RJ: What does “performative” mean? How does the term apply to gender? What are some other key terms in Butler’s work? What do they mean? How is gender “performative”? Please address a specific scence in the film, as well as at least two of the three readings in your response.
– READ: Judith Butler, Gender is Burning
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Queens of Language Paris is Burning by Jacky Goldsby
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Daniel T. Contreras, “New Queer Cinema: Spectacle, Race, Utopia” (NQC)
– For 2/10 WATCH: High Art (dir. Lisa Cholodenko, 1998, 102 min.)