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Walk Like a Man: Vagabondage and Gender Construction

Dúnlaith Bird

in Travelling in Different Skins: Gender Identity in European Women's Oriental Travelogues, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199644162
eISBN:
9780199949984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644162.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter explores the original paradigm of vagabondage. An increasingly totemic concept in European women’s travel writing from the 1850s onwards, vagabondage offers an alternative model of ... More


Origins of the Super Collider

Michael Riordan, Lillian Hoddeson, and Adrienne W. Kolb

in Tunnel Visions: The Rise and Fall of the Superconducting Super Collider

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226294797
eISBN:
9780226305837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226305837.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The idea for the Superconducting Super Collider emerged from high-energy physicists’ ambitions to build a next-generation particle accelerator to enable research on elementary particles at the ... More


Energy, Ecology, and Intensive Alliance: Bringing Earth Back to Heaven

Luke B. Higgins

in Cosmology, Ecology, and the Energy of God

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823238958
eISBN:
9780823238996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823238958.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Drawing on the philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead and Ilya Prigogine in conjunction with Isabelle Stengers, this chapter traces some of the problematic theological underpinnings of the specifically ... More


Raja Amari (Tunisia)

Roy Armes

in African Filmmaking: North and South of the Sahara

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621231
eISBN:
9780748670789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621231.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on filmmaker Raja Amari. Amari was born into a middle-class family in Tunis in 1971. She studied French literature and civilisation at the University of Tunis I, before going on ... More


Vascularizing the Study of Religion: Multi-Agent Figurations and Cosmopolitics

Manuel A. Vásquez

in Entangled Worlds: Religion, Science, and New Materialisms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276219
eISBN:
9780823277049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276219.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Drawing from Bruno Latour and using the case of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexican Pentecostal church in Atlanta, as an example, this chapter demonstrates the payoffs of a non-reductive, materialist, ... More


Of Actants, Forces, and Things

Henning Schmidgen

in Bruno Latour in Pieces: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263691
eISBN:
9780823266555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263691.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter aims at clarifying some fundamental concepts of Bruno Latour’s philosophical sociology. It shows that the concept of “actor,” or “actant,” was derived from the semiology of Algirdas ... More


The Shaping of a Prince

Catherine Hanley

in Louis: The French Prince Who Invaded England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217452
eISBN:
9780300221640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217452.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter focuses on the early life of Louis VIII the Lion. In September 1187 Philip II Augustus, then twenty-two years of age, had already been the king of France for seven years. His wife, ... More


Dialogue with Isabelle Huppert: December 15, 1993

Antoinette Fouque and Jean-Joseph Goux

Sylvina Boissonnas (ed.)

in There Are Two Sexes: Essays in Feminology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169868
eISBN:
9780231538381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169868.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

In the dialogue presented in this chapter, Isabelle Huppert and Antoinette Fouque talk about novelist Nathalie Sarraute and her style of writing. Fouque thinks that Sarraute is following in the ... More


Decoding the Face-Transplant Debates

Sharrona Pearl

in Face/On: Face Transplants and the Ethics of the Other

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226461229
eISBN:
9780226461533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226461533.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter introduces a case study, exploring the popular, medical, and bioethical debates following the first partial face transplant of Isabelle Dinoire in 2005. It concentrates on the technical ... More


The Writer

Marta Figlerowicz

in Flat Protagonists: A Theory of Novel Character

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190496760
eISBN:
9780190496784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496760.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The second chapter discusses Françoise de Graffigny’s Letters from a Peruvian Woman (1747) and Isabelle de Charrière’s Letters of Mistress Henley (1784). Responding to Nancy Armstrong, the chapter ... More


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