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Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374459-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... reality that one for a moment takes as real and that collapses when exposed. The sudden collapse of the Berlin wall, triggered by a media confusion, serves as one example. The novels of Agatha Christie—the most popular writer in world history—provide another. ...
Published: 08 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... of reality that one for a moment takes as real and that collapses when exposed. The sudden collapse of the Berlin wall, triggered by a media confusion, serves as one example. The novels of Agatha Christie—the most popular writer in world history—provide another. The staged and stagy...
Book Chapter

By Lee Wallace
Published: 01 May 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0913-9
... Center for the Promo- tion of Gender and Women s Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, for the Visiting Fellowship across which a series of unrelated essays found their rationale in remarriage. A small grant from the Sydney Social Science and Humanities Advanced Research Centre (sssharc) allowed me to...
Book Chapter

By Lee Wallace
Published: 01 May 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0913-9
... Reattachment Theory first came to me in 2015 when my long- term partner and I were on sabbatical in Berlin, the Ger- man capital of reunification, although we were working through a lot of stuff pointing in the other direction, the direction of estrangement and separa- tion. The city knew better. In a fourth...
Published: 01 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009139-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0913-9
... old and new attachments are repeatedly likened to addiction. A homage to the aids- ravaged world of 1980s New York and Berlin photographically captured in Nan Goldin s Ballad of Sexual De pen den cy, High Art reveals that de pen dency is everywhere, not just in people s reliance on drugs but in their...
Book Chapter

By Lee Wallace
Published: 01 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009139-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0913-9
..., since white walls allowed 204 Notes to Chapter 3 figures to be distinguished in the tonalities of gray registered on black- and- white film stock. For an account of the Hollywood art direction craze for whites and creams in late thirties, see Juan Antonio Ramírez, Architecture for the Screen: A...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... government; the decision of Hungarian reform Communists to open the Western border; the rise of unrest in East Germany and the unexpected fall of the Berlin Wall. It concludes with the reaction of Gorbachev and Western leaders to the Wall’s fall and the US-Soviet Malta summit, where Bush proposed a number of...
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... lived under before the fall of the Berlin Wall, what were their encounters with the explosion of feminist movements elsewhere in the world? What kinds of communities did they come from and form? What are the particular challenges Polish feminists faced where both church and family have been key...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... fall of the Berlin Wall, what were their encounters with the explosion of feminist movements elsewhere in the world? What kinds of communities did they come from and form? What are the particular challenges Polish feminists faced where both church and family have been key institutions in maintaining an...
Published: 16 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012016-016
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1201-6
... Speak about the Israeli Separation Wall. American Behavioral Sci- entist 49 (2006): 1101 24. Shamir, Jacob and Khalil Shikaki. Self- Serving Perceptions of Terrorism among Is- raelis and Palestinians. Political Psychology 23 (2002): 537 57. Shapira, Avner. Berlin: The New Zion for lgbtq...
Published: 16 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012016-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1201-6
... bureaucracy, and receiving fair treatment in more desirable private and public sector positions, are all tremendous challenges many Palestinians Figure 9.11 Drawing of Handala on the wall of Cafe Bulbul. Photograph by Sa ed Atshan. 134 C H A P T E R N IN E face in Berlin. Experiences of xenophobia, anti...
Published: 16 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012016-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1201-6
... of Third Generation in Berlin, see Silke Bartlick, Theater Director Yael Ronen Breaks Taboos, Deutsche Welle, May 12, 2015; Frank Weigand, Verharmlost die Schaubühne den Holocaust Die Welt, March 19, 2009. 3 Michael Rothberg, Multidirectional Memory: Remembering the Holocaust in the Age of...
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007470-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0747-0
...), 21 22 Barthes, Roland, 21 Beale, Andy, 149n6 Benmayor, Rina, 51 Berlin Wall, 137; fall of, 7 8 Big River Festival, 25, 27 bisection, politics of, 15 48; Anzaldúa s work on, 16 17 border culture: citizenship and, 49 51, 135 39; conjunto music and, 64; conquest and colonization and, 24 25; current...
Published: 16 June 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1201-6
..., though from opposite sides of the wall. The opportunity to work together on this project has proved that by overcoming the boundaries imposed on us, we can bridge these gaps. Through flexibility and trust we were able to navigate the occasional hurdles, painful stories, and difficult encounters imbued...
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-041
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5
... about three times the height of the Berlin Wall) and an estimated four hundred miles (seven hundred kilo meters) in length, it is significantly longer than the twelve kilo meter Berlin Wall. Palestinians argue that if security were the issue, [the wall] could have been built on the Green Line [the pre...
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007470-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0747-0
... and transformed nation- state sover- eignty. The global popularity of border wall construction that started in the 1990s exemplifies the turbulence surrounding the Westphalian ideal. The promise of a world without walls following the fall of the Berlin Wall clashed with the real ity of nation- states...
Published: 16 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012016-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1201-6
... the most part, Israelis and Palestinians reach Berlin under very different circumstances. Although both come from the same region of conflict and there is no question that the war, violence, and occupation affect everyone living on both sides of the borders and the Israeli Wall Israelis who live...
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007470-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0747-0
... Strasse and demanded that offi- cials open the border, and the Berlin Wall fell. For spectators across the world, this happening marked the beginning of a world without walls, a cele bration of globalization, mobility, and freedom. In contrast, walls now permeate our world. Since 1989 nation- states have...
Published: 16 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012016-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1201-6
... to us is how various state narra- tives and ideologies deploy these terms and how they may shape communities and individuals, particularly in Berlin. Compared with the theme of victimhood in relation to the Israeli- Palestinian conflict in both scholarship and Western media, the issue of perpetrator...
Published: 16 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012016-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1201-6
... was not until my recent temporary move to Berlin that I became drawn to the Holocaust and to memory studies from an academic angle. Clearly, then, this book has a deeply personal dimension. Although my aim has been to leave my upbringing, experiences, and emotions on the side to examine the existing...