American Studies 8

American Studies 8 - Final Exam -Friday May 7 4-5:30 30...

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Final Exam -Friday May 7 4-5:30 30 multiple choice-10 will be from first six weeks Short answers or very short essays Review for Final Interpellation -Louis Althusser: Interpellation is hailing - “You!” -example: Police calls out to you -System by which we know ourselves as SUBJECTS -”I am male/female; a race/ethnicity; a sexuality” -SUBJECT and SUBJECTIFICATION Body and Psyche -Race, gender, and sexuality -Power of Gaze: looker and looked-at -Identity: projection/introjection -Passing by Nella Larsen: Class and Race Passing -Mutually modifying and articulating each other Sex/Gender System -Biological sex<> Cultural gender<>sexuality -Sexual Object<> sexual aim -This “being a man” and this “being a woman” are internally usable affairs…the forcible approximation of a norm one never chooses, a norm that chooses us but which we occupy What we assume about “race” -Visible -Innate -Universal -Quantifiable -Reification Racial Formation -Race: (What?) Categories without context -Racialization: (How?) Process of Differentiation +
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American Studies 8 - Final Exam -Friday May 7 4-5:30 30...

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