This guide provides you with an introduction to resources available for researching Gender Studies and corresponding, interdisciplinary courses at MSU.
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Women's portrayal in the media is a powerful tool that perpetuates sexism, and Miss Representation explores this concept through discussions with young women, powerful females, and celebrities. It provokes critical thinking about the images we are bombarded with and offers solutions to breaking this cultural habit of focusing on women's bodies instead of their minds.
If you are interested in a screening of Miss Representation, please email Ula Gaha.
Please be aware that the following video contains some graphic images and language.
Film: Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines
Sneak preview screenings in 100 cities nationwide in March. From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, Wonder Women! looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society’s anxieties about women’s liberation. See the link for information about hosting a film screening.
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