Search for dissertations about: "feminist and lesbian activism"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words feminist and lesbian activism.

  1. 1. Imagining Safe Space : The Politics of Queer, Feminist and Lesbian Pornography

    Author : Ingrid Ryberg; Anu Koivunen; Fanny Ambjörnsson; Patricia White; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Pornography; Queer; feminist and lesbian activism; Interpretive community; Embodied spectatorship; Fantasy; Film production; distribution and reception; Intimate public; Counter public; Consciousness-raising; Cinema Studies; filmvetenskap;

    Abstract : There is a current wave of interest in pornography as a vehicle for queer, feminist and lesbian activism. Examples include Dirty Diaries: Twelve Shorts of Feminist Porn (Engberg, Sweden, 2009), the Pornfilmfestival Berlin (2006-) and the members-only Club LASH in Stockholm (1995-). READ MORE

  2. 2. Whirling Stories : Postsocialist Feminist Imaginaries and the Visual Arts

    Author : Redi Koobak; Nina Lykke; Cecilia Åsberg; Jackie Stacey; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender; postsocialist; feminist imaginaries; lag discourse; Western feminist theory; geopolitics; temporality; visual arts; self-portrait photography; sexuality; queer; Anna-Stina Treumund; Estonia; Genus; postsocialistisk; feministiska föreställningar; diskurs om eftersläpning; västerländsk feministisk teori; geopolitik; temporalitet; bildkonst; självporträtt; fotografi; sexualitet; queer; Anna-Stina Treumund; Estland.;

    Abstract : This thesis is about the geopolitics of feminist knowledge and the role of the visual arts in conceiving and reconfiguring postsocialist feminist imaginaries. Its central concern is to contest the fantasy, prevalent within Western feminist theorizing, of a “lag” between Western and former Eastern Europe. READ MORE