Selfie Is Dead?

Today, we’re reading Margaret Andersen’s Wired article, “The Selfie as We Know It Is Dead.” Keep in mind your understanding of what selfies are and how they work as you answer the following questions: In the opening paragraphs, Andersen asks, “is a selfie still a selfie if someone else is taking it for you?” What… Read More Selfie Is Dead?

Auschwitz Selfie

Today, we’re reading Caitlin Dewey’s article “The Other Side of the Infamous ‘Auschwitz Selfie’ ” from The Washington Post. Before we dig into the reading, let’s develop some shared knowledge: What do you associate with Auschwitz? You can provide a list of bullets. Next, what do you think of the selfie Breanna posted of herself… Read More Auschwitz Selfie

Selfie Science

Today we’re checking out Tucker’s “The Science Behind Why We Take Selfies” from Bustle. In groups of 3-4, answer the following questions. Designate a typist for your group who posts your answers. Feel free to cut and paste examples from the text to support your answers.  What is the thesis or main point of the… Read More Selfie Science

The 13th

TW: This film depicts violence.  This week, I’d like you to watch Ava DuVernay’s groundbreaking film, The 13th. You can watch the whole film on Netflix or on the link provided in Canvas.  As you watch the film, take notes as you go. Write down facts that surprised you. Images that shocked/offended you. Describe moments… Read More The 13th