19 Fem20 Lecture

19 Fem20 Lecture - 11/19 War & Transnational Feminisms...

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Identifications: -Feminist approaches to military/war (and note examples/organizations for these): -Lieberal Equality -Maternalism & "sisterhood" -Internationalist feminism -Transnational feminism *Screening Quincinera tomorrow issues with reproductive choice and family Questions for today How have images of women been used in war? What larger concepts are reinforced through these images? How do liberal equality Symbols in Need of Protection -Symbols of the nation; of the home front -Radical expression with the experience of war -Nation needs to be protected Symbols of Self-Defense -Women defending homeland on their own -National liberation -Figures of female guerilla fighters -Jessica Lynch, portrayed as a heroine of war in Iraq -International Women's Day in revolutionary Nicaragua -Liberated by the U.S. forces Symbols of Shame -Private Lynndie England at Abu Ghraib- symbol of depths of activities -Torture worst than it already is Anxieties: Gender Norms -Anxiety changing about gender norms
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This note was uploaded on 08/14/2010 for the course BIO 2010 taught by Professor Le during the Summer '10 term at UCSB.

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19 Fem20 Lecture - 11/19 War & Transnational Feminisms...

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