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Talking About Rape On A College Campus, Rachael L. Kaufman May 2015

Talking About Rape On A College Campus, Rachael L. Kaufman

Undergraduate Honors Theses

In the past year, the issue of sexual assault on college campuses gained national attention, raising questions about how politicians, campus administrators, and students talk about sexual assault education and prevention. William and Mary has been no exception. In this thesis, I will discuss the various ways William and Mary students and administrators talk about sexual assault. In particular, I am interested in looking at a form of metalanguage--of language about language--that seems to surface in discussion of sexual assault. This metalanguage focuses on the relationship between language and social action, and the effectiveness or lack of effectiveness of talk ...


Being An "Extraterrestrial:" The Need For Academic Emphasis On The Intersection Of Race And Sexuality, Marvin D. Shelton Jr. May 2015

Being An "Extraterrestrial:" The Need For Academic Emphasis On The Intersection Of Race And Sexuality, Marvin D. Shelton Jr.

Undergraduate Honors Theses

I investigate the ways in which collegiate humanities curriculum and instruction can include more literature, scholarship, and discussion around the intersection of race and sexuality. My goal is to help turn college humanities classrooms into intellectual safe spaces for GBTQ Black males. An intellectual safe space, for the focus of this thesis, is one where GBTQ Black males (and perhaps other marginalized identities as well) feel that both of their identities are equally valuable parts in the curriculum and that these dual identities (or multiple in some cases) are fully represented and affirmed in the books and articles that they ...


African Immigrant Women Within The United States Educational System: A Sociocultural/ Experiential Analysis, Bintou Diallo Jan 2015

African Immigrant Women Within The United States Educational System: A Sociocultural/ Experiential Analysis, Bintou Diallo

Undergraduate Honors Theses

With debates on immigration occurring around the world, debates in the United States regarding race and racism surrounding police brutality, and discussions on the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Liberia, it has become even more pertinent to understand each others backgrounds, surroundings and identities. This paper uses the sociocultural identities of African immigrant women in the United States (US) to try to understand immigration, race, racism, gender, sexism, nationality, and ethnicity in relation to transnational leadership and feminism; all of which can be examined through the identities and experiences of African women in the US.This experiential ...