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Women’S Impact On Cooking Culture During The Great Depression: Limited To Being A Homemaker, Unlimited In Their Authority On Nutrition In Their Communities, Michelle Molina 2020 University of Washington Tacoma

Women’S Impact On Cooking Culture During The Great Depression: Limited To Being A Homemaker, Unlimited In Their Authority On Nutrition In Their Communities, Michelle Molina

History Undergraduate Theses

This paper examines American cooking culture of the Great Depression, as the impact it had on everyday people’s diet was much greater than one may initially think. By analyzing interviews, photographs, and newspaper advertisements, and conducting archival research, I illuminate the public history of the Great Depression’s impact on diet and the roles women played during it. The existing scholarship on the Great Depression typically focuses on the relief efforts made to help people affected by this economic downturn, but this paper will focus more specifically on the cooking culture that involved women during this desperate time. Harsh ...


Navigating The Athletic Terrain For Transgender Athletes: Identity, Policy, And The Future, Lia M. Bevins 2020 East Tennessee State University

Navigating The Athletic Terrain For Transgender Athletes: Identity, Policy, And The Future, Lia M. Bevins

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Transgender athletes face scrutiny because they do not fit within the traditional and constructed bounds of male and female. The objective of this study was to discover how to provide advocacy to this marginalized population amidst discriminating policies and transphobic environments. The research included a survey of high school coaches from thirty schools throughout Tennessee along with interviews with five transgender athletes from across the United States. All five athletes reported that leaders were the most impactful allies in their lives and can be the main sources of advocacy for transgender athletes. Survey findings showed that not every coach throughout ...


The Resilience Of Female Survivors Of Intimate Partner Violence In Southwest Nigeria: An Interdisciplinary Analysis, Tobi F. Oloyede 2020 East Tennessee State University

The Resilience Of Female Survivors Of Intimate Partner Violence In Southwest Nigeria: An Interdisciplinary Analysis, Tobi F. Oloyede

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Female survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV) in Nigeria endure harsh and traumatic experiences that affect their rights as women and their well-being. As the phenomenon of IPV persists in Nigeria, it is not only a family problem but a critical social and psychological problem. This study examined Nigerian female survivors’ hidden strength, agency, and resilience, rather than their powerlessness and vulnerability. Analysis of survey questionnaires, interviews, and secondary scholarship reveals that some Nigerian female survivors of IPV are able to cope whilst navigating stressful and traumatic experiences. The results also show that survivors’ ability to thrive and cope under ...


Cissexism And Precarity Perform Trans Subjectivities, Kevin Jenkins 2020 The Pennsylvania State University

Cissexism And Precarity Perform Trans Subjectivities, Kevin Jenkins

Journal of Social Theory in Art Education

Precarity is not experienced by all. Rather, as Judith Butler (2009) notes, it is the extreme state of precariousness—a heightened exposure to institutional and social violence imposed on marginalized populations such as people of color, non-white immigrants, people of non-Christian faiths, and LGBTQ+ people. Nor does precarity impact the people in these groups evenly.

The three digital artworks in this series highlight some of the ways in which trans people navigate precarity and are performed by it. The lifetime suicide attempt rate for trans and gender non-conforming people averages at 41% with the highest rate at 46% reported by ...


Stickiness As Methodological Condition, Cala Coats 2020 Arizona State University

Stickiness As Methodological Condition, Cala Coats

Journal of Social Theory in Art Education

Stickiness is introduced as a cultural concept, affective condition, and performative practice. The author suggests a process of methodological conditioning rooted in responsiveness and attunement in response to shared vulnerability embedded in precarity. Drawing from Felix Guattari’s ethico-aesthetic paradigm, new materialisms, and affect theory, the author invites readers to engage with a narrative score as an aesthetic pedagogical exercise. The score and additional provocations act as creative material for connective and collective performances tracing and creating encounters across time and space.


Precarity In Feminism And Feminist Art Education: Decentering Whiteness Through Reproductive Justice Activism, Michelle Bae-Dimitriadis, Olga Ivashkevich 2020 The Pennsylvania State University

Precarity In Feminism And Feminist Art Education: Decentering Whiteness Through Reproductive Justice Activism, Michelle Bae-Dimitriadis, Olga Ivashkevich

Journal of Social Theory in Art Education

The article addresses precarity in mainstream feminism and feminist art education as a systemic dismissal and exclusion of the critical concerns and voices by disenfranchised women of color from its narratives and agendas. It draws on a case of the reproductive justice feminist activism to illustrate how the mainstream pro-choice feminist movement neglected the urgent and often life threatening reproductive concerns by Black, Brown, Indigenous and immigrant women, which led to an establishment of the reproductive justice coalitions by activists of color. The reproductive justice movement is an important call to action to challenge and decenter Whiteness in mainstream feminism ...


Historically Informed Nursing In The Time Of Reconciliation, Sylvane Filice, Michelle Spadoni, Patricia Sevean, Sally Dampier 2020 Lakehead University

Historically Informed Nursing In The Time Of Reconciliation, Sylvane Filice, Michelle Spadoni, Patricia Sevean, Sally Dampier

Quality Advancement in Nursing Education - Avancées en formation infirmière

In this article, the authors offer that the 2017 publication of Dr Sonya Grypma’s article entitled Historically informed nursing the untapped potential of nursing education was the catalyst for discussion of how historical content is addressed in nursing curricula and how it should be further enhanced. It offers perspectives on approaches used in undergraduate education to incorporate history in nursing curricula. Additionally, it suggests envisioning historically informed nursing through a relational lens. It will be of interest to readers as the area of pedagogy of historically informed nursing in the global environment of today is an urgent discussion in ...


San Francisco Gay Bars: Challenging Exploitation And Increasing Activism, Tegan A. Smith 2020 Santa Clara University

San Francisco Gay Bars: Challenging Exploitation And Increasing Activism, Tegan A. Smith

The Macksey Journal

This paper will identify the consequences of the San Francisco Police Department’s (SFPD) regulation of gay bars and analyze how these consequences impacted the civil rights of gay men and lesbians from 1960 to 1965. Ultimately, I argue that the SFPD’s regulation of gay bars created a campaign of surveillance and harassment that led to the extortion of bar owners and targeted arrests of queer people. The acts of the SFPD engendered increased social and political activism in local gay and lesbian communities that challenged the oppressive sociopolitical structures of the time. To support this argument, this paper ...


Racism Beyond Cognition: A Lacanian Psychoanalysis Of The United States' Terror Of And Intimacy With The Other, Johanna Jeung 2020 Kalamazoo College

Racism Beyond Cognition: A Lacanian Psychoanalysis Of The United States' Terror Of And Intimacy With The Other, Johanna Jeung

The Macksey Journal

Racism has traditionally been analyzed as a cognitive, epistemological problems: i.e. failed forms knowing about otherness. This masculinist methodology has denied embodied infrastructure, hystericizing symbolic parameters. This suppresses societal acknowledgement of our psychically submerged reality, which metatheoretically injures those less intimate with hegemonic privilege. Indeed, intrapsychic infrastructure is a primary way of signifying relationships of power and differentiation, including imperialist States and their subjects. I argue that epistemological approaches to otherness miss the central phenomenon: i.e. the conative matter of fantasy, anxiety, desire, and drive. Lacanian psychoanalysis understands fearing or idealizing otherness as a process of either “abjecting ...


“En Lo Esencial, Sigo Siendo La Misma”: Representaciones De Las Mujeres Trans En El Cine De Pedro Almodóvar, Megan Wright 2020 State University of New York College at Brockport

“En Lo Esencial, Sigo Siendo La Misma”: Representaciones De Las Mujeres Trans En El Cine De Pedro Almodóvar, Megan Wright

Senior Honors Theses

Esta tesis explora la representación de las mujeres transgénero en cuatro películas de Pedro Almodóvar, uno de los directores más relevantes en el contexto del cine español actual: La ley del deseo (1987), Todo sobre mi madre (1999), La mala educación (2004) y La piel que habito (2010). A manera de introducción de mi análisis, incluyo una breve historia de la dictadura que vivió España durante casi 40 años (1939-1975) y el impacto duradero que tuvo el discurso social del género y la sexualidad. A continuación, explico la importancia de la existencia de representaciones positivas en los medios de comunicación ...


Gower´S Queer Poetics In The Mirour De L'Omme, María Bullón-Fernández 2020 Seattle University

Gower´S Queer Poetics In The Mirour De L'Omme, María Bullón-Fernández

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Gower's Queer Poetics in the Mirour de l'Omme

In the Mirour de l’Omme John Gower describes the allegorical Sins as both deceitful and “hermafrodrite” and later confesses to having engaged in queer practices in his earlier courtly poetry. Gower’s confession and his association of the Sins with intersexuality, I will argue, do not entail ultimately a rejection of queer poetics. In his Life of the Virgin Mary, the final part of the Mirour, Gower deploys a different kind of queer poetics, one that acknowledges the indeterminacies of language but still seeks to stabilize meaning, while intertwining ...


Perceptions Of Women Versus Men In Matter Of Women’S Health, Catherine Parylo 2020 State University of New York College at Brockport

Perceptions Of Women Versus Men In Matter Of Women’S Health, Catherine Parylo

Senior Honors Theses

Inequalities between men and women within political and health spheres have greatly impacted the way voting aged citizens perceive particular political messages. This is quite apparent within the context of controversial reproductive health issues, such as access to abortion or specific birth control methods. By surveying voting aged, male and female college students from both major American political parties on their perceptions of messages spoken by either traditionally feminine or masculine voices, some of these deeply ingrained biases were revealed. Although speaking the same message of either a very liberal-leaning view on abortion and birth control, or a very conservative ...


'We Felt The Imprisonment Of Being A Girl': Uncanny Male Gaze In The Virgin Suicides, Sarah G. Fiore 2020 University of Rhode Island

'We Felt The Imprisonment Of Being A Girl': Uncanny Male Gaze In The Virgin Suicides, Sarah G. Fiore

The Macksey Journal

In Jeffrey Eugenides’ The Virgin Suicides, a choral voice of adolescent boys voyeuristically observes and romanticizes the repeated suicide attempts and personal tragedies of the Lisbon sisters. However, simultaneous to this fetishizing voice is one which suggests the boys’ uncanny sense of familiarity surrounding the girls. As the boys eerily state,“We felt the imprisonment of being a girl” (Eugenides 43). In The Uncanny, Sigmund Freud describes the so-called uncanny experience as one which presents a familiar instinct which has only become unfamiliar through repression (Freud 241). Thus, in a Freudian psychoanalytic reading of the text, the boys experience the ...


They’Ll Only Stop Killin’ Us, If You Say Please: The Role Of #Blacklivesmatter, Black Twitter, And Flint, Michigan In Modern Day Respectability Politics, Chasia Elzina Jeffries 2020 University of Southern California

They’Ll Only Stop Killin’ Us, If You Say Please: The Role Of #Blacklivesmatter, Black Twitter, And Flint, Michigan In Modern Day Respectability Politics, Chasia Elzina Jeffries

The Macksey Journal

Respectability politics, which require Black folks to make ourselves as non-confrontational, palatable, and white as possible, pressing our hair, pulling up our pants, and speaking properly are a lasting remnant of the diligent work of Black women during the Jim Crow Era to ensure social uplift and Black survival. This project traces the history of Black women in the development of performative survival and highlights our position and the efficacy of code-switching today, primarily through the Flint Water Crisis. As Black Americans refuse to conform to white standards, becoming more and more proud of our Blackness and as innocent Black ...


Annotated Bibliography - Grace Jones, Slave To The Rhythm, Bennett Brazelton 2020 Boston Public Schools

Annotated Bibliography - Grace Jones, Slave To The Rhythm, Bennett Brazelton

Third Stone

Annotated Bibliography entry for Grace Jones' album, Slave to the Rhythm (1985).


Not Your Average Rose: Cultural Inversion In Pizan’S 'City Of Ladies', Alex Donley 2020 Liberty University

Not Your Average Rose: Cultural Inversion In Pizan’S 'City Of Ladies', Alex Donley

Montview Liberty University Journal of Undergraduate Research

This research addresses Le Livre de la Cité des Dames—translated into English as The Book of the City of Ladies—as an outstanding work of proto-feminist literature from 1405. It is written by a woman, in defense of women. Christine de Pizan plays the central character in her own work, in which she combats misogyny with a revised account of history. She battles prevalent ideals of courtly love and gender inequality as things that are not merely repulsive or immoral, but wholly heretical. Rather than focusing on historical accuracy, de Pizan uses the literary power of her narrative to ...


Making The Case For Genocide, The Forced Sterilization Of Indigenous Peoples Of Peru, Ñusta P. Carranza Ko 2020 University of Baltimore

Making The Case For Genocide, The Forced Sterilization Of Indigenous Peoples Of Peru, Ñusta P. Carranza Ko

Genocide Studies and Prevention: An International Journal

Peru’s national health program Programa de Salud Reproductiva y Planificación Familiar (PSRPF) aimed to uphold women’s reproductive rights and address the scarcity in maternity related services. Despite these objectives, during PSRPF’s implementation the respect for women’s rights were undermined with the forced sterilization of women predominantly of indigenous, poor, and rural backgrounds. This study considers the forced sterilization of indigenous women as a genocide. Making the case for genocide has not been done previously with this particular case. Using the normative markers of the Genocide Convention, this study categorically sets forced sterilization victims from the state-led-policy ...


Rose-Colored Genocide: Hollywood, Harmonizing Narratives, And The Cinematic Legacy Of Anne Frank’S Diary In The United States, Nora Nunn 2020 Duke University

Rose-Colored Genocide: Hollywood, Harmonizing Narratives, And The Cinematic Legacy Of Anne Frank’S Diary In The United States, Nora Nunn

Genocide Studies and Prevention: An International Journal

Drawing from literary and cultural studies, this paper situates U.S. adaptations of Anne Frank’s diary in the 1950s within a lineage of other films about historical genocide, including Schindler’s List, Hotel Rwanda, and The Killing Fields. Analysis of these narrative adaptations matters because it helps us better understand the danger of what critic Dominick LaCapra calls “harmonizing narratives,” or stories that provide the viewer with an “unwarranted sense of spiritual uplift” (14). Tracing the metamorphosis of Frank’s own diary from play to film adaptation, this article builds on existing scholarship to focus on how, in the ...


Describing The Dress Of Women: Author’S Notes On The Development Of Gender, Cassandra B. Tan 2020 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Describing The Dress Of Women: Author’S Notes On The Development Of Gender, Cassandra B. Tan

Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

This thesis is an examination of how authors of the late Victorian and early Twentieth Century describe the embodied and mental effects of the nature of women’s clothing through works of fiction and nonfiction. Through this analysis, I argue that clothing serves as a mechanism to oppress women by eliminating concrete and philosophical access to wealth and necessities as well as by instigating acts of violence upon a developing body through stricture and hygiene. I examine the ways that feminine dress, from youth through adulthood, shapes the way women view themselves, and in turn has a reciprocal effect on ...


Title: Me Not You: The Trouble With Mainstream Feminism. Author: Alison Phipps Publication Year: 2020. Publisher, Manchester University Press. City. Total Number Of Pages, Index, 97-205 Price £12.99. Hardcover., Rachel Phillips 2020 Bridgewater State University

Title: Me Not You: The Trouble With Mainstream Feminism. Author: Alison Phipps Publication Year: 2020. Publisher, Manchester University Press. City. Total Number Of Pages, Index, 97-205 Price £12.99. Hardcover., Rachel Phillips

Journal of International Women's Studies

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