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Performing Butler

This week’s discussion centered on Judith Butler and her article on identity and gender. Butler’s article introduced some very interesting concepts including gender, identity, performing identities. We especially liked that her article was more personal and somewhat relatable than some … Continue reading

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Can I be a princess? Thanks Disney!

In my introductory post to my individual research journal I focused on Dexter’s Laboratory, a cartoon I, and I am sure most people of this generation, watched when we were younger. While the appeal of analyzing each and every episode … Continue reading

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Our Nation: American pop culture obsession?

This week’s cafe discussion was about Our┬áNation a short documentary about punk rock in South Korea. We all agreed on enjoying the film and how it explained the beginnings and development of punk rock in Seoul, S. Korea. We enjoyed … Continue reading

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Cartoons: Children’s gateway into the world of culture

When I was young I loved cartoons. Like most young children with a TV in their home, I would return from school, drop my “books”, grab a snack, and plop myself in front of the tube. My siblings and I … Continue reading

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