Video Essay

Document Type


Publication Date

Fall 2018

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Queer Media


This assignment asks you to work in pairs to produce a critical argument about the material from the week you facilitated using the video essay format. The aim is to bring critical questions in queer media studies to bear on the media text screened for class in a way that would interest and inform someone who did not take the class. The video should be no more than 5 minutes long.

Funding Agency

Swarthmore College Provost Office

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Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.


Professor Patricia White was awarded a Digital Humanities Curricular Grant from the Provost's Office for use in her fall 2018 course, Queer Media (FMST 046). The course syllabus and assignment instructions are made freely available here courtesy of the author.

Additional Files

Video Essay Rubric QM - Swarthmore Film and Media Studies.pdf (78 kB)
Assignment Rubric