Did you know that, in theory, you can write something in recognition of your dissertation – even, say, a joke about a TikTok format – and you won't lose any marks?
Student Coventry journalist Yasmine Summan tested that theory by asking her student if she could write at the end of her dissertation on queer people in media: "I did it for the girls and the gays, that's it," a line from a verse everyone on TikTok will recognize, and the supervisor replied saying he was down with the idea.
"They have always encouraged me to include my sexuality and who I am in my work, so this is nothing new," Yasmine told The Tab.
@yasminesummanxI did my dissertation for WHO? FOR THE GIRLS. EN. DE. GAYS. ## idoitforthegirlsandthegays ## queer ## uni ## thesis ## fyp original sound – heteronegative
In an email to her supervisor, Yasmine asked: & # 39; Just check, hypothetically what can you * not * include in recognition?
& # 39; Because I am hypothetical, and I emphasize hypothetically, I thought & # 39; I did it for the girls and the gay & # 39; s & # 39; in my acknowledgments.
"But if I can't, you know, I won't be upset."
Her supervisor replied: & # 39; The great thing about recognitions is that it is for whoever you want!
"If it's for the girls and the gays, then they recognize right away."
(embed) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lrBojx_SGh4 (/ embed)
Go to 2:04 to hear * the line *.
The referenced song is Yummy (by Ayesha Erotica not Justin Bieber), a track that you have probably never heard in real life, but has a little resurgence on TikTok.
Yasmine told The Tab that her dissertation looked at the representation of queer people, "especially queer women, in media and magazines," and added, "I really did it for the girls and the gays."
"I saw the meme on TikTok and thought me, if lockdown will postpone my graduation and prevent me from completing my project completely, I might as well go out with a bang," she said.
She said she only had the thesis & # 39; a few days ago & # 39; has submitted, but hopes the project will get them a pass.
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