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Reading through one another insights raised by Teresa de Lauretis ; , Donna Haraway ; , Annette Kuhn and Karen Barad , this article approaches feminist documentary cinema as diffraction apparatus and eccentric technology of gender. The article is divided into four sections. In the second section we elaborate on what the application of a diffractive methodology to the analysis of documentary cinema would entail. We do so by putting forward three methodological tools: emotionality Ahmed , materiality Olivieri, , and performativity Bruzzi, ; Butler, , , ; Barad,

Butler, J. 1997. “Gender is Burning: Questions of Appropriation and Subversion.”

Tutor : Prof. Jonathan Schroeder. This class explores the intersections and divergences that make up the history of race, ethnicity, and migration in the Americas. It is organized on the premise that Enlightenment European knowledge is biased at its core, such that its universal claims about the potential of humanity should be understood as only intended for the few and not everyone. Our readings will incorporate many different genres of writing, from political theory to slave narratives and experimental poetry, and media, including film and music, but they are organized so that we will be able to examine in-depth case studies that complement and challenge broader historical and theoretical works. Our focus this coming year will be slavery and its legacies in the United States, with a particular focus on the institutions, movements, and aesthetics that shaped and reshaped race, ethnicity, and migration. The second half of the year will consider texts that critique the concept of race, often, as in the case of authors like Octavia Butler and N.

Skip to search form Skip to main content You are currently offline. Some features of the site may not work correctly. DOI: Butler Published Sociology. The purpose of "law" is absolutely the last thing to employ in the history of the origin of law: on the contrary View via Publisher. Save to Library.

Bodies that matter : on the discursive limits of "sex"

Butler, J. McClintock, A. Mufti, and E. Lawful calls as creating social subjects out of address, reprimanding creates power, but also aids in juridicial and social constitution of subject. Call as formative and performative, recognition of social existence. Law when ruptured, creates a restructuration of power, and rearticulating of power.

Table of contents. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Finding libraries that hold this item Bodies that Matter 2. The Lesbian Phallus and the Morphological Imaginary 3. Phantasmatic Idenitigication and the Assumption of Sex 4.


by Judith Butler. GENDER IS BURNING: QUESTIONS. OF APPROPRIATION AND SUBVERSION. We all have friends who, when they knock on the door and we.


Gender Is Burning: Questions of Appropriation And Subversion

In a discussion that critically assesses gay male expressive culture such as camp and melodramatic romance , it should not seem surprising to introduce the question of drag. Drag embodies many important, conflicted questions about contemporary urban queer identities and gay male identities in particular. In fact, the drag queen can represent a vital fixture in a gay pride parade or a homophobic representation in mass culture. Here are some assumptions about drag that function as queer common sense:. Unable to display preview.

Filmed in the mid-to-late s, it chronicles the ball culture of New York City and the African-American , Latino , gay , and transgender communities involved in it. Critics consider the film to be an invaluable documentary of the end of the "Golden Age" of New York City drag balls, and a thoughtful exploration of race, class, gender, and sexuality in America. In , the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".

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Routledge London, United Kingdom. This item is covered by one or more copyrights. Please do not copy, re-use or reproduce this item without the permission of the copyright holder. Recommended readings on the development of contemporary performance art and its theoretical underpinnings. Butler offers a brilliant reworking of the body, examining how the power of heterosexual hegemony forms the "matter" of bodies, sex, and gender. Butler argues that power operates to constrain sex from the start, delimiting what counts as a viable sex.

Utopian Drag and Gender Politics

Butler, J. McClintock, A. Mufti, and E.

В ней царила полная тишина. Прямо перед ним, откинувшись на груду старых подушек, лежал пожилой человек с ярко-белой гипсовой повязкой на правом запястье. ГЛАВА 21 Голос американца, звонившего Нуматаке по прямой линии, казался взволнованным: - Мистер Нуматака, в моем распоряжении не больше минуты.

 Ты же сказала, что не колешься. Девушка засмеялась: - Это же чудо-маркер. Я чуть кожу не содрала, пытаясь его стереть. Да и краска вонючая. Беккер посмотрел внимательнее.

Butler, J. 1997. “Gender is Burning: Questions of Appropriation and Subversion.”