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A Writing Space for Gender, Sexuality, and History in Film

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Answers to Weekly Discussion Questions

Each week, we contributed a discussion question to the moodle forum for consideration. After participating in class discussions, I recorded…

More About Horizon: Zero Dawn

The following videos showcase game play as well as the development behind Horizon: Zero Dawn.  Horizon: Zero Dawn Trailer The…

Alternate Interpretations of Aloy From Horizon: Zero Dawn

The video below confirms many of the ideas I presented about Aloy’s role as a strong female character in Horizon: Zero…

Thoughts on Female Representation in Visual Culture

In my essay, I discuss the history of female representation in video games which constantly depicts women as oversexualized, over-masculinized,…

Research Project Proposal

My research project will consider the depiction of gender in the video game Horizon: Zero Dawn, published in February 2017…

Critical Media Analysis

“Why Would She Look Like a Super Model?”: How Horizon: Zero Dawn Pushes Back Against Traditional Prescriptions for How Gender…

History 2700: History of Women in Canada

Through subjects covered in History 2700: “History of Women in Canada,” I was able to gain a better understanding of…

English 2250/2150: Women in Literature

Throughout the courses, English 2250, “Women in Literature: Women’s Bodies and Women’s Roles,” and English 2150, “Women in Literature: Voice,…

Feminism Supporters and Detractors in Media

While there is much media that advocates the acknowledgement of feminist values and the elimination of standardized gender norms, such…

Cosmopolitan Magazine: Progressive or Regressive?

Social media can be seen encouraging progressive ideas in a variety of instances. The power of the collective public through…

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