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Performance - Laughing Bodies in public spaces

Some participants and myself stage laughing bodies on seven occasions in various places in Gothenburg. We appear and laugh inside a shopping mall, in various parks and plazas. 465 more words

Frej Von Fräähsen

Hair: The difference between dirtiness and impurity

When we see a picture of  hairy female legs on the internet, the top three most given responses are things along the lines of:

1. EEWWW GROSS… 710 more words

Gender Roles

The Unbearable Presence of Objects

Some interesting equivalents of the ‘object’ have emerged recently in contemporary art and the ways it is displayed and curated. At a recent MA seminar some of these were discussed. 668 more words

Neusner, The Idea of Purity

Neusner’s book, The Idea of Purity in Ancient Judaism, came as a result of a lecture series that he presented at Oberlin College in 1973. 215 more words

Literature Review