Janine Engelbrecht chats about Amanda Ripley, from the Alien: Isolation video game, and her relationship with her mother, Ellen Ripley. Janine explores what makes Amanda a contemporary heroine, and how her story overlaps with Ripley’s in Alien.
In this episode, Janine Engelbrecht looks at Cultural Feminism. She explains how Ellen Ripley, Sarah Connor and Captain Kathryn Janeway embody Cultural Feminism’s ideals, especially regarding women’s empowerment and motherhood.
In this episode, Janine discusses the key premises of Second Wave Radical Feminism, and looks at how some Radical Feminist ideals are embraced by Ellen Ripley from Alien, Sarah Connor from The Terminator, and Kathryn Janeway from Star Trek: Voyager.
In this episode, Janine Engelbrecht discusses the key theorists of Early Liberal feminism, and looks at how Early Liberal ideals of androgyny and gender equality are reflected in Ellen Ripley, Sarah Connor and Captain Kathryn Janeway.