Bodylore

Gender, Sex, Culture, Folklore, and the Body

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Health Services Administration and the Body

As a Health Services Administration major bodylore is not something that I had much knowledge about or considered before taking this class and how it could play a role in my career as healthcare administrator. Health Services Administration is a… Continue Reading →

Nursing and the Body

Nursing is one of the most trusting, and open fields, but it is difficult for healthcare workers to discuss sexuality. Patients reveal everything to the nurse; most often they confide in them before the physician. Some patients see the nurse… Continue Reading →

Letters to Ourselves

This week, after talking about body image and the roots of body dissatisfaction, we thought about what we wished we could tell our childhood selves. We could choose any age to write to, but you’ll notice many of us chose… Continue Reading →

New Year, New Writers!

As WMST 495/595 kicks off for the spring semester, we’re not focusing on the “new year, new you” body resolutions, but instead, as a group of writers, here are our mottos for the spring semester! New year, better me! The… Continue Reading →

Final Project: Video Plus Size Queens

  This semester we discussed many things that related to how the body is represented in the world, and what we see the body as. A common saying that comes to mind when I think of my body is how… Continue Reading →

Final Project: Artistic Collage of Media Representation

  The thematic topic that I choose for the semester was fashion in fiction, focusing in the fictional areas of literature, television, and cinema and the roles they play regarding the expression of one’s gender and sexuality.  Because of this… Continue Reading →

Final Project: Miss2MuchBooty Tumblr

    For my educational tool I wanted to create a discussion forum to get people talking about black women and their over sexualized bodies. I decided to create a blog to create awareness about my topic. I chose to… Continue Reading →

Final Project: Children’s Book “More Than Just My Body”

Throughout the semester I’ve continuously told stories about my struggles as an overweight child and the difficulties I had to face growing up. Society and the media played a huge role in how I looked at myself and my capabilities…. Continue Reading →

Final Project: Blog Series on First Nation Women

  We are living in an era when protest, social justice movements, and raising awareness of social problems has become the norm. It is difficult to scroll through one’s social media account and not see an article about a group of… Continue Reading →

Final Project: Spoken Word “Time Spent”

  The topic I chose to focus on all semester had to do with women accepting their hair and the perception of it. In week 6 we talked about hair in class and that peaked my interest. From there out… Continue Reading →

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