Studvent, Alyssa Blog Post # 6

Dystopia: an unfair/unjust society where most if not all of its civilians experience oppression through exploitation, violence, fear, hopelessness, and/or marginalization. I was influenced by the reading of “Five Faces of Oppression” by Iris Young in regards to my definition. Within this reading, Young describes the five faces of oppression Continue reading

Studvent, Alyssa Blog Post #5

According to Gonzaga University, Panopticism is defined as a “kind of internal surveillance [where] the watches ceases to be external to the watched”. In today’s society, panopticism has been embedded into our society in various ways such as through the advancement of surveillance technologies especially within public spaces and within Continue reading

How do you define dystopia?

According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, the definition of Dystopia is “an imagined world or society in which people lead wretched, dehumanized, fearful lives”. In my opinion, Dystopia is defined as a world and/or society filled with injustice and/or suffering following an attempt at the creation of a utopia. I chose Continue reading