queer theory


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queer theory

n.
A school of cultural and literary criticism, influenced by poststructuralist thought, that questions and subverts common assumptions about sexuality and gender identity.
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"Bordering Theory." Intersections between Feminist and Queer Theory. Ed.
Partial contents: "Feminist Theory, Leadership, and the Spirits of States in East Asia," by Sarah Milledge Nelson; "Is Androcentric Archaeology Really About Men?" by Lisbeth Skogstrand; "How to Queer the Past Without Sex: Queer Theory, Feminisms and the Archaeology of Identity," by Chelsea Blackmore; "Sarah and the Puritans: Feminist Contributions to New England Historical Archaeology," by Joyce M.
Notably, it bears witness to an intensifying cross-fertilisation between queer theory and anarchism in the present day.
Hard Light: The Work of Emilio Sanchez offers an oversized presentation blending queer theory with the works of Cuban-American painter Emilio Sanchez, who represented Cuban and New York environments on canvas in his New York City studios.
Precede their musings with an Introduction which defines things that the reader is likely to have been thinking about, but did not dare to ask: what is 'queer criticism', how it is distinct not only from gay and lesbian criticism, gender studies, theory of the other, and deconstruction theory, but also from twentieth-century queer theory, even the way our expertise and academic jobs are defined?
Here her argument draws much of its energy from the strain of queer theory inspired by Lee Edelman in No Future: Queer Theory and the Death Drive that critiques the stigmatization of non-reproductive sexualities by embracing the pointless or non-teleological narrative.
His attackers are another matter, for they could be said to be engaging in violent behavior as a way to perform a dysfunctional hyper-masculinity, with analyses of masculinity falling within the purview of queer theory.
Otherwise, queer culture is likely to suffer, on a larger political scene, the normalizing vicissitudes already undergone by so-called queer theory....
The authors present a review of LGBTQA [lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, ally, and questioning] issues in higher education, heterosexual attitudes, transgender, ethics, and queer theory literature.
you were not quite familiar with how queer theory might operate in
As someone who works in queer theory, I read both Larry Kramer's latest harangue [Sept.-Oct.
A few years ago the then-director of the English Honours program at the state university in the US where I teach in the English Department asked me to create an English Honours course in Queer Theory. The Honours director was herself an avid proponent and practitioner of Queer Theory, though, as far as I knew, no-one had taught a Queer Theory course in my department before.