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Scu on being “that person”

Every feminist, every anti-racist, every queer theorist, every animal scholar, every person who has ever seriously engaged with the vicissitudes of identity and justice are all sick and tired of being that woman. Trust me, I know I am sick … Continue reading

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Sara Ahmed Starts Feminist Killjoys

Awesome scholar Sara Ahmed has started a research blog called feminist killjoys.  She has a brilliant list of qualities to let you know if you could be interested in the blog: Are told you are angry no matter what you say Witness people’s … Continue reading

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Sara Ahmed on bodies and space

So, yes, we can remember that some space are already occupied. They even take the shape of bodies that occupy them. Bodies also take the shape of the spaces they occupy and of the work they do. And yet sometimes … Continue reading

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Sara Ahmed on the making of worlds

Inhabiting a body that is not extended by the skin of the social means the world acquires a new shape and makes new impressions. Becoming a lesbian taught me about the very point of how life gets directed and how … Continue reading

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