Table of contents — Femspec 17.2 Vol 17, Issue 2, 2017

Summary: this issue includes a scholarly contribution exploring sexual objectification of women in HBO’s Games of Thrones as well as several creative pieces, consisting of powerful feminist poetry and the latest installment in our serialization of Leslie F. Stone’s Fall of Mercury, which we began to reprint in 16.2. This edition also contains event coverage of the annual festival Handmaid’s Gate, a camping retreat designed to foster female creativity, as well as a personal reflection on the late Future Studies academic, Dame Phyllis Rodin. Finally our book review section contains a piece on Edan Lepucki’s California and Emily St. John Mandel’s Station Eleven.

Jessica Kathryn Needham Visual Misogyny: An Analysis of Female Sexual Objectification in Game of Thrones 3
Constance Brereton. Poem From 2015 20
Grace Eddi. Yesterday’s, Today’s, Tomorrow’s Sermon 21
Personal Reflection
Libby Hubbard 23
Historical Documents
Leslie F Stone. The Fall of Mercury 34
Event Coverage
The Making of Handmaid's Gate 67
Book Reviews
Merry Lynn ByrdSiblings and Survivors: The Post-Apocalyptic Worlds of Eden Lepucki’s California and Emily St. John Mandel’s Station Eleven 71
Books and Media Received 74
Contributors 76