Essays about: "queer theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 127 essays containing the words queer theory.

  1. 1. The perception of victims of sexual abuse in Kenyan popular media using examples from articles from The Star Magazine.

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

    Author : Marta Murawska; [2022]
    Keywords : Perception of the victim; Gender-based violence; Sexual abuse; Intersectionality; Queer Theory; Kenya;

    Abstract : Sexual abuse is increasingly covered in mainstream public media in Kenyan magazines.This thesis examines the perception of victims of sexual abuse in public opinion through the lens of intersectional and queer theory. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exploring LGBTQ+ Well-being in Toiletscapes: A Case Study of Lund University

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för service management och tjänstevetenskap

    Author : Melanie Elizabeth Povirk; Dianne Michele Cole; [2022]
    Keywords : gender; heteronormativity; servicescape; sexuality; social sustainability; toilet; toiletscape; LGBTQ ; queer theory; well-being; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to critically investigate how a service organization’s physical spaces, particularly the toilet areas, impact LGBTQ+ individuals’ well-being. More particularly, this research focuses on Lund University in Sweden, a service organization with significant international and societal influence. READ MORE

  3. 3. Challenging the straight line : Opening a new space for LGBTQ literature in the EFL classroom through a queer phenomenological reading of young adult literature

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Eric Ask Josefsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Queer phenomenology; Queer phenomenological pedagogy; young adult literature; reader response; LGBTQ ; normativity; upper secondary school; EFL classroom;

    Abstract : This thesis aims at analysing the novel History Is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera using a queer phenomenological lens in order to reveal to what extent it depicts aspects of sexuality, consent and relationships in a non-heteronormative way. Furthermore, the thesis discusses different ways of making visible the effects of normativity on student’s learning and development through the proposed queer phenomenological pedagogy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Streaming as a Virtual Being : The Complex Relationship Between VTubers and Identity

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Author : Anna Birna Turner; [2022]
    Keywords : vtuber; livestreaming; streaming; twitch; motion capture; identity;

    Abstract : The boundary between offline and online worlds is rapidly shrinking with improvements in technology. Virtual Youtubers (VTubers) have emerged in recent years as a new Twitch streaming phenomenon. Replacing the use of webcams, VTubers obscure their true physical appearance and instead choose to represent themselves through a fictional character. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reframing The Turn of the Screw: Queerness, Death, and Trauma in The Haunting of Bly Manor

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Magdalena Dugandzic; [2022]
    Keywords : Adaptation; Queer; Tropes; Bury Your Gays; The Haunting of Bly Manor; The Turn of the Screw;

    Abstract : Using adaptation and queer theory, this essay discusses and analyzes how Henry James’ horror novella The Turn of the Screw has been adapted into a streaming show for Netflix. By showing how The Haunting of Bly Manor removes some of the ambiguity of the original text, this essay claims that the show does not fall victim to the “bury your gays” trope, as it has been accused of. READ MORE