Tag Archive: feminism

Current Issues: Week 3

This week we’re talking about pop feminism.  After the Clinton campaign and the Women’s Marches following Trump’s election, feminism has been a hot topic in North America.  Many people are asking, who gets to be a feminist.

Check out the interview with the Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie:

It’s a conversation between the journalist and Adichie and may be difficult to understand.  The subtitles are terrible but I’ve transcribed the interview,

Adichie

Answer the questions:

  • What does she think about Beyonce’s song?
  • What does she think about Emma Watson’s photo?
  • What does she think about trans-women?

Now check out Beyonce’s song:

And Emma Watson’s Vanity Fair photo:

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  • What do you think?