ARH 220H, feminism

Modernism, Postmodernism, and the Self

Let’s start off with the basics- what even are modernism and postmodernism? Britannica.com provides a definition for modernism below: “Modernism, in the arts, a radical break with the past and the concurrent search for new forms of expression. Modernism fostered a period of experimentation in the arts from the late 19th to the mid-20th century,… Continue reading Modernism, Postmodernism, and the Self

ARH 220H, feminism, media, music, video

Song Recommendation: “What About Us” by P!nk

"What About Us" Lyrics (from azlyrics.com) We are searchlights, we can see in the dark We are rockets, pointed up at the stars We are billions of beautiful hearts And you sold us down the river too far What about us? What about all the times you said you had the answers? What about us?… Continue reading Song Recommendation: “What About Us” by P!nk

ARH 220H, feminism, games, media

Gender Representation in Dungeons and Dragons

What is Dungeons and Dragons? Dungeons and Dragons, commonly known as D&D, is a roleplaying tabletop style game. Players create and act as characters they create, ranging from elven rogues to tiefling fighters. The Dungeon Master, sometimes referred to as the Game Master, is a player who organizes the campaign of the game, including the plot,… Continue reading Gender Representation in Dungeons and Dragons

ARH 220H, feminism, film, media

Maleficent (2014) – Film Reaction

This post is from a film reaction assignment for my ARH 220H class, Feminism and Visual Culture. The film reaction assignment is composed of the following tasks: watch the assigned film/documentary, analyze it from a feminist point of view (in regards to film elements such as plot, characters, design, purpose/message, cinematography, etc). Spoilers for the… Continue reading Maleficent (2014) – Film Reaction