Definition, what makes a feminist.
Why cant feminism and male rights go hand in hand?
- misconception of feminism today
Can feminism be mass produced?
- authentic vs. staged social stages
case study: Spice Girls
Lecture #3 Beyonc
Institutionalized racism/classism becoming naturalized to certain
Proliferation in the media of stereotypes
Race is a cultural construct:
Race is a cultural construct that was invented in order to explain
the social phenomenon
- black R&B singers as robots/aliens
- robo diva
- removal of natural elements
- historical framework: afro-futurism
- blackness associated with the natural
> more primitive version of sexuality
> threat to white patriarchal status quo
Lecture #2 Yonc
Merriam Webster Definition:
- The female singer in an opera company
- A famous and successful woman who I attractive and fashionable
especially an attractive and successful female performer or celeb
- Goddess, Princess, Queen
- What is feminism to you?
- Rebecca West, 1913
> I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism iswhenever I express
differentiate me from a doormat or prostitute."
100 Most Influential People
Gender (and popular music conventions)
rock music = masculine
- women as fans, background singers
female efforts downplayed
pop music = feminine
Judith Butler - Gender Trouble (1990)
Gender is performed
- gender is not a natural category
- not something
This is a fantastic documentary that displays the relationships between the band members and the
drama that went on during the making of Rumours.
Start at 15:08 end at 27:40
Song list on the al
This song was written by Stevie and reflects her feelings about the breakup.
Well who am I to keep you down.
This line Stevie is telling Lindsay she doesn't want to hold him back and wants them to have their own
freedom. She does not want either o
question about something.
-james stewart and Estelle axton
-one artist = Otis redding
what are three strategies that record companies used to keep the indies away?
-signed them up but never released them
-buy up the
-could only play original artists/music
-with help of terry oak?
Who played there?
-Cloudy smith group
who is malcolm mclaren?
-managed the new york dolls
side note: punk was not born in the UK
-own a sex shop
-gets his concept of punk style from
Punk rebelled against the disco
We are in a disco era right now
List of all the stuff we covered (the projects)
-go to text if missed any presentations
-some answers can be two words or so, thats why its short answer
what is a broadside