Category Archives: Blog Prompts

Blog Prompt for Group 5 (due Apr 21, 11 pm)

By 11 pm on April 21, please post a 750-word response to the following prompt.

Prompt:

Open topic on Let Me In–your post must cite and engage with the readings, specific scenes and techniques from the film, and our class discussion.

Instructions:

Your response should cite, analyze, and engage with the course readings in defining and explaining course concepts. Make sure to correctly cite all sources (including all videos, images, course readings, other written sources, films, and websites) both in-text and in a Works Cited list at the end of your post (instructions can be found here).

Blog Prompt for Group 4 (due Apr 7, 11 pm)

By 11 pm on April 7, please post a 750-word response to the following prompt.

Prompt:

Open topic on Mónica Enríquez-Enríquez’s work alone OR her work in relation to Unveiled–your post must cite and engage with the readings, specific scenes and techniques from the films, and our class discussion. You are also encouraged to draw on either of her events on April 1: the Social Justice Media Making Event with Aisha Shahidah Simmons, or the Film Screening and Director’s Talk in the evening.

Instructions:

Your response should cite, analyze, and engage with the course readings in defining and explaining course concepts. Make sure to correctly cite all sources (including all videos, images, course readings, other written sources, films, and websites) both in-text and in a Works Cited list at the end of your post (instructions can be found here).

Blog Prompt for Group 3 (due Mar 23, 11 pm)

Prompt:

Open topic on The Girl Who Played with Fire–your post must cite and engage with the readings, specific scenes and techniques from the film, and our class discussion.

Instructions:

Your response should cite, analyze, and engage with the course readings in defining and explaining course concepts. Make sure to correctly cite all sources (including all videos, images, course readings, other written sources, films, and websites) both in-text and in a Works Cited list at the end of your post (instructions can be found here).

Blog Prompt for Group 1 (due Feb 24, 11 pm)

By 11 pm on February 24, please post a 750-word response to the following prompt.

Prompt:

Open topic on Brothers of the Head--your post must cite and engage with the readings, specific scenes and techniques from the film, and our class discussion.

Instructions:

Your response should cite, analyze, and engage with the course readings in defining and explaining course concepts. Make sure to correctly cite all sources (including all videos, images, course readings, other written sources, films, and websites) both in-text and in a Works Cited list at the end of your post (instructions can be found here).

Blog Prompt for Group 2 (due Mar 3, 11 pm)

By 11 pm on March 3, please post a 750-word response to the following prompt.

Prompt:

Open topic on FTF: Female to Femme–your post must cite and engage with the readings, specific scenes and techniques from the film, and our class discussion.

Instructions:

Your response should cite, analyze, and engage with the course readings in defining and explaining course concepts. Make sure to correctly cite all sources (including all videos, images, course readings, other written sources, films, and websites) both in-text and in a Works Cited list at the end of your post (instructions can be found here).

Blog Prompt for Group 5 (due Feb 17, 11 pm)

By 11 pm on February 17, please post a 750-word response to the following prompt.

Prompt:

According to Helen Hok-Sze Leung, what are some of the genre conventions and politics of Third Cinema? Do you think Madame Satã embodies the genre conventions and/or politics of Third Cinema and New Queer Cinema? Use specific scenes and techniques from the film to support your claim. Find another film that engages with similar questions, explain how it does so, and embed a related video, image, or hyperlink.

Instructions:

Your response should cite, analyze, and engage with the course readings in defining and explaining course concepts. Make sure to correctly cite all sources (including all videos, images, course readings, other written sources, films, and websites) both in-text and in a Works Cited list at the end of your post (instructions can be found here).

Blog Prompt for Group 4 (due Feb 10, 11 pm)

By 11 pm on February 10, please post a 750-word response to the following prompt.

Prompt:

In what ways can By Hook or By Crook be read as an example of New Queer Cinema? How does the film critique the interlocking violences shaping constructions of dis/ability, gender, and sexuality? Find another film that engages with similar or overlapping questions, explain how it does so, and embed a related video, image, or hyperlink. Your response should engage with both the Michelle Aaron and Jack Halberstam articles.

Instructions:

Your response should cite, analyze, and engage with the course readings in defining and explaining course concepts. Make sure to correctly cite all sources (including all videos, images, course readings, other written sources, films, and websites) both in-text and in a Works Cited list at the end of your post (instructions can be found here).