Thursday, December 28, 2006

Trend watch

Could this be the first press appearance of Fenris Badwulf's trademark opprobrium, "heteronormative"?

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Dunno. You gotta subscribe to get this valuable "subscriber only" material. The Ottawa Citizen? Um, no.

Mike said...

Well, anyways, it isn't the first print appearance -- although popularized by the Bard of Erin, it turns out that the concept of heteronormativity

"[W]as coined by Michael Warner in 1991 in his Social Text article, "Introduction: Fear of a Queer Planet" (Social Text, 1991; 9 (4 [29]): 3-17.)"

That's just my ignorance of the doctrines of cultural Marxism showing.

BTW, Social Text is also famous for being the target of the Sokal sting.