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differences (1 September 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 (1 May 2014) 25 (1): 93–106.
Published: 01 May 2014
.... Humanities computing has historically differentiated itself from media and cultural studies, defining itself as a field that uses computational methods to address humanities research questions rather than exploring the impact of computation on culture and the humanities. I call for a movement that would go...
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differences (1 May 2014) 25 (1): 107–131.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Alexander R. Galloway Taking inspiration from Tiqqun’s 2001 text “The Cybernetic Hypothesis,” this essay examines the relationship between digital technology and scholarly research methods. A definition of the cybernetic hypothesis is presented by way of a series of historical investigations into...
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differences (1 May 2014) 25 (1): 156–176.
Published: 01 May 2014
... digitization. DH’s paradoxical use of the adjective “digital” to describe only a fraction of research methods that engage with digital technology creates a tension that must be resolved—either by the DH label being reabsorbed into literary studies or by literary research itself being fundamentally altered, a...
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differences (1 December 2013) 24 (3): 127–159.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Mark Garrett Cooper; John Marx The authors argue that contemporary discussions of crisis in the humanities are best understood as part of a longer genealogy of crises extending through the mid-twentieth century to the late nineteenth-century beginnings of the modern American research university. In...
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differences (1 May 2014) 25 (1): 189–215.
Published: 01 May 2014
... to the Game Changer Chicago ( gcc ) Design Lab that Jagoda cofounded with University of Chicago doctor and health researcher Melissa Gilliam. The essay explores the ways that the gcc Design Lab’s transdisciplinary and narrative-based alternate reality game project, The Source , intervenes in the...
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differences (1 December 2012) 23 (3): 42–73.
Published: 01 December 2012
... or the creation of timelines and lifelines, these researchers want to help individuals achieve comprehensive memories, which they hope will lead to greater self-understanding and, ultimately, to greater self-management. In doing so, these memories are made to matter, they are made material, and as...
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differences (1 May 2012) 23 (1): 101–130.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Valerie Rohy Addressing the ways in which etiology, the science of causes, has come to dominate discussions of gay and lesbian politics, this essay examines traces of evolutionary theory in recent right-wing rhetoric against gay marriage from such organizations as the Family Research Council, as...
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differences (1 December 2013) 24 (3): 36–62.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Sara Edenheim In the ongoing research and activism concerning the queer archive of feelings, few historians have openly engaged in the discussion on the limits and possibilities of the archive. This article, written by a historian, provides a critical perspective on this debate and an analysis of...
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differences (1 May 2014) 25 (1): 26–45.
Published: 01 May 2014
... essay contends that a tactical media-informed approach to the field would be open to a range of methods and research questions, that such an approach could insist upon collaborative experimentation and the sharing of knowledge; exploit the ephemerality of technology-based fields; inspire a more playful...
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differences (1 May 2015) 26 (1): 74–95.
Published: 01 May 2015
... antidisciplinary, it has failed to grapple with methods of description and objectification that would allow for a fuller apprehension of social worlds and of the position of the researchers who study them. Through a return to the history of postwar sociology, this essay shows that the account of deviance as part...
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differences (1 September 2015) 26 (2): 70–85.
Published: 01 September 2015
...). The three films share the challenge of blending public and personal lives, intellectual and emotional personae. The making of Rosa Luxemburg involved problematic research in the archives of the German Democratic Republic. The twelfth-century context of Hildegard’s life proposed other challenges...
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differences (1 September 2015) 26 (2): 86–92.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Pamela Katz In “But She’s a Thinker,” Pamela Katz discusses the process by which she and director Margarethe von Trotta chose the Eichmann years as the frame for their dramatic film about Hannah Arendt. After years of research and a great deal of thought, they believed this was the best way to...
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differences (1 December 2012) 23 (3): 74–118.
Published: 01 December 2012
... from—and challenging—Darwinian and neo-Darwinian accounts of orchid-insect contact and controversial research on plant communication, Hustak and Myers demonstrate the interdependence of seemingly unrelated life forms. The evolving entity within this framework is not an individual organism but a...
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differences (1 May 2011) 22 (1): 172–228.
Published: 01 May 2011
... capitalism, state bureaucracy, armed conflict, or familial practice prevalent in Turkey's public sphere. Drawing on extensive archival research and fieldwork, the author argues that the recent focus on the “custom” is symptomatic of a shift from a developmentalist/assimilationist to a cultural/racial...
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differences (1 December 1999) 11 (3): 29–56.
Published: 01 December 1999
... Christian Clerical Culture of Western Science . New York: Knopf, 1992 . Nott, Josiah C., M.D., and George Gliddon, eds. Types of Mankind, or Ethnological Researches Based upon the Ancient Monuments,Paintings, Sculptures, and Crania of Races... Philadelphia:Lippincott, Grambo & Co., 1854. Rpt. Miami...
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differences (1 December 1999) 11 (3): 57–75.
Published: 01 December 1999
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differences (1 December 1999) 11 (3): 76–106.
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differences (1 December 1999) 11 (3): 107–136.
Published: 01 December 1999
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differences (1 December 1999) 11 (3): 137–168.
Published: 01 December 1999