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By Leanne Trapedo Sims
Published: 29 September 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2736-2
... incest rehabilitation Hawaiian sovereignty counterstory familial trauma ...
Published: 18 April 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7362-9
... Family of Man exhibition Edward Steichen trauma humanism ...
Published: 29 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027362-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2736-2
.... incest rehabilitation Hawaiian sovereignty counterstory familial trauma ...
Published: 18 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373629-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7362-9
... In this essay Solomon-Godeau explores what is coded by absence in The Family of Man , one of the most famous projects in post–World War II photography. Solomon-Godeau examines the recent permanent restaging of the exhibition in Luxembourg and its prior history. For Solomon-Godeau, and drawing...
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375227-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7522-7
... This chapter ethnographically explores trauma, which—following medical and psychiatric formulations—is comprehended as a returning and repetitive wound. Instead, the chapter examines the varied embodied connotations of trauma embedded in everyday sociality: the body, the economy, and the home...
Published: 15 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027393-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2739-3
... This chapter examines the work of four Latinx writers separated from their parents as children–Reyna Grande, Junot Díaz, Javier Zamora, and Karla Cornejo Villavicencio–to elaborate how each depicts family separation and its mental health effects. Read together, these writers offer an opportunity...
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By Suvir Kaul
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373506-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7350-6
... The author provides an autobiographical account of his visits to his family home in Kashmir and of the reasons that he embarked on this book. His first articles on Kashmir reported on what he observed there, particularly the massive militarization of daily life. He writes of his working...
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By Nayanika Mookherjee
Published: 05 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7522-7
... on the tropes of kinship, genealogy, and family. It shows that the figure of Sheikh Mujib has become a “mnemotope”—a “place” around which memories and events of 1971 organize themselves. By highlighting the absent presence and public secrecy of 1947 in the 1971 historiography, the chapter attempts to highlight...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373513-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7351-3
... The chapter examines the case of Hansen’s disease (leprosy), which is regularly situated in the past. The political aspects of the disease’s cure and its cultural history reveal the process of removing sick bodies from domestic space during the colonial era, thereby reshaping the family...
Series: Narrating Native Histories
Published: 11 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373759-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7375-9
... narrowly escaped death in the 1986 El Frontón prison massacre. This chapter discusses the traumas of political violence and disappearance, the poverty endured by displaced persons, and a troubling case of familial betrayal. It also offers reflections on the dictatorial rule of President Alberto Fujimori...
Published: 08 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375005-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7500-5
... The afterword discusses the author’s fortuitous meeting and friendship with David Kaczynski, and their common bonds of Buddhism, mental health advocacy, and their subsequent work together assisting trauma survivors. The author, a forensic psychiatrist, discusses the current challenges facing...
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By David Kaczynski
Published: 08 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375005-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7500-5
... This chapter presents a portrait of Theodore Kaczynski, also known as the Unabomber, from childhood to middle age, as viewed through the eyes of his younger brother, David Kaczynski. Included in the chapter are discussions of Theodore’s childhood hospital trauma, his participation in a possibly...
Published: 29 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027362-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2736-2
... these dialogues as Native Hawaiian epistemologies. This unique archive showcases a participatory life-writing exchange and the avenues in which trauma itself performs as the dialogic. Through an analysis of the students' life-writing texts, which are direct responses to the narratives of memory, pain, and abuse...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... This chapter examines aesthetics, dispossession, trauma, and decolonial love in Díaz’s fiction. It theorizes a footnote from The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao that critically reflects on Oscar’s spectacularly closeted reading of science fiction and fantasy books and the effects Oscar’s...
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
... pushing education, development, and postwar trauma resolution she once worked for—to being “100% Omnilife.” Omnilife is a Mexico-based vitamin business, sales of which allow people to accumulate points as well as profit from people lower down in their “pyramid.” Former guerrillas, grassroots organizers...
Published: 14 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7366-7
... historical documents of the Galindo Murders (1822), the chapter proposes Galindo as foundational to anti-Haitianism and anti-blackness in the Dominican Republic. The chapter shows how, through a process of silencing and rhetorical manipulation, the murder of the Andújar family by common Dominican criminals...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
...Desiring Decolonization This chapter examines aesthetics, dispossession, trauma, and decolonial love in Díaz’s fiction. It theorizes a footnote from The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao that critically reflects on Oscar’s spectacularly closeted reading of science fiction and fantasy books...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... diverge from those of the families they are documenting. In this way, the documentaries examine and problematize issues of education, futurity, and the ethics of observation and representation, as they coalesce around the figure of the migrant child in contemporary China. Situating the discussion...
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By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... families” in The Vacant Chair: The Northern Soldier Leaves Home (New York: Oxford University Press, 1993), 158. For the manner in which regiments were supplied during the war, see David Michael Delo, Peddlers and Post Traders: The Army Sutler on the Frontier (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press...
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By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... families” in The Vacant Chair: The Northern Soldier Leaves Home (New York: Oxford University Press, 1993), 158. For the manner in which regiments were supplied during the war, see David Michael Delo, Peddlers and Post Traders: The Army Sutler on the Frontier (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press...