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Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 12 May 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399070-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9907-0
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By Mark Rifkin
Published: 03 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7342-1
... story frame of reference Deborah Miranda recognition modernity ...
Series: The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Published: 04 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024538-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2453-8
... imageries of femininity that issue from masculine and patriarchal frames of reference. At the same time, such imagery has always been unstable and may be even more so now, as new feminist, queer, and trans theory reexamines and refigures how “gender” works in human realms and beyond. gender nature...
Series: Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University
Published: 22 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027829-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2782-9
... Chapter 1 examines the relationship between Sylvia Wynter’s pieza conceptual frame—which refers to the mode of domination comprising philosophies, logics, and practices that made the unit of the pieza possible as a standard of exchange for enslaved peoples from the fifteenth-century onward...
Series: The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Published: 04 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024538-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2453-8
... about and loyalties to various national, global, market-based, or humanitarian frames of reference. These are the contexts in which waves become significant. The introduction works through the image of “the wake” as a marker of human-ocean histories and “the break” as a symbol of unpredictable ocean...
Published: 03 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373421-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7342-1
... at odds with the horizontal sense of a universally shared present. story frame of reference Deborah Miranda recognition modernity ...
Published: 01 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375494-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7549-4
... literatures by reference to ethnographic fieldwork on radio and music production in Aboriginal Northern Australia. Ethnographic work within this field of Indigenous cultural production frames radio’s power through the ways it stages intimacy as the foundation of collective self-abstraction, foregrounding...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 01 July 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059417-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5941-7
... This chapter discusses specifically Hellenic frames of reference in Penny Siopis’s films, focusing on her Greek family roots and on political events that marked the twentieth century dispersions of the Greek diaspora, including to the African continent. Theses dispersals were shaped, the chapter...
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By Krista A. Thompson
Series: Objects/Histories
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388562-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8856-2
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By Mei Zhan
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 19 October 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392132-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9213-2
... stereotypes in film transportation technologies The spectacles of real-life crime that unfolded across illustrated journalism, popular theater, and early film in Brazil’s two fastest-growing cities at the turn of the twentieth century, framed real-life acts of violence as thrilling signs of local...
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By Beeta Baghoolizadeh
Published: 23 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059257-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5925-7
... began to adopt an exclusively US-centric understanding of enslavement and its legacies, as well as embracing a nationalist Aryan myth and eliding any reference to Iranian enslavement or Black Iranians on a broad scale in urban centers. This chapter examines how the manumission law and the efforts...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375715-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7571-5
.... With special reference to questions of gender, the chapter also pursues a larger theoretical inquiry into the increasing neutrality of the global techno-economy to diurnal-nocturnal differences as well as felt differences of social, cultural, and bodily rhythms. The chapter resolves the puzzle by declaring...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 12 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7520-3
... absorbed, distributed, metabolized, and excreted. The chapter begins by tracking the way in which antidepressant medications are metabolized in human bodies—taking the gut as an important biological and political reference point. The chapter argues that the pharmacokinetics of ssris are more conceptually...
Published: 07 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7355-1
... asked Duch who performed the interrogations. Duch claimed that he became furious when the prisoners lied and sometimes beat them to death. Duch was evasive about this exchange during his trial, arguing that he had been referring to a time when he was sick at M-13. Throughout the testimony on M-13...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... the government’s massacre of mineworkers who had been celebrating the nighttime vigil of San Juan to mark the winter solstice. Despite the reactionary nature of the regime, Barrientos framed his project as the continuation of the national revolution and identified with celebrated earlier military leaders...