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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 134–135.
Published: 01 May 2014
... fields; and some map the productive tensions between trans studies and other interdisciplines. Copyright © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 The monster is an ambivalent figure recurring in trans* discourse. When trans* people are cast as less than human, the monster (and the creature from Mary...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (1): 141–144.
Published: 01 February 2021
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TSQ (2015) 2 (2): 341–344.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Anthony Clair Wagner Abstract “Visible Monstrosity as Empowerment” asks, How can we own the transgender imaginary? Anthony Clair Wagner uses the figure of the monster in their art to reflect the stigmatization of monsterized others, specifically transsexuals. Wagner proposes that refusing hegemonic...
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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 (2014) 1 (1-2): 19–21.
Published: 01 May 2014
... — especially those occupied by transgender individuals — which are at the center of academic debates surrounding queer, feminist, and trans subjectivity. Drawing on a psychoanalytic reading of subjective identity as a defensive construction and on the French literary obsession with monsters, psychoanalyst...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (2): 223–237.
Published: 01 May 2021
... it appears as “other” but is somehow strangely familiar (McManus 2003 : 14–15). This relates the clown to the monster (Shildrick 2002 ) as well as to Susan Stryker's ([1994] 2011) transsexual monster. Furthermore, the clown is a creature of the grotesque (McManus 2003 : 14–15), inhabiting “a world...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 30–32.
Published: 01 May 2014
... and Seigworth Gregory J. , 1 – 25 . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Shildrick Margrit . 2002 . Embodying the Monster: Encounters with the Vulnerable Self . London : Sage . Sullivan Nikki . 2006 . “ Transmogrification: (Un)Becoming Other(s) .” In The Transgender Studies Reader...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 February 2019
... be better positioned to avert the downsides of disciplinarity. Another foundational trans studies text, Susan Stryker's 1994 essay, “My Words to Victor Frankenstein above the Village of Chamounix,” with its depiction of noncompliant rage-fueled transsexual monsters, was an extraordinarily effective...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (1): 111–120.
Published: 01 February 2018
... in Kurdishness, in the condition of being a Kurd. In the condition of being trans, there is monstrosity, and a freedom exists in that monstrosity. Once you become a monster, you get rid of all identities. Nobody is killed because they are a “Kurdish trans person” but because they are trans. 2 It's...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (3): 279–282.
Published: 01 August 2019
... toward the task of political transformation. “My Words to Victor Frankenstein above the Village of Chamounix” (Stryker 1994 ) trafficked in the religiously freighted language of monsters as “divine portents,” cited Adam's complaint to God in Milton's Paradise Lost (“Did I request thee, Maker, to mold...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 200–204.
Published: 01 May 2014
...: Science, Technology, and Socialist Feminism in the 1980s .” Socialist Review , no. 80 : 65 – 107 . Haraway Donna . 1991 . “ The Promises of Monsters: A Regenerative Politics for Inappropriate/d Others .” In Cultural Studies , ed. Grossberg Lawrence , Nelson Cary...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (3): 455–460.
Published: 01 August 2014
... and presents entangled in potentially aberrant sexualities. In “Santa Claus, Indiana,” Michael Koby discusses interracial adoption in rural Indiana, interspersing family tragedies with monster films. In these ways, the first section offers both moments of historical grounding and contemporary instability...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (3-4): 611–617.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of how gender, as a crucial definition of what it means to be human, makes trans lives necessarily connected to the limits of the human—expressed self-consciously when Anthony enters the stage wearing the fur of a monster—and the limits of communication, explicitly articulated in Gorji's recitation...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (1): 80–102.
Published: 01 February 2019
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TSQ (2021) 8 (3): 310–326.
Published: 01 August 2021
... with a woman because she kept staring at Sasha. A quick-tempered person, Sasha looked back at the woman and snapped at her: “What are you looking at?!” The bicker soon ended with the two calling each other names: the woman calling Sasha renyao (human monster), 12 while Sasha returning with “flat glass...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (3): 427–444.
Published: 01 August 2020
... a creative capacity that—within the “ethnogenderclass” of Man (Wynter via Bey 2017 ) and its attendant ordering of difference into race and gender—registers as disruption. Ferreira da Silva ( 2007 ) and Stryker ( 1994 ), among others, deploy a Frankensteinian trope—the conception of monsters...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (4): 472–480.
Published: 01 November 2019
... : University of Hawaiʻi Press . Tsing Anna Lowenhaupt , Swanson Heather Anne , Gan Elaine , and Bubandt Nils . 2017 . Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet: Ghosts and Monsters of the Anthropocene . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Wynter Sylvia . 2003...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (3): 374–382.
Published: 01 August 2020
..., MD : Rowman and Littlefield . van der Tuin Iris , and Randell-Moon Holly . 2019 . “ Editorial: The Somatechnics of Social Categorizations .” Somatechnics 9 , nos. 2–3 : v – xi . Weaver Harlan . 2013 . “ Monster Trans: Diffracting Affect, Reading Rage .” Somatechnics...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (3-4): 384–404.
Published: 01 November 2017
... monster pales in comparison to this spareparts, ‘tinker toy’ type of surgery practiced on living, suffering, and needy human beings as therapy for what is a purely psychological disorder” ( 1973 : 282). Until the twenty-first century, psychoanalysis remained fixed on determining what went wrong...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (1): 9–29.
Published: 01 February 2018
... tools with which to narrate the mixtures, the slippages across named categories of recognition. Even the most familiar stories can be read through a transfeminist lens to engage what Stone ( 1991 : 299) called “a myriad of alterities” and Donna Haraway ( 1992 ) called “the promises of monsters...
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