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Bodylore and Public Relations

Studying bodylore is studying how people identify themselves and analyzing how culture is reflected through the representation of people’s physical appearance.  A person’s representation of identity can be how they communicate with others, which is how relationships start to develop. I am currently… Continue Reading →

Bodylore and Women’s Studies

While we might not want to admit it, body image and our perception of other bodies is a part of our everyday life. Our decision on what to wear, what to eat, how we interact, and how we perceive others… Continue Reading →

Bodylore Informed Parenting

9, YES! Nine fantastic offspring between me and the hubster – we adore each of them along with our new absolutely perfect granddaughter. I’ve spent a lot of years as a parent and working with youths affected by domestic violence,… Continue Reading →

Final Project: Boob Cake: The Delicious Power in Owning Your Body

  During the first week of class, I was told about the project and I genuinely had no idea what I could possibly do, especially since the sky was the limit. I have never been the most creative person in… Continue Reading →

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 →

The Body and Health Services Administration

Bodylore is a new term for me, but the meaning behind it is very familiar. Bodylore’s tools have been hidden in how we communicate, in culture, social meaning, and how we identify ourselves. In Health Services Administration, many people are… Continue Reading →

Women’s Studies and the Body

Once I graduate, I will be working at The Women’s Counseling Center in Richmond, VA part time talking to patients 10-24 years of age that suffer with internal depression. I do enjoy talking to young girls specifically because they’re at… 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: 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 →

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