Essays about: "Queer"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 187 essays containing the word Queer.

  1. 1. "PINKWASH THIS: Resisting the mainstreaming management of queer cultural heritage"

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Hanna Malmsten; [2021-02-03]
    Keywords : Queer Culture; Cultural Heritage; Pinkwashing; LGBTQIA ; Space; Resistance;

    Abstract : As Pride festivals around the world in 2019 celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, the word pinkwashing is on the tip of many tongues. The question of whether or not political parties, business enterprises and authoritative institutions should have an obvious place in the celebrations is frequently discussed, considering Pride, at the start, was a demonstration for the rights of lgbtqia+ people. READ MORE

  2. 2. RISK, RESPECT & UNSPEAKABLE ACTS : Untangling Intimate-Sexual Consent through 'Intuitive Inquiry' & 'Agential Realism'

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Centrum för genusforskning (from 2013)

    Author : Frida Storm; [2021]
    Keywords : Doing; Consent; Communication; Intuition; Somatics; Intimacy; Sex; Sexual; Violence; Negotiation; Coercion; Rape; Legislation; Feminism; Neoliberal; Queer; Fanzine; BDSM; Dance; Performance; Sex Work; Responsibilization; Accountability; Diffraction; Entanglement; Autonomy; Agency; Power; Trauma.; Görande; samtycke; consent; kommunikation; intuition; somatik; intimitet; sex; sexuellt; våld; förhandling; tvång; våldtäkt; lagstiftning; feminism; nyliberalism; queer; fanzine; BDSM; dans; uppträdande; sexarbete; responsibilisering; ansvar; diffraction; entanglement; autonomi; agens; makt; trauma.;

    Abstract : In an attempt to address the issues in research and theory on consent, this thesis explores what consent can be seen as "doing" through an 'Intuitive Inquiry' (Anderson 2011a) and 'Agential Realism' (Barad 2007). Various manifestations of consent appears through: the experience of the researcher, consent research and theory, consent legislation, interviews with professionals in intimate-sexual consent, and, feminist fanzines. READ MORE

  3. 3. Grieving the Ungrievable: Searching for Home through Nonhuman Becoming in Hiromi Itō’s Wild Grass on the Riverbank and Elizabeth-Jane Burnett’s The Grassling

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Matilda Davidsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Hiromi Itō; Elizabeth-Jane Burnett; Home; Irrealism; Nonhuman agency; climate change; Deleuze;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to examine non-human agency in Elizabeth Jane Burnett’s The Grassling and Hiromi Itō’s Wild Grass on the Riverbank. Using a theoretical framework based on material ecocriticism, queer ecology and affect theory, the thesis explores how Burnett’s and Itō’s poetic narratives reconfigure the relationship between human and nonhuman in non-anthropocentric ways with the help of the irreal. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reconstruction

    University essay from Konstfack/Institutionen för Konst (K)

    Author : Sahar Al-Khateeb; [2021]
    Keywords : Art; Reconstruction; Visual art; Installation; Chair in art;

    Abstract : RECONSTRUCTION is a conversation that shifts between analyzing and locating the artist’s position in their society. Especially the power of the majority in the society over the individual. Reconstruction is a way of resistance, or the only way of resistance, at least for me. READ MORE

  5. 5. Keep it Radical”: A qualitative analysis of contemporary queer discourse around gay pride

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender

    Author : Aikaterini Tomana; [2021]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the last 50 years the gay pride movement has gained more momentum worldwide than ever before. The increased visibility obtained from the Stonewall riots of 1969 in the US, granted queer identities agency. READ MORE