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Edmond Amran El Maleh and the Cause of the Other

Olivia C. Harrison

in Transcolonial Maghreb: Imagining Palestine in the Era of Decolonization

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794213
eISBN:
9780804796859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794213.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Chapter Six begins with an explicit refutation of Memmi’s position on Jews and Arabs by the Moroccan Jewish writer Edmond Amran El Maleh. The chapter argues that El Maleh’s representation of Jews in ... More


The Twilight of Cutting: African Activism and Life after NGOs

Saida Hodzic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520291980
eISBN:
9780520965577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291980.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Departing from common treatment of female genital cutting as an African problem to be debated within Western moral and critical publics, this book examines how Ghanaians problematize and materialize ... More


Afterword

Samuel A. Chambers

in The Lessons of Rancière

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199927210
eISBN:
9780199980529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927210.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

This afterword departs more significantly from Rancière's own writings, as it makes an argument that Rancière himself has tended to resist. The chapter suggest that queer theory can serve to ... More


The Futures Outside: Apocalyptic Epilogue Unveiled as Africana Queer Prologue

Eric A. Thomas

in Sexual Disorientations: Queer Temporalities, Affects, Theologies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277513
eISBN:
9780823280483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277513.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This essay examines the epilogue of Revelation (22:8-21) as an intervention for new imaginations of, and actions toward, a new heaven and new earth that can be realized in the present. It names the ... More


Conclusion: Last Objects

Lana Lin

in Freud's Jaw and Other Lost Objects: Fractured Subjectivity in the Face of Cancer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277711
eISBN:
9780823280568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277711.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter revisits some of the resonant themes of Freud’s Jaw by threading together anecdotes drawn from the author’s own experience, from Freud’s, Lorde’s, and Sedgwick’s lives, as well as ... More


Identification, disidentification and the imaginative reconfiguration of identity

Anne Ring Petersen

in Migration Into Art: Transcultural Identities and Art-Making in a Globalised World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526121905
eISBN:
9781526132352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121905.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art History

Chapter 5 seeks to contribute to the development of more dynamic and complex understandings of ‘identity’ by turning to Stuart Hall’s, Amelia Jones’s and José Esteban Muñoz’s theories of identity as ... More


Reading Plato

Jill Frank

in Poetic Justice: Rereading Plato's "Republic"

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226515632
eISBN:
9780226515809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226515809.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Against the backdrop of the expansion of literacy in fourth-century BCE Athens, changes in the arts circa 430-380, and Plato’s extensive use of imitation and representation in his writing, this ... More


Literary Communities

Jacques Rancière

in The Common Growl: Toward a Poetics of Precarious Community

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823270910
eISBN:
9780823270965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270910.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter starts from the idea of literary communities as constituted by individuals, things, and events contributing to the formation of a certain shared “commonsense.” Weaving together readings ... More


Introduction

Sydney Hutchinson

in Tigers of a Different Stripe: Performing Gender in Dominican Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226405322
eISBN:
9780226405636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226405636.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

A music video by New York-based Dominican-American “tropical punk” artist Maluca Mala frames this chapter exploring the state of gender and performance studies in the Caribbean, particularly with ... More


Against Sovereign Violence

Saida Hodžić

in The Twilight of Cutting: African Activism and Life after NGOs

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520291980
eISBN:
9780520965577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291980.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 7, Against Sovereign Violence reveals that the collusion between feminism and sovereign violence is contested even when it seemingly wins the day, and that NGO workers and civil servants ... More


Trash Comes Home: Gender/Genre Subversion in the Films of John Waters

Derek Kane-Meddock

in Gender Meets Genre in Postwar Cinemas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036613
eISBN:
9780252093661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036613.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter demonstrates the structural link between gender and genre in John Waters' work by examining three of the director's films: Pink Flamingos (1972), representing his early career; Polyester ... More


Performing Genealogies: Poetic Pedagogies of Disidentification

Faye Caronan

in Legitimizing Empire: Filipino American and U.S. Puerto Rican Cultural Critique

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039256
eISBN:
9780252097300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039256.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter considers how education is deployed in Filipino American and U.S. Puerto Rican performance poetry as a tool in decolonizing activist projects. It cites the work of Los Angeles-based ... More


‘Disidentification’ in Allain Rochel’s Bacchae, Tim O’Leary’s The Wrath of Aphrodite, and Aaron Mark’s Another Medea

Melinda Powers

in Diversifying Greek Tragedy on the Contemporary US Stage

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198777359
eISBN:
9780191823077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777359.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses Allain Rochel’s Bacchae (2007), Tim O’Leary’s The Wrath of Aphrodite (2008), and Aaron Mark’s Another Medea (2013), based on Euripides’ Bacchae, Hippolytus, and Medea ... More


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