Called Shock Value Workbook W24 I Need You Have
This Workbook offers opportunities to apply materials to media, real life scenarios, and supplemental resources. Reply to each prompt in the minimum length required (or otherwise in however many words/characters you believe all components to be sufficiently addressed) while incorporating at least two course concepts. Type responses onto this form, in a single-spaced standard 12-point Times New Roman font on numbered pages with 1-inch margins).
WEEK #2 – INTRO(1) Write 3 paragraphs after watching any episode of Netflix’s Euphoria about aspects of the show that were enjoyable or progressive, as well as any content which you consider to be problematic. How could the series have better addressed these issues?(2) Write 3 paragraphs about the framings of sexuality within the Montero music video by Lil Nas X, and then another paragraph commenting on the public’s reaction. Why might the so-called “shock value” simultaneously inspire some viewers while offending others, and what effects may this have? www.youtube.com/watch?v=6swmTBVI83k
WEEK #3 – SEX ED(1) Search around the websitewww.o.school/ and then write 3 paragraphs about an article or tutorial of your choice. What kind of content was covered, and how was it discussed? What are some of the strengths of this resource, and what would you recommend for improvements? (2) Write 3 paragraphs on how the assigned Oliver (2018) episode compares/contrasts to your own experiences with sex ed curriculum, and how these programs should be improved.
WEEK #4 – HOOKUP CULTURE(1) Watch the “Kimmy is a Feminist!” episode of Netflix’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt – and write 3 paragraphs about how it relates to the girl hunt, hookup culture, sexual scripts/discourses, and intersectional performances of gender/sexuality.(2) Search through some legal(!) dating/seeking websites or apps for at least 3 examples of different types of identity talk. For each excerpt, offer explanations about some of the functions of deploying this type of discourse.