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English Composition 100WD: Writing Citizenships in Film and Culture: Sexual and Racial Politics (De)

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Past Topic Examples

The following are examples of topics from students in past quarters of the class. You can use them to practice searching for different types of resources.

  • Male Rappers and African American Masculinities
  • The Korean Wave, KPop, and Asian Cultural Identities in flux
  • Has colorism in the American beauty industry (especially advertisements) changed over the past decade? Why and why not?
  • Films or TV programs about migrant Latinx children and trauma
  • Racial and Gender Inequalities in Gaming
  • Transforming images of the Muslim American Hollywood cinema and US Television, in relation to structures of finance, resource, and network 
  • Anti-Asian hate and the role of media
  • How were animated cartoons produced during the Civil Rights movement portraying race and how were the racial images being received?
  • Female beauty standards in Bollywood films and beauty products in contemporary India with emphasis on social class and caste disparities.