Queering the web archive: A xenofeminist approach to gender, function, language and culture in the London French Special Collection

@article{Huchepher2021QueeringTW,
  title={Queering the web archive: A xenofeminist approach to gender, function, language and culture in the London French Special Collection},
  author={S. Huc-hepher},
  journal={Humanities and Social Sciences Communications},
  year={2021},
  volume={8},
  pages={1-16}
}
  • S. Huc-hepher
  • Published 25 November 2021
  • Art
  • Humanities and Social Sciences Communications
Based on the author’s experience of curating a collection of migrant community web objects within the UK Web Archive, this paper combines conceptual interrogation with empirical analysis. The central premise is that the incorporation of multilingual, diasporic micro-archives serves to queer the anglophone UK Web Archive, or “patriarchive”, by dismantling steadfast binaries and implicit postcolonial hegemonies. The article challenges Jacques Derrida’s contention that the mal d’archive is the… 
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