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Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Today in class: gender performance and urban diversity
We began class by watching the two videos below to illustrate changes in women's gender performance over time. Then, after discussing Robin D. G. Kelley's "Yo Mama's Difunktional" we did a writing exercise relating tropes about black and brown women's sexuality to kelley's critique of urban sociological findings that tend to reinforce existing stereotypes about diverse urban populations.
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