Artist Statement Ready to Leave was made in response to the straightjacketing that I encountered in terms of my biography in the mid- to late nineties in the US. The journey to explore the personal had already started in Pakistan in my work. With the distance from “home,” the process of self-actualization came into focus. […]
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The winter 2019 issue of Signs is now available online from the University of Chicago Press. The table of contents is as follows: A Note from the Editor Suzanna Danuta Walters Articles Milk Money: Race, Gender, and Breast Milk “Donation” Laura Harrison The Polluted Child and Maternal Responsibility in the US Environmental Health Movement Norah […]
Cynthia Enloe discusses gender and the rise of the global Right with the coeditors of the forthcoming Signs special issue on the topic, Agnieszka Graff, Ratna Kapur, and Suzanna Danuta Walters.
Artist Statement Since I was a child I’ve been enthralled with folktales, myths, and literature, and these have been a major source of inspiration in my work. Children’s games, old theater forms like puppetry and opera, traditional British folk ballads, divination, superstitions, the human/animal boundary, and the natural world also come into play in my […]
The Autumn 2018 issue of Signs is available online from the University of Chicago Press. The table of contents is as follows: A Note from the Editor Suzanna Danuta Walters Articles The Vampire, the Queer, and the Girl: Reflections on the Politics and Ethics of Immortality’s Gendering Kimberly J. Lau Front Porch Revolution: Resilience Space, […]
Feminist legal scholar, writer, teacher, and activist Catharine A. MacKinnon discusses “Sexual Harassment in the Age of #MeToo” with Durba Mitra, assistant professor of studies of women, gender, and sexuality at Harvard University.
Eileen Boris, Sarah Jones, Collier Meyerson, and Katherine Turk discuss Bernice Yeung’s book In a Day’s Work: The Fight to End Sexual Violence against America’s Most Vulnerable Workers, with a response from Yeung.
Artist Statement For the past twenty years, renowned graphic designer and fine artist Paula Scher has been reinterpreting society’s approach to data and our visual representation of the trafficked environment. Through her large-scale cartographic paintings, she has created a novel way of mapping traditional information while subjectively twisting and confounding it. Intricate, colorful, and obsessively […]