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Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 28 February 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0716-6
...Embodiment, Subjectivity, and Belonging ...
Series: New Americanists
Published: 04 January 2011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9387-0
...Embodying Difference<subtitle>Whiteness, Class, and the Postindustrial Subject</subtitle> ...
Book Chapter

By Samantha Frost
Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
... biocultural creatures biopolitics embodied subjectivity biocultural habitats epigenetics environmental reductionism biological reductionism ...
Book Chapter

By Samantha Frost
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374350-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
... The conclusion explores how the idea that humans are biocultural creatures provides the basis for richer accounts of the materialization of norms, the incorporation of affect, and the social and political dimensions of embodied subjectivity. It also proposes that the idea that humans...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374497-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
..., Sensibility and Subjectivity, Gender and Trauma, and Representation and Identity. Drawing on theories of performativity (Judith Butler) and phenomenology (Harris Berger), improvisation is examined as a complex site of negotiation, whereby sound and music are heard as both the discursive signs and the embodied...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375753-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7575-3
... the liberal subject was embodied. Moreover, movement was the corporeal condition for rationality. This centrality of movement shows that the figure of the abstract, universal subject is a later incarnation of liberal subjectivity and is not integral to liberalism as such. It also explains why some groups...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 15 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024545-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2454-5
... of the autonomous subject in shaping these attitudes. Using a narrative ethnography, this chapter seeks to allow the stories of women political prisoners to be heard in context of a complex constellation of social and political conditions, with their memories and embodied histories intermingled in their way...
Published: 23 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059202-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5920-2
... Chapter 2 discusses family photographic portraits through a dual lens: photography’s ability to convey changing family narratives through portraiture and how family pictures embody the desire under the kukka to transform Korean society from colonial and war-ridden to modern and industrial...
Published: 18 June 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375609-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7560-9
... by Ōhashi was a shared ground for interaction between many tourists and guides and for the guides to perform as embodiments of cosmopolitan desire. The chapter situates the discussion in the ongoing struggle in translating “subject” and “subjectivity” in Japanese, and how cosmopolitan desire has been...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373490-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7349-0
... render admissible, and what does it render inadmissible regarding political subjectivity?) by focusing on feminist and antimilitarist activity in post-Yugoslavia, and, in particular, Women in Black’s enactments of cross-border camaraderie and mourning for those officially turned into “enemies...
Published: 07 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375029-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7502-9
... Using the analytical tool of counter-topography (as developed by Cindi Katz), the chapter describes the interconnected processes through which Kichwa and Tsáchila women (whose names in their own language are introduced) are positioned as race-gendered, rural, low-income subjects in Ecuador’s...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373728-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7372-8
... Chapter 3 shows how the Southern Revolution in Yemen reconstituted public spaces, gendered subjectivities, and gendered practices. Revolution squares all over Aden became sites of organizing, street-corner universities, and havens of embodied forms of care and comfort. As the Southern Revolution...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
...Sensibility and Subjectivity In this chapter, nine improvisers reflect on their encounters improvising while literally connected by large rubber bands. The practice of “banding” is an experimental exercise in movement and sound improvisation Tomie Hahn developed in 2008. During the 2010...
Published: 29 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375456-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7545-6
... America. Whereas Marxism read the working class as the universal subject whose interests were the interests of all, a conception of political subjectivity that led to the party state, Korsten argues that we can no longer speak about political structure through the lens of one privileged subject position...
Series: Black Outdoors: Innovations in the Poetics of Study
Published: 11 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027065-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2706-5
... their engagement with Black and animal life in a sport (racing) that rehearses the codes and modes of the slavocracy. That insurgent Black female subject appears across a range of texts, and her embodiment is not always beholden to the frame of the human. horse slavery racing ...
Published: 04 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375296-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7529-6
... The chapter analyzes the visual documentation and performance of terrorist embodiment by US state and commercial media for an audience of US consumers. Journalists and government and military officials use computer-generated imagery to reframe photography as the medium best suited to the work...
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374831-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7483-1
... dynamic of social change. Alternatively, it offers a conception of ingenious agency —the capacity of creatively contriving different ways of enacting oneself politically within limited tools and resources—at the center of political theorizing. Noting that such agency embodies the endogenous coexistence...
Book Chapter

By Lisa Yoneyama
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374114-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7411-4
... The epilogue brings the book’s overarching discussions on historical justice to a close through a reflection on the Fukushima nuclear meltdown and the lethal Cold War legacies of the “Atoms for Peace” campaign it embodies. The concluding analyses extend consideration of the illegibility...
Published: 23 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5920-2
... and their entanglement with familial vis-à-vis state interests in the twentieth century, exposing how the photographic portraiture of family has embodied and mediated the patriarchal, developmentalist ideology of the Korean military regime. The subjects include an early twentieth-century family portrait; studio...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373490-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7349-0
... of overriding or devaluing modes of resistance. We address the need to develop a new vocabulary of resistance that construes how vulnerability and invulnerability are politically induced and distributed. The chapter also suggests that we rethink forms of embodiment, ideas of the political subject...