Bodies, Culture, and Power – Introduction to Body Politics

Avatar Design Workshop (for online teaching and tutorials): This icebreaker activity is designed to help alleviate Zoom fatigue during the COVID-19 pandemic. The workshop helps students design individual interactive avatars to represent themselves during Zoom meetings. The purpose of this activity is to reflect on embodied experiences in virtual spaces and how we use our bodies to communicate with the world.

VIDEO: “The Placebo Button.” 2017. The Science of Everything.

VIDEO: “Body Contact Around the World.” 2016. Dating Beyond Borders.

VIDEO: “Why Clothes Matter.” 2017. The School of Life.