Licence to Critique

Episode 008 - Interview with Dr. Monica Germana - Bond Girls

November 12, 2020 Dr. Lisa Funnell Season 1 Episode 8
Licence to Critique
Episode 008 - Interview with Dr. Monica Germana - Bond Girls
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Licence to Critique
Episode 008 - Interview with Dr. Monica Germana - Bond Girls
Nov 12, 2020 Season 1 Episode 8
Dr. Lisa Funnell

In this episode, I interview Dr. Monica Germana about her book Bond Girls: Body, Fashion, and Gender (Bloomsbury 2020). We discuss a range of topics including (i) our experiences as women and feminists working in the field of James Bond studies, (ii) the viability of the term "Bond Girl", (iii) the creative contributions of women as costume designers, (iv) the visibility and invisibility of James Bond, (v) the depiction of racial and ethnic minority women, and (vi) the importance of trousers in the 1960s. This episode offers a thoughtful and engaging conversation by women about women in the world of Bond.  

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In this episode, I interview Dr. Monica Germana about her book Bond Girls: Body, Fashion, and Gender (Bloomsbury 2020). We discuss a range of topics including (i) our experiences as women and feminists working in the field of James Bond studies, (ii) the viability of the term "Bond Girl", (iii) the creative contributions of women as costume designers, (iv) the visibility and invisibility of James Bond, (v) the depiction of racial and ethnic minority women, and (vi) the importance of trousers in the 1960s. This episode offers a thoughtful and engaging conversation by women about women in the world of Bond.