WMST 101 Notes 1:18:11

WMST 101 Notes 1:18:11 - WMST 101 Notes 1/18/11 Note:...

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WMST 101 Notes 1/18/11 05:09 Note: Change in Reading Now xiii-xv, xx-xxiii,xxvi-xxix Look for concepts of “the other” and the second sex Language (in Egalia’s Daughter) Man=manwom Woman=wom Men=manwim Women=wim Guidelines for Homework Notes Include the author and title, main argument with some subpoints Evidence? Key Terms/phrases? Results of Women’s Studies? The So What? Question Changes in curriculum Changes knowledge production Changes the way we think Changes our assumptions, kinds of question we ask Film Clip: Something’s Gotta Give Promotes stereotypes of women studies Professor, such as: Crazy/overly intense So absorbed in ideas that she becomes carried away and insensitive Straggly, no makeup Looks/comments But, how the movie undermines stereotypes:
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She has a sense of humor/fun Observation regarding spinster v. bachelor: says there’s a difference, different cultural  value (WMST prof. says this) Professor says bachelor is good, spinster is culturally bad What is Feminism? Why Feminism? Why FeminismS?
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course WMST 101 taught by Professor Burns during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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