Suppose I could look it up and make sure they were week 2 but I'm lazy so lets just go with that. AND it is almost time to leave for lecture and seminars and I have yet to finish the reading (3 down, 1 to go). My bad.
Anyway, from small group activity, 11 a.m. seminar:
Feminism is the movement of change, to redefine perspectives in the lives of all people. A global goal to have a world of equality.
- St. Denis did not feel that feminism did not relate to other cultures because it came from colonization-privileged white women
- feminism did not include other cultures - colonization did seep into their cultures
- everyone, regardless of gender, class, race, socioeconomic status - look beyond gender
- an interdisciplinary concept that is everchanging
- global worldwide movement that is for everybody
- not about becoming greater than men, it is about becoming equal
- respect for the entire women population, not just the individual
- always changing
- definitions are always different; makes it difficult for people who are not educated (WMST/feminism) to understand what feminism is.
- because of misconceptions people are afraid to identify with feminism or as a feminist
- not one specific movement; made up of many
- is for everyone
- some controversy in regards to feminism and culture
- Aboriginal women scared of letting go of traditions and becoming "Westernized"
- happy with tradition
- need work as a society (not only women)
- human equalities between every race, gender, class
- about freedom and choice
- atmosphere and upbringing really effect standpoint & feminist education
- we need to stop and think, where do we go from here?
- how can we make change for next generation?