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Series: Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society
Published: 07 May 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382034-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8203-4
Book Chapter

By Youngmin Choe
Published: 25 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7434-3
... remembrance historical sites Korean national division ...
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374343-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7434-3
...); and the time-travel film 2009 Lost Memories (Lee Si-myung, 2002). In contrast to the stasis of the actual DMZ as a historical site and truce memorial, the DMZ in filmic representations within the first Korean Wave embraced its touristic potential; though transmuted to an imagined national park and dislodged...
Book Chapter

By Youngmin Choe
Published: 25 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7434-3
... (Chŏng Yun-su, 2002); and the time-travel film 2009 Lost Memories (Lee Si-myung, 2002). In contrast to the stasis of the actual DMZ as a historical site and truce memorial, the DMZ in filmic representations within the first Korean Wave embraced its touristic potential; though transmuted to an imagined...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374466-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
... Eastern and Western Europe. Whereas in the core European Union countries historical drama is experiencing a revival as a site of both historical revision and good business, in the East television has become a major site of postsocialist nostalgia, a phenomenon widely understood as a devalued, immature...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... occurs outside historical context. In the specific historical context of slavery, the attribution of disability to the female captive body, for instance, enabled this body to become a site where the flesh became the prime commodity of exchange in the violent conflation of profit and pleasure. The essay...
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372882-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7288-2
... The second chapter advances a critique of the structural binaries that guide much of the contemporary debate on technology: historical discontinuity and continuity, autonomy and heteronomy, technophilia and technophobia. In each case, it proposes to break with the theoretical coordinates...
Published: 08 June 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375432-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7543-2
... The final chapter focuses on the basin of the Northern Dvina River, which originates from a confluence of the Sukhona and Yug Rivers at Veliky Ustiug. One of the most important sites is the small town of Solvychegodsk, once the center of commercial operations for the Stroganov dynasty. After...
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374343-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7434-3
... War in their moments of dispersion, decay, and deterioration, this chapter examines a contemporary representation of the defining event of the Korean twentieth century along with its commercial brand of historicism. These film sites function as what are referred to as transient monuments , which...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373902-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7390-2
... of lifestyle programming in China Taiwan, and India, as well as the cultural economy of genres and formats in these sites. Combining policy analysis with institutional and historical snapshots, interviews with industry staffers, and mapping of television schedules and ratings, we outline the political...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373094-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... This chapter draws from ethnographic and cognitive-historical studies of laboratories in the bioengineering sciences to examine how cognition and culture are intimately entwined in research practices. It focuses on the hybrid physical simulation models (“devices”) through which biomedical...
Published: 22 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395706-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9570-6
... The conclusion returns to issues of temporality, and thus proper historicity, via a piece of the Banderia/Andrade correspondence and a statement from Dandinha, both of which illustrate an acceptance of noninterpretation or a wallowing in the artifactuality of data. This acceptance suggests...
Book Chapter

By Anikó Imre
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 03 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
... is experiencing a revival as a site of both historical revision and good business, in the East television has become a major site of postsocialist nostalgia, a phenomenon widely understood as a devalued, immature relationship to the past. The chapter argues that, more than a certain way or content of longing...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... lesbian erotica that explore sexual domination and submission, as well as pleasure and pain, as ecstatic modes that can release the trauma of sexual violence and racial oppression. Against the haunting presence of both historic and personal traumas that complicate sex, fantasy, and power play within...
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374107-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7410-7
... disparate, historically specific sites: that while both have been judged to be failed social movements, their epistolary archives reveal unorthodoxly successful, quotidian efforts to speculate upon the meaning of freedom in a global frame; that letters function as the generic means by which black settlers...
Published: 24 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373292-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7329-2
... This chapter directs attention to the site of a redefinition of technologies of mediation that can be located at the 1970s World Expo in Osaka: the field of architecture. It sheds light on the “cybernetic turn” of Japanese architectural theory as a historical precursor to contemporary attempts...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373940-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7394-0
... and failure to which this historical process often seems to lend itself have not only eclipsed other instances of resistance but also encouraged the development of a one-dimensional focus on autonomy and rebellion that denies the complexity of those various sites seen as dynamic “terrains of struggle...
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...
Series: Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374206-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7420-6
... logical analysis of the peculiar position of the labor power commodity within capital’s drive, noting that this site marks the place wherein capital’s logical interior and its historical exterior interpenetrate each other, generating a volatile force of excess at the core of capital’s supposedly...
Published: 08 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7433-6
... their earlier lives as collectively imagined movement sites working to create (not always successfully but always with important historical resonance) lesbian antiracist feminist practice. The preface enacts a reader’s potential process of regaining a feminist reading practice to recognize this history...