Chapter 8 & 9

15 Feb

bell hooks starts diving into a new issue with the feminist movement, where the spread of their ideologies and thoughts were mostly found in written words – books, pamphlets, and different public papers. This had a direct effect on illiterate … Read More »

Chapter 4&5 (Solnit)

14 Feb

In the fourth and fifth chapters of Men Explain Things to Me, Rebecca Solnit continues to criticize the patriarchal hierarchy built deep into society and highlights the consequences of silencing women. In Chapter 4, Solnit examines the concept of “marriage … Read More »

Chapters 4 & 5

25 Jan

Chapters 4 & 5 Bell hooks start off chapter four with a strong argument that is calling out middle class white women, again. This group of women created a front of so-called sisterhood. To them sisterhood was based on the … Read More »

Second Day of Class

21 Jan

We talked about how to navigate the blog, completed our work on the Butler piece, and discussed bell hooks’s “Feminist Theory–from Margins to Center.”