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THE SILVER SEER: GENDER, SEX, AND THE DIVINE FEMININE IN URSULA K. LE GUIN’S THE LEFT HAND OF DARKNESS
This Project Thesis considers Ursula K. Le Guin’s application of feminist difference theory in her most celebrated science fiction novel, The Left Hand of Darkness. Le Guin’s work is consistent with much of the art and ...
In Transition: Analyzing Shifting and Competing Anglophone Discourses Impacting Canadian Trans People
Medical, community, and academic discourses offer competing interpretations of sex, gender, and the complexities of trans experiences, with variable attention to trans contributions to social and political thought and ...
“To Boldly Go Where No Straight Person Has Gone Before?”: The Left Hand of Darkness and Star Trek: The Next Generation as Problematic Challenges to Gender and Sexuality
Ursula K. Le Guin’s 1969 Novel The Left Hand of Darkness and “The Outcast,” a 1992 episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, have both been criticized for their representations of gender and sexuality essentially because ...
THE DOUBLE BED: SEX, HETEROSEXUAL MARRIAGE AND THE BODY IN POSTWAR ENGLISH CANADA, 1946-1966
Sex and sexuality are embodied experiences that are highly constructed by society. Sexual acts are subject to varied historical meanings, both dominant and subversive, which change over time and space. This dissertation ...