Affective Methodologies: Developing Cultural Research by Britta Timm Knudsen, Carsten Stage

By Britta Timm Knudsen, Carsten Stage

The gathering proposes artistic study concepts for the examine of the affective and fluctuating dimensions of cultural existence. It provides experiences of nightclubs, YouTube memes, political provocations, history websites, running a blog, schooling improvement, and haunting thoughts.

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Henriques, J. (2010) ‘The Vibrations of Affect and Their Propagation on a Night Out on Kingston’s Dancehall Scene’. Body & Society, 16, 57–89. Hickey-Moody, A. (2013) ‘Affect as Method: Feelings, Aesthetics and Affective Pedagogy’, in Coleman, R. and Ringrose, J. (eds) Deleuze and Research Methodologies. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. Jay, M. (2005) Songs of Experience. Berkeley: University of California Press. Knudsen, B. T. and Stage, C. (2012) ‘Contagious Bodies: An Investigation of Affective And Discursive Strategies In Contemporary Online Activism’, Emotion, Space and Society, 5, 148–155.

They required me to consider ethos-as(g)host and to foreground increasingly how I was not only implicated by the analysis but was a minor conduit that might allow a restaging and setting in motion of an event or statement that disrupts ‘the conventions of historical narrative forms that underlie the stories of scientific progress’ (Barad, 2010, p. 243). Another example of being called by a ghost might help the reader grasp what might in other contexts be considered an overly subjective bias, or a relationship to the past or to what passes as truth, which is motivated, committed, and even captivated (see Chow, 2012).

Body & Society, 7, 1–12. Gibbs, A. (2008) ‘Panic! Affect Contagion, Mimesis and Suggestion in the Social Field’. Cultural Studies Review, 14, 130–145. Gregg, M. and Seigworth, G. J. (eds) (2010) The Affect Theory Reader. Durham: Duke University. Grusin, R. (2010) Premediation: Affect and Mediality After 9/11. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Haraway, D. (1988) ‘Situated Knowledges: The Science Question in Feminism and the Privilege of Partial Perspective’. Feminist Studies, 14, 575–599. Henriques, J.

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