Frontier: As Intersectional as Feminism Can Be in the 1770s

Netflix and Discovery series Frontier explores the pluralistic conflicts defining Canada’s fur trade in the late 18th century. How does the show treat women’s history in a time where their social roles were especially limited? Warning: this article contains light spoilers about character development and thematic events depicted in Frontier.  By Serena Ypelaar Last week … Continue reading Frontier: As Intersectional as Feminism Can Be in the 1770s

Frontier: Harping on about Canadian History

Starring Jason Momoa, Frontier explores the pluralistic conflicts defining Canada’s fur trade in the late 18th century. From a historical and ethical perspective, how does the show’s cultural authenticity stack up? Warning: this article contains light spoilers about events depicted in Frontier.  By Serena Ypelaar It’s often said that there are two sides to a … Continue reading Frontier: Harping on about Canadian History