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Major: Not available.

College/Employer: Not available.

Year of Graduation: 2023

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Pomona College '23, majoring in religious studies

Past Classes

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H693: Performance of Race and Sexuality in Media in Rainstorm Spring 2021 (May. 15 - 16, 2021)
Should straight actors play queer roles? Should white and well known performers play the parts of Asian or Latinx/Chicanx characters? Is creating memes or reposting tik toks of black people just a new form of black face? Using examples from film, tv shows, and social media practices, we will discuss the ways race, gender, and sexuality are performed and embodied in media, paying particular attention to issues of whitewashing, black face, queer coding/baiting, and cultural appropriation