Coming to Grips with the Queer Festival and Deeper Concerns
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Bosnia Daily (September 8):9 (2008)
There has been a great deal of talk about the upcoming Queer Festival in Sarajevo. However, the discussion has taken on a bitter tone because some have made much of the fact that the organizers plan to hold the festival during the month of Ramadan. To hold the festival during that time, according to some pious Muslims, is a blasphemous act, one that is rude and disrespectful towards those of the faith. Of course, we must not forget that this festival is following on the heels of another festival, the Sarajevo Film Festival. A few films touched on the subject of homosexuality (LA LEON, 2007), but I do not remember hearing much, if any, disapproval of screening films of the gay and lesbian genre. Perhaps the festival's international acclaim, it not being held during Ramadan, and the genre's thin representation had something to do with the lack of criticism. What I find remarkable about the upcoming festival is not when it will be held, but that it will be held; that members of various sexual communities, including the gay and lesbian community of Sarajevo (and, no doubt, many from the "straight" community), have united to put on a..
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Ingrid Scheibler (2001). Art as Festival in Heidegger and Gadamer. International Journal of Philosophical Studies 9 (2):151 – 175.
Wei-Yi Cheng (2012). Theravādizing Ghost Festival in Taiwan. Contemporary Buddhism 13 (2):281-299.
M. P. J. Dillon (1994). The Panathenaic Festival Jenifer Neils (Ed.): Goddess and Polis: The Panathenaic Festival in Ancient Athens. Pp. 227, Figs and Plates. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1993. $49.50 (Paper, $19.95). [REVIEW] The Classical Review 44 (01):91-92.
H. Moulierac (1977). The Strike: War or Festival? Diogenes 25 (98):55-70.
M. Pierssens & S. Bradshaw (1972). Market, Fair and Festival. Diogenes 20 (78):1-17.
J. D. P. Bolton (1948). Was the Neronia a Freak Festival? Classical Quarterly 42 (3-4):82-.
K. Ali (2012). Notes From the 56th BFI London Film Festival, 10-21st October 2012. Medical Humanities 38 (2):124-125.
Jeffrey Rubenstein (1997). Mythic Time and the Festival Cycle. Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy 6 (1):157-183.
Maurice Pope (1986). Athenian Festival Judges–Seven, Five, or However Many. Classical Quarterly 36 (02):322-.
F. Jacoby (1944). ΓΕΝΕΣΙΑ A Forgotten Festival of the Dead. Classical Quarterly 38 (3-4):65-.
Raphael Sealey (1960). The Olympic Festival of 324 B.C. The Classical Review 10 (03):185-186.
Noel Robertson (1984). Poseidon's Festival at the Winter Solstice. Classical Quarterly 34 (01):1-.
W. Warde Fowler (1908). Note on the Country Festival in Tibullus II. I. The Classical Review 22 (02):36-40.
Martine Prange (2007). Cosmopolitan Roads to Culture and the Festival Road of Humanity. Ethical Perspectives 14 (3):269-286.
Added to index2010-12-21
Total downloads3 ( #617,093 of 1,796,258 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #468,138 of 1,796,258 )
How can I increase my downloads?