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"This article analyzes the particular affordances of comics as a medium of communication that make it especially potent for telling queer stories and challenging the status quo. I use the term affordance to describe that which the form of comics, specifically, makes possible. This study speaks to studies of community archives, zines and DIY media cultures, visual rhetoric, queer autoethnography, and queer feminist pedagogy. ..." – By C Councilor
"For Mill, freedom of expression and the collision of diverse ideas and perspectives drive the pursuit of knowledge. Both lead to new insights, guard against complacent attachment to conventional wisdom, and help to uncover the rational grounds for and meaning of doctrines that are already well established, but in danger of losing their vitality. ..." – By Josh Corngold
In May 2021, 173 new and 5 revised articles across 22 disciplines have been published on the Oxford Research Encyclopedias platform.
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