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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 189–196.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Lynne Joyrich This piece analyzes the history and discussions of “trigger warnings” (or “content warnings”) in the college classroom in light of the originating history and discussions of such warnings in media fan cultures—particularly in women’s and queer fan productions surrounding television...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 May 2019
... contestations over its rules of sexual engagement, including deliberations on the Larry Nassar case, the complexity of “consent” as a property-based ethics, the pedagogy of “trigger warnings,” and the difficulties facing institutional feminism as it seeks to found and promote a university culture free of sexual...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 126–147.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Shoniqua Roach This essay rereads black feminist engagements with silence and the constellation of terms that vibrate around it—invisibility, interiority, domesticity, privacy—to both demonstrate black feminism’s precarious relationship to silence and indicate the ways in which that contention with...
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differences (1 May 2009) 20 (1): 157–180.
Published: 01 May 2009
... postindustrial capitalism, one's life is perceived as a work of art and as a particular kind of enterprise. The overemphasis of choice, however, does not seem to bring contentment to the individual, but rather increases feelings of anxiety and insecurity. In order to appease feelings of anxiety, people often...
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differences (1 September 2003) 14 (2): 49–77.
Published: 01 September 2003
... . aden evens Concerning the Digital O ur fictions warn of the dangers of the digital. In the typi- cal scenario, the technology achieves an autonomy and turns against its users, whose...
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differences (1 September 2008) 19 (2): 35–53.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Environmental Risk . Tokyo: United Nations, 2001 . “Levees Rebuilt Just in Time, but Doubts Remain.” New York Times 25 May 2006 . www.nytimes.com/2006/05/25/us/25flood.html . McKibben, Bill. “Warning on Warming.” New York Review of Books 15 Mar. 2007 : 44 -45. McNeill, John, and William...
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differences (1 September 2006) 17 (2): 132–160.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., figuration have proved more useful than abstraction to those wishing to discuss gender difference and feminist issues in visual art. Feminist content has been easier to perceive when iconographic analyses of rep- resentation...
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differences (1 May 2002) 13 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 May 2002
..., and as Bachelard warns, “it must be noted that the two terms ‘outside’ and ‘inside’ pose problems of metaphysical anthropology that are not symmetrical” (215). Then doesn’t the usual inner/outer or private/public bifurcation have...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 157–188.
Published: 01 May 2019
... warning. I need to share what Nassar did through the explicit language used by victims because this essay reflects on and pushes back against the representation of the victims in this case as unknowing, sexually innocent and, in Thomashow’s case, hysterical. I have tried to avoid trafficking in the...
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differences (1 December 2010) 21 (3): 97–111.
Published: 01 December 2010
...: The literature of narcissism does not satisfy the desire for a workable program for social change, but it does offer the warn- ing that any political program that ignores the ways in which the...
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differences (1 May 2012) 23 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 May 2012
... 23 Apr. 2006 . http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/4936284.stm . Whitlock Craig . “ On Tape, Bin Laden Warns of Long War .” Washington Post 24 Apr. 2006 . http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/04/23/AR2006042300447.html?referrer=emailarticle . Willey...
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differences (1 September 2016) 27 (2): 178–197.
Published: 01 September 2016
... another, more challenging critique that has been leveled not from a conservative but, on the contrary, from an anti-imperialist perspective. At the end of the 1990s, French sociologists Pierre Bourdieu and Loïc Wacquant warned against “the cunning of imperialist reason”: not only does cultural imperialism...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 15–23.
Published: 01 May 2019
... to these revelations with the removal from power or from office of the offending males. As the ranks of the exposed swell and the social capital of the violators plummets, they put all men on warning that the risks of harassing or abusing women henceforth outweigh the benefits. Social media, it seems...
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differences (1 September 2002) 13 (2): 57–89.
Published: 01 September 2002
... evacuations were not thorough. The colon’s contents must be “systematically completely removed,” a Lane supporter instructed; otherwise there would be “an ever-increasing resi- due left behind.” If only a...
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differences (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 126–153.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., “are the brothas?” Involved with white women, the film suggests, as it pans to a black man and white woman sharing a romantic dinner. Something New reflects the political and cultural zeitgeist of its day, as black women in the 2000s were warned that they might never tie the knot because of a...
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differences (1 September 2016) 27 (2): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2016
... might do to an intellectual, political, and social field whose very raison d’être has been and continues to be the excavation of unrecognized or unwanted differences and the promotion of plurality. © 2016 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2016 This content...
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differences (1 May 2004) 15 (1): 48–68.
Published: 01 May 2004
...) . London: British Museum (Natural History), 1907 . ____. Handbook to the Carnivora. Pt. 1. Cats, Civets,and Mongooses . London: Edward Lloyd, 1896 . Lydekker, Richard, ed. The Royal Natural History . 6 vols. London: Frederick Warne, 1893-94 . Montagu, Jennifer. The Expression of the Passions...
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differences (1 May 2002) 13 (1): 128–156.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1995 . Rooney, Ellen. “Form and Contentment.” Modern Language Quarterly 61:1 ( 2000 ): 17 –40. ———. Seductive Reasoning: Pluralism as the Problematic of Contemporary Literary Theory. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1989 . Rosen, Jeffrey. The Unwanted Gaze: The Destruction of...
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differences (1 September 2003) 14 (2): 78–105.
Published: 01 September 2003
... aristocracy, no tyrannical king. Franklin’s descriptions act prescriptively to warn “men of Quality,” who do nothing, to stay where they are. America, in its middling sameness, has no room for the likes of them...
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differences (1 December 2010) 21 (3): 112–139.
Published: 01 December 2010
..., Paul. Freud and Philosophy: An Essay on Interpretation . Trans. Denis Savage. New Haven: Yale up, 1979 . Rooney, Ellen. “Better Read Than Dead: Althusser and the Fetish of Ideology.” Yale French Studies 88 ( 1995 ): 183 -200. ———. “Form and Contentment.” Modern Language Quarterly 61.1...