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.

 

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.