Essays about: "Karen Barad"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 essays containing the words Karen Barad.

  1. 1. Mediating Agencies : Towards an Agential Realist Interpretation of Gender Identification and Self-representation in the Praedia of Julia Felix, Pompeii

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Astri Karine Lundgren; [2021]
    Keywords : Agency; diffraction; gender identification; intra-activity; materialized self-representation; Pompeii; post-human performativity; the Praedia of Julia Felix;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses the rational properties of women’s gender identification and self-representation from political theorist Lois McNay’s generative logics, employing the Praedia of Julia Felix, Pompeii, as a case study. Previous debates rooted in semantics and representationalism have focused on non-elite stereotypes or negative gendered dichotomies fostered by comprehensive views on Roman women’s exclusion from public life. READ MORE

  2. 2. AI as Gatekeepers to the Job Market : A Critical Reading of; Performance, Bias, and Coded Gaze in Recruitment Chatbots

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Genus

    Author : Karin Victorin; [2021]
    Keywords : data feminism; digital discrimination; AI recruitment; chatbots; facial recognition; AFEA; hiring tools; feminist technoscience studies; intersectionality; coded gaze; hiring bots; social robots; performance; AI technology ethics; theatre and AI; Augusto Boal; posthumanism; Donna Haraway; Karen Barad;

    Abstract : The topic of this thesis is AI recruitment chatbots, digital discrimination, and data feminism (D´Ignazio and F.Klein 2020), where I aim to critically analyze issues of bias in these types of human-machine interaction technologies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Performance Art and Agential Realism: Producing Material-Discursive Knowledge about Class and the Body.

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Genus

    Author : Karron Corbett; [2021]
    Keywords : Feminist performance art; agential realism; intersectionality; class; new materialism; class-drag; performativity; class-passing; intra-activity;

    Abstract : Using new materialist approaches to intersectional theories of gender/sex –particularly Karen Barad’s ethico-onto-epistemological framework, agential realism– this thesis examines how knowledge about class is produced, through feminist performance art practices. Through this lens I will examine how two pieces of performance art by U.K. READ MORE

  4. 4. I am because we are : Ethical consequences of agential realism

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Filosofi

    Author : Nils Patrik Svensson; [2021]
    Keywords : Karen Barad; Agential Realism; agentisk realism; responsibility; response ability; ethics; metaphysics; Democritus; agency; ai; global village; small world theory; consumption;

    Abstract : Within the interdisciplinary field of new materialism Karen Barad’s theory of agential realism deconstructs our current euro-western metaphysical perception of the world and our existence within it, to then re-build an understanding based on relatively new findings within quantum physics. In this thesis I try to recreate Barad’s theory to see what ethical consequences might come from it. READ MORE

  5. 5. EUROPE 2020: TOWARDS A NEOLIBERAL GOVERNMENTALITY? Neoliberal Dreams and Diffractive Awakenings

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Georgios Eleftherios Vordos; [2020-12-28]
    Keywords : Europe 2020; neoliberalism; biopolitics; diffraction; critical frame analysis; governmentality; European Union; inclusive growth;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of this thesis is to examine whether the Europe 2020 strategy is of neoliberal nature and aims to adjust every aspect of life to be market-conforming. Furthermore, it examines if the target for an inclusive growth was achieved and who ended up benefitted from it. READ MORE