Essays about: "Performativity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 98 essays containing the word Performativity.

  1. 1. TO PERFORM, OR NOT TO PERFORM? A queer reading of feminist theatre performances in Istanbul

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Marina Farima; [2020-11-30]
    Keywords : feminist politics; feminist theatre; Istanbul; performativity; queer reading;

    Abstract : Feminist theatre, I opine, is a tremendously valuable tool that could help individuals togaze politically at their own lives. This thesis is compiled by an exploratory research into thetheatrical stage of Istanbul aiming to analyse three plays with a queer lens as means to uncover the feminist politics that transforms the normative norms of both the theatre and the society. READ MORE

  2. 2. Feminist and Queer Noisemaking: An Exploration of Gender and Sexuality in Electronic Art Music

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Mollie Ruck; [2020-11-24]
    Keywords : Gender; art music; queerness; queer theory; music; composition; musicology; sound studies;

    Abstract : Men can be said to dominate the music industry, especially when it comes to composers and musicians who create experimental music and sounds which fall outside of mainstream music.Women and members of the LGBTQ+ community remain minorities within these genres, with little research being done on queer and feminist perspectives. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dancing in Postcolonial Spotlights The possibility to perceive postcolonial structures within the dance scenes in India Song and Beau Travail

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Filip Hallbäck; [2020-11-11]
    Keywords : Marguerite Duras; Claire Denis; Postcolonialism; Dance performativity; Art Cinema;

    Abstract : This thesis studies the complex relationship between the concept of art cinema, dance performativity and postcolonial theories, with two dance scenes from India Song(Marguerite Duras, 1975) and Beau Travail (Claire Denis, 1999) as a point of departure. The method is to do a close reading, through the theoretical scopes by among others DavidBordwell, Patrice Pavis and Richard Dyer. READ MORE

  4. 4. Advocates for change. A qualitative study about Rwandan social work students reflections about gender roles and gender equality

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Emmy Lund; Lova Nylén; [2020-06-02]
    Keywords : gender; gender equality; reflections; attitudes; social work students; Rwanda; East Africa;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to investigate Rwandan social work students reflections about gender roles and gender equality. This aim was achieved through qualitative, semi-structured, phone interviews with six Rwandan social work students. The interviews were later transcribed, and the data was analysed through a thematic analysis method. READ MORE

  5. 5. SAVE KORTEDALA LIBRARY Gendering Practices in Urban Activism

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Magdalena Myhreld; [2020-01-07]
    Keywords : Urban movemenst; Gender performativity; Neoliberalism; Neighborhood activism; Libraries;

    Abstract : The aim of the study was to discuss conditions for urban activism, through looking at the interest group Save Kortedala Library and its gendering practices. The aim was furthermore to examine the role Kortedala Library plays for the community as well as to relate Save Kortedala Library to a larger context of resistance to neoliberalism. READ MORE