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differences (2013) 24 (2): 1–7.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Lingzhen Wang The study of Chinese women and gender since the late 1970s and early 1980s has profoundly enriched and complicated gender research and feminist theory. This special issue of difference s brings together six essays and one commentary that showcase, from a variety of critical...
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differences (2012) 23 (3): 197–205.
Published: 01 December 2012
... than claim that nature in its prerepresentational form is impossible to experience, she argues that nature itself consists of representations, and not just human-made ones. This essay, and, in its own way, each essay in the special issue it responds to, shows how the binaries operating in science were...
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differences (2018) 29 (2): 1–5.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Ann duCille The introduction to this special issue of difference s uses the examples of Antoney and Isabella, the first Africans to marry in the new world, and Dred and Harriet Scott, slaves whose legal marriage is at the heart of arguably the most infamous Supreme Court decision of all time...
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differences (2010) 21 (3): 112–139.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Ellen Rooney This article returns to the question “what is it to read?” through two texts: Louis Althusser's Reading Capital (1965) and The Way We Read Now , a special issue of Representations (2009). Rooney analyzes the issue's introduction, Sharon Marcus's and Stephen Best's “Surface Reading...
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differences (2010) 21 (1): 74–93.
Published: 01 May 2010
... to Russian apocalyptic thinking in the reception of Hegelianism in France. This connection, however, has been marked by a striking contrast in the vicissitudes of Hegel's term in Russia and in France. Its first aspect is the invisibility of the issue of translation in the Russian case and the French...
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differences (2018) 29 (2): 6–20.
Published: 01 September 2018
... posed by Ann duCille, guest editor of a special issue of difference s on “black marriage.” Their exchange ranges from the meaning of marriage in the throes and wake of slavery to Spillers’s thoughts on the state of black feminist studies. © 2018 by Brown University and differences : A Journal...
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differences (2018) 29 (2): 189–190.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Equality . These papers were originally presented at a panel discussion on Franke’s book, hosted by Columbia Law School in November 2015 and filmed as part of C-SPAN’s Book-TV series. Each essay has been revised and expanded specifically for this special issue of difference s. Works Cited Franke...
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differences (2019) 30 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Robyn Wiegman The introduction sketches the political contexts and theoretical legacies that underwrite the conversations in this special issue. If read in the order in which they appear, the essays move across three general thematics. The first thematic concerns feminist responses to the sexual...
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differences (2020) 31 (3): 169–187.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Odette Lienau This essay argues that issues of sovereign state debt repayment and collection—too often assumed to be free of the contingency and elasticity of narrative—are deeply shaped by historically grounded discourses of sovereignty that delineate boundaries between the public and private...
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differences (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 (2016) 27 (2): 103–124.
Published: 01 September 2016
... 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 “the terror...
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differences (2016) 27 (2): 125–152.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Delphine Gardey This essay is an attempt to revisit feminism through the issue of hospitality. What if hospitality were essential to the idea of feminism? How might this potentiality be put to work and made productive? Dealing with questions of language and territory, of the intimate and the enemy...
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differences (2010) 21 (3): 1–33.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Timothy Bewes Taking issue with recent interventions on critical reading that appear caught between demolishing and reestablishing topographical modes of literary analysis, this article reexamines the approach of “symptomatic reading” as developed in Louis Althusser's reading of Karl Marx...
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differences (2015) 26 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Robyn Wiegman; Elizabeth A. Wilson Can queer theory proceed without an allegiance to antinormativity? The introduction to this special issue establishes the value of this question by staging an encounter with the most widely held assumption in queer theory today: that the political value...
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differences (2015) 26 (1): 48–73.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Robyn Wiegman Responding to the theme of the special issue, Queer Theory without Antinormativity , “Eve’s Triangles” returns to the work of one of queer theory’s most important foundational figures to consider critical sensibilities that are incompatible with the dyadic approach to power...
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differences (2015) 26 (2): 61–69.
Published: 01 September 2015
... on the Banality of Evil , and the foci and arguments of the other authors included in the issue: Ariella Azoulay, Bonnie Honig, Pamela Katz, Adi Ophir, and Margarethe von Trotta. © 2015 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2015 This content is made freely available...
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differences (2010) 21 (1): 178–193.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Elizabeth Cowie This contribution to the twentieth anniversary issue of difference s asks: What would not be theory? And what theory now? How does the contingent and conjunctural moment interact with or determine our theory and the understanding we seek from our theories? If theories are a form...
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differences (2013) 24 (2): 8–21.
Published: 01 September 2013
... . Liu Kang . “ Subjectivity, Marxism, and Culture Theory in China .” Third World and Post-Colonial Issues. Spec. issue of Social Text 31/32 ( 1992 ): 114 – 40 . Meng Yue Dai Jinhua . Emerging from the Historical Horizon 《浮出历史地表》 . Zhengzhou : Henan People’s Press , 1989...
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differences (1992) 4 (3): iii–xiv.
Published: 01 November 1992
...Griselda Pollock 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, and theoretically inspired analysis, of the cinema...
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differences (1999) 11 (2): i–ii.
Published: 01 September 1999
... Writing in the Realm of the Senses. Introduction As a collective project, this special issue is offered as a critical intervention at a time when many scholarly discussions have tended, in our view, to become overly idealist...