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GLQ (2015) 21 (4): 617–633.
Published: 01 October 2015
... to outline a plausible Irigarayan defense against the charge of cissexism. Finally, I argue that this defense cannot be reconciled with her claim that ontology is sexed. The only thing making Irigaray's notion of sexual difference coherent or giving it substance is the impassable limit she places between...
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GLQ (2019) 25 (2): 223–255.
Published: 01 April 2019
... historical moments. Taking cues from Lee Edelman as well as recent Afro-pessimist scholarship, we approach the Couple not as a sociological category, but as a structure of being , and the Queer, not as an identitarian category but as an (non)ontological position . Drawing from a diverse archive of texts from...
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GLQ (2019) 25 (2): 217–221.
Published: 01 April 2019
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GLQ (2021) 27 (4): 525–550.
Published: 01 October 2021
... the biological imperative of straight sex. Some feminist readings of Darwin (such as that of Elizabeth Grosz) find in Darwin a confirmation of the necessity of sexual difference organized around masculinity and femininity—an approach Myra Hird has called the “ontology of heterosexuality...
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GLQ (2011) 17 (2-3): 381–387.
Published: 01 June 2011
... of social norms and depends on those norms, and those others, for its survival. The ontology of the body is thus a social ontology: we are all over each other, and that is true from the start. The generalized condition of precariousness that characterizes all bodies—and that makes the possibility of both...
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GLQ (2015) 21 (2-3): 321–341.
Published: 01 June 2015
... and scientific racism and eugenics. The essay considers two scientific speculators, H. G. Wells and Julian Huxley, whose works demonstrate risks that we must be mindful of in embracing an ontology of life. There are ramifications of self-directed scientific modification of the biological, as Wells's and Huxley's...
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GLQ (2019) 25 (2): 315–335.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Annamarie Jagose Queer thinking to date has tended to write off the couple form as foundationally normative. This essay offers a renewed ontology of the couple via an autoethnographic account of human-animal cohabitation: my own coupled raising of a dog. Through a close reading of Deleuze...
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GLQ (2021) 27 (1): 85–102.
Published: 01 January 2021
... by castrating them. This seeming contradiction, in which queer personhood is made life-affirming, reveals the complex ways in which hijras have been redefined as legitimizing forms of historical queerness in South Asia. Their role, it is argued, is better understood not through an ontological notion...
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GLQ (2022) 28 (3): 385–411.
Published: 01 June 2022
... praxis. Through a reading of three poems, the author demonstrates that, for Rukeyser, questioning human ontological boundaries is inextricable from her exploration of queer human desire, and especially inextricable from her vision of queer futurity. Furthermore, this essay shows how queer ecopoetics...
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GLQ (2017) 23 (3): 391–418.
Published: 01 June 2017
... . Stanley Eric . 2011 . “Near Life, Queer Death: Overkill and Ontological Capture.” Social Text , no. 107 : 1 – 19 . Vattimo Gianni . 2003 . Nihilism and Emancipation . Edited by Zabala Santiago . Translated by McCuaiag William . New York : Columbia University Press...
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GLQ (2019) 25 (4): 617–647.
Published: 01 October 2019
... of language to the ontologizing force of physiochemical processes culminates in the chorus: Why are the wholesome things the ones we make obscene? Case asks before soaring off on an ethereal paean to the elements so pure that com- pose the universe, the symbols of infinity etched onto the very heart...
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GLQ (2011) 17 (2-3): 357–363.
Published: 01 June 2011
... a reification of identity.2 In his writing, identification is privileged over identity and ontology over the sociology of race. I feel the most affinity with Marriott’s writing when it illuminates black- ness as a structural position, as an ontology rather than an identity...
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GLQ (2021) 27 (3): 473–483.
Published: 01 June 2021
... why “the problem of the animated, black consumable body is not framed as being applicable to the problem of phallocentrism.” At least on my reading, this is a question that Ontological Terror also proposes to pursue. On one hand, sexuality and libidinal economy are decisive to post-Fanonian...
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GLQ (2015) 21 (2-3): 183–207.
Published: 01 June 2015
... of temporal contrast, has political as well as geological and ontological valence; this desert terrain belongs to a region over- laid with histories of occupation, of settlement, displacement, colonization, and genocide, as well as of attachment, identification, aspiration, and political and cultural...
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GLQ (1999) 5 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 January 1999
...—to demonstrate that the position of adolescence as both com- promised and narrativizable proves inescapable even in these authors’ indis- putably sophisticated accounts of sexual ontology and epistemology. In particular, I wish to explore how Butler’s implicit understanding of identity as temporally...
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GLQ (2019) 25 (1): 113–117.
Published: 01 January 2019
... . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Todd Zoe . 2016 . “ An Indigenous Feminist’s Take on the Ontological Turn: ‘Ontology’ Is Just Another Word for Colonialism .” Journal of Historical Sociology 29 , no. 1 : 4 – 22 . Tompkins Kyla Wazana . Forthcoming . So Moved: Ferment...
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GLQ (2016) 22 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 January 2016
... by an event define and are defined by it,” in a formulation that presents some degree of rupturing and ontological reconfiguration as constitutive processes in any event.11 In Bruno Latour’s terms, “an event has consequences for the histo- ricity of all the ingredients, including...
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GLQ (2015) 21 (1): 33–63.
Published: 01 January 2015
... if they are produced, as Marx likes to say, “behind their backs.”23 While this point is stressed by multiple commentators, Georg Lukács puts it in an especially compelling way, in his late and unfinished work The Ontology of Social Being: [The emergence of the “average...
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GLQ (2016) 22 (2): 318–320.
Published: 01 April 2016
... worked to “make it all mental,” as Birkin would have it, his more recent ontological and, in chapter 5 of the new volume, cosmological explorations of sensuality and relationality might best be designated Lawrentian. This, then, is neither the Bersani who, so...
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GLQ (1998) 4 (2): 263–281.
Published: 01 April 1998
... of bodies for the lived experience of the I. Bodies are the ultimate point of view. The body as it exists for oneself is the point of reference by which the whole world unfolds. Sartre’s Three Levels of Bodily Ontology In his existential sociology, Sartre lays an explicit...