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Huck Finn & summer reading
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Things They Carried
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in preparation for our reading of
, here are some readings on gender, media, and identity--
-"The Pink and Blue Projects"
-"Barbie Banned in Vermont" (older piece but still relevant)
-"Is Pink Necessary?"
-"Why Did 'Girl Toys' All Become Pink?" *at bottom of this piece, also click on Collectors Weekly link (interesting, longer interview)
(note above the use of the single quote inside double quote, btw)
-"Cinderella Ate My Daughter" (it's a product page but also check out Orenstein's special blurb and the note from Publishers Weekly)
-"Is the Professor Bossy or Brilliant?"
*these readings, et al, can be found here:
View my Flipboard Magazine.
Doll's House PP.ppt
Gender Representation in the Media
(stereotypes, about 3.5 min)
11 Facts about Body Image
(Rhianna, about 3.5 min)
Media and Body Image
(experts, about 9 min)
Dustin Hoffman on his role for Tootsie
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