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Marlene Kadar's Life Writing: Feminist Theory Outside the Lines
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 ...
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Curumin: Bíos and Thanatos in Brazilian contemporary movies
Biopics have found a promising market in Brazil. In the last twenty years, approximately fifty long feature movies were biographies of singers, actors, politicians, athletes, and musicians. The majority of the productions ...
Disruption: Maya Angelou and the Singing Body
This presentation will provide of brief overview of the singing body in Maya Angelou’s I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1969), Singin’ and Swingin’ and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas (1976), and All God’s Children Need ...
Trauma and Testimony: Deconstructing Sexual Violence Narratives in Contemporary Memoir
According to Marlene Kadar, life writing has developed from a genre to a critical practice, and as a result, “we are able to reconsider the possible functions of life writing now” (11). My paper explores how rape survivors ...
Crossing Borders with LGBTQ Descendants of Holocaust Survivors Life Writing: History, Trauma, and the Queer Autobiographical
This paper investigates the intersecting roles of sexuality, gender, race, and nationalism within the life writings of LGBTQ children of Holocaust survivors. While much work has examined intergenerational trauma within the ...
Mar and Me: Following the Traces
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 ...
Black Feminist Intersectional Methodologies for Life Writing
This panel is comprised of three black feminist presenters whose research topics and intersectional methodologies are inspired by recognitions of the same gender and genre provocations that drive the work of Canadian ...