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Kathryn Bigelow wins best director

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When I was younger I wanted to be… a director!

When I first came to JMU, I was deeply invested in entering the SMAD program with an aspiration to become a director and/or screenwriter (what some people may call a double threat). However, my SMAD 101 class was my first … Continue reading

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“… I never think it’s a big thing because they do it to everyone”

What gender issues matter to you? Where do they happen? Create a map about gender issues, such as local resources, international incidents, historic points of interest, etc. Write a post that provides context for the map. Last semester I became … Continue reading

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Time really does flies by, but here’s to a great class

For almost every SCOM class I have taken, I have had some idea of what the class was going to offer me. Whether it’s been about research topics, ethnography, interviewing, or social movements — each class had a pretty self-explanatory … Continue reading

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Interview (pt. 2)

I wanted to have a visual along with our Q&A. The purpose of this video was to articulate her thoughts towards the questions. I wanted to have a little bit of back-and-forth easy conversation with her, and with that came … Continue reading

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Interview (pt. 1)

An interview with a friend who has a heart for people, no matter what Introduction When I learned that we had to provide an interview blog post for this class, I was so fixed on asking one of my best … Continue reading

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How can I be more like Katharine Hepburn?

“Doing gender” is something that is very hard to escape in a world that preys on the “normalcy” that we have to offer to our physical and social interactions. The video, What a Girl Wants collects the opinions of young … Continue reading

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