LLOYD TIME: De Ander Eten

16/07/2012

20.30 uur
Kamer 28 Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
toegang vrij

Publieke sessie van leesgroep PLUG, die tot doel heeft het bewustzijn van representaties van raciale stereotypen in de media te vergroten.

PLUG is an initiatief van  Bel Parnell-Berry & Egbert Martina

Voertaal van deze avond is Engels


The main objective of this reading group session will be to instigate an aesthetic analysis of how and when racialised bodies become edible bodies.
How do characters perpetuated in the media embody an edible state? How far is it arguable that this ‘edible state’ of the Other fulfils the nourishment and consumption of an audience? From this session, the organisers hope that participants will appreciate a more critical observation of the media and also that  PLUG can contribute in a meaningful manner.

Literature:
‘Eating the other’ by Bell Hooks

Case study:
Swedish cake incident and the Zwarte Piet debate
Chester French’s song ‘Black Girls’
John Williams in Chocodreams and Whittaker’s Ghana Peppermint commercial.
 



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