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Gay/Lesbian Studies

Gay/lesbian studies looks at the kinds of social structures and social constructs which define our ideas about sexuality as act and sexuality as identity. As an academic field, gay/lesbian studies

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Disability Studies

contribution of disability studies has been to make the dominant ideology of normalcy visible. Reading Disability While one project of literary disability studies has revealed the formation and hegemony of…

Queer Theory

…body of work in lesbian studies. Monique Wittig’s Lesbian Body attacks the tradition of anatomy based on the orderly and ordered male body and offers instead the lesbian body as…

Ebooks

…Beyond Methodological Nationalism_ Research Methodologies for Cross-Border Studies-Routledge (2012) Literariness.org Camilla Fojas-Border Bandits_ Hollywood on the Southern Frontier (Film and Media Studies_ Border Studies, Latin American Studies, Chicano A Studies)…

Ethnic Studies

on race, ideology, and Cultural Studies defines much of the work going on in Chicano/a studies and Native American studies, particularly in the 1990s, when both fields began to develop…

Cultural Studies

Arising from the social turmoil of the 1960-s, Cultural Studies is an academic discipline which combines political economy, communication, sociology, social theory, literary theory, media theory, film studies, cultural anthropology,…

Surveillance Studies

Surveillance studies is new. That is to say, until very recently something called surveillance studies did not exist. People studied surveillance, but in isolated, piecemeal and unsystematic ways. Over the…

Human-Animal Studies

anthropology, archaeology, art history, biology, cultural studies, education, environmental studies, ethology, fine art, gender studies, geography, history, literature, media studies, museum studies, performance studies, philosophy, psychology, religious studies, sociology, and…

Queer Culture

…from the discourses and objectives of the gay and lesbian liberation movement that had appeared in the seventies dedicated to strengthening and winning acceptance for gay and lesbian identities (see…

Trauma Studies

and racism. Scholarship in Holocaust studies as well as feminist studies and postcolonial criticism deals with a network of social and cultural factors that influence the linguistic and ethical terms…

Girlhood Studies

interest, expressed through the figure of the riot grrrl and mantra of girl power. This field, alternatively known as girls’ studies or girlhood studies, intersects with de Beauvoir’s widely quoted…

Chicano/a Studies

Ethnic and indigenous studies is grounded in the genealogy of dispossession, colonialism, and oppression. On these grounds, Chicano/a studies is particularly close in its concerns to what animates native and…

Heterosexism

…Fifty Key Concepts in Gender Studies Jane Pilcher and Imelda Whelehan Sage Publications, 2004. FURTHER READING Much discussion of heterosexism emerges in the work of gay and lesbian theorists, and…

Postcolonialism

…to collective, communal identities and have a larger political and social significance. The political reading/ critical practice of racial studies has had significant impact within Cultural Studies, Media Studies, Black…

Performance Studies

Performance Studies is a new academic discipline, developed largely out of university departments of drama or of theatre studies, and driven mostly in USA, especially by Richard Schechner (b. 1934)….

Porn Studies

studies seems to be the only field where knowing much more than others is perceived as a fault. Were we astrophysicists, you’d expect us to know everything, or pretty close…

Critical Race Theory

…or more categories. Ethnic studies courses often include a unit on critical race theory, and American studies departments teach material on critical white studies developed by CRT writers. Sociologists, theologians,…

Posthumanist Criticism

…disciplines in which posthumanist concerns have been addressed – literary studies, cultural studies, philosophy, film studies, theology, geography, animal studies, architecture, politics, law, sociology, anthropology, science and technology studies, education,…

Gay Criticism

unfashionable. Also, in general, the lesbian community’s adoption of male clothing and grooming (for example, butch attire) or of androgenous clothing and grooming (for example, lesbian-feminist attire Lesbian, gay, and…

Translation and Gender

The interest of cultural studies in translation inevitably took translation studies away from purely linguistic analysis and brought it into contact with other disciplines. Yet this ‘process of disciplinary hybridization’…

EJournals

…Pro and Contra Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence Adrienne Rich Signs, Vol. 5, No. 4, Women: Sex and Sexuality. (Summer, 1980), pp. 631-660 Literariness.org Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence The…

Gender Stereotype

…have constructed’ (Enteman 1996: 10). Research within the field of Gender Studies has examined the presence of gender stereotyping in key agencies of socialisation, such as families, the education system…

Psychoanalysis and Gender

…culture. Source: Cranny-Francis, Anne et al. Gender Studies. 4th ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. Abelove, Henry, Barale, Michèle Aina and Halperin, David (1993) The Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader, Routledge,…

Slavoj Žižek and Film Theory

…Enjoying the Cinema” International Journal of Zizek Studies 1(3) (2007) www.zizekstudies.org/index.php/ ijzs/article/view/57/119 (accessed June 2009). Zizek explains these three levels as follows: This triad can be nicely illustrated by the…

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