Nathalie Weidhase is a PhD student at the University of Roehampton in London, where she arrived after a five year stint in Edinburgh and two degrees in media and cultural studies from Edinburgh Napier University and the University of Edinburgh. In London she researches postfeminist representations of femininity in popular music. She can be found on

Review of ‘Myths in Culture’ Postgraduate Symposium 2014

“In his seminal Mythologies (1957), Barthes identifies myths as a type of speech, one that takes on universally acknowledged meanings which are rarely questioned. And although Barthes’ name was dropped only occasionally during “Myths in Culture”, a one-day postgraduate symposium at the University of Leicester, the spirit of his words were ever present.” Continue reading