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Cultural Ideals of Beauty Cultural Ideals of Beauty Presentation Transcript

  • Beauty is in the Eye of Which Beholder?Article to read: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_depth/3291271.stm http://culturalbeauty.wordpress.com/
  •  This presentation looks to four traditionally non-Western body modification practices in order to spur discussions that explore notions of beauty standards and  how standards are universal though particular practices may be localized  the similarities and differences of means to achieve some level of a beauty ideal  how practices inform and influence each other and become incorporated into various cultures Warning: Images, videos, and links herein may not be suitable for viewing by all audiences. Viewer discretion is advised.
  • Brass Rings (“Neck Stretching”*) * Incorrect assumptionNational Geographic: Neck Stretchinghttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uwIvLSXfQrU (4:24) View slide
  • Lip Plates Mursi womanBBC: Lip Plates of Suri Women http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Mz1vaTeUSY (3:28) View slide
  • Scarification National Geographic: Scarification http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lfhot7tQcWs (5:23)David Kirkland, photographer. © 2013 Kirkland Photos Blog.
  • Tatau (Tattoo)Polynesian Cultural Center: Samoan Tattooshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2H8RUg25UPk (3:32)
  •  This presentation is purposely minimal in terms of text use as the images, videos, and links serve only as points of departure for dialogic explorations of the topic. Students have previewed these and additional related materials (one of the four topics per student) and prepared brief essays summarizing the particular practice and of their personal responses to reference during in-class discussion. Questions have been deliberately omitted so as not to unintentionally narrow the range of dialogue possibilities and allow instructors the flexibility to formulate questions deemed most useful in their classes.