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differences (1 May 2016) 27 (1): 176–188.
Published: 01 May 2016
... an analysis in its tendency to dramatize the division of sound and image as in film: the image of the beautiful woman entails the use of voice through dubbing. © 2016 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2016 synesthesia hierarchy of senses music...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 197–227.
Published: 01 May 2019
... field’s sense of sex as a terrain of inequality, violence, and hierarchy—and, indeed, eroticism’s imbrication with inequality, violence, and hierarchy—with the notion that affirmative consent can produce a kind, the kind, of sex that can liberate us? Indeed, why have some scholars and activists laboring...
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differences (1 September 2016) 27 (2): 103–124.
Published: 01 September 2016
... hard to express in dominant language. Gender equality and sexuality/gender minority issues belong together institutionally because they are strongly implicated in one another: gender hierarchies are ultimately achieved by asserting and enforcing the necessity of gender and through what is here called...
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differences (1 December 2012) 23 (3): 161–196.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Eva Hayward This essay combines impressions of the Drifters exhibit at the Monterey Bay Aquarium with reflections on how one might approach an encounter with a being whose ways of knowing and sensing challenge anthrocentric logics. Rather than view the immersive exhibit’s jellyfishes as part of a...
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differences (1 May 2012) 23 (1): 62–100.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Dierdra Reber This essay seeks to explain the persistent representation of affect and the senses in the cultural narrative of globalization. The author proposes that we are currently witnessing an epistemic shift from reason to affect, a shift that may be traced to the birth of free-market...
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differences (1 December 2010) 21 (3): 97–111.
Published: 01 December 2010
... work in the sense she draws from Paul de Man's readings of “allegory” in Rousseau. The “ethicality” of Johnsonian narcissism, the article argues, lies precisely in its undoing of the moralizing alignment of different evaluative schemas, and this is ultimately its political purchase as well. Brown...
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differences (1 December 2013) 24 (3): 101–126.
Published: 01 December 2013
... trope of cultural capital turns out to serve best not as a tool for the critical analysis of past cultural production but rather as the ideological foundation for a new sense of the aesthetic in the Internet era. I would like to thank Ellen Rooney for her thoughtful comments on this work at...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 124–136.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Elizabeth A. Castelli Religion has long been the object of theorization, and the history of this theorization is grounded in a history of making sense of difference. After a brief survey of this history, this essay considers the religious turn in contemporary philosophy, the increasing attention to...
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differences (1 December 2012) 23 (3): 119–160.
Published: 01 December 2012
... been paid to the conception of time that grounds the assumptions about these ontological separations and the conceptual demons that patrol the boundaries. Oppositional hierarchies cannot be changed in time—that is, in time...
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differences (1 December 2013) 24 (3): 160–174.
Published: 01 December 2013
... they should be pursued as a luxury by the rich who can afford them, not unlike other commodities whose real function is that of “conspicuous consumption” in Thorstein Veblen’s sense, an occasion for exhibiting one’s ability to...
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differences (1 May 2015) 26 (1): 74–95.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., principals and teachers” (240). In taking the part of subordinates against superordinates and granting credence to their point of view, deviance studies scholars incur the charge of bias since their attitude contravenes the hierarchy of credibility , that order that grants a sense of truth and reality to...
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differences (1 May 2015) 26 (1): 96–116.
Published: 01 May 2015
... install spatial and temporal distance, political hierarchy, and comparative value. The purported difference between a norm and its opposite is one of these devices, and conservatives and their opponents assume their assigned positions and read them as alternatives. Although this journal issue explores...
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differences (1 September 2010) 21 (2): 109–141.
Published: 01 September 2010
... around which Kehama in particular revolves, is thus attributed to the Eastern superstitions that so fascinated and disgusted Southey. The opening of Kehama reinforces the sense of distance between Southey’s readers and the subject of...
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differences (1 May 2011) 22 (1): 64–89.
Published: 01 May 2011
...- liticizing: does the pursuit of rights necessarily entail complicity with the existing hierarchies of contemporary neoliberal regimes? I conclude by pondering the possibilities for an alternative, incipient discourse of rights that, by...
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differences (1 September 2013) 24 (2): 130–149.
Published: 01 September 2013
... subordinated to the maintenance of existing social hierarchies, for, as entertainment, experiments with transgender performance most often made use of the commodified bodies of actors, concubines, and servants (see Volpp, “Literary These...
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differences (1 May 2011) 22 (1): 17–63.
Published: 01 May 2011
.... They did not make sense to me given what I had learned as an anthropologist about the lives of women and girls in the Egyptian Bedouin community in which I had lived for years, a community where honor and sexual virtue are central...
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differences (1 December 2008) 19 (3): 90–125.
Published: 01 December 2008
...- turbation. Now, whether or not Nietzsche was gay, he certainly seems a bit queer; the question is, what explains this multiplicity of material and metaphorical sexual imperatives, Nietzsche’s sexual Moral? How might we make sense of...
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differences (1 September 2010) 21 (2): 142–172.
Published: 01 September 2010
... 151 this sentiment in her comment that Walker is among many African Ameri- can artists who “feel a lot of self-hate as descendants of slaves” (qtd. in Newkirk 115). In tracing Walker’s motivations back to the racial hierarchies...
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differences (1 May 2015) 26 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 May 2015
... interdisciplinary consolidation around antinormativity as its most productive field-defining rule. The complexities that ensue—as critical sensibility, political imaginary, and disciplinary rule converge—are at the heart of our concerns, generating our sense that the attention this volume directs toward the...
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differences (1 December 2012) 23 (3): 42–73.
Published: 01 December 2012
... disciplines as reservoirs and scaffolds for a sense of identity and continuity. Michel Foucault attributes the emergence of the Western concept of self to the adoption of a kind of mnemonic technol- ogy. He examines the widespread use in...