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differences (1 September 2014) 25 (2): 116–129.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Robin James Building on Ewa Ziarek’s account of “potentiality” and “incandescence” as feminist counter-modernisms, this essay argues that these aesthetic and political strategies have been co-opted by neoliberalism and domesticated into resilience discourse. This argument is made, in part, through...
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differences (1 September 2014) 25 (2): 130–137.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Donna V. Jones This brief review essay focuses on the central question posed in Ewa Plonowska Ziarek’s Feminist Aesthetics and the Politics of Modernism : if feminism is considered in social and biographical terms while aesthetics focuses on questions of form and abstraction, does a feminist...
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differences (1 December 2001) 12 (3): 1–32.
Published: 01 December 2001
...LYNNE HUFFER 2001 lynne huffer is Professor of French Studies and Women and Gender Studies at Rice University. She is the author of Another Colette: The Question of Gendered Writing (University of Michigan Press, 1992) and Maternal Pasts, Feminist Futures: Nostalgia, Ethics, and the...
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differences (1 December 2002) 13 (3): 1–23.
Published: 01 December 2002
...JOAN WALLACH SCOTT 2002 joan wallach scott is Harold F. Linder Professor of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study. Her most recent book is Only Paradoxes to Offer: French Feminists and the Rights of Man (Harvard University Press, 1996). She is writing a book about the...
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differences (1 December 2002) 13 (3): 24–63.
Published: 01 December 2002
..., 1991 . 69 –87. ———. The Metastases of Enjoyment: Six Essays on Women and Causality . London: Verso, 1994 . margherita long Feminist Film Theory: Osaka, circa 1866 In 1920, Japanese...
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differences (1 September 2002) 13 (2): 90–126.
Published: 01 September 2002
... tentatively entitled Visuality and Identity . “Affect.” Def. 1b. The American Heritage College Dictionary . 2nd ed. 1982 . Ang, Ien. “Can One Say No to Chineseness? Pushing the Limits of the Diasporic Paradigm.” boundary 2 25 :3 (Fall 1998 ): 223 –42. ———. “I'm a Feminist but... `Other...
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differences (1 May 2008) 19 (1): 128–167.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Adriana Cavarero; Elisabetta Bertolino This interview with the Italian feminist philosopher Adriana Cavarero situates Cavarero's thought among the philosophical positions of such thinkers as Jacques Derrida, Giorgio Agamben, Jean-Luc Nancy, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Emmanuel Levinas, and Hannah Arendt...
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differences (1 September 2016) 27 (2): 79–102.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2016 feminism feminist theory gender queer studies sexual difference transnationalism In response to the “Mariage pour tous” movement for state recognition of lesbian and gay couples in France throughout 2013 and...
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differences (1 September 2016) 27 (2): 125–152.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., “hospitality” appears as a way to question universalizing feminist proposals and their capacity to disrupt domestic and national orders. These “promises” are first addressed in a general way before being more precisely considered through the lens of the French “republican” model of politics and science...
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differences (1 December 2016) 27 (3): 119–131.
Published: 01 December 2016
... legacy of “mad” bodily thinking gets rearchived, recharged, and resuscitated; and why this ethical madness, and queer feminist eros in particular, persists as a problem haunting the (para)cogitational void between one and the other, especially that queer living zone between bios and thanato s. It is as...
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differences (1 September 2005) 16 (2): 138–166.
Published: 01 September 2005
...KATRIN SIEG Brown University and differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2005 katrin sieg is Associate Professor affiliated with the bmw Center for German and European Studies and the German department at Georgetown University. She is the author of Exiles, Eccentrics...
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differences (1 September 2014) 25 (2): 101–115.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Ewa Plonowska Ziarek This essay develops further the main implications of a feminist theory of aesthetics and modernism first articulated in Feminist Aesthetics and the Politics of Modernism . By engaging critically with Theodor Adorno and Giorgio Agamben in the context of feminist theories of...
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differences (1 May 2006) 17 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Wendy Brown Brown University and differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2006 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. wendy brown teaches political theory at the University of California, Berkeley...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 32–47.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Ann duCille During its formative years—its short happy life in the latter decades of the twentieth century—black feminist criticism focused almost exclusively on literature by and about black women, a body of work it claimed as its own “precious” private property. This essay uses a foreign body...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 94–108.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Elizabeth Grosz This paper addresses the question of what a concept is and how concepts are relevant to the work of feminist politics. It argues, using the work of Deleuze and Guattari, that the creation of concepts is the production of an event that addresses the unpredictability of events. A...
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differences (1 December 2012) 23 (3): 1–8.
Published: 01 December 2012
... provisionally titled “Species Politics in Environmental Crises.” © 2012 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2012 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Works Cited Barad...
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differences (1 September 2007) 18 (2): 103–132.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Brian Norman Brown University and differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2007 brian norman is Assistant Professor of English and Director of Women's Studies at Idaho State University where he specializes in twentieth-century literature, especially African American, feminist...
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differences (1 May 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 it...
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differences (1 September 2016) 27 (2): 103–124.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Tuija Pulkkinen This essay concerns the contingent and pluralized history of feminist institutions in academia, arguing against two commonly misconstrued oppositions: first, that between the feminist movement and feminist academic institutions; and second, that between the feminist focus on gender...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 63–81.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Andrea Long Chu This essay argues that feminism is impossible. After examining a recent #MeToo episode—a bad sexual encounter between actor Aziz Ansari and a woman named Grace—as a case study in feminist disappointment, the essay turns to several key seventies feminist texts to reconstruct their...