Food for thought: an interesting gender/sexuality related campaign at Duke University.
Here’s another great student selection:
Keep your eyes open for thought-provoking videos and articles that fit with our theme — if you send them to me, I’ll post them here!
In honor of the Oscars last night and Best Supporting Actress winner Lupita Nyong’o, here’s an article on skin-color bias in Hollywood casting — one of the places where gender and race issues intersect:
Why an African-American Director Wouldn’t Have Cast Lupita Nyong’o in 12 Years a Slave: If Afro-Brit Steve McQueen hadn’t made the Oscar-nominated film, a lighter-skinned actress might have been cast in the role of Patsey.
What if the male Avengers posed like the female one?
Another student-submitted video! This is called “Oppressed Majority” and it’s a short from France by Éléonore Pourriat that uses role-reversal to explore “the micro-aggressions and macro-aggressions that are an all-too-common part of the female experience.” [Warning: contains profanity, some nudity and off-screen violence.]
Have you seen anything interesting recently related to our class theme? Send me an email and let me know!
Here’s an interesting article from the New York Times. Is this a credible source? Why or why not?
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