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Brer Soul and the Mythic Being: Toward a Queer Logic of Dark Sense

Tavia Nyong'o

in Afro-Fabulations: The Queer Drama of Black Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479856275
eISBN:
9781479806386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479856275.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Challenging accounts of black gender and sexuality that equate radicalism with misogynistic and patriarchal values, this chapter looks to the subversive cinema and performance art of the 1960s for ... More


Fabulous, Formless: Queer Theory’s Dark Precursor

Tavia Nyong'o

in Afro-Fabulations: The Queer Drama of Black Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479856275
eISBN:
9781479806386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479856275.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter enlists Gilles Deleuze’s theory of the “dark precursor”—the manner in which the past prefigures its future without determining or representing it—to give a different account of the role ... More


‘I Never Met a Female Michael Before’: Star Trek: Discovery between Trans Potentiality and Cis Anxiety

Si Sophie Pages Whybrew

in Fighting for the Future: Essays on Star Trek: Discovery

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621761
eISBN:
9781800341326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621761.003.0019
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Although transgender individuals have been absent from Star Trek since its 1966 debut, this absence has conspicuously haunted the franchise in the form of illusions, allegories, metaphors, alien ... More


Non-binary times, non-binary places: communities and their intersections

Ben Vincent

in Non-Binary Genders: Navigating Communities, Identities, and Healthcare

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447351917
eISBN:
9781447352358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447351917.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter draws attention to times and places that recur as sites of significance for non-binary people, and the negotiation of identity. It argues that the symbolic meaning ascribed to particular ... More


Chore and Choice: The Depressed Cyborg’s Manifesto

Tavia Nyong'o

in Afro-Fabulations: The Queer Drama of Black Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479856275
eISBN:
9781479806386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479856275.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter explores the emergence of artificial intelligence as a challenge for theories of post-humanism that fail to center blackness and queerness. Through a reading of the black transfeminine ... More


‘Not trans enough’: the relationship between non‑binary gender identities, uncertainty and legitimacy

Ben Vincent

in Non-Binary Genders: Navigating Communities, Identities, and Healthcare

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447351917
eISBN:
9781447352358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447351917.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter three begins by outlining the project’s design, in order to ground the data in research practices, and introduce the participants and their demographics. The chapter then highlights a ... More


Doing and being: my relationship with this work, and how it was done

Ben Vincent

in Non-Binary Genders: Navigating Communities, Identities, and Healthcare

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447351917
eISBN:
9781447352358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447351917.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter two continues by covering the methodological details of the project, including an autoethnographic reflection. More broadly the chapter addresses how methods were chosen, adapted and ... More


Don’t Let Anyone Else Do Your Job

Stanley Fish

in Save the World on Your Own Time

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195369021
eISBN:
9780197563243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195369021.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Of course, there’s no shortage of people who will step in to do your job if you default on it. The corporate world looks to the university for its workforce. Parents ... More


Reading the “Trans-” in Transatlantic Literature: On the “Female” within Three Negro Classics

C. Riley Snorton

in Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517901721
eISBN:
9781452958736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901721.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 3 takes up the trans/gender implications of The Three Negro Classics, which is a compilation of Booker T. Washington’s Up from Slavery, W.E.B. Du Bois’ The Souls of Black Folk, and James ... More


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