The Un-American “Other”

The Feminist and Gender Studies Department presents “The Un-American ‘Other’” with Malone DeYoung and Susanna Penfield on Wednesday November 6, 2019 from 4-5 at Sacred Grounds.   Throughout history, the United States government has constructed human rights issues in ways that uphold American nationalism. By creating enemies out of non-US citizens, administrations justify violent action against those deemed “outsiders.” […]

#FemSTEMSymposium

The FemSTEM Symposium is a collaboration between me and Professor Andrea Bruder (Chair and Associate Professor of Math and Computer Science at Colorado College) that is designed to illustrate how the interdisciplinary study of power and inequity necessitates pedagogical and scholarly collaboration among intellectuals in myriad fields within and outside of the academy, not just […]

Meghan Trainor’s in Treble: A Critique of Body Positivity in “All about That Bass”

For their final project in FG212/RM200/FM206 Critical Media Studies (Block 4 2018), Amy Bolton, Malone DeYoung, Ryan Etzwiler, Zander Jobin-Leeds, and Justine Miller critiqued print and audiovisual media representing Meghan Trainor’s “All about that Bass.” For the new media creation portion of their project, they created a new poster and music video. Scroll to the bottom […]

Pizza Face

“I’d like to welcome you to the first issue of Pizza Face, a magazine designed as a space for you, youth of all gender identities, to learn, experiment, and come together in the process of shaping your identity in this big and sometimes scary world! Many years ago, a band called Bikini Kill said that “doing/reading/seeing/hearing […]