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Hi everyone! My name is Kim. I'm an English major and gender studies minor at Bryn Mawr. I am really excited to be taking this class. I have always been interested in how fashion and gender intercept. There is a saying, "gender is a drag", and I think that is so interesting and true. In Riki Wilchins book there are a lot of theories on socially constructed gender, and I believe that fashion and clothes are a way to play with and explore gender and gender roles. I think this ties in well with the "Playful" in this course title, because through fashion we are able to manipulate and play with our own gender, and the way society views us.