The topic that has been plaguing my thoughts since the episode ended have to do with the juxtaposition of the show’s eunuchs: Theon Greyjoy, Grey Worm, and Varys, castrated men who face incredibly poignant moments within this episode.Read more "To Be a Man (Game of Thrones S7.02)"
As one would expect with Game of Thrones, there was a lot to be excited about within the Season 7 premiere. Arya is continuing her mission of revenge with one of the bloodiest season openers of the show while Dany and Cersei are drawing up their strategy maps (quite literally in Cersei’s case), Jon attempts to take the reigns in the North, and Samwell is almost literally knee deep in shit. We even had a cameo appearance from Ed Sheeran who, along with his merry band of soldiers, seemed much too kind to be rocking Lannister colors. Without doubt, this premiere is setting us up for what is sure to be an epic season.Read more "Game of Thrones Made a Powerful Statement About Educational Access in Season 7 Premiere (Game of Thrones S7.01)"
Over the course of the Spring 2017 semester, participants in the Homeland course will each be rewatching the show from the beginning (approximately four episodes per week) and blogging about each week’s rewatch progress. We will be attempting to not only engage deeply with the episodes and explore the show from a variety of critical academic angles but also engage with other scholars in the process.Read more "Homeland: A Rewatch Project"