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Final Project: Body Shaming Video

Over the course of the semester we have talked about the act of body shaming quite frequently in class, and I wanted to gain a deeper understanding of it for my final project. Body shaming is defined as the action… Continue Reading →

Final Project: We Love Our Body Instagram

At first I would have said I started this project late, but after some time of reflecting I would state that I started on time and a big part of the process is thinking about the process.  I had a… Continue Reading →

Reflections of Bodylorists

After a semester of discussing the body, WMST 495/595 students were asked what they would tell someone if they could them only one lesson about the body. Here is a sampling of their answers!   You are never alone in… Continue Reading →

deciding

deciding by Briel Felton   it took hours to be okay   enough before sliding into skin deciding to walk with chin high walk determined & convicted breath   days walking across eggshells breaking the surface drowning in uncertainty waiting for… Continue Reading →

Fashion Industry Funds Body Image Problems

  The fashion industry is an industry that is growing and changing all the time. Fashion is a way of expressing who you are throughout clothes and is considered a type of art form. Even if you don’t know a… Continue Reading →

Fat Activism

  Fat Activism is a type of activism that centers around advocating for people whose body type falls out of the size of the societal norm. Fat Activism is also referred to as the Fat Liberation Movement, Fativism, and more… Continue Reading →

Fashion in Fairytales and its Repercussions

  Fairytales.  Beloved, well-known stories of princes, princesses, and magic passed down by word of mouth through generations.  But fairytales are not as light and easy going as they may seem to be.  Stories that were once told to listeners… Continue Reading →

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