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  1. Janet R. Jakobsen & Ann Pellegrini (2009). Obama's Neo-New Deal: Religion, Secularism, and Sex in Political Debates Now. Social Research: An International Quarterly 76 (4):1227-1254.
    The "religious and secular divide" cannot be understood unless we think about the way sex gets mobilized on both sides of this supposed divide. In our joint writing, we have resisted thinking of the religious and the secular as a divide; we have rather been interested to think them relationally—as relations. Thus, the larger suggestion of this paper is that we cannot truly imagine and practice democratic politics—to name some keywords for this discussion—unless we rethink the relations between sex, secularism, (...)
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  2. Ann Pellegrini (2009). Religion, Secularism, and a Democratic Politics of" As If". Social Research: An International Quarterly 76 (4):1345-1350.
    "The religious" and "the secular" are often posed as a divide; a narrative which poses religion and secularism as antagonists. This long-standing habit of thought remains active in the contemporary United States, polarizing public debates and generating misunderstanding. Are there other ways of talking about and enacting the relations between "religion" and "secularism" that can avoid balkanization and stereotypification? This paper examines the need to complicate the terms of the secularization narrative that we have inherited from the Enlightenment, explores the (...)
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  3. Ann Pellegrini (2000). Interested Third Parties: A Response to Tania Modleski. Critical Inquiry 26 (3):619.
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  4. Ann Pellegrini (1999). Pedagogy's Turn: Observations on Students, Teachers, and Transference-Love. Critical Inquiry 25 (3):617.
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  5. Ann Pellegrini (1997). Performance Anxieties: Staging Psychoanalysis, Staging Race. Routledge.
    Performance Anxieties looks at the on-going debates over the value of psychoanalysis for feminist theory and politics--specifically concerning the social and psychical meanings of racialization. Beginning with an historicized return to Freud and the meaning of Jewishness in Freud's day, Ann Pellegrini indicates how "race" and racialization are not incidental features of psychoanalysis or of modern subjectivity, but are among the generative conditions of both. Performance Anxieties stages a series of playful encounters between elite and popular performance texts--Freud meets Sarah (...)
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