Visual Pleasure in Mad Max: Fury Road

In this series, "The Textures of Sexuality,” we have undergraduate students from two schools considering how the body is implicated in the storytelling devices used in popular media. Baker University student Mary Tusten looks at how Mad Max: Fury Road defies phallocentrism seen in most movies and challenges us to think about why we should start … Continue reading Visual Pleasure in Mad Max: Fury Road

Making Masculinity: Reflections on Hoover and Coates’ Does God Make the Man: Media, Religion, and Gendered Identity.

In this series, "The Textures of Sexuality," we have undergraduate students from two schools considering how the body is implicated in the storytelling devices used in popular media. Elizabethtown College student Chandler McLaren also considers Stewart M. Hoover and Curtis D. Coats'  Does God Make the Man: Media, Religion, and the Crisis of Masculinity, (New York: New York University … Continue reading Making Masculinity: Reflections on Hoover and Coates’ Does God Make the Man: Media, Religion, and Gendered Identity.

American Masculinity and Media Crisis

In this series, "The Textures of Sexuality," we have undergraduate students from two schools considering how the body is implicated in storytelling devices used in popular media. Elizabethtown College student Hannah Ciocco begins with a discussion of Stewart M. Hoover and Curtis D. Coats'  Does God Make the Man: Media, Religion, and the Crisis of Masculinity, (New … Continue reading American Masculinity and Media Crisis