Here you will find pdf versions of Weekly Power Points/Notes/Recordings/Seminar Complete Module Outline Link: Module guide MECS2032 for 2019 to 2020
I will put up materials at the start of Semester For Reading Links you will need your UW login
Week 8: Power, pollution, abject and gender
- PowerPoint: Power, pollution, abject and gender
- Notes: Power, pollution, abject & gender NOTES
- Seminar Tasks: Food and gender questions and Questions relating to the abject
- Reading Link: Korsemeyer, C. (2004) Gender and Aesthetics. An Introduction. London, Routledge (pp.144-151).
- Reading Link: Wiseman, E. (2010) The Truth about Men, Women and Food. The Guardian Online. Available at https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2010/oct/17/gender-eating-men-women [Accessed 2nd October 2017].
- Audio Recording: Gender, Power, Pollution and Abject
Week 7: Cross-dressing and Femme fatales
- PowerPoint: Cross dressing and Film Noir/Femme fatale
- Notes:Cross dressing and film notes and Film noir and Crime notes
- Seminar Tasks: Film noir and cross dressing
- Reading Link: Zeitz, C. D. (2016) Electric Femmes Fatales: Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner Final Cut and Images of women in Film Noir. Gender Forum. vol. 60:1-10.
- Reading Link: Limbach, G. (2013) You the Man, Well Sorta. Gender Binaries and Liminality in Mulan IN J. Cheu (Eds.) Diversity in Disney Films, London, McFarland (see pp.121-124).
- Audio Recording: Cross dressing and film and Femme fatale and Noir genre
Week 6: Eastern Philosophies and Gender
- PowerPoint: Eastern Philosophies and Gender
- Notes: Confucianism/Philosophy and Gender Lecture Notes
- Seminar Tasks: Eastern philosophy and gender seminar
- Reading Link: South, J.B. & Held, J.M. (2006) James Bond and Philosophy. Illinois, Open Court (see pp.216-219).
- Reading Link: Saito, K. (2014) Magid, Shojo and Metamorphosis: Magical Girl Anime and the challenges of changing gender identities in Japanese Society. Journal of Asian Studies. Vol. 73(1), pp. 143-164 (see pp.161-2 Concluding Remarks)
- Audio Recording: Eastern philosophies
Week 5: Body, Beauty, Fitness, Eating Disorders
- PowerPoint: Week 5 he Body JJ
- Notes: Beauty body image and eating disorders NOTES
- Seminar Tasks: Beauty, body image and morality
- Reading Link: Holland, G. and Tiggemann, M. (2017) Strong Beats Skinny Every Time: Disordered Eating and Compulsive Exercise in Women who post Fitspiration on Instagram. International Journal of Eating Disorders. Vol. 50(1), pp. 76-79 (see p. 78 discussion)
- Audio Recording: Body Image and Eating Disorders
- Video Recording: Body Image and Eating Disorders
Week 4: Sports and Gender
- PowerPoint: Sport and gender
- Notes: Sport and gender Notes
- Practical session EEG114 (starting at 3.15pm) (I will be joining in) followed by EE G119 for a short Q&A – Wear appropriate clothing for this session – loose comfortable clothing and trainers. Bring water.
- Seminar Tasks:Sport and gender Questions
- Reading Link: Obel, C. (2002) Collapsing Gender in Competitive Bodybuilding IN S. Scraton & A. Flintoff (Eds.) Gender and Sport. A Reader. Oxon, Routledge.
- Audio Recording: Sport and gender
- Video Recording: Gender and Sport
Week 3: Men, Masculinity, Pop Culture & Existentialism
- PowerPoint: Representing Men in Popular Culture
- Notes Representation of men in Popular culture NOTES
- Seminar Tasks: Questions relating to masculinities in Popular Culture
- Reading Link: Blumenau, R. (2002) Philosophy and Living. Exeter, Imprint Academic (see pp.705-712 on existentialism)
- Reading Link: Scott, E. (2015) Agony and Avoidance. Pixar, deniability and the adult Spectator. Journal of Popular Film and Television. Vol. 42(3), pp. 150-162.
- Audio Recording: Representation of men in popular culture and existentialism
Week 2: Heteronormativity/Women in Pop Culture
- PowerPoint: Heteronormativity and Representing Women in Popular Culture
- Notes: Heteronormativity Notes and Notes Representing women in popular culture
- Seminar Tasks: Jean Kilbourne video and others and Questions relating to Richardson and Wearing
- Reading Link: Richardson, N. and Wearing, S. (2014) Gender in the Media.; Oxon: Routledge (see p.1)
- Audio Recording: Heternormativity and Women-in-popular-culture
Week 1: Gender, Philosophy and Popular Culture
- PowerPoint: Gender philosophy and popular culture
- Notes: Gender, philosophy and popular culture
- Seminar Tasks: Seminar questions relating to ideas about gender
- Reading Link: Gosling, J. (2018) Gender Fluidity Reflected in Contemporary Society. Jung Journal, Culture and Psyche. Vol. 12(3), pp. 75-9 (see page 75)
- Reading Link: Barker, C. and Jane, E. A. (2016) Cultural Studies, Theory and Practice. London: Sage. Seepp. 365-368.
- Audio Recording: gender philosophy and pop culture
- Video Recording: https://youtu.be/as7zMtAoGBw