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Samantha Rae Lopez's Blog – February 2012 Archive (5)

Sexism in Vintage Ads- Women in the Past Series

Que Horror!  When I saw these, I knew I just had to share.  What upsets me the most, is realizing that the young men of this time (of the ads) are the men who are now trying to justify having control over female reproductive rights.  This explains a whole lot.

Check out 30 sexist vintage ads.  …

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Added by Samantha Rae Lopez on February 27, 2012 at 3:45pm — 1 Comment

“A Bush of a Beard”: Masculinity in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight- College Writing Series

Megan is a Graduate from Trinity in San Antonio majoring in English Literature with a minor in Women's and Gender Studies.  Megan is currently the fundraising assistant in the Austin office.  Feel free to comment about other poems you have read and would like to share your interpretations.

“A Bush of a Beard”: Masculinity in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight…

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Added by Samantha Rae Lopez on February 27, 2012 at 2:38pm — No Comments

BOOK REVIEW: Ethnic Labels, Latino Lives: Identity and the Politics of (Re)Presentation in the United States- College Writing Series

Cristal Cervantes, an Austin Club Leader and Advertising/ PR major at the University of Texas at Austin, has contributed one of her writing pieces to this blog.  The issue presented in the book Ethnic Labels, Latino Lives... should continue to be discussed.  Please post your comments below for discussion.

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Added by Samantha Rae Lopez on February 27, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Racism in the Media- College Writing Series

Club Leader Roseann G. has written this essay in response to an Indian commercial airing on television.  Feel free to respond with how you feel after watching the commercial :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KIUQ5hbRHXk

            Although Hall’s readings and lecture try to argue that recognizing these differences early in stage will help for the better long term future, I would…

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Added by Samantha Rae Lopez on February 20, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

Chicano Stereotypes- College Writing Series

One of our Club Leaders has written this essay for one of her college courses at UT Austin.  Please respond with how you feel about Latino stereotypes in the media.

George Lopez is a sitcom featuring a Mexican American middle class family that aired in 2002. . Although the show follows many normal family sitcom plot lines, they were done in a way that included Chicano stereotypes. George Lopez is a comedian whose most jokes come from making fun of his…

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Added by Samantha Rae Lopez on February 20, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments


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