Search for dissertations about: "performativity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 40 swedish dissertations containing the word performativity.

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Colin Haines; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    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. Walking Along, Wandering Off and Going Astray A Critical Normativity Approach to Walking as a Situated Architectural Experience

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Kajsa Lawaczeck Körner; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2016]
    Keywords : 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 : Popular Abstract in Swedish Gående som mellanmänsklig handling Traska, spatsera, flanera, power-gå, ila, dra fötterna efter sig, ta en stärkande promenad eller bara vandra bort i tankarna för en kort stund. Att gå är en komplex handling som omfattar allt från upplevelsen av marken som vi går på till människorna vi möter. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Nigel John Musk; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : 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; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Linguistic subjects Bilingualism; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Lingvistikämnen 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

  4. 4. "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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Philip Warkander; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; 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

  5. 5. Behind Straight Curtains Towards a queer feminist theory of architecture

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Katarina Bonnevier; KTH.; [2007]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; architecture theory; gender studies; feminism; queer theory; performance; performativity; heteronormativity; theatricality; Eileen Gray; Natalie Barney; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Architecture and architectural conservation and restoration Architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Arkitektur och bebyggelsevård Arkitektur;

    Abstract : This thesis presents theatrical queer feminist interpretations of architecture staged within a series of architectural scenes: architect Eileen Gray’s building E.1027 in the south of France (1926-29); author Natalie Barney’s literary salon at 20 rue Jacob, Paris (1909-1968); and author Selma Lagerlöf’s former home and memorial estate Mårbacka, situated in mid-west Sweden and transformed between 1919 and 1923. READ MORE