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Published: 11 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012535-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1253-5
...I N T R O D U C T I O N / Disaster/Catastrophe/Apocalypse Around the year 2011, two series of events were set in motion that came to embody the epitomes of our planetary reality today: revolution and disaster. In December 2010, a new cycle of global uprisings began with the Arab Spring; the...
Published: 15 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395836-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9583-6
Published: 15 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395836-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9583-6
Published: 29 May 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384816-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8481-6
Published: 01 January 2009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9074-9
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375852-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7585-2
Published: 19 February 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399698-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9969-8
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394235-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9423-5
Published: 19 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373100-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7310-0
... This chapter situates the humanitarian emergency as a genre of live media event that brings together two optics of immediacy: the humanitarian emergency and the televisual discourse of catastrophe. It traces the merger of these optics in the transformation of “liveness,” arguing that this...
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021360-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2136-0
..., catastrophe, and a rebirth that requires that we rethink the very terms of life itself. The submerged culture is neither a counterculture nor an alternative culture, but a living critique of the past and the present. The Haitian movement in the Caribbean Sea has caused panic for the Black island nations of...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012665-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1266-5
...- century Japa nese 12 Catastrophe s Apocalypse In our obsession with antagonisms of the moment, we often forget how much unites all members of humanity. Perhaps we need some outside, universal threat to make us recognize this common bond. I occasionally think how quickly our differences worldwide would...
Published: 11 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012535-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1253-5
...C H A P T E R 2 / Catastrophic Nation A R C H I P E L A G O A N D I N S U L A R In order to examine the spatial and temporal extension of the Fuku- shima revelation, it is necessary to expand the scope from the event of the Fukushima disaster itself to the power composition of the regime that...
Book: The Enemy
Published: 17 April 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389576-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8957-6
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373407-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7340-7
... dimension of precarity. Hope or promises of a better life provide a means out of the catastrophic present. ...
Published: 11 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478010302-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1030-2
...nine Catastrophic Success Back to the Futurarmy Coming full circle, Robert B. Rigg s Soldier of the Futurarmy lives on, serving as the inspiration for tradoc s Mad Scientist Science Fiction Writ- ing Contest. This competition invites soldiers and civilians to take part in and shape a...
Published: 20 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005124-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0512-4
... 9 COASTAL CATASTROPHES · ciTieS on The Brink · In January of 2016, General Electric (ge) announced its intention to move its headquarters from Connecticut to South Boston, Massachusetts more specifically, to a flood- hazard area along Boston s inner harbor. Much of downtown Boston is on low...
Published: 04 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374664-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7466-4
Published: 28 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376361-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7636-1
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
...17   OHLS LEE Seung Woo Back’s Blow Up (2005–2007) Touristic Fantasy, Photographic Desire, and Catastrophic North Korea When an explosive number of South Korean citizens began traveling to North Korea in the late 1990s, these unprecedented physical encounters between the two Koreas...
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By Nancy Rose Hunt
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
... through “The horror! The horror!”2 would unleash catastrophe logic and efface much else. This book pur- sues a different reading of the past, by attending to perceptions, moods, and capacities to wonder and move. Generational nicknames in women’s dance songs from the 1930s are...