Background: In this unit, we will explore theories about the social construction of gender and the formation of gender identity. We will read about society's expectations regarding gender, and we will share experiences from our own lives, and consider the implications of gendered characteristics in the world around us. In your essay, you will be considering gender theory more deeply by doing a close reading of a theoretical text and then determining whether or not you find the theory convincing.
Your Task: In this essay, you will apply a theory to other texts.
Twitter Thread by Tarana Burke
Podcast - Rebecca Traister on #MeToo, Female Rage, and Anita Hill
Journal article – It's Time to Recognize How Men's Careers Benefit from Sexually Harassing Women in Academia
News Article - How Christine Blasey Ford's Testimony Changed America
New York Times Op-Ed – Harvey Weinstein is My Monster Too