Tagged: Postmodernism

The Urgency of Relocating Gender Studies Politically

By Shereen Abouelnaga (English and Comparative Literature, Cairo University, Egypt). To speak about the importance of gender studies is like reinventing the wheel, not to mention the attempt at discrediting all past scholarship. My concern, instead, is about how (the why is a corollary) to revive and relocate gender studies to restore the political core of the feminist project and thought, which would endow it with a more productive role in the humanities.

في ضرورة إعادة دراسات الجندر إلى موضعها السياسي

شيرين أبو النجا (الأدب الإنكليزي والمقارن، جامعة القاهرة، مصر). يشير عنوان هذه المقالة إلى أنَّ دراسات الجندر كانت قد وُضعت في موضع وأنَّ هذا الموضع يحتاج إلى أن يستعيد غرضه الأصلي. والكلام على أهمية دراسات الجندر أشبه بإعادة اختراع العجلة، ناهيك عن كونه يسفّه جميع ما سبق من بحث.

Postmodern Architecture and Political Change – Poland and Beyond

This article is part of the TRAFO series “Emerging Topics. Insights from ‘Behind the Scenes’”. Today, we put the spotlight on the conference “Postmodern Architecture and Political Change – Poland and Beyond” which will take place on September 12-14, 2019 at the German Historical Institute Warsaw. We talked with two of the conveners, Annika Wienert and Florian Urban, about the upcoming conference.

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