Articles with tag: feminist cultural studies

Material Shifts

Theorizing Endometriosis, Embodiment, and Experimental Art

As a writer, I have always found poetry and prose to be the most satisfying methods to work through my observations, ideas, and embodiment. But the language of the body—and its metaphors—has its own limitations. When grappling with illness bound up within the reproductive organs, words either reek of their clinical orientation or are flagrantly gendered or sexual. […]