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Published: 05 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373261-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7326-1
... In the countryside of central Cuba, African-inspired feasts conjoin West African, Kongo, and Catholic sources in a complex musical, theatrical, and affective praise style that prizes new shapes and new fates. This is an ethnographic encounter with the problem of mutually affirmed social and...
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By Debjani Ganguly
Published: 22 July 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7424-4
... The wars of our time saturate our everyday visual fields in unprecedented ways. This chapter traces the conjoining of human rights, technology, and media activism in confronting the ubiquity of contemporary wars and argues for their impact on the novelistic imagination. It also excavates a...
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374244-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7424-4
... The wars of our time saturate our everyday visual fields in unprecedented ways. This chapter traces the conjoining of human rights, technology, and media activism in confronting the ubiquity of contemporary wars and argues for their impact on the novelistic imagination. It also excavates a...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373124-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7312-4
... The conclusion explores the process through which the tourism industry has conjoined itself with the retirement and health care industries to provide balikbayans with a solution to their incessant anxiety around returning and settling back home in the Philippines. Retirement villages represent...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... This essay argues that decolonization entails a rethinking of existing social analytics and genealogies of empire. It calls attention to the shifting imperial mandates that racial and sex and gender regimes—as conjoined systems of producing, managing, and understanding social divisions of labor...
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374602-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7460-2
... technological revolution. Rather, the indexical nature of the photographic imprint shares ontological immediacies with originary Ancestral imprintation, conjoining in her work, to command a new revelatory potency. The mediatory capacities of the digital allow the real work of tradition to reveal itself. ...
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374343-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7434-3
... predominantly Korean actors. Based on Kwak’s screenplay, the film conjoins and combines these many layers of style and sensibility into what the chapter calls affective palimpsests , which foreground the complex itinerancy of affective tropes that travel from one context to another, and function to build new...
Published: 01 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375494-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7549-4
... This entry presents a genealogy of “acoustemology,” a 1992 coinage by the author to conjoin “acoustics” and “epistemology” and theorize sound as a way of knowing. The genealogy is traced theoretically as well as ethnographically. In terms of lineages of philosophy and social theory...
Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376033-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7603-3
... This chapter analyzes the postmortem coverage of Lucille Ball that conjoins her with ex-husband and costar Desi Arnaz as a star couple who were central to the development of the situation comedy as a television genre and the meaning of family in postwar America. This recycling was first used in...
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373230-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7323-0
... Europe’s displacement from the center of the world and the universalization of the Black condition inspire this critical reevaluation of history, racism, and the future of humanity. Three historical moments conjoined the figure of the Black Man (le Nègre) and Blackness with the biological...
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By Youngmin Choe
Published: 25 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7434-3
... context of Hong Kong neonoir aesthetics in a film set in the Netherlands and shot with a cast of predominantly Korean actors. Based on Kwak’s screenplay, the film conjoins and combines these many layers of style and sensibility into what the chapter calls affective palimpsests , which foreground the...
Published: 05 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7460-2
... revolution. Rather, the indexical nature of the photographic imprint shares ontological immediacies with originary Ancestral imprintation, conjoining in her work, to command a new revelatory potency. The mediatory capacities of the digital allow the real work of tradition to reveal itself. ...
Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... This essay argues that decolonization entails a rethinking of existing social analytics and genealogies of empire. It calls attention to the shifting imperial mandates that racial and sex and gender regimes—as conjoined systems of producing, managing, and understanding social divisions of...
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By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... atmospherization of the blood, conjoined 24 Violence of Cure with a deficiency of cerebral matter in the cranium . . . which has ren- dered the people of Africa unable to take care of themselves (emphasis added).2 Using scientific language, Cartwright defended and justified slavery, casting Black people as...
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009344-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0934-4
... similarity and difference together. The dis- tinctiveness of comparatio . . . lies precisely in the way it conjoins analogies and contrasts (205, original italics). In anthropological hands comparison is also much more, he observes, but the distinction between and comparability of similarity and...
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By Viet Lê
Published: 16 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012931-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1293-1
... haunting requires embodiment and emplacement, or a residence and an abode. In other words, haunting, by conjoining the spectral and the material, still requires sites of actualization as incarnation, embodiment, and placement. 14 These sites of actualization are embodied through art, by artists as well...
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-074
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5
... separate enterprises, these developments feed knowledge into a conjoined body of knowledge. Mili- tary spy satellites, star wars technology, unknown military tests in space, space weaponry, many innovations now in the public domain such as early gps technology were classified and limited to military...
Published: 06 September 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0567-4
... rhythm is what conjoins them; similarly, the body becomes ex- tensive, stretching out- ward in rhythmic response, becoming more than itself. Timing, then, is a constitutive aspect of how bodies become oriented toward one another both synchronically and diachronically, how they come to feel tempo- rally...
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373636-0010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7363-6
... plea- sures of participation, even in the dance arena on Christmas Day at home. The history of violent politics, the politics of violent history, and masculine EsiPongweni, 26 December 2008. From video taken by the author. 270 / / / CLOSING affect are conjoined with ngoma aesthetics. The popularized...