For people interested in feminist approaches to humanities subjects
Disrupting Maize undertakes a critical interrogation of the symbol and the staple food of the Mexican nation. As the centre of origin and genetic diversification of maize, the Mexican territory is regarded today as being under threat of irreversible ‘contamination’ by genetically engineered maize, an imported biotechnological product. When the fir…[Read more]
In the first section I provide a historical overview of structural violence, science studies, and feminism in Mexico. Structural violence appears first as the immediate context in which some Mexican scientists and academics have recently intensified their struggles to articulate “science” with social justice. Yet I offer a deeper account of how…[Read more]
Las medidas de protección son aquellas actitudes y decisiones que toma en cuenta el Estado a través de sus diversas instituciones públicas, a fin de hacer efectivo el cuidado y protección de la víctima de la agresión, con respecto a la agresión misma y a su agresor; son mecanismos que buscan brindar apoyo y protección a las víctimas de las agre…[Read more]
The essay analyzes a contemporary Indian feminist performance, Thoda Dhyaan Se (A Little Carefully, 2013), by framing it in the spatial ecosystem of the city of Delhi and explores its engagement with the feminist movement and the national imaginary of India. It examines the workings of the cultural economy of the city to discuss the effect of its…[Read more]
Repair has visibly come to the fore in recent academic and policy debates, to the point that ‘repair studies’ is now emerging as a novel focus of research. Through the lens of repair, scholars with diverse backgrounds are coming together to rethink our relationships with the human-made matters, tools and objects that are the material mesh in whi…[Read more]
Part of Feminist Interventions in Participatory Media edited collection by Lauren Berliner and Ron Krabill.
Domestics Against Domestication. A study day to rethink practices and politics of the domestic.
Thursday, 30 May 2019, University of Roehampton.
Convened by Dr. Valeria Graziano (Coventry University) and Dr. Giulia Palladini (University of Roehampton).
The starting point for this study day is the idea that the set of activities associated…[Read more]
Stevie Scheurich started the topic CFP: Culture(s) in Conversation: Environments, Landscapes, and Ecologies in the discussion Feminist Humanities on Humanities Commons 2 months ago
CFP: Culture(s) in Conversation: Environments, Landscapes, and Ecologies
Environment is a fluid, elastic word. After combing the lengthy list of the many meanings of environment in a trusty Merriam Webster dictionary, one arrives at the French roots of the term: that which surrounds. The Graduate Student Association of the American Culture…[Read more]
Eileen Joy deposited It is the Connection of Desire to Reality that Possesses Revolutionary Force, or, Why I Decided Not to Commit Suicide, After All in the group Feminist Humanities on Humanities Commons 2 months, 1 week ago
An expanded version of a talk presented at the Sub-conference of the Modern Language Association, “The Public and Its Privates,” Cheer-up Charlie’s, Austin, Texas, 7 January 2015, that ruminates both the difficulties of collective work as well as how various scholarly collectives create spaces of radical hospitality within which individual perso…[Read more]
This essay argues, through various personal anecdotes, for a university in which our work and lives would turn away from impersonal professionalism and more towards a praxis where we would recognize better, as Brantley Bryant has written, that our “very strength, our very expertise, comes from darkness, indeterminacy, unmarketably disastrous…[Read more]
A plea for more generous modes of reading each other’s scholarship in order to arrive at a University that values productive dissensus within a framework of shared endeavor and solidarity. The essay also argues for new relational modes in which personal, professional and other identities would be rejected in favor of cruising each other’s thought and work.
In this chapter I investigate the coercive relationship between authorship and copyright from the perspective of intersectional feminist and de-colonial knowledge practices. Examining three artistic strategies (Richard Prince, Cady Noland and the Piracy Project) which all try to challenge the close ties between copyright and authorship – a…[Read more]
A typical cow on Earth at the turn of the 21st century is figured as an information-generating machine. She generates data from the time she is born, at every developmental milestone, with the birth, growth, and death of each of her calves, including birth, weaning, and yearling weight, calving ease, and feeding data that help farmers compute…[Read more]
The Centre for Post Digital Cultures invites you to its second annual conference, which will explore the phenomenon of ‘Pirate Care’. The term Pirate Care (Graziano, 2018) condenses two processes that are particularly visible at present. On the one hand, basic care provisions that were previously considered cornerstones of social life are now…[Read more]
Christina Spiker deposited Nostalgic Femininity / From Flowers to Warriors: Japanese Woodblock Prints in the St. Catherine University Archives & Special Collections in the group Feminist Humanities on Humanities Commons 4 months, 1 week ago
The prints featured in this exhibition are all products of the Meiji period (1868–1912), a time of massive cultural and institutional transformation in Japanese culture. The era is characterized by rapid westernization brought about after the opening of Japanese ports in 1854 and the subsequent restoration of the Meiji Emperor in 1868. The p…[Read more]
Christoph Lange deposited CfP (Deadline June 16th 2019) Cologne Summer School of Interdisciplinary Anthropology IV “Beyond Humanism: Cyborgs – Animals – Data Swarms” in the group Feminist Humanities on Humanities Commons 4 months, 2 weeks ago
During the last five decades, public, intellectual, and academic debates have created an increased awareness of so-called transhumanist discourses and social movements accompanied by a diverse body of theoretical works in philosophy, social sciences, and humanities which can broadly be described as posthumanist. Building on a three year long…[Read more]
Jean Marie Carey deposited Something in the Way: Season of Love (Patricia Cronin, Yayoi Kusama, and Robert Indiana) at Tampa Museum of Art in the group Feminist Humanities on Humanities Commons 7 months, 3 weeks ago
A review of the “Season of Love” Tri-Partite Exhibition at the Tampa Museum of Art featuring the work of Patricia Cronin, Yayoi Kusama, and Robert Indiana.
Call for Papers: “Modernism and Diagnosis” (prospective cluster for the Modernism/modernity Print Plus platform)
Edited by Lisa Mendelman and Heather A. Love
Proposed titles & abstracts due March 15, 2019
Selected essays due June 15, 2019
We seek proposals for short, provocative essays addressing the topic of “Modernism and Diagnosis” for a pr…[Read more]
While male illustrators including Alberto Vargas (1896–1982), George Petty (1894–1975), and Gil Elvgren (1914–1980) are synonymous with the field of early-twentieth-century pin-up art, there were in fact several women who also succeeded in the genre. Pearl Frush (1907–1986), Zoë Mozert (1907–1993), and Joyce Ballantyne (1918–2006) each establi…[Read more]
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