This week we’re reading K. J. Rawson’s “Queering Feminist Rhetorical Canonization” from Rhetorica in Motion. You may find the following discussion questions helpful in shaping your response: Rawson asks how we might define a “woman.” Why is this question essential to his argument? How is this question particularly relevant in today’s political climate? What is… Read More Rawson Queering Feminist Canonization
We’re watching Paula Stone Williams’s TEDTalk, “What My Gender Transition Taught Me about Womanhood” As we watch her talk, please take notes and consider the following questions: Williams argues, “There’s no way he can understand it because it’s all he’s ever known. And all he ever will know.” What do you think of her claim? Why… Read More Williams about Womanhood
Today we’re reading Alex Marzano-Lesnevich’s New York Times opinion piece, “How Do I Define My Gender if No One Is Watching Me?” As you read their article, consider the following questions: How does Marzano-Lesnevich’s pandemic experience free them from gender binaries? What is your response to Mx. Slarii’s argument: “I don’t think cis people understand… Read More Marzano-Lesnevich | Define My Gender?