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Sermin Ildirar and Louise Ewing

the experienced viewers were tested for significance by Fisher’s exact test. Results The percentage values reported below reflect the participants’ responses averaged across the two identities that appeared in Set A and Set B (see Table 2 and Table

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Looking for Something to Signify

Something to Signify Gender Performance and Cuban Masculinity in Viva

David Yagüe González

who were considered sexual minorities were all sent to these camps, which were later closed due to international and national pressures and due to the inappropriate conduct of the guards. Masculinity was also seen as a national identity. The

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Andrew J. Webber

attention. 2 Here, German film is intended to encompass films—including transnational productions such as Lore —made in and about Germany and directly bound up with its conditions of national identity. My particular concern is with childhood as a

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Los Roldán and the Inclusion of Travesti Narratives

Representations of Gender-Nonconforming Identities in Argentinian Telenovelas

Martín Ponti

one of the leading voices in trans* studies and activism. Radi, alongside a national coalition, drafted part of the Gender Identity Law passed by the Argentine Congress in May 2012. 8 Since independence from Spain in 1816, the Argentine Civil Code

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Lieke Hettinga and Terrance Wooten

shifted to make room for trans and gender-nonconforming actors, characters, and producers. This has not been without risk of overrepresenting trans people as “included” into the national body politic, enabling a progress narrative that suggests US civil

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Andrew J. Ball

oppositional symbolic form is appropriated by those in power and redeployed to maintain the existent hierarchy. In particular, Eddy tracks how the American film industry used the marginalized identities and emancipatory idiom of the slasher movie to reproduce

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Lowry Martin

national boundaries, and, to borrow from Gilles Deleuze, “becomes” or draws lines of fluctuation for one's self ( Conley 2005 ). These films have opened up a dialogue and critique as to how we might understand queer sexualities in which gay identity is

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Queer Sinofuturism

The Aberrant Movements and Posthumanist Mutations of Body, Identity, and Matter in Lu Yang's Uterus Man

Gabriel Remy-Handfield

-human technological (both physical and virtual) artifacts” ( Kim 2017: 235 ). In Lu Yang's strange posthuman universe, identities are not fixed but mutable, and they are mediated by new technologies. If posthumanism can be generally described as a reaction to humanism

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Jessica Bay, Alaina Schempp, Daniela Schlütz, and R. Colin Tait

Edwards, 2016), and Star Wars: Rebels (2014–2018). Smith lays out a framework for discussing a text's narrative in relation to its medium and then according to a range of specificities including national, economic, audience, and technological (35

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Tru Leverette and Barbara Mennel

Diesel, and Dwayne Johnson) demonstrate struggles over collective identities, and Asava reiterates what scholars such as Suzanne Bost (2003) have argued—namely, that the mixed figure also represents social crises over racial and national identity