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differences (1 December 2010) 21 (3): 97–111.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Samuel Solomon This article traces some of the crossings of the literary, political, moral, and epistemological valences of “narcissism” in the work of literary critic Barbara Johnson, exploring how Johnson implicitly works within and against the view, as expounded by the Practical Criticism and...
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differences (1 September 2016) 27 (2): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Anne Emmanuelle Berger From its founding, women’s and gender studies developed along a transatlantic epistemological and geopolitical axis. An interdisciplinary field, it fostered difficult conversations among disciplines that had each developed its own conceptual language. Women’s and gender...
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differences (1 May 2014) 25 (1): 216–230.
Published: 01 May 2014
... elaborating on the framework of critical technical practice ( ctp ) first proposed by Philip Agre, suggesting how this notion might be connected productively with philosophical lineages of antipositivist epistemology, but as such traditions are reimagined and retooled for today’s informational contexts. Here...
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differences (1 December 2012) 23 (3): 119–160.
Published: 01 December 2012
... measurements in relation to an increase of entropy and the irreversibility of measurements. Opening up ambiguities in Szilard’s account of measurement and memory and comparing it to quantum mechanical experiments (the quantum erasure effect), the author reads both through Karen Barad’s onto-epistemological...
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differences (1 December 2012) 23 (3): 161–196.
Published: 01 December 2012
... ocean by displaying organisms necessarily removed from their natural habitat, the author holds this train of thought in suspension to contemplate the aspects of sea life that have escaped the epistemological taming that makes the mysterious ocean intelligible to land-dwelling humans. The radical...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 189–196.
Published: 01 May 2019
... cultural operations with and against academic ones, the varying epistemological, pedagogical, textual, affective, and political implications of this entertainment/educational trend emerge most sharply. © 2019 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2019 trigger...
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differences (1 May 2016) 27 (1): 189–205.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Anne Fausto-Sterling This dialogue between Anne Fausto-Sterling and Priscille Touraille revisits some of the essential issues in the confrontation between the different disciplinary epistemologies of gender studies and biology. Basing their conversation on the work developed by Fausto-Sterling...
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differences (1 December 2008) 19 (3): 126–138.
Published: 01 December 2008
... metaphysics, so as to inquire into its utility. The suggestion is that the value of this metaphysics may be undermined by the epistemological difficulty of distinguishing between a suppressed tendency and an absent one. The conclusion identifies this metaphysics of expression as a serious point of divergence...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 31–53.
Published: 01 December 2011
... voyage that inflect Western epistemologies of sound. As metaphors for signal processing, cooking and travel mark cultural locations (e.g., gendered, classed, able-bodied positionalities) much as they do in broader social contexts. Not only is signal processing subject to the critique of representation...
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differences (1 December 2013) 24 (3): 63–100.
Published: 01 December 2013
... the political conditions of possibility for revolutionary women decades later. Waddedar prophesies the ways in which her death, like that of the immolated widow, will come to be the object of disputed meaning making and insistently jams the gears of systems of evidence that promise an epistemological...
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differences (1 May 2014) 25 (1): 107–131.
Published: 01 May 2014
... the work of Lewis Richardson, Warren Weaver, John von Neumann, and Paul Otlet. Cybernetics is defined thus in terms of a broad set of assumptions and techniques influencing society and culture at large. These assumptions and techniques include an epistemology rooted in arrays or systems containing...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 157–188.
Published: 01 May 2019
... to overhaul not only its policies but its sexual culture. © 2019 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2019 epistemology Larry Nassar Michigan State University queer theory sexual harassment sports Title IX Discourse on sexual harassment is...
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differences (1 May 2015) 26 (1): 48–73.
Published: 01 May 2015
... introduction to her 1993 book Tendencies , Sedgwick addresses the conceptual rubric that had come to frame her scholarship in the aftermath of Epistemology of the Closet (1990) . To answer the resonant question, “What’s ‘queer’?” she ruminates on “the monolith” created by Christmas as “religion, state...
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differences (1 December 2003) 14 (3): 1.
Published: 01 December 2003
... inding the reader t hat her “ femin ist archaeology” of the detail “is by definition fragmentary—those seeking a totalizing, exhaus- tive history of the detail more congenial to male epistemological models will be...
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differences (1 May 2012) 23 (1): 62–100.
Published: 01 May 2012
... itself epistemologi- cally in the model of immanent and foundationally affective homeostasis. When liberal democracy and free-market capitalism move beyond their revolutionary inception to become players in a world theater dominated...
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differences (1 May 2015) 26 (1): 26–47.
Published: 01 May 2015
... almost goes without saying that queer is conventionally understood to mean “antinormative,” as can be seen in thumbnail definitions that manage to insist, despite being whittled down to epistemological minimalism, on the primacy of queer’s opposition to normativity. Thus David L. Eng highlights as key to...
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differences (1 May 2015) 26 (1): 74–95.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of sexual and gender minorities. Ongoing conflicts between humanists and social scientists turn on the question of whether the empirical study of sexuality should be understood as social recognition or as epistemological violence. These divergent perspectives on the value of empirical research...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 10–30.
Published: 01 December 2011
... distrust modern epistemology’s Cartesian roots, citing the stereotypical view that Descartes, in yet another act of male hegemony, “fathered” the “modernist visualist paradigm” (Jay 70). Never at a loss in asserting the prenatal and...
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differences (1 May 2013) 24 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., both law and biopolitics were practically coterminous with some form of religion—the other transcultural phenomenon next to the law—even though this is not an epistemological transhistorical necessity. For, on the one hand, the...
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differences (1 May 2003) 14 (1): 163–167.
Published: 01 May 2003
... (Indiana University Press, 1996) and of several articles on film, television, and cultural studies. She is currently working on a project on cultural epistemology and mediated knowledge. lynne joyrich...