The capacity of language and expressive actions to perform a type of being.(noun)
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Use "performativity" in a sentence
"Furthermore, this later pole, of expression of performativity is linked to what Keach calls the "non-representational" character of form, which"
"The chapter on race --specifically Critical Race Theory -- wasn't so much to try to extend the idea of performativity which I'm not too fond of to begin with but really simply because I think the ongong pomo discussions about "queering the body," while engaging sex, gender and orientation, have pretty much ignored race and issues of race."
"But the idea of performativity gives us hope that we might be able to reenact gender differently, to see genders that aren't there for us right now 133."