Monthly Archives: January 2012

New Blog Assignment

During our class discussions this week, we analyzed what we mean when we state that somebody is fetishizing an object or a person, and explored the anthropological, Marxist and psychoanalytic underpinnings to the concept. E.g., in our culture, the saying … Continue reading

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Blog Assignment 01/19/2012

Dear all, Here’s your blog assignment for this week. Select one of the following three interpretations of the film, Heading South, to respond to. Contribute a post providing your reaction to the interpretation you’ve selected, and focus on following the … Continue reading

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Thanks Josephine

Much appreciated. As you’ll see on YouTube, multiple versions of the episodes exist, and I’d like you all to watch the episode on the Female Nude whichever number it appears as. Professor Liz Constable

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John Berger on Youtube

Dear all, Welcome to our class blog! During class this week, we’ll discuss further how you areĀ  use the blog based on the brief descriptions of the blog assignments on the syllabus. For now, here’s a mini-participation assignment to prepare … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Welcome to After you read this, you should delete and write your own post, with a new title above. Or hit Add New on the left (of the admin dashboard) to start a fresh post. Here are some suggestions … Continue reading

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