Losers, Food, and Sex: Clerical Masculinity in the BBC Sitcom REV

Just published: Clerical masculinities, much like their lay/secular counterparts, often appear unchanging because they are the products of naturalization processes. Clerical masculinities, however, are far from stable, for they live and breathe the dynamics of both their socio-religious context and their secular “others”. The BBC sitcom REV (BBC2, UK 2010–2014) is a refreshing take on the everyday Read more about Losers, Food, and Sex: Clerical Masculinity in the BBC Sitcom REV[…]

Clothed with Strength: Meaningful Material Practices in the Sport of CrossFit

This blogpost explores the sport of CrossFit as meaningful material practice via the use and display of t-shirts. It offers a unique case study and encourages us to look at the domain of sport with new eyes, one where materials, artefacts and practices are simultaneously part of the mundane world but also transcend the ordinary Read more about Clothed with Strength: Meaningful Material Practices in the Sport of CrossFit[…]