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Bodies and Education

“Teaching is the profession that creates all other professions” – Unknown. In my humble, and probably completely biased opinion, teaching is one of the most important jobs in the world. It gives students the knowledge and foundation for them to… Continue Reading →

Women’s Studies and Bodylore

As a Women’s Studies Major, Bodylore is intertwined with my field of study. As I study gender, human rights, ethics and various other topics within Women’s Studies, I know that the body is often a key point to understanding these… Continue Reading →

Blogging about the Body

As writers/bloggers who are trying to get their work published, we often see many of the same topics. Trending news, of course, cooking, life hacks, arts and entertainment, sports, etc. Those who want to write in the realm of women… Continue Reading →

Psychology and the Body

Our bodies and minds are the most valuable thing us humans have to offer the world. They are uniquely complex and intricate. For years humans from far and wide, young and old have seen the body and the mind as… 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 →

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 →

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 →

Bodylore Can Benefit Everyone

The idea of bodylore is one that is new to me. Coming from a sociological background, the study of the human body is rarely a topic of discussion in my classes. However, I believe that I did learn what to… Continue Reading →

Root Causes of Violence: Unpacking Treatment of the Female Body

Katharine Young coined the term “bodylore” to encompass the study and discourses of the social construction of the body (Young 1993).  Our bodies, of course belong to us, as the vessels in which we move through life, but our bodies… Continue Reading →

Our Bodies Reveal What We Conceal

Psychology focuses on the interaction between mind and behavior. How a person thinks, memory, and perception all affect a person’s behavior. The use of the body physically expresses the work of our brains. Body studies explores the relationship with the… Continue Reading →

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