In this episode I sat down (virtually, of course) with Lily Cho to talk about feminist mentorship, the importance of boundaries, and trying to make change from within institutions. What if mentorship wasn’t based on intimacy but on clear boundaries and structures? What if the best way to transform the university is to really understand how it works? What if you clicked on these links?
- You can read Lily’s Hook&Eye posts here. I particularly recommend “Inside a State of Emergency, the University Edition.”
- Lily recommended Intimacies by Leo Bersani and Adam Phillips.
- I recommended Xine Yao on “Rethinking Masks.”
- If you didn’t get my Tom Stoppard reference, you can read up on the state of open letters, good and bad, here.
The podcast theme song is “Mesh Shirt” by Mom Jeans off their album “Chub Rub.” Listen to the whole album here or learn more about them here. Lily’s theme song was “Just One of the Guys” by Jenny Lewis.
Secret Feminist Agenda is recorded and produced by Hannah McGregor on the traditional and unceded territories of the Squamish, Musqueam, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.