Assignment: Race, Gender, and Sexuality
Write an essay on two of the assigned films (Daughters of Dust; Watermelon Woman) and how these films take up questions of race and its intersection with gender and/or sexuality. Use examples from the films to support your analysis, and cite additional evidence from – Making Movies That Matter: A Conversation with Julie DashAuthor(s): Julie DashSource: Black Camera, Vol. 22, No. 1 (Spring/Summer, 2007), pp. 4-12Published by: Indiana University PressStable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27761685 .Accessed: 02/05/2014 13:37
- 1000-1500-word essay
Perform the following steps:
Step 1: Reflect on the reading.
Think about the readings you’ve done for this topic and review them. Review your short responses throughout the topic. Begin to organize your thoughts on this topic.
Step 2: Create a thesis statement.
Create a thesis statement that conveys the central argument you’ll make in your paper. Your thesis statement should be one sentence long and express how you feel about the state of media today and what the role of government should be.
Step 3: Write a paper.
In a 1000-1500- word essay, prove your thesis statement. Use specific examples from your reading.