differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies first appeared in 1989 at the moment of a critical encounter--a head-on collision, one might say--of theories of difference (primarily continental) and the politics of diversity (primarily American). In the ensuing years, the journal has established a critical forum where the problematic of differences is explored in texts ranging from the literary and the visual to the political and social. differences highlights theoretical debates across the disciplines that address the ways concepts and categories of difference--notably but not exclusively gender--operate within culture. Supported by and located within the Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women at Brown University, the journal is published three times a year.
Extended interview on KPFA's "Against the Grain" radio program with Dr. Ann duCille about her essay "The Short Happy Life of Black Feminist Theory" which appeared in the Spring 2010 (21:1) issue of differences.
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