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Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373728-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7372-8
... Chapter 1 investigates the relationship between digital and political repertoires in Egypt, with a focus on women’s personal blogs that emerged before the 2011 revolution. It shows that the intimate publics generated by these blogs were not simply sites of debate about revolution; they were...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-030
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
... to nonetheless conceptualize and represent themselves as a collective (in Anderson s case, as Frenchmen). That is, while theorists in the Haber- masean tradition have called attention to how po liti cal subjectivity is con- stituted by means of public acts of communication (in a Kantian sense of the...
Published: 26 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021254-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2125-4
... site for film culture may have been rooted in commercial spaces vulnerability to state regula- tion. For him, cinemagoing s migration into the malls marked the end of a prelapsarian exhibition era, one that was public in the purest sense of the word civic, communal, and unrestricted. As this...
Published: 27 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009085-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0908-5
... as lenses through which to ana- lyze digital communication in relation to participatory public culture. This study was not intended to pre sent the case of Medellín as an ideal model of youth engagement; while certain aspects are replicable, each con- text and ecol ogy of participation is par tic u...
Published: 03 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373414-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7341-4
... this structure draws. Culled from ten thousand hours of digital video, the startling suicide footage included in The Bridge made newly visible a type of highly public dying that had remained socially and politically invisible for decades. While the film’s harshest critics condemned the mere act of...
Published: 26 February 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2130-8
... exclusionary spaces. Next, I show how a portrait of the trans activist Alok Vaid- Menon makes evident that public bathrooms are always already spaces of sexuality. Fi nally, I explore how Dylan Marron s Seriously.TV YouTube series Sitting in Bathrooms with Trans People (2016) uses art, play, and digital...
Published: 06 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009023-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0902-3
... City As I have argued, digital urbanism captures both the agility of the state as well as new capacities in public culture. More than a game of call and response, this pro cess can be understood through the transformative logic of seepage. I borrow seepage from the raqs Media Collective to describe...
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-075
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5
... Apollo programs were civilian programs; with some military personnel and proj ect links, the satellite programs, and other nasa- linked proj ects had significant military links. These military features were frequently highlighted in congressional funding requests, while the public was sold Buck Rogers...
Published: 31 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007517-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0751-7
... ect of analyzing how digital threats and security are imagined and experi- enced, and how they are given substance and communicated to the public by the exhibits I consider here. We might say, in other words, that these exhibits help construct a par tic u lar, securitized distribution of the sensible...
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009160-020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0916-0
...19 QUICK, QUICK, SLOW Ethnography in the Digital Age Yarimar Bonilla In his contribution to this volume, Michael Lambek offers some reflections on the virtues of slow reading. In an era of rapid- fire online communica- tion, as images increasingly substitute text, Lambek argues that we would be...
Published: 06 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002338-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0233-8
... experience. Against conceptions of digital civil societies or public spheres that view high tech as inherently democratizing or dehumanizing, i.k.u. s viewer- users experience our interactivity with new media as itself a mode of capitalist extraction extraction that produces pleasurable yet con- fining...
Published: 06 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002338-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0233-8
...f o u r. m o v e m e n t Trans and Gender Nonconforming Digital Activisms and U.S. Transnational Empire In 1950 the United Nations (un) declared December 10 to be Human Rights Day to bring to the attention of the peoples of the world the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as the common...
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By Mimi Sheller
Published: 16 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012733-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1273-3
...4 DIGITAL POWER The local and international response to the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti was an important turning point in consolidating the civil, govern- mental, and nongovernmental organizational use of locational technolo- gies for postdisaster recovery. In postearthquake Haiti, immediate...
Published: 03 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007180-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0718-0
...The Labor of Cute NET IDOLS IN THE DIGITAL ECONOMY Inspired by the girly photographers, many young women took advantage of the expansion of the in- ternet and created personal websites that featured their self- portraits and diaries. According to a vet- eran net idol, it was in 1999 that fans...
Published: 28 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007548-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0754-8
...chaPter three Database / Proteus and the Digital There is a quiet place under 120 feet of water off the sandy shores of North Carolina where the remains of the submarine U- 352 rest.1 The U- boat was sunk by the Coast Guard in 1942 and attracts giant clouds of fish, rays, and sand tiger sharks...
Published: 03 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007180-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0718-0
... of online platforms via their use of these platforms (Arvidsson 2005, 2008). Higher brand values, in turn, translate into higher stock prices. For instance, Facebook became a publicly traded company in 2012 with a whopping initial public offering (ipo) of $104 billion.31 Labor in the Digital Economy...
Published: 03 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007180-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0718-0
...Digital Labor, Labor Precarity, and Basic Income I have argued in this book that young women s proj- ects to sculpt diy careers have fueled the develop- ment of the digital economy in Japan. While gender hierarchies supplied the workforce that built Japan s digital economy, in other contexts, other...
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373636-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7363-6
... sound product, they sustain a contemporary presence even while aesthetic and acoustic accommodations compromise their self-representation of ngoma. 7 / / / THE DIGITAL HOMESTEAD Having a Voice and the Sound of Marginalization 22 December 2007, Keates Drift I drive from Johannesburg to esiPongweni...
Published: 26 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021308-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2130-8
...Matthew Thomas Payne and John VanderhoefCHapter tHree THE DIGITAL FLÂNEUSE Exploring Intersectional Identities and Spaces through Walking Simulators Around 2010 a design trend in in de pen dent game development emerged built around exploring a game s virtual spaces through the first- person per...
Published: 06 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009061-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0906-1
...E I G H T. C A N H E R S T O R I E S G O O N ? Soap Opera in a Digital Age By the 2010s, the continuing story of the American daytime tele vi sion soap opera seemed to be concluding. Shifting conceptions of femininity and the cultural forms best suited to address feminine interests and concerns...