Judith Butler

"We should feel no shame when engaging in these behaviors. Rather, we should feel community, camaraderie, and unity."
So why do Christians place so much stock in a word, and what difference could abstaining from it possibly make? So what about
When any group of people is targeted for oppression, it is ultimately everyone's concern. We all, therefore, have a self interest in actively working to dismantle all the many forms of oppression, including cissexism.
When any group of people is targeted for oppression, it is ultimately everyone's concern. We all, therefore, have a self-interest in actively working to dismantle all the many forms of oppression, including cissexism.
What does critical theory tell us about the future of social struggles? Remzig Keucheyan's The Left Hemisphere: Mapping Critical Theory Today is wise to point to the central role that ecology and the ever-growing ecological crisis will play as a site of social antagonism and political conflict.
For academic institutions everywhere, shutting off open discussion runs counter to the very foundations of academic life.
An event at New York's Jewish Museum has been cancelled because Judith Butler's politics are just too controversial. What a sad commentary on the Jewish community's tolerance for debate these days!
Do the media create, or maintain, or reflect the gender-based roles that saturate our environment? If you picked "All the Above," you and I would have filled in the same oval on our imaginary multiple-choice bubble answer sheets.
There is something particularly poisonous about the kind of political opportunism on display at Brooklyn College right now. The rapid manufacture of a national controversy in this case reveals, once again, the tenuous state of academic freedom on our campuses.
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is one of the signatories to that "other" letter about the Brooklyn College BDS panel. Given her own history of supporting official CUNY programming, I think she should rescind her name from that letter.
While trumpeting himself as a defender of academic freedom, Alan Dershowitz's actual record calls that self-approbation into doubt.
Contemporary political Zionism, in Butler's view, has constructed a very slanted narrative of Jewish history −- one that glorifies the kingdom of David, the Maccabees, Masada and Bar Kochba, all equated with the type of bellicose masculinity embraced by some early Zionist activists.
What is further troublesome, and equally worthy of consideration by those responsible for highlighting Judith Butler's personality by presenting her with the Adorno prize, are the comments she wrote in her own defense.
While Rev. Harris describes "gender distinctions" as God-given, he betrays his own assertion by demanding that parents break their children early of any forms of gender transgression.
Gender and sexuality are becoming ever more mutable for the progressive and cosmopolitan global nomad -- that small but growing breed of iconoclast, be s/he biologically male, female or in between.
The rise of feminism corresponds roughly with the expansion of the artworld to include women's production. This is a history that began predominantly in impelling women's art as an expression of the identification of women apart from men.
The eminent philosopher, literary critic, and political activist Judith Butler is coming to New York. She will join Columbia
Those who prescribe to the old adage "those who can't do, teach," will have to think again -- this year, a slew of writers