Precarious, Performative, Playful, Potential ... Perspectives on Sex and Gender, 2011: Our First Set of Web "Events"

Welcome. Below find a list of webpapers emerging from Precarious, Performative, Playful, Potential...Perspectives on Sex and Gender, an interdisciplinary course offered at Bryn Mawr College in Fall 2011. To conclude the first "act" of the course, "Dis/Ability and Intra-Action," students are exploring here their current understandings of what it might mean to en-able intra-actions among gender, sexuality, disability studies and/or....?

Take a look around, and feel warmly welcome to respond in the comment area available at the end of each paper. What strikes, intrigues, puzzles you...what, among your reactions, might be of interest or use to the writer, or others in the class, or others who--exploring the internet--might be in search of a thoughtful conversation about gender and sexuality studies in intra-action with other fields of study?

alice.in.wonderland"Descanting on Deformity:" A Gender/Disability Look at Shakespeare's Richard III
Amophrast(In)visibility with Sex, Gender, and (Dis)ability: Correcting Images
AmyMayDiffracting and Entangling System-Correcting Praxis
aybala50A Dream Within a Dream
charliePortraying the Naked Woman
chelseamClaiming the Stare: Jes Sachse and the Transformative Potential of Seeing
essietee“Y’know what they call a unicorn without a horn? A friggin’ horse.” - Disability, Sexuality, and Passing in Glee
GaviVoicing Rhetorics of Beauty
jfwright"Called Me Crazy": Insanity and Non-Normative, Butch Identities
jmorgantRedefining Difference: The Emergence of the Disability Movement
KammyFinding “Home”: The Gay Evangelical Body
Katie RandallMedical Authority in the Discourses of Disability and Transsexuality
Kim KOut of the Closet: Fashion's Influence on Gender and Sexuality
leamirella"You-Topia" And What It Means To Be At "Home".
lgleysteenNonverbal Communication as an Unclear Symbol of Gender and Identity
lwackerInter-acting with Art, Nina Berman's "marine wedding"
phenomsCulturally constructed sexuality
rachelrThe Medical Treatment of… gayness?
S. YaegerChallenging The Idea of Independence As A Desirable End
sel209Grey Matters: Age as Disability through the Lens of Sexuality
ShlomoA Modern-Day Lysistrata: Sex Strikes, Diffraction, and Enabling Disability
someshineWho was Ssehura/Sartjee/Saartje/Saat-je/Saartji/Saat-Jee/Saartjie/Sara(h) ?
venn diagramThe Perils of Passing as Explored by the Works of Frances Negrón-Muntaner and Alberto Sandoval-Sánchez

 

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