Bodies: A Digital CompanionMain MenuWhy the Body?an introduction to the digital companionEmbodimentkey conceptCultural Normkey conceptBodily Differencekey conceptStigmakey conceptIntersectionalitykey conceptBody ImageDr. Kristin Novotny, Professor COR 240-04/05Spectral and Invisible BodiesDr. Veruska Cantelli, Assistant ProfessorVisibility / Invisibility / HypervisibilityAlice Neiley, Adjunct ProfessorRadical AwakeningFaith Yacubian, Assistant ProfessorPaleoErik Shonstrom, Assistant ProfessorBorderlandsDr. Patricia DeRocherWalkingDr. Katheryn Wright, Associate Professor (COR-240-03)The PosthumanDr. Katheryn Wright, Associate ProfessorMethodologiesThis page contains links to short explanations of the different methodologies used to understand bodies and embodiment.The Body Projectoverview of the common assignmentAcknowledgementsa list of contributors to 'Bodies: A Digital Companion'Katheryn Wright279cd79e69274163f928712dea4a54ed18cc4019Kristin Novotny6c7d293adc756d3d765532b1218f29929b3ec40f
What is METHODOLOGY? What does METHODOLOGY mean?
12017-05-27T17:53:01-07:00Katheryn Wright279cd79e69274163f928712dea4a54ed18cc4019149571This YouTube video provides a short explanation of what a methodology is.plain2017-05-27T17:53:02-07:00YouTube2016-04-24T14:43:25.000ZwrHB25ieNNAThe AudiopediaKatheryn Wright279cd79e69274163f928712dea4a54ed18cc4019
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12017-05-16T14:32:36-07:00Methodologies4This page contains links to short explanations of the different methodologies used to understand bodies and embodiment.plain4541902017-08-28T06:15:00-07:00A methodology is a systematic procedure or theoretical framework that can be used to study a particular subject. A broad range of methodologies in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities have been used to study the body depending on research question. In COR 240: Bodies, you will not be dissecting anything or learning about human anatomy. Rather, you will be using methodological tools that are important in the liberal arts and humanities.
The first is interpretive textual analysis, which you will use when you analyze different representations of the body in the arts and popular culture. Simply stated, interpretive textual analysis "decodes" the meaning of the artifact under question whether it be a painting, film, story, essay, or performance. The second is contextual analysis. Both interpretive textual analysis and contextual analysis look at texts, but the latter focuses on using texts to understanding the cultural situation of the time and place when and where the text was created.
The third methodology you will learn about and use is phenomenology, or the study of "phenomena" or direct experience. Phenomenology is both an important philosophical tradition and series of methods researchers used to study experience. For the body project, you will be designing and implementing your own phenomenological research project about an embodied experience.
Author Information Katheryn Wright, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Core Division Champlain College