Their goal is to promote more efforts by rhetoric scholars to explore identity formation through social movements and constitutive rhetoric. Morris provides this analysis, in part, to offer a model for gay historical criticism for public address scholars, a model that involves balancing invention and critical judgment as well as speculation in the face of evasive source texts.
These sessions involve consciousness-raising, which entails the reformulation of identities and the development and commitment to new values.
From Identity Politics to a Politics of Difference. Butler values difficult language because it can open up new ways or avenues of thinking.
They overview scholarly literature on gay and lesbian representations in film, primetime television, news media, and pornography as well as studies of audience and market analyses. It did so, she contends, by incorporating the biggest threat to heteronormativity—eroticism—into the institution of heterosexual marriage McLaughlin turns to the limits of identity politics in her conclusion, exploring potentials for feminist activism that may counter normalizing discourses.
The privatization of sexuality, she argues, has privileged normativity, does not trouble heteronormativity, and does not explore the contexts that allow queerness to emerge.
Straight men often appropriate snapping through parody, Johnson notes, which serves to stereotype gay men and distance the straight performer from femininity through irony and parody Drawing on Freudian and Lacanian pyschoanalysis, Cummings explains that the earliest educational campaigns included images of gay men and condoms, which allowed straight viewers to associate condoms with queerness and see them both as threatening, perverse others.
The narrator describes scenes engaging in pornography as a participant-researcher, moments of pedagogical frustration students always doubting queer epistemologiesand his own erotic encounters with theory. He examines nineteenth-century sexology narratives, arguing that camp, homosexual subject formation, and medical models of homosexuality are intricately linked From Disciplining Queers to Queering the Discipline s.
Queer Theory in the Writing Classroom.
U of Minnesota P, Malinowitz draws heavily as well from queer theorists such as Butler and Sedgwick but does not talk about queer theory as a body or influence overtly. In response to the developing AIDS crisis in the early s, gay rhetoric shifted in tone more toward appeals to justice The 23 chapters are divided into six sections: Oread Manifesto on Rhetorical Education Robert Alan Brookey explores silences and speech in relationship to oppression; following Foucault, Brookey explores the dynamics of queer voices and silences and their relations to power and subjectivity.
Reported examples include hostility from department chairs, being put on leave after entrapment by police homosexual sex was illegal in most states innot considering gay applicants for faculty positions, disparaging remarks from other teachers and students, and college administrators refusing to certify teachers they believed were gay Wilson, and Rosa A.
Through an analysis of biographical texts about Eleanor Roosevelt, Dana L. Contributions to this collection explore both verbal and nonverbal communication of gays and lesbians as well as antigay communication.
Gross largely focuses on studies of media representation within communication studies. Chesebro, Cragan, and McCullough identify stages of consciousness-raising in these meetings, focusing on the functions of these stages and the rhetorical tactics employed.Article PDF.
Introduction. The early s marked the first publications both in English studies and communication studies to address lesbian and gay issues.Download