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differences (2016) 27 (2): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of the institutionalization of the field of gender studies is a familiar one by now. It has been pondered over time and again, especially in places such as the u . s . and northern Europe where the fields of women’s and/or gender studies and, soon after, of sexuality and sexual minorities’ studies ( lgbtq +) were allowed...
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differences (2016) 27 (2): 79–102.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Clare Hemmings As a way of trying to ensure that feminism remains accountable and inclusive, there is an institutional tendency to multiply the subjects and objects of inquiry within women’s and gender studies. While sympathetic to this impulse, this essay also recognizes that such pluralization...
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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 (2021) 32 (2): 69–93.
Published: 01 September 2021
... seduction of gender itself. For not only was masculine virtue upheld by the rape of black women, white women also raped their way into virtue. And they had the capacity to do so with a more persuasive claim toward irreproachability, for as Martha Hodes writes, “[S]outhern women may have protected...
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differences (2010) 21 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 May 2010
...) are garnering renewed critical attention. Third (and my focus here), it is women’s time, again, in feminist theory. Volume 21, Number 1  doi 10.1215/10407391-2009-013 © 2010 by Brown University and  d i f f e r e n c e s : A Journal of Feminist...
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differences (2006) 17 (3): 167–176.
Published: 01 December 2006
... of three early feminist texts in African American literature: Black-Eyed Susans/Midnight Bird s (Anchor, 1980); and Invented Lives: Narratives of Black Women, 1860-1960 (Doubleday, 1987). She also edited Memory of Kin: Stories of Family by Black Writers (Doubleday, 1991). Her current work, The Other...
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differences (2003) 14 (3): 4–33.
Published: 01 December 2003
... of eroticism makes it possible to theorize womens aggressive homoerotic fantasies because it does not assign drives like sad ism and voyeu rism exclusively to men or to heterosexual scenarios. This notion of the erotic does...
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differences (2013) 24 (2): 93–108.
Published: 01 September 2013
... . dong limin Translated by Casey M. Lee and S. Louisa Wei Historicizing Gender: A Study of Chinese Women’s Liberation from 1949 to 1966 In the midst of the Chinese economic reforms of the 1980s...
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differences (2001) 12 (2): i–v.
Published: 01 September 2001
...STEVE EVANS 2001 steve evans is an assistant professor at the University of Maine, where he teaches avant-garde poetry and poetics, critical theory, and American women's literature. A former assistant editor of difference s, he at present coedits the journal Sagetrieb: Poetry and Poetics...
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differences (2010) 21 (1): 194–208.
Published: 01 May 2010
... work offers a way to think anew about our critical theories of embodiment. Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2010 elizabeth a. wilson is Professor of Women's Studies at Emory University. She is currently working on a project (“Gut Feminism...
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differences (2002) 13 (2): 57–89.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., cognition, and disciplinary training. Evacuation cannot be willed, but neither is it as automatic as breathing, the heartbeat, the pumping of blood d–i–f–f– e –r– e –n– c– e – s : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 13.2 (2002) 58...
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differences (2015) 26 (1): 141–167.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., these collisions and collusions take the form of irresistible fictions of black women’s empowerment—take abc ’ s prime-time drama Scandal as one prime instance—as well as sensational narratives of black women’s public service that hold black sexual-gender deviance promiscuously close to black sexual-gender...
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differences (2002) 13 (2): 90–126.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., 1986 . 187 –213. Levinas, Emmanuel. In the Time of the Nations . Trans. Michael B. Smith. London: Athlone, 1994 . ———. Time and the Other . Trans. Richard A. Cohen. Pittsburgh: Duquesne UP, 1998 . Li, Xiaojing. Challenge and Response: Lectures on Women's Studies in the New Period...
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differences (2016) 27 (2): 178–197.
Published: 01 September 2016
... (and therefore adoption) to same-sex couples. A year after the passage of the law, the international (and not just French- u . s .) program of our conference was a response to the culturalism of enemies of both equal rights and gender studies. Indeed, one of their banners read: “Mariage pour tous = théorie du...
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differences (2006) 17 (2): 132–160.
Published: 01 September 2006
... and  d i f f e r e n c e s : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies d i f f e r e n c e s 133 Nevertheless, in general, representation and, more specifically...
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differences (2010) 21 (1): 137–148.
Published: 01 May 2010
... away from the literary toward the sorts Volume 21, Number 1  doi 10.1215/10407391-2009-022 © 2010 by Brown University and  d i f f e r e n c e s : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 138 The Graduate...
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differences (2019) 30 (1): 126–147.
Published: 01 May 2019
... utility of black women’s blues music, for instance, Angela Davis contends that the music distinguishes “menacing problems [ . . . ] from the isolated individual experience and restructure[s them] as problems shared by the community. As shared problems, threats can be met and addressed within a public...
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differences (1999) 11 (3): 57–75.
Published: 01 December 1999
... on the conspiracy between middle-class women and the clergy, Douglas misses the process of sexualization that their senti- mentalism masked. That is, she moves too quickly from sentimentalism to capitalism, especially when she claims that “[s...
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differences (2018) 29 (3): 58–85.
Published: 01 December 2018
... body of studies exploring these topics. In classical studies, gendered readings of classical texts often rely on the strategy of “releasing,” which is, as Patricia Salzman-Mitchell puts it, a reading that “essentially allow[s] women’s voices to speak despite the author. It is a reading of the female...
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differences (2007) 18 (2): 103–132.
Published: 01 September 2007
...: Addressing Division ( suny Press, 2007), and recent articles have appeared in African American Review, Canadian Review of American Studies, Frontiers, melus , and Women's Studies . Alarcón, Norma. “The Theoretical Subject(s) of This Bridge Called My Back and Anglo-American Feminism.” Anzalduá...