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Published: 06 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389637-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8963-7
Published: 31 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009283-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0928-3
... consenting sexual subjects for white men, and part of what his- torian Emily A. Owens (2015) refers to as fantasies of consent. Following the previous chapter s claims about the vulnerable, world- making capacity of fantasy, I trace here how the question of consent was their relationship rape, coercion...
Published: 31 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009283-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0928-3
... on Baartman s legacy: taboo and yet public, CONCLUSION Black Feminist Celebrity and the Po liti cal Life of Vulnerability 204 Conclusion famous and infamous, scientific object and sexually objectified. Baartman s body offers a sign of capture and a sign of vulnerability for Parker (as I read her poem...
Published: 04 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012801-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1280-1
...chapter six Somebody s Child Awakening, Resistance, and Vulnerability in My Bondage and My Freedom When Douglass sat down sometime in 1853 or 1854 to write My Bondage and My Freedom, he had been self-identifying as a Black public intellec- tual for about six years. His work required him, as we...
Published: 14 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012382-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1238-2
... administration for immigrant young adults like Veronica who have lived in the United States for years and must navigate an increasingly hostile po liti cal climate. carolina valdivia 6 Undocumented Young Adults Heightened Vulnerability in the Trump Era 128 Carolina Valdivia Although anti- immigration policies...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 24 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012566-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1256-6
...6The Vulnerability Artist nao BuSTaManTe and The Sad BeauTy of reParaTion n the 1992 video Rosa Does Joan, Nao Bustamante s performance persona Rosa appears on the comedian and home shopping maven Joan Rivers s then daytime talk show. She poses as an exhibitionist who shares her sex- ual tales...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373490-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7349-0
... by people exposing their vulnerability to failing infrastructural conditions and police power; plural and performative bodily resistance shows how bodies are being acted on by policies that are decimating livelihoods. In demonstrating this precarity, these bodies also resist these powers and enact a form...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373490-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7349-0
... resilience as a neoliberal mode of subjectification and highlights vulnerability’s role within this subjectification and how that relates to resistance. ...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373490-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7349-0
... The high rate of violence against women in Turkey has become a central component of governmental, legal, and media initiatives as well as feminist politics, yet women’s vulnerability seems to be growing. This violence is represented in ways that foreclose memory and mourning by depicting women...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373490-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7349-0
... This chapter seeks to displace the “affirmation versus vulnerability” schema by asking whether collective and collectively mobilized vulnerability would be a gesture that occasions (rather than finalizes) political action. It takes a closer look at vulnerability as aporia (what does this concept...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373490-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7349-0
... The chapter explores the ways in which embodied vulnerability could bolster a radical democratic perspective. Drawing on Judith Butler’s conceptualization of vulnerability and Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe’s theorization of antagonism and radical democratic practices, the chapter asks, How...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373490
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7349-0
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 23 October 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384311-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8431-1
Published: 20 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007302-016
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0730-2
...MATTIE BRICE - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - == Radical Play through Vulnerability Born in South Florida, the child of Caribbean immigrants, Mattie Brice moved to the Bay Area in 2012 for an mfa program in creative writing. During her time in San Francisco and later in the East Bay, she worked...
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373339-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7333-9
... of mothering, fathering, and lineage, Sila is not capable of infanticide. Rather, I argue that the novel points us toward queer relational performances of vulnerability that require us living with debility and slow death. I end the book with a reading of Zanele Muholi’s Queercide, a series of images stolen off...
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397731-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9773-1
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373490-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7349-0
... In the aftermath of violent histories, the notion of vulnerability can offer an alternative to trauma and its inexorable temporality. Looking forward toward alternative trajectories and an open future rather than backward toward the past, vulnerability can be a starting point rather than...
Published: 05 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013204-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1320-4
... Army Corps of Engineers began the proj ect of dredging the island up out of San Francisco Bay, transforming Yerba Buena Shoals from its age- old depth of 2 to 26 chapter Four Fractal Temporality on Vulnerable Foreshores 160 · chapter four feet below sea level to an elevation of 13 feet above mean low...
Published: 21 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375043-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7504-3
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373209-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... threat against US safety and interests. This geopolitical turn effectively underscores the fiction belying continentalism—continents are vulnerable. ...