Other Writings

“A Necessary Monster” – Times Higher Education 
18 October 2012
“As long as Ian Brady lives, he serves a useful function for society, argues Lisa Downing – as a convenient cultural repository for evil….”

Review of Danielle Lindemann’s Dominatrix: Gender, Eroticism, and Control in the Dungeon Times Higher Education
13 December 2012

“Identity Crisis” – Times Higher Education
20 June 2013
“Lisa Downing on why the erosion of women’s, gender and sexuality studies in UK universities is cause for concern…”

“Eros and Thanatos”
A commissioned 1000-word piece for an art book, Death, A Graveside Companion, edited by photographer and curator of the Morbid Anatomy Museum, Joanna Ebenstein, to appear with Thames Hudson in 2018.