Gender and Communication 20 1 3-Cloud
Total: 40 points
Part I: Matching (1 point each)
Choose the best answer for each question and write the letter next to the corresponding
You go on. You set one foot in front of the
other, and if a thin voice cries out,
somewhere behind you, you pretend not to
hear, and keep going.- Geraldine Brooks
Whats in it for you?
This topic is one you should be aware of because the common misconcepti
The Growth of Women in STEM fields
How have gender roles affected women going into STEM
STEM- Science, Technology, Engineering, &
a stand alone course
a sequence of courses
activities involving any o
The Rap/R&B Genre and Gender Performance
Close your eyes. Imagine a world where being a bad bitch is a good thing. A
world where all genders are confused as to what it even means to be masculine or
feminine. A time where t
3. What does it mean to say that gender is something we do rather than it being
something we have or something we are?
a. Gender is a performance. We perform, or take on the mask of, the sex we identify
with using societal
1. Do you see gendered patterns of interaction in your romantic relationships? How
so? Give examples.
As much as Id like to say that my romantic relationships arent very gendered, this would be
a lie. I did not think so m
Are women oppressed, in your view? How or how not? How does the
status of women intersect with racial, ethnic and sexual identity as well as
a. Using the definition given by Linda Napikoski, former About.com writer
1. What are three of the major variations of feminism and what do you think of each?
How are they different from one another?
a. Liberal Feminism, as talked about in class, is not the opposite of conservative like
in terms of left
1. Key question is how movements have tried to change ideas about gender
2. First Wave-Suffrage Movement
Aimed to define history of marginalized groups as persons and citizens
Suffrage piggybacked on abolition; but later conflicts with anti-slavery