Utrecht University / Monash University
Anna Poletti is Associate Professor of English at Utrecht University. She is co-editor of Identity Technologies: Constructing the Self Online (Wisconsin UP, 2014), and co-author of Life Narratives and Youth Culture (Palgrave, 2016). Her first book, Intimate Ephemera was published by Melbourne UP in 2008.
FeatureThis essay originates out of our shared interest in genres and media forms used for identity practices that do not cohere into a narrative or a fixed representation of who someone is. It takes the current heightened visibility of drag as a mode of performance that explicitly engages with identity as a product materialized—but not completed—by the ongoing process of performance. We consider...Read more