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Published: 03 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373438-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7343-8
... In this chapter I look at Bess McNeill, the central character in Lars von Trier’s film Breaking the Waves , arguing that she demonstrates a way to resist interpellation. Because Bess speaks not just as herself but as God, she reveals a way to take advantage of the multiplicity and anarchism...
Series: The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Published: 04 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024538-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2453-8
... The chapter recounts fieldwork at the Hinsdale Wave Laboratory at Oregon State University, home of the world's largest tsunami simulation basin. It is concerned with what wave science looks like in the lab as scientists make scaled-down replicas of real-world waves. Wave tanks, using water...
Book Chapter

By James R. Martel
Published: 03 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7343-8
... Lars von Trier Breaking the Waves God split subjectivity political theology ...
Series: The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Published: 04 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024538-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2453-8
... about and loyalties to various national, global, market-based, or humanitarian frames of reference. These are the contexts in which waves become significant. The introduction works through the image of “the wake” as a marker of human-ocean histories and “the break” as a symbol of unpredictable ocean...
Published: 23 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2757-7
...Water Numerous impacts of climate change are associated with water. One of the most prominent is sea level rise, expected to be at least 3 to 5 feet by the end of the century. CO2 in air absorbed by the ocean forms carbonic acid, causing ocean acidification. This and marine heat waves damage...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... bands such as the Clash. Mudd Club Club 57 Modern Classix AM/PM the Clash art-punk The opening months of 1981 witnessed an intensification of the conversation that had begun to take place between downtown artists, new wave musicians, and graffiti writers. Diego Cortez curated the New...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 13 August 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390183
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9018-3
Published: 03 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7343-8
... In this chapter I look at Bess McNeill, the central character in Lars von Trier’s film Breaking the Waves , arguing that she demonstrates a way to resist interpellation. Because Bess speaks not just as herself but as God, she reveals a way to take advantage of the multiplicity and anarchism of each subject...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 13 August 2007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9018-3
Book Chapter

By Dubravka Žarkov
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 13 August 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390183-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9018-3
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 13 August 2007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9018-3
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 13 August 2007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9018-3
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 13 August 2007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9018-3
Book Chapter

By Dubravka Žarkov
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 13 August 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390183-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9018-3
Book Chapter

By Dubravka Žarkov
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 13 August 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390183-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9018-3
Book Chapter

By Dubravka Žarkov
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 13 August 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390183-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9018-3
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 13 August 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390183-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9018-3
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 13 August 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390183-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9018-3
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 13 August 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390183-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9018-3
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 13 August 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390183-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9018-3