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differences (2014) 25 (3): 123–143.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Duy Lap Nguyen This essay proposes a reading of Walter Benjamin’s attempt to develop a historical materialist critique of phenomenological theories of time, including those of Martin Heidegger, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Edmund Husserl. In the Arcades Project , these theories of time—which Benjamin...
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differences (1996) 8 (3): 21–52.
Published: 01 November 1996
... – 32 . Freud Sigmund . On Aphasia: A Critical Study . Trans. Stengel E. . London : Imago , 1891 . Freud Sigmund . “ Preface to the Translation of Bernheim's Suggestion. ” 1888 . The Standard Edition . Vol. 1 . 75 – 87 . Freud Sigmund . Project...
Published: 01 September 2016
Fig. 1 Mary Kelly (b. 1941) Circa 1968 (2004). Compressed lint and projected light noise. 100 × 105 × 1.25 ins. Courtesy of the artist More
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differences (2008) 19 (3): 139–149.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Penelope Deutscher Following criticisms of Alison Stone's treatment of Judith Butler on nature and embodiment, this article argues that Stone has reconfigured Butler so as to accommodate Stone's interpretation of Irigaray. The project can be used to draw attention to forms of prior reconfiguration...
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differences (2011) 22 (2-3): 10–30.
Published: 01 December 2011
... historians, students of sound, and feminists tend to dismiss the philosopher’s work as incompatible with the critical agenda they espouse. Yet there exists a surprising, if largely unacknowledged, parallel between the unstable place of Cartesian thought within the feminist project and the troubled...
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differences (2012) 23 (2): 71–112.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Julia Bryan-Wilson From 1974 to 1976, artists in a range of contexts produced works that drew connections between performance and prostitution. This article examines how these projects, by artists such as Carlos Ginzburg and Suzanne Lacy, speak to the wider political discourses and feminist...
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differences (2014) 25 (1): 46–63.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Matthew Kirschenbaum Taking as self-evident that the “dark side” under discussion is a discursive construct of the digital humanities rather than “actually existing projects” (a clarifying phrase taken from Rita Raley’s post- mla comments), this essay suggests that the construct is too often...
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differences (2015) 26 (1): 26–47.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Annamarie Jagose It is widely presumed in queer theory today that the political value of the field lies in its antinormative commitments. A historically framed attentiveness to the context in which antinormativity came to define the queer theoretical project, however, raises the possibility...
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differences (2014) 25 (3): 14–58.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Kristina Mendicino This article proposes a reading of Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit as a translation project akin to that of Luther’s Bible and Voss’s Homer, following Hegel’s own placement of his work within this lineage of major Ger-man translations. Different from his predecessors, however...
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differences (2021) 32 (1): 30–53.
Published: 01 May 2021
... that link Tihanov’s work to Foucault’s and then compares a reconstructed version of Foucault’s project for literary theory to Tihanov’s project. So, we now have these three systems, three regimes that actually represent three approaches to literature: 1) social utility through communication of contents; 2...
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differences (2021) 32 (2): 39–68.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Rijuta Mehta In the aftermath of crushed political revolution, forms of protest become curiously circular and conflicted. Drawing on literary and visual representations of the Indian Mutiny of 1857, this essay analyzes new circuits of demands that break with the project of successful revolutionary...
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differences (2017) 28 (3): 19–43.
Published: 01 December 2017
... repetition as inevitable aspects of subversion and resignification. The transmedia reincarnation of epic in video games is thus revealed to testify both to the wounded projectivity of our epoch and to the political wagers of interactivity. © 2017 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist...
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differences (2010) 21 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of project and history,” this essay engages the various ways that feminism has thought the temporal, arriving at a notion of the démodé . The démodé , in its multivalent capacity as an aesthetic function of women's time, is explored in the photographs of Moyra Davey, whose work, this article argues...
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differences (2011) 22 (1): 17–63.
Published: 01 May 2011
... enabled it to emerge as a robust category implicated in projects that include the policing and exclusions of immigrants; nation-states' disciplinary penetration of rural and urban subaltern communities; dominance by specific national, ethnic, or class groups; manipulation of liberal values in the service...
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differences (2012) 23 (3): 9–41.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., the author traces the manifold biological theories that inform Reef makers’ descriptions of their project, showing how they gather and weave together the diverse theories and narratives that have marked nineteenth- and twentieth-century biology, drawing on contemporary, historic, and folk understandings...
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differences (2018) 29 (3): 107–136.
Published: 01 December 2018
... the division of semiotic labor between them as well as their interaction and interdependence. The theoretical project, relevant to cinema and related media more generally, argues for the need to attend to those processes and factors that enable the performativity of images to be either elaborated...
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differences (2019) 30 (1): 82–90.
Published: 01 May 2019
... and consequences of these usages and the limits they place on projects of justice. © 2019 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2019 sex offense pervert sexual psychopath sex fiend predator The keyword “sex offender” conjures up two different albeit...
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differences (2019) 30 (1): 24–33.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Rebecca Wanzo This essay makes a case for the specificity of the different claims grouped under the category of “sexual injury to women” in order to think with more precision about the kind of solidarity projects that are required. In the case of #MeToo, one of the most important outcomes of its...
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differences (2019) 30 (1): 34–54.
Published: 01 May 2019
... as sexually discriminating or subordinating) and its panicked equivalences (regrouping consented-to but unwanted and uncomfortable sex as assaultive) can be understood nontrivially but incompletely as MacKinnon’s progeny. MacKinnon bequeaths both political projects to feminism, two political children...
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differences (2019) 30 (1): 197–227.
Published: 01 May 2019
... projects and, second, a set of conversations emerging from an array of fields including critical legal studies and black feminist historiography thinking critically about the idiom of consent in precisely the moment that consent—particularly “enthusiastic” affirmative consent—has been hailed as how sexual...