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    • Escape from the Colonial Asylum 

      Taylor, Patrick (2017-05-15)
      David was a white Barbadian who died in the Barbados Mental Hospital in 1963 at age 46. Although making sense of his story is meaningful to me for personal reasons, I have wondered what interest other people might have in ...
    • Film Biography, Hagiography, and Gender—The Case of Biography Hawai’i 

      Howes, Craig (2017-05-15)
      George Custen, William H. Epstein, Dennis Bingham, and other theorists and critics of the biopic and film biography have observed that such life narratives not only serve to reinforce dominant ideologies, but through their ...
    • Frayed Edges: Mediating Women in Popular Culture 

      Dubrofsky, Rachel (2017-05-15)
      A decade and a half ago, at my thesis defense, Dr. Marlene Kadar said: “your work is interdisciplinary, so it will always have frayed edges. That is part of the richness.” Dr. Kadar’s devotion to critical innovative ...
    • #FreeBree as a ‘Relay of Witnessing’: Remediation, Crowdsourcing, and Activist Art 

      Brophy, Sarah (2017-05-15)
      On June 27, 2015, ten days after the shootings that killed nine worshippers at Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, including Senator Clementa C. Pinckney, artist-activist Bree Newsome ...
    • From Rationing to Ravishing: Crossing Lines in Vancouver 

      Ingram, Susan (2017-05-15)
      From September 17, 2014, to March 8, 2015, the Museum of Vancouver played host to an exhibition that staged the city’s transformation in the immediate post-WWII years as it went from a war-based economy to a burgeoning ...
    • Geographies of Identity: Adoption Relationality and Bastard Nation 

      Hipchen, Emily (2017-05-15)
      In her recent keynote address at the Conference for the Study of Adoption and Culture, Margaret Jacobs, a scholar of Indigeneity at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, critiqued the geometry and materiality of the adoption ...
    • In Search of the Black Fantastic 

      Ards, Angela (2017-05-15)
      In Search of the Black Fantastic, Richard Iton’s theorizing about the “anticolonial labor” of cultural actors who disassemble and reimagine the nation in a post-colonial era resonates with Edwidge Danticat’s essay collection ...
    • Iranian Women’s Autobiographies: Hybridity and Gender in the Diaspora 

      Abla, Farida (2017-05-15)
      After the 1979 Islamic Revolution, many Iranian families fled to the United States. Their girl children grew up at the “border” between Iran and the US to become first generation Iranian/American women. This paper focuses ...
    • “It’s good that I write this down”: Caribbean Life Writing by Danticat, Marshall, and Nunez 

      Brown, Lisa (2017-05-15)
      In Transnational Negotiations in Caribbean Diasporic Literature (2010), Kezia Page considers the work of generations of Caribbean writers whose work functions as cultural remittances which posit returns of varying kinds ...
    • Jane Rule and the Archive: New Models for Researching Women’s Lives 

      Morra, Linda (2017-05-15)
      Marlene Kadar's injunction to expand the conceptual framework of autobiography had implications not only for the study of the genre, but also for research about and by women more generally. The strict boundaries by which ...
    • Judy Chicago, the 1960s, and the Metaphor of Sex 

      Reeve, Charles (2017-05-15)
      “Do women have to be naked to get into the Met. Museum?” the feminist collective Guerrilla Girls once asked, underscoring visual art’s view of women as objects. Unsurprisingly, this masculinism underpins much life writing ...
    • “The keenest, most intimate analysis”: Profiling Female Stars of the Silent Screen in Photoplay Magazine 

      Podnieks, Elizabeth (2017-05-15)
      In 1911, Photoplay Magazine was launched in the U.S. as one of the first two periodicals devoted to fans of Hollywood silent cinema, and within a decade became recognized as the leading publication for celebrity news. ...
    • Kim Thúy’s Rú and the Art of the Anecdote 

      Buss, Helen (2017-05-15)
      The gradual female gendering of Thúy's text as it moves forward is nicely wrapped in the comfortable and seemingly simple form of the anecdote, so that the text comes to represent, in both its genre and gender, what (in ...
    • Lives at the End of the Line: Aging, Elegy, Comics, and Care 

      Venema, Kathleen (2017-05-15)
      In her introduction to Extraordinary Bodies, Rosemarie Garland Thomson adds, to a long list of the different forms disability might take, the observation that “everyone is subject to the gradually disabling process of ...
    • Mar and Me: Following the Traces 

      Warley, Linda (2017-05-15)
      In this paper I will trace the influence that Marlene Kadar's scholarship has had on my own thinking, while making more general comments about personal writing and collaborative research as feminist practices. . Marlene ...
    • Marlene Kadar's Life Writing: Feminist Theory Outside the Lines 

      Rak, Julie (2017-05-15)
      In 1992, as part of her landmark collection Essays on Life Writing: From Genre to Critical Practice, Marlene Kadar published the essay "Whose Life Is It Anyway? Out of the Bathtub and Into the Narrative." When taken with ...
    • Masculinity and Migration: The Black Atlantic Lives of Henry Highland Garnet and Peter Thomas Stanford 

      McCaskill, Barbara (2017-05-15)
      Rev. Henry Highland Garnet (1815-82) and Rev. Peter Thomas Stanford (c. 1860-1909) were nineteenth-century African American ministers whose dramatic lives intersected. Both descended from enslaved black southerners; both ...
    • Milk Poems and Blood Poems: Autobiographical Poetry and the New Nicaraguan Woman 

      Ortiz-Vilarelle, Lisa (2017-05-15)
      In 1967, La Prensa Literaria, Nicaragua’s most highly regarded literary magazine, laments that Nicaragua is “overpopulated” by “poetesses” who outnumber male poets 1,000 to 700 in the capital alone. Nicaraguan women were ...
    • Movie Talk: Affective Impressions of Celebrity Interviews on the Cinematic Experience 

      Gill, Dana Kathryn (2017-05-15)
      In her 1992 account of the genre Life Writing, Marlene Kadar suggests that writing is personal, even if it is not autobiographical; a writer will leave behind hints of themselves in the piece no matter their intention. The ...
    • On Photo-graphy and Teacher (Self)Education 

      Brandão, Cláudia Mariza Mattos; Lenzi, Teresa de Jesus Marins (2017-05-15)
      In the current imagistic context, the photographic image has taken on a different role due to its large-scale production and dissemination. As a consequence, contemporary approaches to teacher education in Visual Arts ...

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