ANTH 2170 Lecture Notes - Samoan Islands, Thomas W. Laqueur, Killing Us Softly
Exam is in our usual class: do not forget student card. 6 questions, 3 will be on the test and you must choose 2. Use readings, films, cases, tutorial discussions, lectures. Make sure to clearly define terminology (i. e. panopticon) Discuss how terms are used within the context of this course. Example: sex and gender are through an anthropological perspective and not general. Drawing examples from different areas of the course (use readings!!) Last class: killing us softly video and kilbourne argues that objectification occurs when a woman"s physicality is fetishized to point where her other qualities/traits are rendered secondary. Draw attention to the gendered dimensions of disciplinary power (which, many argue, foucault ignores) The ways our bodies are shaped and disciplined in society. Many scholars do not discuss the issue with men. Mens" identities are fluid and changing very rapidly. She argues mens" bodies are subject to the disciplinary forces of mass media which has not been explored very much.