The Spring 2018 issue of Signs is a special issue on Displacement, edited by Denise Horn and Serena Parekh, that addresses the urgent “global refugee crisis” while also understanding displacement as a larger phenomenon.
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Artist Biography Ana Teresa Fernández is a visual artist who uses performance as a primary research tool in her multimedia practice. Fernández’s work includes community-based projects, public art, sculpture, performance, video, and larger-than-life oil paintings that critique cultural assumptions and stereotypes about Latina women. Fernandez uses her own experience of having migrated to the US with […]
Leigh Alexander, Sydette Harry, and Brooke Foucault Welles discuss Zoe Quinn’s book Crash Override: How Gamergate (Nearly) Destroyed My Life, and How We Can Win the Fight against Online Hate.
Susan Bordo, Ana Marie Cox, Daisy Hernandez, and Dana Nelson provide feminist perspectives on Hillary Clinton’s What Happened.
The Autumn 2017 issue of Signs is now available online.
Artist Statement Based on Harriet Jacobs’s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, this piece takes its title from a chapter in her book. The installation invites viewers into the central camera obscura one at a time. In the pitch-dark interior, rocked by slight movement of the cone’s round form, the viewer’s eyes dilate […]
The Autumn 2017 issue of Signs is available from the University of Chicago Press. Articles No Way Out of the Binary: A Critical History of the Scientific Production of Sex Veronica Sanz Plasticity and Programming: Feminism and the Epigenetic Imaginary Sarah S. Richardson “Other Mothers,” Migration, and a Transnational Nurturing Nexus Alexia Bloch Reproducing Jane: […]
Nell Painter, Carmen Rios, and Marjorie Spruill discuss Susan Bordo’s book The Destruction of Hillary Clinton, with a response from Bordo.
Cameron Awkward-Rich and Meghan Healy-Clancy awarded 2017 prize recognizing innovation in the work of emerging feminist scholars.
Artist Statement Cocreated during the first ever gathering of and for African trans activists in Cape Town, the work is a creative intervention for social justice, to mark the emergence of an African trans movement and honor the people from seven countries who chose to participate. After drawing them from life, I invited each […]