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Steven Eastwood

particular Dustin Hoffman’s performance, have become a popular shorthand for autism and savantism. However, such extraordinary abilities are rare in ASD. Instances of savant facility within autism are around 10 percent, only marginally higher than the general

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Jane M. Kubiesa, Looi van Kessel, Frank Jacob, Robert Wood, and Paul Gordon Kramer

, José Esteban . 1996 . “ Ephemera as Evidence: Introductory Notes to Queer Acts .” Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory 8 ( 2 ): 5 – 16 . 10.1080/07407709608571228 Muñoz , José Esteban . 2009 . Cruising Utopia: The Then and There

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Redefining Representation

Black Trans and Queer Women’s Digital Media Production

Moya Bailey

brown is deeply connected to the killing of Sakia Gunn and the attack on and incarceration of Cece McDonald, not because of his sexual practice or his identity or his performance but instead because Michael Brown, CeCe McDonald as well as other young

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Allison Macleod

main festival space throughout the four-day festival, to the inclusion of discussion panels and workshops alongside screenings, SQIFF emphasizes the performance of queer film culture as a communal and collective experience. As a space for

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Eliza Deac

, but also its performance: “Biological parcels moved across and up and down as if they were endless lists without copulas. We will passical the classical. You organize writing spaces by grouping them together on the screen, and by placing writing

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Andrew J. Webber

otherwise by her performances in casting. However, the look of the lead character helps to attach to the film the uncomfortable label of “beautiful,” as in the critical endorsement on the cover of the DVD: “A beautiful survival story, set against the dying

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Situating Screen Bodies

Brian Bergen-Aurand

thought about gender and ‘otherness’ through its very form and content.” In the end, these performances open the productive potential at the intersection of “these two paradigms of film theory in tandem” to point toward what one might describe as a

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Ling Tang, Jun Zubillaga-Pow, Hans Rollmann, Amber Jamilla Musser, Shannon Scott, and Kristen Sollée

” (93). She highlights the importance of performance and parody, which helps break down categories of male/female, masculine/feminine, gay/straight, and penetrative/receptive in the above-mentioned play. This process of categorical slippage is arguably

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Close to You

Karen Carpenter and the Body-Martyr in Queer Memory

Julian Binder

, especially when it came to their live performances, which were critically panned in the 1970s in part due to Richard's insistence that the live songs perfectly mirrored the studio takes ( Lott 2009 ). The idea that Karen's ultimately unsuccessful attempt to

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Monstrous Masses

The Human Body as Raw Material

John Marmysz

while it may be the case that the actual human beings who portray characters in film are beings-for-themselves—after all, they are always more than just the characters that they play—it does seem that once performances are completed and recorded in a