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Published: 30 November 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395911
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9591-1
Series: Objects/Histories
Published: 27 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394631
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9463-1
Series: Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society
Published: 14 October 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383918-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8391-8
Published: 30 November 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395911-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9591-1
Published: 03 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007180-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0718-0
...Work without Sweating AMATEUR TRADERS AND THE FINANCIALIZATION OF DAILY LIFE The celebrity trader and author of over forty trad- ing tutorials, Yamamoto Yuka, also wrote a chil- dren s book entitled Money Has Feelings. The book tells the story of Mitsuke a one- yen coin who was accidentally...
Series: Objects/Histories
Published: 27 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394631-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9463-1
Series: Objects/Histories
Published: 27 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394631-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9463-1
Published: 11 February 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392873-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9287-3
Series: Objects/Histories
Published: 30 March 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391548-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9154-8
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 05 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376767-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7676-7
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394167-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9416-7
Published: 28 June 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021612-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2161-2
..., and mimesis, on the one hand, and becoming, on the other, for it is quite pointedly the latter that this poster asks of the viewer. ­Don t just play the revolutionary; ­don t simply mimic her. Be her. This chapter examines a key technology of this mass (re)production of rev- olutionary models: amateur...
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By Matthew C. Watson
Published: 07 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012078-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1207-8
... of desire. * * * I ve never written about the amateurs letters, the fan mail. I m not sure why. They re not taboo. I guess they seemed banal. What an unanthropological thing to think. Maybe I m gullible. When I showed up to the ut- Austin Maya Meetings in 2008, lab notebook in hand, my efforts...
Published: 15 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005605-020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0560-5
... themes emerging from recent home movie scholarship is that amateur filmmaking, including home movies, provides microhistories that challenge the par ameters of broader histories and film canons.2 Through archives and special collections dedicated to their preservation and access, African American home...
Published: 13 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004387-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0438-7
... became the stuff of his subjects dreams. These images vitally enhanced the Nazi choreography of political life, helped brand Hitler s per- sona, and energized a profitable culture of photographic reproduction that seemed to collapse given boundaries between professionals and amateurs, image makers...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373995-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7399-5
... and as a Pan-Afrikanist. He cites Black feminist writers, jazz, and hip-hop as strong influences on his cultural sensibilities. As an amateur (but energetic) Black rock musician himself, Tate describes getting so much joy out of playing that that he found himself thinking in moments of ecstasy and delirium...
Published: 17 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375784-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7578-4
... subject, and in the objects of jokes in the United States. It uses this analysis to discuss why minstrelsy is still practiced today, and why in a supposedly postracial era in the United States the donning of blackface, both professionally and by amateurs, has actually increased. The resurgence...
Published: 18 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373629-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7362-9
..., religion, and nationality all shaped the creation and circulation of these images. Solomon-Godeau, as others have done, recognizes the visual tropes of amateur pornography within which the participants function as both actors and directors. As a whole, this archive (still only partially revealed) points...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372899-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7289-9
... outside the Southeast and in smaller towns long after they were considered outdated in major cities. Semi-amateur filmmakers in regional capitals and small towns made strategic use of adventure melodrama conventions (location shooting, risky stunt sequences), with displays of local landscapes, actors...
Published: 03 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373414-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7341-4
... Chapter 4 moves past professional documentaries to consider amateur videos that circulate online. It analyzes two violent 2009 deaths that were each captured by multiple mobile phone cameras, with footage posted on YouTube. The victims were Oscar Grant, a young Black man killed in Oakland...