As I promised in class, for those of you whose interests have been piqued by our class and might want some recommendations for more texts to check out, I have compiled a list of texts in a variety of mediums and genres that I thought you might find interesting. First off, many of you might be … More Care texts for those interested in exploring more
Hey folks, This is the final installment of my “care in the news” posts to our course blog in which I’ve been highlighting current pieces in the media that are relevant to our course topic of care more generally as well as to specific discussions we have been having in class. My hope with these … More Final Installment of Care in the News
I had the pleasure of attending Professor Ken Hornbeck’s final theatre showcase about common health issues that affect college students. The performance covered a myriad of topics, including anorexia, drug abuse, alcohol, peer pressure, stress, social media, dating, and depression. One scene that particularly stuck out to me dealt with the issue of how to deal with … More Trouble on My Mind (Extra Credit) – Blog Post
For my final project, I will be focusing on the T.V. show, Parenthood. Parenthood is a show based on the life events and care involved in a large, close-knit family. One of the siblings of the family is a mother who has a son who is diagnosed with Asperger’s at a young age. Parenthood really … More Final Project-Melody
For my final project, I am going to watch the documentary Paper Dolls. This documentary is about transgender, Filipino migrants taking care for elder Orthodox Jewish individuals in Israel. I think that this documentary will reveal many aspects about care that we have not touched upon this semester. For example, what is the effect of … More Curating Care Final Project.
My final project will focus on stories told in Grey’s Anatomy. Specifically I want to look at how Meredith Grey, one of the main characters, deals with her mother, Ellis Grey, who has developed Alzheimer’s. Meredith is starting her intern year in training to become a surgical resident. An intern year is notoriously difficult, and … More curating care
The subject for my final project will be a film by Ma Liwen, a Chinese director, titled Gone Is The One Who Held Me Dearest In The World. The film is based on an autobiographical novel of the same title, written by Zhang Jie, about a middle-aged woman caring for her elderly mother. Some of the themes … More Final Project