Here is where you will post your assignment. I suggest composing in Word, then cutting and pasting it here. This way if something happens to the blog, you still have a copy.
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 »
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 »
They were thinking of all of the things that women could not do and the clear double standard that gave men advantage over women. There was no language to describe the kind of treatment women were subject to in the … Read More »
In the first three chapters of Men Explain Things to Me, Rebecca Solnit writes about our society’s history of male conquering and its manifestation in America as a virus against the credibility and autonomy of women. Solnit begins Chapter 1 … Read More »
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 »
In “Changing Perspectives on Power,” hooks argues for a change in how power is understood. hooks specifically calls for a new definition of power that overturns the values white supremacist capitalist patriarchy upholds by defining power in terms of control … Read More »
Here is where curators post.
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.”
This week we are reading a short article from Judith Butler about gender equity. On Thursday we will begin discussion bell hooks. By Thursday I will have assigned all of the curators. When You are typing a post, to your … Read More »