Monthly Archives: December 2013

Video Project: California Drought

With virtually no rain for over 11 months, California’s cattle ranchers are forced to take extreme measures to ensure the health of the thousands of animals under their care. See above for the story of one local rancher who has turned to hauling water on a daily basis to fill the troughs that have run dry.

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Final Project: Gender in Popular Music

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For my final project in Gender & Popular Culture (AMST 3010), I have decided to explore the spectrum of representation of gender in American popular music. The creative aspects of the project include a video compilation and an accompanying graphic and “festival poster.” They portray eleven songs that serve as case studies for the vast variation of gender attitudes across genres and eras. For my Final Paper, I take an in-depth look specifically at the positive representations of gender and explore the intersectionality and various feminisms they incorporate.

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