Students from across the Faculty reflect on their own experiences as women, how their courses ignited their passion for gender history, and opportunities they’ve had to impact the design of modules to reconsider critical approaches to gender.
Students' creative response
English students respond to texts concerning issues of gender, identity and power. They reflected on how gender representations in the media have an impact on public views on gender relations.
Misogynoir #1 - Intersectionality
Valentia Adarkwa-Afari, an English student, discusses intersectionality in her blog series 'Misogynoir', drawing on her own experiences as a Black woman.
The Problem with Euphoria: How Much Nudity is Too Much Nudity?
With 30 million tweets about the show in the US alone, Euphoria has become a sensation, and is well-known for its risqué nature. However, Valentia Adarkwa-Afari, a student from the School of English, asks if the amount of nudity expected of actors is getting out of hand.