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Published: 01 January 1997
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7815-0
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-072
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
Published: 17 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004561-070
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0456-1
Series: Post-Contemporary Interventions
Published: 01 January 1989
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382294-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8229-4
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372721-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7272-1
... In this 2005 address to the university faculty, Richard Brodhead announces the Financial Aid Initiative and emphasizes the importance of expanding endowment support for need-based financial aid. He discusses Duke’s strengths in interdisciplinary collaboration and knowledge in service to society...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... released an autobiography in the 1950s to announce her embrace of femininity and heterosexuality. Ziegler reads Bentley’s announcement of heteronormativity through “sissy play”—a type of BDSM role play in which a male embodies hyperfeminine attributes. Although Bentley did not identify as male, Ziegler...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373094-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... In 2001, the discovery of a therapeutic vaccine against AIDS was announced in Cameroon by Professor Victor Anomah Ngu, a retired immunologist and former minister of health. This chapter explores the controversy that followed. It compares the case of this Cameroonian vaccine with other well-known...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... and ecological disaster. The books discussed in some depth are: Documents Relating to the Sentimental Agents in the Volyen Empire; The Good Terrorist; Mara and Dann: An Adventure; and The Story of General Dann and Mara’s Daughter, Griot and the Snow Dog. Lessing is a Jeremiah, announcing oncoming destruction...
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 26 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027713-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2771-3
... of the term mixtape within hip-hop for DJ-created works of turntable artistry, creators and consumers of indie music constructed the mix tape as a gift that symbolically rescued music from the profane world of commodities. The mix tape's routines of announcing one's music tastes as a bid for connection...
Book: Brutalism
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 24 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027720-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2772-0
..., it would seem we now have only to contemplate the world's end, and thought's task now consists merely in announcing it. Hence the current rise to power of all sorts of eschatological narratives and the discourse of collapsology. The counterhypothesis of this book is that the African continent...
Book Chapter

By Lisa Messeri
Published: 02 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059226-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5922-6
... The epilogue brings the reader up-to-date with the VR industry. It discusses Facebook’s rebranding of Meta and its launch of the metaverse as well as Apple’s announced Vision Pro headset and its framing of immersive technology as spatial computing. These Big Tech maneuvers place VR in a larger...
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374145-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7414-5
... of enslaved Americans, artifacts of instruments of torture, tapes of former slaves interviewed by workers of the Works Progress Administration in the 1930s, children’s drawings reminiscent of exhibits in Holocaust museums in Israel and the United States, posters announcing the sale of human beings as well...
Published: 21 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375548-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... refused a visa, to the personal representative of the president of the United States as the American ambassador. He had been standing outside of Parliament with a Free Mandela sign when F. W. de Klerk announced that Mandela was set free, but he had a front-row seat as Nelson Mandela led the reconciliation...
Book Chapter

By Louis Sell
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... the practical end of any efforts to revive the USSR; the shift in US policy toward embracing the Soviet disintegration; and the Beloveshka meeting where leaders of Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus announced the formal dissolution of the USSR. It reveals, based on accounts by participants, an apparent effort...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-137
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... moved to expel Morales, who was by this time a congressman from the new Movement to Socialism (MAS) party, during a rushed session that failed to prove his responsibility for the deaths of the policemen. Morales announced that he would return “as millions,” as Tupaj Katari is said to have announced he...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374329-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7432-9
...-Partum Document signaled a break with early conceptualist art and announced a more open project. Mary Kelly Conceptual Art subjectivity psychoanalysis feminism ...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 03 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375319-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... In the two years following the victory of the revolution, Cuba’s political leadership moved ever-leftward, and new policies commanding drastic societal changes were announced, by fiat, during mass rallies. Many members of Cuba’s upper and middle classes went into exile, and attendance surged...
Published: 27 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027249-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2724-9
... twelve hundred events, announced online by marketing start-up Black Book LA (BBLA), to sketch the dimensions of everyday dynamic forms of cultural gatherings constituting Blackness as distinctive temporal urbanisms in the metropolitan city-region of Los Angeles. The findings suggest that Black cultural...
Book Chapter

By Tim Lawrence
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-034
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... there for sex. The action proceeded to become politically explosive shortly after medics announced that AIDS was in all likelihood caused by a virus that spread through bodily secretions such as blood and semen. Horrified by the intensification of the crisis and the lack of a proportionate response, Larry...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374558-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7455-8
... This chapter begins by describing the celebrations that followed the announcement of the end of slavery in Brazil, on May 13, 1888. The explosions of joy as well as the parades of recently freed slaves and abolitionists through the streets of the cities and towns are examined for their various...