Marquette Women’s Center

Today, we’re looking at “Social Services and the Marquette Women’s Center” from the Upper Peninsula Studies center at Northern Michigan University.  In small groups, select one of the people interviewed for the project. Skim the interview transcript and answer the following questions: Why is your interview subject import? You’re provided with a written transcript. What do you… Read More Marquette Women’s Center

Wikipedia Entries on Intersectionality

Today, we’re going to look at a variety of Wikipedia entries about Intersectionality. In your small groups, select one of the entries listed below: Violence and Intersectionality Matrix of Domination Triple Oppression Multiple Jeopardy Womanism Black Feminism Standpoint Theory Next, answer the following questions about the entry you selected:  How does Wikipedia define the term… Read More Wikipedia Entries on Intersectionality

Contraception Visuals

Today, we’re looking at two very different visual projects about birth control: “Risky Contraceptive Methods Some Women Are Forced to Use” The Guardian “Repackaging the Pill” 99% Invisible As you look through both of them, consider the following questions: The topic of both of these pieces is contraception; describe how each piece tells a completely… Read More Contraception Visuals

Queer Archives

Today we’re reading Ryan’s “Why Queer Archives Are Important: A Study of LGBTQ Life.” Consider the following as we discuss the piece in class: Why are queer archives important? What’s Ryan’s central argument? How do the images provided support Ryan’s argument? Consider selecting one and explaining it’s significance.  What can you take from this article… Read More Queer Archives

Somos Latinas

Today, we’re looking at the “Somos Latinas Project Oral Histories” from the Wisconsin Historical Society. Select one of the women who participated in this project and listen to her interview, or read the transcript if you’d prefer.  As you observe the interviews, consider the following the questions: Why do the interviewers ask for the subject’s… Read More Somos Latinas