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differences (2013) 24 (3): 36–62.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Sara Edenheim In the ongoing research and activism concerning the queer archive of feelings, few historians have openly engaged in the discussion on the limits and possibilities of the archive. This article, written by a historian, provides a critical perspective on this debate and an analysis...
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differences (2020) 31 (2): 86–114.
Published: 01 September 2020
... enterprise for its gruesomely violent punitive practices against colonized peoples. The pairing of Freud and Casement elucidates a theory of colonial archivization evinced in Casement’s notorious Black Diaries and in Freud’s Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality and “Wolf Man” case history. The author...
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differences (2011) 22 (1): 146–171.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Elizabeth A. Povinelli This article probes a set of problems in the theory and practice of the postcolonial archive that has emerged as the author and her Indigenous and non-Indigenous colleagues have struggled to create a new media archive in rural northwest Australia. This archive does not as yet...
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differences (2018) 29 (1): 173–188.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Marianne Hirsch In this essay, based on a talk given at the Pembroke Center at Brown University, the author imagines a course in 2027 based on the Feminist Theory Archives. Exploring what the archive transmits about a specific moment of feminist theory, born of second-wave feminism, and what...
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differences (1992) 4 (3): iii–xiv.
Published: 01 November 1992
...: The Meaning of Domestic Photography. London : Virago , 1991 . Trouble in the Archives: Introduction GRISELDA POLLOCK re initial theme for this special issue of differences was feminist "visual" theory. In the realm of visual culture, feminism has made a decisive impact in its theorization...
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differences (2010) 21 (1): 109–123.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Ranjana Khanna This essay considers the clash of different notions of difference as they exist philosophically (through the work of poststructuralism) and sociologically (through diverse placement in the world). It highlights an idea of movement and oceanic archive as a way of resisting notions...
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differences (2019) 30 (2): 93–114.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Lauren Guilmette This essay engages the published and unpublished writings of the late feminist theorist Teresa Brennan (1952–2003) on paranoia as a sociohistorical tendency, following the author’s study of her papers housed in the Feminist Theory Archive at Brown University. Explicating some...
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differences (2014) 25 (3): 98–122.
Published: 01 December 2014
... of such melancholic historicism. To fix sexuality primarily within such an arbitrary arsenal of loss (while politically exigent) is to refuse alternative histories of emergence. At its most ambitious, my essay ruminates instead on more imaginative histories of sexuality, full of intrepid archives and acts...
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differences (2011) 22 (1): 172–228.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of capitalism, state bureaucracy, armed conflict, or familial practice prevalent in Turkey's public sphere. Drawing on extensive archival research and fieldwork, the author argues that the recent focus on the “custom” is symptomatic of a shift from a developmentalist/assimilationist to a cultural/racial...
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differences (2013) 24 (2): 51–92.
Published: 01 September 2013
... or an array of performatively accreted social subjects. It is a historical novelty. This essay universalizes a case rooted in Chinese- and Japanese-language archives and historical specificities, particularly the international advertising ephemera that presents a multiple (Badiou’s language for a set...
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differences (2013) 24 (3): 63–100.
Published: 01 December 2013
... by colonial authorities and nationalists alike. It responds to Gayatri Spivak’s canonical question of whether the subaltern woman’s voice can be excavated from the historical archive by suggesting that Waddedar augurs and undermines the future narratives of her death and allegorically calls herself sati...
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differences (2011) 22 (2-3): 300–312.
Published: 01 December 2011
... that are heard and registered permit travel in the musical archive and there configure a critical cartography that continually exceeds and interrogates habitual understandings imposed by national boundaries and limited linguistic communities. Ultimately these sounds come to chart the limits of a modernity...
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differences (2015) 26 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 May 2015
... theoretical archive into a field-forming synthesis. In part 2, the authors offer a more studied consideration of the character of norms. By articulating the difference between a norm and the terms that often define it—domination, homogenization, exclusion, hegemony, identity, or more colloquially...
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differences (2015) 26 (2): 70–85.
Published: 01 September 2015
...). The three films share the challenge of blending public and personal lives, intellectual and emotional personae. The making of Rosa Luxemburg involved problematic research in the archives of the German Democratic Republic. The twelfth-century context of Hildegard’s life proposed other challenges, especially...
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differences (2009) 20 (2-3): 250–278.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Mike Hill This article puts an emerging war doctrine archive through the paces of its philosophical analogues. Establishing in the first part of the article the “weaponizing of culture” (a now-common U.S. military phrase), which is occurring autogenically, that is, within and without the remnants...
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differences (2020) 31 (1): 135–162.
Published: 01 May 2020
...— aneconomy from Archive Fever , indirection from “Psychoanalysis Searches the States of Its Soul,” and undecidability from Glas and The Death Penalty seminars—to show how Derrida suggests a move beyond an “economy of the possible,” thereby showcasing the potentiality of a properly deconstructive...
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differences (2016) 27 (3): 45–92.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., female hysterics could endure multiday laughing, barking fits without so much as a trace on their bodies. Finally, I think about the striking oppositions between the female laughing hysteric and the hysterically laughing woman through the archives of early cinema. Film spectatorship not only offered...
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differences (2020) 31 (1): 36–63.
Published: 01 May 2020
...—that do not necessarily “fit” with each other. In order to make this theoretical argument, the essay dwells on the figure of Kenneth Halliwell, the boyfriend and eventual murderer of the British playwright, Joe Orton. It examines archival materials in order to construct a microgenealogy of Halliwell...
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differences (2020) 31 (3): 117–155.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Silvia Federici; Arlen Austin This collection of texts is drawn from the Silvia Federici Papers, recently donated to the Feminist Theory Archives at the Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women. The works presented here date from Federici’s teaching work in Nigeria from 1984 to 1987...
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Published: 01 May 2016
Figure 9 La metanizzazione delle trattrici (Istituto Nazionale luce , 1942). Cincittà luce online archives More