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“Because There Are Young Women Behind Me”

Learning from the Testimonios of Young Undocumented Women Advocates

Carolina Silva

sacrificed to traditional cultural values that prioritize family and child-rearing ( Chavez 2013 ). Participating in public actions and criticizing people in power was frowned upon while meeting in conference rooms with university leaders was applauded. The

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Where to from Here?

Emerging Conversations on Girls’ Literature and Girlhood

Dawn Sardella-Ayres and Ashley N. Reese

intersectional ideal in specific contexts. In this way, even simply grouping a collection of texts as a genre called “girls’ literature” is a social act that creates meaning and allows us to question cultural values, situation, motive, and hierarchies of power

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Queer Girlhoods in Contemporary Comics

Disrupting Normative Notions

Mel Gibson

relationships, but also critique internalized cultural values regarding heteronormative girlhood. These comics focus on queer girls in a number of different ways. Lumberjanes presents a utopian queer community, although it could be read as suggesting that

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Designing a New Method of Studying Feature-Length Films

An Empirical Study and its Critical Analysis

Jose Cañas-Bajo, Teresa Cañas-Bajo, Eleni Berki, Juri-Petri Valtanen, and Pertti Saariluoma

. Although it might be possible to find some features that users may generally consider usable and attractive, many factors are strongly influenced by cultural values ( Ito and Nakakoji 1996 ). Likewise, audiences in the same country lead different lifestyles

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Jessica Bay, Alaina Schempp, Daniela Schlütz, and R. Colin Tait

, Peirce considers her remake of Carrie to be a “feminist revision of the horror genre” (42). In “The Contemptible Realm of the Romcom Queen: Nancy Meyers, Cultural Value and Romantic Comedy,” Deborah Jermyn analyzes what many have thought of as “an

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“There’s nothing makeup cannot do”

Women Beauty Vloggers’ Self-Representations, Transformations, and #thepowerofmakeup

Michele White

’s expressions and self-representations, have been underacknowledged and understudied in the academic literature, as noted by new media scholar Emma A. Jane (2014) . Cultural values and the silencing of women participants displace the work women do in Internet

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Toward a Model of Distributed Affectivity for Cinematic Ethics

Ethical Experience, Trauma, and History

Philip Martin

insights in the context of moods, Colombetti argues that “the world provides not only stimuli, but also cultural values, norms, and rules of behavior that shape and impact moods at various levels” (2017b, 1441). Our affective states are situated in the