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What"s Queer about Queer Studies Now?

by David L. Eng

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Published by Duke University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gay & Lesbian studies,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights,
  • Gay Studies,
  • Gay & Lesbian,
  • Gay and lesbian studies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9365552M
    ISBN 100822366215
    ISBN 109780822366218

    A Poor Queer Studies Case Study / 29 Chapter Two / “You Can Write Your Way Out of Anywhere”: The Upward Mobility Myth of Rich Queer Studies / 64 Chapter Three / The Queer Career: Vocational Queer Studies / 99 Chapter Four / Poor Queer Studies Mothers / Chapter Five / Counternarratives: A Black Queer Reader / Epilogue / Queer. Queer theory is a field of post-structuralist critical theory that emerged in the early s out of the fields of queer studies and Women's studies. Queer theory includes both queer readings of texts and the theorisation of 'queerness' itself.

    LGBT studies courses are now offered in hundreds of American universities, and being lesbian or gay is no bar to achieving the star status of academics such as Judith Butler. 16 These developments are to be welcomed, but it is striking how little influence the academic study of LGBT and queer issues has had in wider American society. As we will. In a book called What’s Queer About Queer Studies Now? 2 several theorists try to come up with an answer to the title question. First and foremost, the authors interpret the term “queer” as a “political metaphor without a fixed referent.”.

    Queer studies is now a rapidly expanding field, as scholars from a variety of disciplines seek to address the long-running marginalisation of queer perspectives and experiences. But there has so far been little effort to unify the study of queer communities outside the West, and much of the current writing views these communities through a. This groundbreaking book explores the relevance of queer theory to Translation Studies and of translation to Global Sexuality Studies. Beginning with a comprehensive overview of the origins and evolution of queer theory, this book places queer theory and Translation Studies in a productive and mutually interrogating Rating: % positive.


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What"s Queer about Queer Studies Now? by David L. Eng Download PDF EPUB FB2

In sixteen timely essays, the contributors map out an urgent intellectual and political terrain for queer studies and the contemporary politics of identity, family, and kinship. Collectively, these essays examine the limits of queer epistemology, the potentials of queer diasporas, and the emergence of queer liberalism.

This special double issue of Social Text reassesses the political utility of the term queer. The mainstreaming of gay and lesbian identity—as a mass-mediated consumer lifestyle and an embattled legal category—demands a renewal of queer studies that also considers the global crises of the late twentieth century/5.

In sixteen timely essays, the contributors map out an urgent intellectual and political terrain for queer studies and the contemporary politics of identity, family, and kinship. Collectively, these essays examine the limits of queer epistemology, the potentials of queer diasporas, and the emergence of queer liberalism/5(37).

Get this from a library. What's queer about queer studies now?. [David L Eng; Jack Halberstam; José Esteban Muñoz;] -- In this special issue a reassessment of the political utility of queer.

Sixteen timely essays explore national and global crises and broadly examine the limits of queer diasporas, and the emergence. This special double issue of Social Text reassesses the political utility of the term queer.

The mainstreaming of gay and lesbian identity—as a mass-mediated consumer lifestyle and an embattled legal category—demands a renewal of queer studies that also considers the global crises of the late twentieth century. These crises, which are shaping national manifestations of.

What's Queer about Queer Studies Now. A Special Issue of Social Text: : Eng, David L., Halberstam, Judith, Munoz, Jose Esteban: Libros en idiomas extranjerosFormat: Tapa blanda.

1 thought on “ Summary of The Introduction to What’s Queer About Queer Studies Now. By David L. Eng, Judith Halberstam and Jose Esteban Munoz ”. alexislothian June 6, at pm. Eng, Halberstam and Munoz may be summarizing, but they are also setting forth their ideas about what queer studies as a field ought to be –– the genre of the.

The title of this book is Social Text and it was written by David L. Eng, Judith Halberstam, José Esteban Muñoz. This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Duke University Press Books and has a total of pages in the book.

As a term: The term “queer theory” itself came from Teresa de Lauretis’ work in the feminist cultural studies journal differences titled “Queer Theory: Lesbian and Gay Sexualities. ” She explains her term to signify that there are at least three interrelated projects at play within this theory: refusing heterosexuality as the benchmark for sexual formations, a challenge to the.

Queer theory is a field of critical theory that emerged in the early s out of the fields of queer studies and women's studies. "Queer theory" can have various meanings depending upon its usage. Two common usages of queer theory include a 1) methodology for literary analysis and 2) a productive practice of theory.

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Queer studies, sexual diversity studies, or LGBT studies is the study of issues relating to sexual orientation and gender identity usually focusing on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender dysphoria, asexual, queer, questioning, intersex people and cultures. Originally centered on LGBT history and literary theory, the field has expanded to include the academic study of.

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Eng, Halberstam, and Muñoz’s introduction to the special issue of Social Text, “What’s Queer About Queer Studies Now?” provides the background and validates the necessity of the shifts that are occurring in contemporary queer studies.

They argue that the “mainstreaming of gay and lesbian identity—as a mass-mediated consumer lifestyle and embattled legal category. Queer theory emerged in the early s from feminist studies which questioned institutions and social practices that favor men and heterosexuals.

As such, queer. This essay maps the epistemological terrain trans* studies may face as it is widely incorporated into queer studies programs, often housed within women's studies departments.

Over the past two decades, queer studies and women's studies have. In sixteen timely essays, the contributors map out an urgent intellectual and political terrain for queer studies and the contemporary politics of identity, family, and kinship.

Collectively, these essays examine the limits of queer epistemology, the potentials of queer diasporas, and the emergence of queer : $ In the present volume, the field of queer studies is enriched with six erudite essays by Gary Ferguson (Professor of French, University of Delaware), queerly.

What's Queer about Europe. examines how queer theory helps us initiate disorienting conjunctions and counterintuitive encounters for imagining historical and contemporary Europe.

This book queers Europe and Europeanizes queer, forcing a reconsideration of both. This book stages multiple encounters between Europe and Queer as two paradigms of transgression – an unusual constellation that results in an imaginative set of investigations of different identity intersections, moving freely across time and space, and between cultural and political contexts in a wide range of genres and media.

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These book on topic Queer Studies highly popular among the readers worldwide. CHECK IT OUT. Real Queer America: LGBT Stories .This book stages multiple encounters between Europe and Queer as two paradigms of transgression – an unusual constellation that results in an imaginative set of investigations of different identity intersections, moving freely across time and space, and between cultural and political contexts in a wide range of genres and media.