ESP Biography

BELL PITKIN, Wellesley College freshman studying Cinema & Media

Major: Cinema and Media Studies

College/Employer: Wellesley College

Year of Graduation: 2023

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Past Classes

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L13324: Intro to Elementary Arabic 101 in Splash 2019 (Nov. 23 - 24, 2019)
Have you ever thought twice about your pronunciation of common foods such as "falafel", "hummus", and even (the all-intimidating) "baba ghanoush"? Here's the class for you! In this class we will review the basic alphabet, words, and cultural greetings used in modern standard Arabic—by the end, you'll even be able to say the names of all your favorite foods as they were meant to be said!

A13422: Representations of Girlhood in Modern Cinema in Splash 2019 (Nov. 23 - 24, 2019)
"If you haven't noticed I am a woman now. I wear a bra!" Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008). Teenage girls have it rough! Not only do these young women have to deal with homework, dating, acne and more, they have to grapple with growing up and their context in greater society. In this course we will discuss the role of young women on screen and how their narrative has become a common theme within popular media. Come watch and analyze clips from independent movies like Ladybird, Ghost World, Princess Mononoke, as well as cult classics like Pretty in Pink, Clueless, and Mean Girls.