Category Archives: queer

Queer Time

It is so fascinating to learn about queer time, something i’d never known about or questioned previously. The idea of queer theorists having the general idea of breaking habits and show a skewed relation to the temporal norm is an … Continue reading Continue reading

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Queering heteronormative cultural narratives

I thought that this week’s reading, especially the Judith Halberstam chapter, was incredibly interesting.  I could write about a lot, but I want to focus on the idea of “disposable bodies” and media portrayals of trauma and queerness.  Why do … Continue reading Continue reading

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Queer Time Confusion

While watching the Dr. Who episode entitled “Blink”, I was a little confused about how it fit into the themes of what we have been discussing in class thus far.  I did not see any blatant sexism or displays of … Continue reading Continue reading

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Cyborgs, Stagnation, and Queer Darwinism in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s “The Sign of Four”

“My mind,” he said, “rebels at stagnation.” -Arthur Conan Doyle, The Sign of Four As Deann’s most recent blog post requested, last week’s class discussion engaged the question of sexual and homosocial dynamics in She and the Victorian liter… Continue reading

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Lisbeth’s Sexuality and Its Implications

While we touched on the topic of Lisbeth’s sexuality and its implications in class, I think we could expand on this discussion.  To recap, it is suggested that earlier in her life Lisbeth was somewhat sexually promiscuous.  In “The Girl … Continue reading Continue reading

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