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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2011) 110 (1): 101–119.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Ellis Hanson In 1995, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick proposed the concept of “reparative reading,” a critique of what she called “paranoid reading,” a certain hermeneutic of aggravated suspicion and negative affects. In recent years, psychoanalytic theorists of queerness have taken a quite different turn...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2016) 115 (4): 771–778.
Published: 01 October 2016
... before. Despite these changes, this essay argues that public toilets continue to hold queer potential because of their intrinsic spatial qualities, their affective resonances, and their capacity to connect us with past times and events. As such, they provide sites for imagining sex outside of the erotic...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2016) 115 (2): 400–404.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Ben Trott © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 References Ahmed Sara . 2004 . “In the Name of Love.” In The Cultural Politics of Emotion , 122 – 43 . New York and London : Routledge . Ahmed Sara . 2006 . “Orientations: Toward a Queer Phenomenology.” GLQ 12 , no...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2016) 115 (2): 411–423.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Ben Trott In many liberal polities, there is an emerging “common sense” that it is unjust to deny same-sex couples the right to marry, if they so choose. This popular conception of things could certainly claim support in the liberal political philosophy of John Rawls and others. Yet, as many queer...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2007) 106 (3): 477–484.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Richard Thompson Ford Duke University Press 2007 Richard Thompson Ford What’s Queer about Race? ​When I announced my engagement to be mar- ried, almost everyone offered the obligatory con- gratulations and best wishes...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2007) 106 (3): 485–494.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Carla Freccero Duke University Press 2007 Carla Freccero Queer Times ​My work has been mostly about advocating for queer’s verbally and adjectivally unsettling force against claims for its definitional...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2007) 106 (3): 511–522.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Neville Hoad Duke University Press 2007 Neville Hoad Queer Theory Addiction After Sex 1: A Cigarette After Sex?” My first response is a simple and personal one: “A cigarette.” There could be a...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2007) 106 (3): 553–563.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Jeff Nunokawa Duke University Press 2007 Jeff Nunokawa Queer Theory: Postmortem Of course what came to be called “queer the- ory” didn’t begin with ACT UP, but man did it get a major jolt there. Anyone around for...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2007) 106 (3): 599–613.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Bethany Schneider Duke University Press 2007 Bethany Schneider Oklahobo: Following Craig Womack’s American Indian and Queer Studies Academics—individual and fields—travel by riding rails, bumming around, catching rides...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2018) 117 (3): 491–506.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Martin F. Manalansan, IV This essay juxtaposes discourses around measuring, accounting, and auditing that have proliferated in management and institutional administration policies and texts with the wild intractability of queer migrant lives. In the age of Trump and Brexit, we are confronted not...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2018) 117 (3): 507–525.
Published: 01 July 2018
.... I provide close readings of black cult figures and texts that I argue combine camp and chitlin circuit elements (the Harlem Globetrotters, Cheech and Chong’s “Basketball Jones,” Gilbert Moses’s The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh ). In exploring the existence of campy sports culture, queer athleticism...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2011) 110 (1): 179–204.
Published: 01 January 2011
..., national, transnational, and diasporic scales, within the context of the state's embrace of economic neoliberalization. Overall, the essay suggests that Irish events illuminate the importance of bringing queer and immigration scholarship into critical dialogue, contributing to a better understanding of how...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2016) 115 (2): 424–432.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Chandan Reddy This essay considers whether the achievement of “marriage equality” marks a distinct social and historical event and changed context, one that queer theory in particular must pause for, grapple with, and perhaps even rethink itself in relation to. It problematizes and interrogates the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2017) 116 (3): 632–646.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Nat Raha The affects of transfeminine life and their relationship to the material conditions undergirding such life are undertheorized in transgender studies and queer studies. This creative and critical essay conceptualizes transfeminine brokenness through negative experiences and emotions...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2015) 114 (4): 803–826.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Rostom Mesli This essay extracts the concept of “benign sexual variation” from the work of feminist anthropologist Gayle Rubin. The concept has been largely ignored by queer theorists and has often been misunderstood as liberal by feminists. In this essay, I seek to illuminate the concept's radical...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2018) 117 (3): 599–615.
Published: 01 July 2018
... conversations in queer theory and critical indigenous studies, this essay offers some preliminary insights into the nature of sovereignty and the discourses of colonialism that continue to be informed by the presence of indigenous peoples within the philosophical precepts and ontological givens of code and...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2019) 118 (3): 521–542.
Published: 01 July 2019
... communities, since novels of this period are marked by ubiquitous spontaneous small groups forming around people who are ill or hurt, but I also make a case that care communities continue to exist today, particularly among queer communities and people of color, performing a vital function in our ordinary...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2012) 111 (3): 477–496.
Published: 01 July 2012
... the second and third volumes eight years later. In seeking to retrieve the full complexity of Foucault’s account of pleasure, my essay offers a critique of Giorgio Agamben’s elision of pleasure from biopolitical theory, on one hand, and queer theoretical reductions of pleasure to sexual pleasure, on...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2013) 112 (2): 285–302.
Published: 01 April 2013
... extensive contributions to black literature in general and black queer literature and politics more specifically, she and her work remain “seen but not seen because of what the eyes did not wish to behold.” What Shockley is referring to as undesirable here is a charismatic black leader who is a woman, a...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2011) 110 (1): 223–230.
Published: 01 January 2011
... relegated by both philosophy and literary and cultural studies to the margins of psychology, has become central, with shame, compassion, envy, and sentimentality all requiring theorization and historical exploration. Queer theory continues to expand its purview, as a wider range of investigations and...