Body Studies

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

 

JOURNAL ARTICLES

 

Lafrance, M., Manicom, J., & Bardwell, G. (2018). “From Ambivalence to Acceptance: Representation of Trans Embodiment on American Television.” The Journal of Popular Television, 6(3), 339-360.

 

Lafrance, M., Lafrance, S., & Norman, M. (2015). “Life Lessons: Learning About What it Means to be Fat in the North American Mass Media.” Cultural Studies and Critical Methodologies, 15(5), 350-360.

 

Rail, G., & Lafrance, M. (2009). “Confessions of the Flesh and Biopedagogies: The Discursive Construction of Obesity on Nip/Tuck.” Medical Humanities, 35(2), 76-79.

 

Lafrance, M. (2007). “Embodying the Subject: Feminist Theory and Contemporary Clinical Psychoanalysis.” Feminist Theory, 8(3), 263-279.

 

Lafrance, M. (2007). “The Struggle for True Sex: ‘Herculine Barbin dite Alexina B’ and the Work of Michel Foucault.” The Canadian Review of Comparative Literature / La revue canadienne de littérature comparée, 32(2), 161-182.

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

 

Lafrance, M. (2019). “Taking the Body Seriously: A Critical Synthesis of the Work of Christina Howells and Drew Leder.” In O. Davis & C. Davis (Eds.), Freedom and the Subject of Theory: Essays in Honour of Christina Howells (pp.164-173). Cambridge: Legenda.

 

Lafrance, M. (2010). “‘She Exists Within Me’: Subjectivity, Embodiment and the World’s First Partial Face Transplant.” In T. Rudge & D. Holmes (Eds.), Bodies, Boundaries and Health Work (pp. 147-162). Aldershot: Ashgate Press.

 

NON-REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

 

DICTIONARY ENTRIES

 

Lafrance, M. (2004). “Fluidity.” In J. Eadie (Ed.), Sexuality: The Essential Glossary (p. 74). London: Arnold Press.

 

Lafrance, M. (2004). “Piercing.” In J. Eadie (Ed.), Sexuality: The Essential Glossary (pp. 160-161). London: Arnold Press.

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

 

REFEREED PRESENTATIONS

 

Lafrance, M., & Déry-Obin, T. (2009, October). “Identité, corporéité et altérité: la construction du sujet médical dans Le baiser d’Isabelle: l’aventure de la première greffe du visage.” Canadian Association of Cultural Studies, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec (Canada).

 

Lafrance, M. (2008, May). “Subjectivity, Embodiment and Facial Transplant Surgery.” Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, Illinois (USA).

 

Lafrance, M. (2007, March). “Imagining Intersexed Embodiment: Surgery, Sexuality and Normativity on Nip/Tuck.” Bodies and Textualities, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona (Spain).

 

Lafrance, M. (2003, November). “Speaking Sex: Michel Foucault and Sexed Embodiment.” Sexuality After Foucault, University of Manchester, Manchester (England).

 

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

 

Lafrance, M. (2017, March). “’Au-delà de l’angle mort’: Fragile Bodies, Vulnerable Identities and Mortal Subjectivities.” Freedom and the Subject of Theory, Palazzo Pesaro-Papafava, Venice (Italy).

 

Lafrance, M. (2009, April). “Cosmetic Surgery and the Sexing of the Human Body in the Postmillennial Age.” Inaugural President’s Research Conference, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec (Canada).

 

Lafrance, M. (2007, October). “Sex, Gender and the Body on Nip/Tuck.” Transforming Bodies Seminar Series at Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario (Canada).

 

Lafrance, M. (2005, March). “The ‘Subject’ of Theory: What Clinical Psychoanalysis can Bring to a Theory of Embodied Subjectivity.” Modern Languages Research Seminar, University of Oxford, Oxford (England).

 

Lafrance, M. (2000, June). “The Struggle for True Sex: Michel Foucault’s Reading of ‘Herculine Barbin dite Alexina B.’” Values in Humanities Research Seminar, University of Oxford, Oxford (England).

 

KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS

 

Lafrance, M. (2009, March). “Pedagogies of Panic: Representations of Obesity on Nip/Tuck” Paper presented at the Sociology and Anthropology Graduate Student Conference, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec (Canada).

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