Queens of Infamy: The Rise of Catherine de’ Medici

Originally posted on Longreads:
Anne Thériault | Longreads | September 2018 | 18 minutes (4,588 words) From the notorious to the half-forgotten, Queens of Infamy, a Longreads series by Anne Thériault, focuses on badass world-historical women of centuries past. * * * The year was 1519. Henry VIII was king of England and still (mostly) happily…

Blog Tour: Santa Muerte (The Daniela Story) by Lucinda Stone #Review #Giveaway #Scifi #Paranormal

Originally posted on Reads & Reels:
An interesting mix of paranormal, time-travel and folklore. Santa Muerte (Release Date: January 11, 2016) Lucina Stone blends Mexican folklore with modern technology and time travel in this seductive new series where the lines between right and wrong, protagonist and antagonist, truth and fiction, love and lust, and life and…

Seminario “Mujeres investigadoras e investigación sobre mujeres en las universidades ibéricas”

Originally posted on HUMANIDADES Y NTICS:
Con demasiada frecuencia se alude al tópico del mutuo desconocimiento en que han vivido, “espalda contra espalda” en expresión de José Saramago, España y Portugal, uno intentando atraer la mirada europea por encima de los Pirineos, otro alargando unos ojos casi siempre melancólicos sobre el mar, a la espera…

The Nigerian, Feminist Designer who Flouts Convention

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For The New Yorker, Alexis Okeowo profiles Nigerian fashion designer Amaka Osakwe, whose delicate yet adventurous creations from the line Maki Oh have been worn by Michelle Obama, Solange, and Lupita Nyong’o. Nigeria, a massive country with bustling metropolises, an expanding middle class, and a fashion-forward cadre of cosmopolitan “repats,” is still conservative about…