Beyond the Interdisciplinary: The State of Body Studies in their 'Hereness'

Maya Aguiluz-Ibargüen
2015 INTERdisciplina  
<p class="p1"><strong>In the beginning...</strong></p> <p class="p2">The body is defined as a kind of extension of space, where cultural normalization takes place, and simultaneously, the body is located at the core of current critical scholarship, revealing a wide range of practical and theoretical interrelations that are represented by terms such as such as embodiment, bodily experiences, and others that are sometimes redundant or confusing. In recent years, our understanding of the human
more » ... ng of the human body has transformed rapidly, not only because of media and public discourse, but also our daily experiences and concerns about ours/others bodies have been transformed along with an increasing sense of the existential vulnerabilities.</p>
doi:10.22201/ceiich.24485705e.2014.3.47784 fatcat:w74wyt4mjrfdhm3elhzzp26uv4