This article employs a mad transdisciplinary approach to autoethnography to detail vulvodynia — or chronic vulvar pain — within the system of (dis)ability. Through autoethnography, the self operates as a mobile orientation from which to identify and disrupt the colonial rationalities that differentially construct and narrate vulvodynia across sites of madness and disability. Through historical, discursive, and autoethnographic analysis, I locate vulvodynia’s role in various processes of subject, race, and settler-state formation from the nineteenth century up to the neoliberal present.
Dumaresque, Renee. 2020. "Vulvodynia, It’s in My Head: Mad Methods Toward Crip Coalition." Journal of Feminist Scholarship 17 (Fall): 81-105. 10.23860/jfs.2020.17.06.
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