Presentation Title

Gender Performance in Priscilla

Presenter Information

Ian ClarkFollow

Document Type

Panel Presentation

Keywords

Gender, Film, Gender Performance

Biography

Ian Clark is a senior sociology major, with minors in sexuality studies and Latin. His primary fields of interest are gender and sexuality.

Major

Sociology

Advisor for this project

Walter Squire

Start Date

19-4-2019 9:15 AM

End Date

19-4-2019 10:30 AM

Abstract

'Gender Performance in Priscilla' evaluates the way that the 1994 film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert depicts a wide arrange of gender performances.This paper takes into account not only the gender identities and expressions of the characters in the film, but the way some of these expressions/ identities are racialized and how all of the facets of the characters' genders interact with one another.

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Gender Performance in Priscilla

'Gender Performance in Priscilla' evaluates the way that the 1994 film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert depicts a wide arrange of gender performances.This paper takes into account not only the gender identities and expressions of the characters in the film, but the way some of these expressions/ identities are racialized and how all of the facets of the characters' genders interact with one another.