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'Mixed Orientations

Ahmed, Sara. 2014. 'Mixed Orientations. Subjectivities, 7, pp. 92-109. [Article]

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This article thinks about mixed raceness as orientation drawing on personal experience, Black feminism and phenomenology. It argues that mixed orientations are not simply about what a body has, or even what a body can do, but involves a material and affective geography: affecting the way we gather, or ‘the we’ of a gathering: bodies, objects and worlds come together as well as break apart. This article in offering a queer and mixed genealogy gives a different angle on how whiteness is reproduced.

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Media, Communications and Cultural Studies



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06 Oct 2015 09:23

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22 Apr 2016 16:39

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