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TSQ (2019) 6 (2): 260–268.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Bernadine Hernández Abstract En Cuatro Patas , part of the Pacific Standard Time Festival: Live Art LA/LA and translated as On All Fours , redefines the boundaries of the human through the animalistic, arthropod, subhuman, and transhuman. It is curated by Nao Bustamante and Xandra Ibarra, known...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (3): 418–423.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Linn Marie Tonstad Abstract In response to Joy Ladin's trans theology, this essay asks about the nature of textuality and the symbolic, what it means to read a text like Genesis for gender, and the centrality of the human to the text and to the practice of interpretation. Copyright © 2019 by Duke...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (3): 464–472.
Published: 01 August 2018
... ren can be translated to “human being,” yao to “monster,” and renyao to “shemale,” those well versed in its vernacular circulation in Hong Kong would understand it as a somewhat old-school but definitely discriminatory, derogatory usage, primarily used to sneer at people who were not readily...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (2): 194–209.
Published: 01 May 2019
.... In particular, the authors propose that the use of the concept of human rights by truth commissions, as well as its inclusion in public policies, has largely excluded trans and travesti women. This text therefore introduces the concept of antitrans state terrorism and, given the limited studies that exist...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 99–103.
Published: 01 May 2014
... in various fields; and some map the productive tensions between trans studies and other interdisciplines. 2. For instance, the sociologist Matthew Waites demanded that “those allied to a broadly conceived ‘global queer politics', including many individuals in pro-LGBT, pro-queer and human rights NGOs...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (2): 227–243.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Claire Colebrook Abstract Rather than regarding the relation between humanity and animality as an important supplemental question when considering claims of personhood or ethical worth, this essay makes two claims that place the thresholds among species at the foundation of problems of ethical...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (2): 244–260.
Published: 01 May 2015
... to unstable frameworks of gender, sexuality, and embodied identity. It argues that humans, androids, and electric and “genuine” animals do not exist in isolation in Philip K. Dick's 1968 novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? On the contrary, they occupy shifting positions on a series of spectrums, where...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (2): 297–316.
Published: 01 May 2015
... strands of human survival; as occasion for a totalized human self-recognition positing (global) humankind scientifically exiled from a (fantasy) nature that high technology renders unlocatable. The authors here coax and aggravate anxieties we see underlying the figure of the Anthropocene engineer...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (3-4): 587–604.
Published: 01 November 2016
... is ultimately unassimilable under the law. In the process, they both establish the centrality of gender to rabbinic law and obliquely sketch out a category of the human in rabbinic law. Noting that this category of the human is accompanied by a discussion of violence to the androginos, I explore some...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (2): 195–208.
Published: 01 May 2015
...”? If the animal turn has recharged inquiry into difference and ethics, what happens to these magnetic pulls when they are trans formed, trans acted, or trans duced by trans studies? Taking as a central logic that transgender subjects have never been fully human—consider how the indeterminate pronoun “it” has been...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (2): 209–226.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., trans studies, and posthumanism are actively transforming our thinking around “sex” and “the human.” It proposes that these theoretical approaches are affectively conjoined in their challenge to the concept of preternatural gender as a defining aspect of human-centered sociality. This is because sex...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (3): 424–428.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Damien Pascal Domenack Abstract In The Soul of the Stranger , Joy Ladin centers nonbinary gender expression in the first chapter of Genesis. Ladin articulates the opportunity for nonbinary gender categories by moving beyond the creation of the binary and focusing on Adam (humanity), who represents...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (3): 442–447.
Published: 01 August 2019
...M. W. Bychowski Abstract In this roundtable response to Joy Ladin's “Genesis of Gender,” the author affirms the possibilities for a theology of liberation arising from the book of Genesis but places a greater emphasis on humanity's cocreative and subcreative role in generation of gender. The author...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (2): 261–279.
Published: 01 May 2015
... in affect theory, animal studies, and environmental studies, Nicole Seymour argues that these performances—which include, for example, a human inserting a fishhook in his face before being thrown into shark-infested waters—constitute an extension of this media corpus's general investment in affective...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (1): 78–95.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Benjamin Hegarty Abstract The globalization of transgender and its relationship to human rights has been accompanied by increased media interest in those so identified around the world. In Indonesia, this mostly involves the representation of male-to-female transgender-identified waria . While most...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (3-4): 448–461.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Unni Leino Abstract Language and human cognition are intertwined in such a way that the words we use have a strong influence in the way we see the world. As Finland is culturally a part of the Western world but Finnish as a language is not related to the Indo-European languages that cover most...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (3): 297–314.
Published: 01 August 2019
... siras are turning away from the spaces of legitimacy that Sufism once offered and toward the liberal language of human rights to make claims for recognition, the author argues that these pious performances continue to provide a potent force for transgender activism in Pakistan. Copyright © 2019...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (3): 386–399.
Published: 01 August 2019
... Jesús, wherein a female devotee named Belkis is possessed by her male orisha Changó, this article argues that Santería offers a genderqueer way of understanding the relationship between gods and humans. It makes use of Jack Halberstam's differentiation between “trans*” and “trans,” in which the former...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (4): 539–555.
Published: 01 November 2019
... narratives which tell the same fetishizing, isolating, and tragic stories of trans lives time and again. Through my analysis of three of my own transfeminist vids, I introduce the digital humanities methodology “remixing transfeminist futures” and propose we remix our transphobic, transmisogynistic...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (4): 608–619.
Published: 01 November 2019
... to their school life, Sam forwards new ways of thinking of the future that rely on remaining present, contesting identity politics and questioning the contours of humanity. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 youth transgender Afropessimism queer education standardization Youth...