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Deleuze and Collaborative Writing in the Dance of Activism


Deleuze and Collaborative Writing in the Dance of Activism

Gale, Ken, Wyatt, Jonathan, Smartt Gullion, Jessica, Hou, Ninian, Jeansonne, Christopher, Linnell, Sheridan, Reaves, Melanie A., Reilly, Rosemary C. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7274-4488 and Rhodes, Paul (2019) Deleuze and Collaborative Writing in the Dance of Activism. International Review of Qualitative Research, 12 (3). pp. 323-338.

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Drawing upon and infused by the ‘micropolitical’ moves of
Deleuze and Guattari, this article arose out of a participative workshop at the 2018 International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry that took up Braidotti’s proposition to explore how collaborative writing ‘like breathing, [is] not held into the mould of linearity, or the confines of the printed page, but move[s] outwards, out of bounds, in webs of encounters with ideas,
others, texts’ (Braidotti, 2013, p. 166). We worked with the view that collaborative writing is a political act, a ‘minor gesture’ (Manning, 2016), a world making that opens up to the new and challenges the sedimented. This is an article that engages in and with collaborative writing, that dances with ideas of what collaborative writing might be and, crucially, what it might do.

Divisions:Concordia University > Faculty of Arts and Science > Applied Human Sciences
Item Type:Article
Authors:Gale, Ken and Wyatt, Jonathan and Smartt Gullion, Jessica and Hou, Ninian and Jeansonne, Christopher and Linnell, Sheridan and Reaves, Melanie A. and Reilly, Rosemary C. and Rhodes, Paul
Journal or Publication:International Review of Qualitative Research
Date:1 November 2019
Digital Object Identifier (DOI):10.1525/irqr.2019.12.3.323
Keywords:collaborative writing, activism, Deleuze and Guattari, dance
ID Code:986063
Deposited By: Rosemary Reilly
Deposited On:13 Nov 2019 22:23
Last Modified:13 Nov 2019 22:23


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