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Author Archives: seigerse
Reflecting on Professor Kersh’s recommendation to bring anything related to feminism to class this week, I recognized that this would be a great opportunity to connect a Vanderbilt fetish to feminism. The best way to do this is through an analysis of … Continue reading → Continue reading
It’s nice to see how insightful and intellectually stimulating all of the presentations were this week. Good job everyone! Here is some of my commentary from this weeks presentations. I really enjoyed Stacy’s focus on the many faces of Reese … Continue reading → Continue reading
Our conversation about interpretations of the word feminism on Friday sparked me to question some of the ways we interpret other words in the English dictionary. Specifically, how we interpret various words through a feminist lens. Over the last few … Continue reading → Continue reading
For me, the readings this week were a little tricky. What’s funny is that I am currently in a course called “Rhetoric of Television” and in the depth and breadth we’ve covered the topic, there is still so much to … Continue reading → Continue reading
Politics have never been of interest to me. I’ve never understood the male spectatorship or the institution of government as a primarily male dominated sphere. To be honest, politics intimidates me, it always has. So why would I then, want … Continue reading → Continue reading
Within The Girl that Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, the trial scene was a pivotal part of the movie that suggested conquest and victory for the movie’s protagonist, Lisbeth. For this post, I wanted to do a close reading of Lisbeth’s … Continue reading → Continue reading
I really enjoyed Paris is Burning and the ways in which this documentary focused on the New York City drag scene in the 1980′s. The term documentary as defined in Cinema Studies refers to films that are “instruments of information, … Continue reading → Continue reading
When I initially uploaded my first regarding pornography and Berger’s Ways Of Seeing, I didn’t realize that some of the films we would be viewing would incorporate traditional aspects of classic pornographic narratives. The most recent film Bound, though not … Continue reading → Continue reading
Bidisha in The Guardian suggests that Hitchcock’s movie “Rear Window” as well as many others suggest a negative attitude towards the women his films and the ways in which he wants them to be seen. Hitchcock has the ability to control … Continue reading → Continue reading