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Featured Faculty: Dr. Kathryn Kein

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Dr. Kathryn Kein

  “We all come from different backgrounds and bring different perspectives to the classroom—we have so much to learn from listening to how we all approach a topic differently.” – Dr. Kathryn Kein Lilly Tomlin, Phyllis Diller and Gilda Radner My research and writing focus largely on the relationship between comedy and feminism. While conventional wisdom of second wave feminism believes […]

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Featured Course: Gender & Sitcoms

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  Do you enjoy watching sitcoms? Curious to see how sitcoms can influence the perception of genders and stereotypes? Study the relationship between changing gender roles and the leading ladies of television situation comedy between the 1950s and today with GWST 323 – Gender & Sitcoms. Watch 30 Rock for homework, paired with a text about the show’s discourses of feminism […]

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