Katie Edwards is Lecturer in the Bible in Contemporary Culture and Society at the University of Sheffield.
Her research specialism is the function, impact and influence of the Bible in contemporary culture and the role of the Bible in the modern world. Her latest book, Admen and Eve:The Bible and Contemporary Advertising, looks at the portrayal of Eve in post-feminist popular culture and her recent research focuses on intersections of gender, race and class in popular cultural reappropriations of biblical characters/narratives.
LaDIYfest Sheffield is a community-based feminist collective involved with local activism and has been behind a wide range of events and activities in the city such as workshops and discussion groups on body hair, transfeminism and hosting Guardian writer Juliet Jacques at an evening as part of the Off The Shelf festival last year. LaDIYfest is a volunteer group mainly led by women although we welcome people of all identities to get involved.