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30/1030: Migrants in Switzerland

This is it. I have less than 1000 days now. I’m in the three digits, but I’m feeling pretty okay with where I’m at. I have an important scholarship to apply for, but I now have something to prove that I won’t slack off on this project, even while on vacation. 755 more words


Media Talk 2: Responses to Clinton campaign ad by disabled people

This year the Clinton campaign featured a number of people with disabilities in their ads (here and here for example)— quite possibly more than any candidate during any Presidential election. 2,659 more words

Reel Grrls 15th Birthday Bash: "The Future is Feminist"

When: Saturday, November 12th, 7-10pm
Where: Zoe Events, 1318 E. Union St.
Cost: $20-150; buy tickets here

Reel Grrls turns 15! Come for the cake. Stay for the feminism. 76 more words


Finding Truth & Community in Stories

For as long as I can remember I have known one thing about myself to be true in the most absolute of ways; that I am meant to take part in the telling of meaningful stories. 1,035 more words


Media representations and Semiotics

What’s and How’s about representations:

  • What is the represented object?
  • How, using what codes?
  • How it looks ‘true’ or ‘natural’ or ‘commonsense’?
  • What is on the foreground and on the background?
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Week 2

Alka Kurian: Gender and Indian Cinema

When: Thursday, Oct 27, 3 – 4:30pm
Where: UW Seattle Campus, Allen Library North, Allen Auditorium, ground floor
Cost: FREE

Alka Kurian, UW Bothell senior lecturer, addresses varied representations of gender in Indian cinema, exploring treatment of women on screes, the shifts and transformations of their representational journey. 56 more words


Short film to promote awareness........

Today, I’m taking the easy option as it’s been an exhausting September. A few weeks ago, I had an amazing team visit me at home from the Woman & Home magazine. 130 more words

Raising Awareness