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Debt: The Sublimated Object of Capital
(Journal of Cultural Studies, 2014)
In psychoanalysis, a ‘sublime object’ is one that signifies the transformation of a condition of impossibility into one of possibility. On the one hand, it represents a moment of internalized prohibition that transforms ...
“Trump” - What does the name signify?; or, Protofascism and the Alt-Right: Three Contradictions of the Present Conjuncture.
(Cultural Politics, 2018)
This article examines the rise of the alt-right and Donald Trump’s successful campaign for president of the United States in the context of three overlapping contradictions: that of subversion in postmodern culture and ...
Every Class in Every School: Final Report on the First National Climate Survey on Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia in Canadian Schools
This report discusses the results of a national survey of Canadian high school students undertaken in order to identify the forms and extent of their experiences of homophobic and transphobic incidents at school as well ...
The Entrepreneurial Subject and the Objectivization of the Self in Social Media
(Duke University Press, 2015)
Influences of Pre-Christian Mythology and Christianity on Old Norse Poetry: A Narrative Study of Vafþrúðnismál
(Medieval Institute Publications, Western Michigan University, 2018)
Abstract: In this study, McGillivray explores the cultural environment in which the Eddic poem Vafþrúðnismál was composed and reexamines the relationship between form and content in the poem and the respective influences ...
The Apostle of Reason: Hegel & The Desire for Emancipation in the 21st Century
(CT&T: Continental Thought and Theory, 2019-09-18)
This article critically engages Todd McGowan's book, Emancipation After Hegel. Through McGowan's book, the author offers a Marxist-Hegelian interpretation of universal emancipation elaborated through a Lacanian psychoanalytic ...
Ideology Critique and Film Criticism in the New Media Ecology
(Film Criticism, 2016-01)
Gender and Subversion in Medieval Icelandic Legend and Saga
(Roda da Fortuna: Revista Eletrônica sobre Antiguidade e Medievo / Electronic Journal about Antiquity and Middle Ages, 2017)
The saga writers of medieval Iceland rhetorically engage with contemporary social issues in their narratives, including issues faced by women and, in particular, the treatment of women in regard to their marriages. Many ...
Between Theory and Post-Theory; or, Slavoj Žižek in Film Studies and Out
(Canadian Journal of Film Studies, 2011)
Par une lecture minutieuse de son livre, The Fright of Real Tears: Krzysztof Kieslowski Between Theory and Post-Theory (2001), cet article défend la pertinence des travaux de Slavoj Žižek pour les études cinématographiques. ...
Fatally Flawed? : Discursive Evidence from the Movement to Establish Lesbian Studies Programs
(Feminism and Psychology, 2010)
While related areas such as Queer Studies and Sexuality Studies have become established as disciplinary formations in North American and British universities, Lesbian Studies has not. This article reports on an analysis ...