Search for dissertations about: "performativity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 55 swedish dissertations containing the word performativity.

  1. 1. Are you ready for a wet live-in? : explorations into listening

    Author : Janna Holmstedt; Ylva Gislén; Per Nilsson; Jörgen Dahlqvist; Jesper Olsson; Kristina Lindström; Åsa Ståhl; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; artistic research; listening; situated practices; sound in art; expanded art; expanded scenography; media ecology; acousmatic orality; a orality; storytelling; interspecies communication; more-than-human relations; co-habitation; sensorial estrangement; posthumanism; parasites; play; technology; dolphins; sonic sensibility; transliteracy; voice; performativity; new materialism; Michel Serres; Karen Barad; John Lilly; oceans; wet live-in; Artistic research; Listening; Situated practices; Sound in art; Expanded art; Expanded scenography; Media ecology; Acousmatic orality; A orality; Storytelling; Interspecies communication; More-than-human relations; Co-habitation; Sensorial estrangement; Posthumanism; Parasites; Play; Technology; Dolphins; Sonic sensibility; Transliteracy; Voice; Performativity; New materialism; Michel Serres; Karen Barad; John Lilly; Oceans; Wet live-in;

    Abstract : Listen. If I ask you to listen, what is it that I ask of you—that you will understand, or perhaps obey? Or is it some sort of readiness that is requested? What occurs with a body in the act of listening? How do sound and voice structure audio-visual-spatial relations in concrete situations?This doctoral thesis in fine arts consists of six artworks and an essay that documents the research process, or rather, acts as a travelogue as it stages and narrates a series of journeys into a predominantly sonic ecology. READ MORE

  2. 2. Accounting, Professions, and Performativity: Exploring the limits of accountingisation in professional organisations

    Author : Cemil Eren Firtin; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; accountingisation; professionalisation; calculative practices; performativity; accounting;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the practice of calculations and their consequences in different professional contexts. Specifically, it aims to extend the discussion on the relationship between accounting and public sector professionals by elaborating on the concept of accountingisation using a performative approach. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Prohibitive Condition : The Performativity of the Incest Taboo and its Incestuous Remainders

    Author : Caroline Karlsson; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; incest taboo; political theory; psychoanalytic theory; queer theory; political order; performativity; remainder; incest taboo; political theory; psychoanalytic theory; queer theory; political order; performativity; remainder;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the political nature of the incest taboo, with an analytical focus on its object of prohibition: incest. From the perspective of political philosophy, the incest taboo appears as problem of an unruly human nature that must be subjected to a foundational civilizing law. READ MORE

  4. 4. Performing Numbers : An Ethnography of Numbers in Everyday Organisational Life

    Author : Johan Jönsson; Företagsekonomiska institutionen; []

    Abstract : This thesis presents a study of the interplay between what numbers do and what people do with numbers in everyday organisational life. Couched in an ethnographic perspective, the study draws on rich empirical material crafted from participant observations conducted at a Scandinavian hospital. READ MORE

  5. 5. "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