Critical Feminist Studies course

Notes Towards Day 12: Tasting the Book of Salt

Notes towards Day 12 of

What his tongue can do:
Tasting
The Book of Salt

Notes Towards Day 10: Lesbian Love Poetry

Notes Towards Day 11
Critical Feminist Studies
Lesbian Love Poems


I. coursekeeping

read through Chapter 12 of The Book of Salt
$$ from Allie, Eve, Raina
conferences with Hope, Eve...?
sign-ins, first set of papers...
on titling, not numbering;
on having a thesis/making a claim;
on backing it up w/ evidence ("proof"? what's that?)

other thoughts about audience?

See Emily on race, Kendalyn on religion,
Janet's play; Eve, Julia, Sarah's studies of Clinton/Palin...
In "Talking in Points," Gail Collins argued that

Critical Feminist Studies 2008 - Web Papers #1

These are the first webpapers to emerge from Critical Feminist Studies, a course offered at Bryn Mawr College in Fall 2008. One month into the semester, students are writing here about what feminist issues seem most critical to them, who addresses them most cogently, what else would they like to know about these topics, and how they might find out...

Take a look around, and feel warmly welcome to respond in the comment area available at the end of each paper. What strikes, intrigues, puzzles you...what, among your reactions, might be of interest or use to the writer, or others in the class, or others who--exploring the internet--might be in search of a thoughtful conversation about the shape and sound of feminism today?

 

Categorization: An Exercise

The result of asking

What categories do each of us occupy?

How might we self-organize into a
taxonomy that makes sense of those identities?
(an exercise in Critical Feminist Studies, 9/18/08):

Two ven diagrams, a tree, a river, and a map
tracing actual and imagined travel trajectories....

Notes Towards Day 6

Finding Ariadne's Thread in Middlesex (Book Three):
Notes Towards Day Six of
Critical Feminist Studies


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