Search for dissertations about: "performativity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 49 swedish dissertations containing the word performativity.

  1. 1. "Frightened by a Word" : Shirley Jackson and Lesbian Gothic

    Author : Colin Haines; Rolf Lundén; Edward Ingebretsen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : English language; Shirley Jackson; Hangsaman; The Haunting of Hill House; We Have Always Lived in the Castle; lesbian Gothic ; queer theory; Judith Butler; subjectivity; performativity; parody; the abject; compulsory heterosexuality ; ideology; Louis Althusser; psychoanalysis; Sigmund Freud; Julia Kristeva; Engelska; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : This study examines representations and configurations of lesbianism in literary narrative and, in particular, three novels by American author Shirley Jackson (1916-1965). As recent scholarly work has demonstrated, representations of sexuality between women in literature tend toward the ghostly, the Gothic. READ MORE

  2. 2. Singing in Action : An inquiry into the creative working processes and practices of classical and contemporary vocal improvisation

    Author : Sara Wilén; Lärare (Musikhögskolan); []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Singing; Improvisation; Opera improvisation; Performativity; Interperformativity; Vocal action; Performance; Inetraction;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores performative perspectives on classical and contemporary vocal improvisation (CCVI) as a critical, creative tool for development of and research in vocal performance. It consists of one introductory part and five articles, with additional documentation on a homepage. READ MORE

  3. 3. Walking Along, Wandering Off and Going Astray A Critical Normativity Approach to Walking as a Situated Architectural Experience

    Author : Kajsa Lawaczeck Körner; Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; walking; architecture; embodied experience; identity formation; critical normativity; situatedness; walk diary; going astray; heterogeneity; differences; deviations; orientation; performativity.;

    Abstract : There is a lack of attention toward the diversity in experiences of architecture that are expressed through walking. Through the application of autoethnography and critical perspectives of queer and feminist theory, this dissertation develops a method for investigating experiences of architecture in regard to the activity of walking. READ MORE

  4. 4. Performing Bilingualism in Wales with the Spotlight on Welsh : A Study of Language Policy and the Language Practices of Young People in Bilingual Education

    Author : Nigel John Musk; Jan Anward; Angelika Linke; Peter Auer; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Bilingualism; Bilingual education; Diglossia; Language practices; Language policy and planning; Wales; Welsh; Code-switching; Performativity; Discourse analysis; Conversation Analysis; Tvåspråkighet; Tvåspråkig utbildning; Diglossi; Språkliga praktiker; Språkplanering och språkpolitik; Wales; Walesiska; Kodväxling; Performativitet; Diskursanalys; Samtalsanalys; Bilingualism; Tvåspråkighet;

    Abstract : The recently established National Assembly for Wales (with the vision of a “truly bilingual Wales”) and bilingual schools are but two major sites in which bilingualism is reconstituting and repackaging Welsh.By close examination of the discourse(s) of language policy texts, the public discourse of one bilingual secondary school and the discussions of four focus groups composed of pupils from the same school, this study identifies three types of discourse which are particularly salient in contemporary Wales: a globalising discourse, a nationalist discourse and an ecology-of-language discourse. READ MORE

  5. 5. "This is all fake, this is all plastic, this is me" : An ethnographic study of the interrelations between style, sexuality and gender in contemporary Stockholm

    Author : Philip Warkander; Anu Koivunen; Louise Wallenberg; Lena Martinsson; Agnes Rocamora; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; style; gender; sexuality; queer; contemporary Stockholm; fashion; networks; bricolage; power; assemblages; sartorial practices; ethnography; wardrobe studies; actor-network theory; performativity; modevetenskap; Fashion Studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the processes and effects involved in the production of styles in contemporary Stockholm. Particular focus is given to materialization processes regarding gender and sexuality. READ MORE