Have women achieved equality and escaped sexist prejudice and discrimination?
Many would argue that they have in North American and European society. This
statement is neither correct nor incorrect. Women have gained rights and opportunity
Bodies, Gender, and Advertising
Cultural work and Gender
- advertising images are neither false nor true reflections of social reality because they are in fact
a part of social reality as such advertisements are part of the whole context within which we
Foucault: French Theorist on Power/Knowledge
- Power and knowledge operate through institutions for social control
o Ie. Sex Ed in schools
o The knowledge we have about sex (its dangerous) is used to control behaviour (so dont
Brilliant Minds Joining the Boys Club
Research Paper Topic: Feminist Action
Kim Anh Khong
WOMENST 1020E Section 001 Introduction to Womens Studies
Professor Laura Cayen
TA Kari Bell
28 March 2016
One of the greatest pleasure in life is accomplishing a goa
WS 1020E 001 Introduction to Womens Studies
The University of Western Ontario
Professor Cayen and Dr. K.J. Verwaayen
Mid-Term Test (15%)
Time: 2 hours; during class time, November 23, 1:30-3:30pm
Location: Elborn College (*This is down Western Road look u
Many women, regardless of age, nationality, or sexual identity, are hesitant to describe themselves as feminist. Consider
why. Do you now (or have you ever) considered yourself to be a feminist? Why or why not? Some things to consider: do
In a post entitled Am I a Race Traitor? on the blog The Feminist Wire, j.n.
Salters writes black women are expected to put their race before their gender, to
Choose between their dual identities . . . Keeping your readings on Black
For the past several weeks, weve been discussing Histories of Feminism. Considering our readings and discussions,
respond to the statement Women have achieved equality. Do you agree or disagree? Why or why not?
Yes, nothing we can do about biologi
Womens Studies: (How much can we unanchor language from its history)
Language reflects the world we live in, it is culture and in many ways it represents
culture. Language produces realities.
It determines what is respected and desired, it is
Women Studies Week (5):
Natural Science (Room 1) November 24
Exam Aide (List of readings and Films provided)
Show depth of understanding
Miss Representation: (Youtube Video Ref) Jackson Katz:
Whats important here is to reflect upon the influence of str
Women Studies 1020E (LEC 1 & 2)
Sex: Determined by genitalia, chromosomes or hormones.
Gender: Determined by our physiological selves.
Constructivists: Believe that physiological self is made up from socialization from interacting with