Buffy to Batgirl‘Buffy to Batgirl’ academic conference, coordinated by two librarians at Robeson Library | Rutgers University Libraries Science fiction and fantasy books, television shows, and films include a wide range of female characters – from protagonists to villains, warriors to “women in refrigerators,” and sidekicks to starship captains. But what messages do these depictions convey? On the other hand, how do women in the “real world” identify with these characters?

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