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CFP: Special Issue for the journal Sexualities Dr. Linda Roland Danil Department of Surgery, University of Cambridge Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Deadline for the submission of abstracts: 30 June 2023 Deadline for the submission of manuscripts: 30 September 2023
A blog piece for the Feminist Theory journal blog. https://feministtheoryjournal.com/2022/11/22/a-few-words-on-the-overturning-of-the-constitutional-right-to-abortion-in-roe-v-wade-1973/
Book review of David Livingstone Smith's Making Monsters: The Uncanny Power of Dehumanization (2021)
The main function of the immune system is to protect the human body from disease. Drawing upon the case of HIV/AIDS, this article will argue that the immune system is not solely relegated to the realm of biomedical, individual bodies. Rather, immune systems are also intrinsically political-economic—and this argument will go beyond the notion of the...
Anthropogenic global warming is one of the most significant existential threats facing the human species. Nonetheless, most individuals largely conduct their lives in a manner that does not fully acknowledge, let alone effectively deal with this threat. This field note argues that both a psychosocial and political-economic approach could offer more...
In After Eunuchs, Howard Chiang sets out to understand, amongst other things, the process through which psychobiological understandings of sex emerged in modern Chinese culture. In so doing, one of the primary aims of the book is to locate the changing meanings of gender, sexuality, and the body within a growing global hegemony of Western biomedici...
This article is partly inspired by Benjamin Meiches’ article, which was published in this journal (2017), and wishes to offer an alternative understanding of the connection between weapons, desire and the making of war. This article will argue that Meiches’ arguments – in particular those focused on the issue of desire – can be equally viewed throu...
This article will explore Derridean hauntology in relation to the UK Supreme Court case of Keyu & Others, as well as through the lens of Lacanian-Žižekian psychoanalysis. In particular, this article will argue that there are two main groups of spectres, or ghosts, which loom over the case. The first are the spectres of Marxism and class struggle, w...
The UK High Court case of Thwaytes v. Sotheby’s related to the attribution on a work of art alleged to be by Caravaggio. This article, consequent to a contextualization into the background and facts of the case, will argue that the case of Thwaytes not only provides a highly useful pedagogical prism through which to learn the minutiae of the authen...