The Impact

“Well Done, Sister Suffragette”

Nora-Grayce Orosz

January 22, 2017

“No more the meek and mild subservients we, we’re fighting for our rights militantly.” Starting in the early hours of Saturday January 21st, women (and men and children) gathered in crowds of thousands to participate in the “Women’s March” all across the country and overseas in Sydney,...

Mildred Pierce, She Done Him Wrong, and their Representations of Women in Film

Mildred Pierce, She Done Him Wrong, and their Representations of Women in Film

Rashaan Pace, Impact Staff

May 2, 2015

Throughout this history of mankind, our oral, written, and more recently, visual stories, have assisted with the identifying of oneself in correlation with personal development as well as understanding one's place in society. 1933's She Done Him Wrong and 1945's Mildred Pierce, offer very different not...

The Color Purple 30 Years Later: Gender Roles, Repressed Sexuality, Dominant, and Oppositional Readings of Steven Spielberg’s The Color Purple (1985)

The Color Purple 30 Years Later: Gender Roles, Repressed Sexuality, Dominant, and Oppositional Readings of  Steven Spielberg’s The Color Purple (1985)

Rashaan Pace, Impact Staff

April 2, 2015

Political scientist and feminist Jo Freeman once said “ Women learn to see how social structures and attitudes have molded them from birth and limited their opportunities”. Based on Alice Walker’s 1982 novel of the same name, Steven Spielberg’s 1985 film, The Color Purple, is the epitome of a f...

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