Taking a Stroll with Judith Butler

Taking a Stroll with Judith Butler February 18, 2013

Judith Butler is an inspiration to me. She offers some of the most devastating critiques of our modernist approach to…pretty much anything, but particularly  to gender.

I had hoped to use Butler a bit in my work on Mormon conceptions of gender. However, Taylor Petrey of Kalamazoo College has already done an amazing job along those lines with his article Toward a Post-Heterosexual Mormon Theology in the Winter 2011 Dialogue. 

Today, I would like to share with you a segment from the documentary Examined Life: Philosophy in The Streets featuring Butler and Sunaura Taylor. They address the intersection of gender and disability. I will be sharing addition clips from this film in coming weeks.


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