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Published: 17 December 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022053-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2205-3
Published: 09 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372066-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7206-6
Book Chapter

By Mark Seltzer
Published: 08 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... Scientology Institutional Space Motion Pictures Twitter Stupidity Patricia Highsmith J. G. Ballard Alfred Hitchcock ...
Published: 08 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... the medium of suspense as a worldview—focusing on one the suspense novel’s great practitioners, Patricia Highsmith, and on one of the suspense motion picture’s great strategists, Alfred Hitchcock. A central focus on the novel and the film Strangers on a Train . Scientology Institutional Space...
Book Chapter

By Mark Seltzer
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374459-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... focus on the novel and the film Strangers on a Train . Scientology Institutional Space Motion Pictures Twitter Stupidity Patricia Highsmith J. G. Ballard Alfred Hitchcock ...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... and institutional critique get imaginatively rerouted through Green’s diasporic journeys across Black Atlantic spaces, it is argued that rather than the influential “artist as ethnographer” model, gender-inflected considerations of the female flâneuse and epistolary modes of documentation give us a deeper...
Published: 08 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375661-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7566-1
... was distinctive here was the provisional status of this image-space: it exceeded the institutional confines of the cultural avant-garde that was surrealism’s departure point, seeking an oppositional audience engaged in political action; yet it simultaneously fell short of the degree of commitment expected...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... the social movements that have always challenged the racial and class segregation of the university functions only to pacify the scholar in the name of impartiality and objectivity. A critical ethnic studies true to its roots in the struggles of the 1960s can maintain an institutional space only insofar...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373728-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7372-8
... of upheaval and transgression. Second, it argues for disrupting taken-for-granted understandings of place and space and focuses on the nexus between bodies and spatiality as activists engaged in world challenging and world making. Third, it highlights the dilemmas that continue to be posed by ideological...
Book Chapter

By Susan E. Cahan
Series: Art History Publication Initiative
Published: 15 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374893-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7489-3
... The epilogue outlines the strategies ultimately devised by the major museums to manage and accommodate the call for cultural equity and social justice: the creation of specific physical spaces within the museums in which to show works by artists of color—often restaurant galleries or small...
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374459-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... The chapter demonstrates how the space and practices of the office--its operations, observations, and ego-technic media—become the switchboard of a self-organizing social order of things. Examples are drawn from the fiction of Patricia Highsmith, Tom McCarthy, Max Brooks ( World War Z...
Published: 18 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373674-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7367-4
... this human rights rhetoric, exposing how these events reimagine public spaces and audiences. Moving away from film texts to consider film exhibition, curatorial logics, publicity, activism, and social media practices, this chapter proposes the queer film festival as a space of tension, at once operating...
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 06 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375470-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7547-0
... together its clinical, conceptual and institutional dimensions—it demonstrates how the Žižekian theoretical space is capable of thinking continuous and immanent transformations between philosophy, psychoanalysis and politics. In its periodization of Lacan’s teaching, this perspective renders legible...
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374459-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... individuals who come to life in it: opportunistic, projective, stress-driven. The chapter details the built architecture of “the auto-hypnotically closed counter-worlds”—air-conditioned chambers, space capsules, high-rises, concrete islands, institutional settings for the self-enhanced—the sites...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374015-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... project of making space within aesthetic discourse for the artistic practices and preferences of people who are not legitimized by an institutional theory of art and art making. This choice to contest the marginalization of the non-expert is distinctive of the philosophies of liberation within which...
Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... functions only to pacify the scholar in the name of impartiality and objectivity. A critical ethnic studies true to its roots in the struggles of the 1960s can maintain an institutional space only insofar as it affirms its transformative, political role in relation to the communities within and beyond...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373513-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7351-3
... The chapter examines the case of Hansen’s disease (leprosy), which is regularly situated in the past. The political aspects of the disease’s cure and its cultural history reveal the process of removing sick bodies from domestic space during the colonial era, thereby reshaping the family...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... for International Visual Arts, it is argued that the cultural history of London’s art world has always provided a space of vernacular cosmopolitanism, hosting the Caribbean Artists Movement of the 1960s, for instance, which calls for archival research that takes into account the multiple modernisms that have...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373391-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7339-1
... up with an ambiguous political heritage, it nonetheless inhabits institutional architectures and political terminologies that point to a new chain of active subjectivities and conflictual political spaces outside state politics, ones in which the traditional distinctions begin to get crowded out...
Published: 04 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375296-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7529-6
... is at work in recent attempts to control affect in public spaces beyond airports. The latest version of community policing in the United States mobilizes citizens to engage in lateral behavior detection. The chapter sketches an alternative politics of mobility, identifies areas for further research...