. Her book Beyond Monogamy: Polyamory and the Future Of Polyqueer Sexualities was published in August 2016 and focuses on the feminist, queer, and anti-racist potential of polyamory, multi-adult intimate relationships, and group sex.
- Why this movie is awesome
- Angela Robinson centered the story on Elizabeth and Olive rather than on Marston and male-dominant polygyny
- The ultimatum and the six-hour walk
- A poly-centered view of the stories of historical figures such as Emma Goldman and e e cummings
36:15 Movie review: Joreth on Professor Marston and the Wonder Women
Her full 25-minute review and conversation with Alan from the Poly in the News blog is available at www.polyishmoviereviews.com
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