A Beyoncé Feminist

Naila Keleta-Mae


Beyoncé’s album Beyoncé is a vexing articulation of twenty-first century mainstream feminism that captivated audiences worldwide. Whether or not feminist scholars, activists, or artists agree with Beyoncé’s discourse, her influence on popular culture is undeniable and it would be negligent for those of us invested in women’s and gender studies to dismiss the album or its principal artist.


L’album Beyoncé de Beyoncé est une articulation fâcheuse du courant féministe dominant du 21e siècle qui a captivé le public dans le monde entier. Que les universitaires, les militantes ou les artistes féministes soient ou non d’accord avec le discours de Beyoncé, son influence sur la culture populaire est indéniable et il serait négligent pour ceux d’entre nous qui sont investis dans des études sur le genre et les femmes de ne pas prendre l’album ou sa principale artiste au sérieux.


Beyoncé; Feminism; Black Feminism

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