Discussion and readings focus on defining feminism, feminism in practice, articulating how feminism and text analysis process (a la previous week’s reading) may be out of sync.
- Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men – Caroline Criado Perez
- [PDF selections – Commons]
- Beard, Mary. Women & Power: A Manifesto
- YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VGDJIlUCjA0
- text available here: https://www.lrb.co.uk/v39/n06/mary-beard/women-in-power
- (optional: https://www.lrb.co.uk/v36/n06/mary-beard/the-public-voice-of-women) NOTE: I had originally planned to have everyone read the first half of Beard’s book, but I was having difficulty finding the audio and video for it. I’ve found it now, though. If you are particularly motivated, you could read / listen to this as well.
- Ahmed, Sarah, Jane Kilby, Celia Lury, Maureen McNeil, and Beverly Skeggs. “Introduction: Thinking Through Feminism.” Transformations : Thinking Through Feminism, edited by Sarah Ahmed, et al., Routledge, 2000. ProQuest Ebook Central, https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cunygc/detail.action?docID=242222. [Accessible through library website.]
Notebook / Tech Assignments:
- Install Anaconda
- Create GitHub account: https://github.com/ and send your account name to Lisa by 9/3.
- Read Jupyter Notebook: Markdown in Jupyter Notebook a DataCamp tutorial; Jupyter Notebook: An Introduction by Mike Driscoll
- Go to the DHUM72500 repository and download Week 1 Notebook [available 8/29].
- Open Week 2 Jupyter Notebook, and follow the embedded directions to complete the assignment.
- Anaconda Tutorial: https://docs.anaconda.com/anaconda/navigator/tutorials/
- GitHub Introduction: https://guides.github.com/activities/hello-world/