In this episode, Janine Engelbrecht shares current research on feminism and pop culture - fourth wave feminism and Lara Croft. She discusses what fourth wave heroism is, and how Lara Croft is an emblematic fourth wave feminist heroine.
This week, Janine Engelbrecht talks about the new version of Lara Croft that appeared in video games and film after the series reboot in 2013, and how she is a more progressive representation of female video game characters than the old version of Lara.
In this episode Janine Engelbrecht talks about the famous video game heroine, Lara Croft. She discusses the old version of Lara Croft, and addresses the question we have all asked ourselves: Is she a feminist icon, or is she a sexist fantasy?