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July 19 African American Historical Events

* Today in Black History – July 19 *

1848 – The first Women’s Rights Convention is held in Seneca Falls,
New York. The convention is supported by Frederick Douglass… 348 more words

African American History

Style Icon :: Beyoncé

Hey, guess what??


To celebrate, I needed a queen Style Icon. Maybe the biggest style icon of our time. 1,980 more words

Music + Fashion

Josephine Baker, Chanteuse

Catherine Schwartz (McGill University)

Josephine Baker, Chanteuse

Sunday May 26th / Dimanche 26 mai
11:15-12:45 / 11h15-12h45

National Identities / Identités nationales


Flapper's New Breed

And what is a flapper you ask?

Flappers were a “new breed” of young Western women in the 1920s who wore short skirts, bobbed their hair, listened to… 84 more words


Zouzou (1934) - Josephine Baker / Jean Gabin - [Public Domain Movies]

In French, no subtitles available, but well worth the extra effort to enjoy these two together!

As children, Zouzou and Jean are paired in a…

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Un(Caging) the Baker Within

Un(caging) the Baker Within:  Beyonce’s Visual Album and the Architecture of Black Female Sexuality

By Sevonna Brown ’15, Editor-in-Chief

Reflecting on Adolf Loos’ architectural design for the iconic symbolism and spectacle of Josephine Baker in the 1920s and 30s, one might hear it’s echoes through the walls of Beyonce’s visual album, released in December 2013. 3,450 more words

Gender And Sexuality Studies

Small House of Uncle White Guy....

The Fairy Princess wanted the weekend off.

After all, she had brought up a few uncomfortable topics in the last week – the TONYS and… 2,959 more words