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Series: Next wave
Published: 11 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394945-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9494-5
Series: Politics, History, and Culture
Published: 21 November 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381273-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8127-3
Published: 23 February 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385523-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8552-3
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384670-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8467-0
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383222-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8322-2
Published: 15 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003403-043
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0340-3
Published: 03 February 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478023838-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2383-8
Book Chapter

By Eben Kirksey
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374800-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7480-0
... Emergent ecologies are being shaped by a multitude of creative agents. Multispecies communities live in the minds of creatures like Ectatomma ants, conscious animals who actively care for other beings and things. Convivial plants also form assemblages with nectaries on their stems, sugary...
Published: 20 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373254-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7325-4
... explores how mirror neurons enable us to incorporate practices and observations “horizontally” that are below the level of linguistic complexity and conscious attention. Whitehead, prescient about Rizzolatti’s theory, explores how “scars” from past propensities not then enacted can foster bouts...
Published: 18 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373629-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7362-9
... of photography while rejecting the broader category. Using Callahan’s photographs, she suggests other meanings within such work that exceed its nominal subject matter, conscious authorial intention, or modernist aesthetics. Among these are the gendered attributes of public space and the psychosexual dynamics...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374435-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7443-5
... multiyear projects in which Pearl Harbor history and its representation become subjects of self-conscious reflection and critique. war memory memorialization ethnography America Japan ...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376033-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7603-3
... in promotions for I Love Lucy and has become more characteristic of Ball’s recycling in the years since her death, as television institutions and texts, as well as its critics and commentators, have become more self-conscious about the medium’s history and its place in American cultural and family life...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373582-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7358-2
..., as a level of intensity that requires focused attention. Analogously, quiet photography names a heuristic for attending to the lower range of intensities generated by images assumed to be mute. The choice to “listen to” rather than simply “look at” images is a conscious decision to challenge the equation...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374947-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... This chapter analyzes the critique of U.S. empire by socially conscious South Asian American (or desi) rappers in the United States and the role of hip hop as the “soundtrack to the revolution(s)” in the Arab Spring. These artists illustrate the concept of “post-9/11 Brown”—an antiracist global...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 03 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375319-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... authorities’ assertion that Cuba was a “Catholic nation” heralded the heightened status of Catholicism in a young republic self-conscious of its national image—particularly with regard to race. The coronation is interpreted in relationship to the ascendance of another arts and letters movement, named...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... In the 1920s, the novelist, critic, and scion of the Bloomsbury school, David Garnett, produced two extraordinary novellas. Here his self-conscious, literary inheritance achieved a perfect balance with the wildness of his childhood, spent roaming free in the silence of the woods. Snitow’s...
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374589-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7458-9
... Early Chinese settlers in Mexico were considered intruders with no place in the revolutionary struggle. Today, Mexican newspapers continue to describe the adverse national impact of obscure Chinese business networks. Image-conscious officials are therefore reluctant to support trade fairs...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-083
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Mineworkers ( fstmb ) was founded in 1944, and in November 1946, conscious of the workers’ pivotal role in national production, it issued the radical document that became known as the Thesis of Pulacayo, which was delivered at the site during the union’s First Special Congress. Its demands transcended...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 03 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... church and state. Civic and church authorities’ assertion that Cuba was a “Catholic nation” heralded the heightened status of Catholicism in a young republic self-conscious of its national image—particularly with regard to race. The coronation is interpreted in relationship to the ascendance of another...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... wa Thiong’o’s novel Devil on the Cross (1980). ethnomusicology anticolonialism archive African diaspora Frantz Fanon Ngugi wa Thiong’o This chapter analyzes the critique of U.S. empire by socially conscious South Asian American (or desi) rappers in the United States and the role...