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The Body and Mental Health Professions

As a person interested in working in the mental health field, as well as a student currently learning about bodylore, I find it extremely important to relate the two together because they go hand in hand. Bodylore is defined as the… 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: 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 →

Final Project: Implicit Biases for Men

My overarching goal is to educate the Old Dominion Community about implicit biases towards men, in order for the stigmatization of men who project their feelings as feminine to end.  In order to obtain my goal, I constructed a meeting… Continue Reading →

Final Project: The Color of Us

As this project leads to the completion of this course, I wanted to create an educational tool that would generate an everlasting impact on a population that has the plasticity to enforce change. I created an educational poster that places… Continue Reading →

Final Project: Wonder Woman Paper Doll Series

  For my final project, I decided to create a paper doll with a series of outfits. The outfits are meant to be different variations of the Wonder Woman character as a way of keeping the theme of my body… Continue Reading →

Final Project: Dick Tie

  Artist Statement: A Critical Comparison of Fascistic (U.S.) Iconography “Dick Tie” is my artistic statement on the state of American Fascism and heteronationalism. My overarching research interests (in WMST 595 this semester) were American masculinity constructions, looking at their… Continue Reading →

Final Project: Bodylorists of Hampton Roads Instagram

  Check out @bodyloristsofhr to view the full project! With each photo is also a portion of the interview with an important message. You do not have to be a member of Instagram to view this art. To start this… Continue Reading →

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