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This post will be brief due to the fact I was not present in the session in with the lecture was spoken. I have little reference of what was discussed but I understand what representation is. 1,230 more words

A Class Act

Originally written for Noises Off

A couple of plays this week have made us sit back and think of England. Well, walk around and perch awkwardly in the case of WUDS’s  601 more words


Killing Us Softly

One of my favorite documentaries is Jean Kilbourne’s film ” Killing Us Softly”. I highly recommend it for anyone who wishes to know more about the limited, and constricting, ways women are represented in the media. 145 more words

Diversity Is Not Enough: Race, Power, Publishing

“The publishing industry looks a lot like these best-selling teenage dystopias: white and full of people destroying each other to survive.”

A young writer that I mentor reached out to me last week.

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Trauma: The Question of Representation and Memorialization

After reading Deogratias: A Tale of Rwanda for class, I found myself thinking about representation and memorialization of the genocide in Rwanda and other tragic events. 575 more words

Wynn Project Brings Representation to the Runway

Despite some exceptions, like the recent Barney’s advertisements that featured trans models, fashion continues to mimic other major industries in its consistent failure to represent certain bodies, identities and experiences—and when they are represented, they are often tokenized, fetishized, or mobilized towards generating controversy or promoting the ‘progressiveness’ of the brand (think: United Colors of Benetton). 460 more words