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Date Created: 11/29/14
Wednesday November 19quot Butterflies and Boobs bv Tina Richardson and Vanderford The films focus on Brockovich and her process of finding investigating and pursuing this case to its economic windfall conclusion a Windfall that most greatly benefits Brockovich and the law firm for which she Works for serves to marginalize the experience of the residents of Hinkley 170171 Marginalize pushes aside the problems of the community Emphasizes the money law firm made problematic Residents Environment Puts them on the backburner Film acts as more of a success story rather than a lesson about the environmental movement Doesn t cause the audience to get up and act Crossroads of Culture The Transnational Turn in American Studies by Fishkin Transnational Adjective used to describe things people or other phenomena that extend or move beyond national boundaries There is more to American Studies than What has been studied I Discipline focused area of study Makes connections to Women s studies ethnic studies etc Encourages us to see how American has been a transnational site throughout history Provides numerous example of how the US and Americans have experienced the transnational I Research being done outside the US being ignored I Recovering the voicesstories that have been lostignored Forms of transnationalism migration tourism and the spread of US culture How race and racism has played a role in the creation of American experiences Constant critical critiques of the US Critiques are not used as a Way of hatred but rather to make American a better country