Search for dissertations about: "queer"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 swedish dissertations containing the word queer.

  1. 1. Body acts queer Clothing as a performative challenge to heteronormativity

    University dissertation from Högskolan i Borås

    Author : Maja Gunn; Högskolan i Borås.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Artistic research; design; fashion; ideology; performativity; pleasure; power; queer.; Textiles and Fashion Design ; Textil och mode konstnärlig ;

    Abstract : This artistic, practice-based thesis has been developed based on the idea that design creates social and ideological change. From this perspective, Body Acts Queer — Clothing as a performative challenge to heteronormativity introduces an artistic way of working with and exploring the performative and ideological functions of clothing with regard to gender, feminism, and queer. READ MORE

  2. 2. Body Acts Queer

    University dissertation from Borås : Högskolan i Borås

    Author : Maja Gunn; Högskolan i Borås.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Body; Clothes; Design; Desire; Direction; Fashion; Feminism; Gaze; Gender; Ideology; Other; Perception; Performance; Performative; Performativity; Power; Research; Sexuality; Text; Queer; Writing.; Textiles and Fashion Design ; Textil och mode konstnärlig ;

    Abstract : Body Acts Queer is an exploration of the performative and ideological functions of clothes with regard to gender, feminism and queer. It is an artistic, practice-based thesis in the field of fashion and design. The thesis includes three projects: On & Off, If you were a girl I would love you even more and The Club Scene. READ MORE

  3. 3. Desire Lines Towards a Queer Digital Media Phenomenology

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Matilda Tudor; Södertörns högskola.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; digital media; queer; Russia; phenomenology; space; time; mobility; visibility; embodiment; discontinuity; Hornet; Growlr; VKontakte; Mamba; digitalt mediebruk; queer; Ryssland; fenomenologi; tid och rum; mobilitet; synlighet; kroppslighet; diskontinuitet; Hornet; Growlr; Vkontakte; Mamba; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores ways in which “queer digital media use” co-produces senses of space, time, and queer being in contemporary Russia. Considering the particular implications of (in)visibility for queer living, and the importance of compartmentalizing conflicting spheres, the study provides a grounded account of queer life lived with and through digital media in a context currently characterized by “anti-gay” sentiments. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Ingrid Ryberg; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : 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

  5. 5. The Ambiguities of Recognition : Young Queer Sexualities in Contemporary India

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Maria Tonini; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2016-04-19]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Recognition; Queer; LGBTQ; gender-studies; Sexuality; India; Youth;

    Abstract : What does recognition mean for people whose sexuality has for a long time been criminalised? Over the last years, the recognition of India’s queers has been the focus of numerous contestations as a result of the complex developments around Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which criminalises ‘carnal acts against the order of nature’. The Section had been partially repealed in 2009 by the Delhi High Court, only to be reinstated in full by the Supreme Court at the end of 2013. READ MORE