A Critique of Sexism and Mental Health Discrimination in Elizabethtown

For their final project in FG212/RM200/FM206 Critical Media Studies (Block C 2021), Lorraine Chen, Eva Starr-Kerr, Andy Huang, Eve Stewart, and Clare Quinn critiqued the poster and a scene from Elizabethtown, focusing especially on sexism and mental health. For the new media creation portion of their project, they created a new poster and recreated the scene, carefully acknowledging their own limitations regarding race and racism during their in-class presentation.

 

A Critique of Ableism in Disney’s Girl Meets World

For their final project in FG212/RM200/FM206 Critical Media Studies (Block C 2021), Anna Boden, Andrew Hoffman, Victoria Calton, Cassia Soodak, and Carlee Castillo critiqued several scenes from an episode Disney’s Girl Meets World that addresses autism and a tweet endorsing the episode from Autism Speaks, focusing especially on ableism. For the new media creation portion of their project, they recreated the scenes and created a series of tweets, carefully acknowledging their own limitations regarding ableism, race, gender, and sexuality during their in-class presentation.

 

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An Intersectional Critique of Nike’s “Play New” and “Tomorrow” Campaigns

For their final project in FG212/RM200/FM206 Critical Media Studies (Block C 2021), Keiddrick “Kay” Fizer, Quattro Musser, Amalia Lopez, Shelsea Reyes, and Pardes Lyons-Warren conducted an intersectional analysis of a poster from Nike’s “Play New” campaign and its “Tomorrow” digital commercial. For the new media creation portion of their project, they recreated the poster and commercial, carefully acknowledging their own limitations regarding ableism, class, and a lack of subtitles.

 

 

A Critique of American Eagle’s “Future Together! Jeans Forever!” Campaign

For their final project in FG212/RM200/FM206 Critical Media Studies (Block C 2021), Tess Greenhaw, Nghi Lam, and Julissa Torres critiqued print and audiovisual media from American Eagle’s “Future Together! Jeans Forever!” campaign, focusing especially on the campaign’s ageism, ableism, and classism. For the new media creation portion of their project, they created a new print advertisement and digital commercial, carefully acknowledging their own limitations regarding colorism, gender roles, the gender binary, and ableism during their in-class presentation.