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Published: 15 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386025-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8602-5
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By Kristin Love Huffman
Published: 05 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2380-7
... landmarks past and present Anton Kolb ...
Series: Spin Offs
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375807-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7580-7
... Soul! is an unremembered landmark in the history of American television. It was the only nationally televised program to explore artistic and intellectual expressions of the Black Arts and Black Power movements. Appropriating the variety-show format familiar from late-night TV, it explored...
Published: 27 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027515-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2751-5
... practice. Chapter 4 further explores how the law manages propriety through property. Through the analysis of landmark Parsi legal cases over beneficiary access to trust-managed sacred spaces, this chapter will show how the role of trust beneficiary both enables and constrains notions of ethnoreligious...
Published: 08 June 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375432-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7543-2
...), and the village itself is also a remarkable microcosm of life in the Russian North. From Varzuga the route proceeds to the western shore of the White Sea and down the coast to the town of Kem in the Republic of Karelia. In addition to its own landmarks, including the wooden Cathedral of the Dormition, Kem has...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373872-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7387-2
...) at the beginning of the twenty-first century. The chapter provides critical analyses of landmark national political issues in which major religious developments profoundly transformed the Nigerian state and society, notably the role of ethno-regionalism in the Nigerian-Biafra War in the 1960s and 1970s, the fierce...
Published: 08 June 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375432-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7543-2
... is the smaller Ferapontov-Nativity Monastery, with its miraculously preserved early sixteenth-century frescoes by one of medieval Russia’s greatest painters, Dionisy. The chapter concludes with Ustiuzhna on the Mologa River, a tributary of the Volga. This small town has a major landmark in the Church...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374480-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7448-0
... This chapter explores how humanitarianism takes up and is restructured by the demand for metrics in the context of global health, using the experiences of Hesperian Health Guides and their landmark publication, Where There Is No Doctor, as a case study. As global health funders ask for more...
Published: 05 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478023807-017
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2380-7
... In visual arts, historiographical writings, and literary texts, the image of the church recurs as a feature of civic identity and celebratory landmarks. Chapter 16 argues that Jacopo de’ Barbari’s View breaks with the tradition of “sacred topography” to depict monastic and convent communities...
Published: 05 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478023807-026
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2380-7
... the future hold for such a rich repository of cultural heritage? landmarks past and present Anton Kolb ...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374497-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... Interdisciplinary artist David Rokeby’s landmark work, Very Nervous System (1986–2004), uses video surveillance technology, synthesizers, a sound system, computers, and image-processing software designed by Rokeby to translate movement into music and/or sound. Through an intuitive process...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375791-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7579-1
... his tense relationship with fellow Martinican communists and the labor disputes and general strikes in Martinique in the 1950s. It relates Césaire’s support for autonomy in his critical writings about decolonization, in his poetry, and in his landmark plays The Tragedy of King Christophe and A Season...
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 10 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374923-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7492-3
... sites and landmarks, Fredrick Jackson Turner's "frontier thesis," Walter Prescott Webb's Great Plains, and Octavio Paz's theory of mestizo origins derived from Malinche/la chingada as a series techniques used to produce racial space: a racialized "way of seeing" national geographies and cultures...
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373162-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7316-2
... This chapter offers provisional thoughts on the collisions and collusions of queer theory and colonialism within critical Indigenous studies through a close reading of queer theory’s subjectlessness , Samuel R. Delaney’s short story “Aye, and Gomorrah,” and the landmark U.S. Supreme Court...
... to compose in different media, genres, and forms. This chapter also recovers the classroom context of Bambara’s landmark anthology The Black Woman (1970), which she edited while teaching at City College. The final section follows Bambara beyond the era of open admissions to show how she continued developing...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-105
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... resulted from a landmark prosecution case brought by the human-rights lawyer Juan del Granado. The decision, in 1993, was the first time any Latin American dictator had been condemned in the courts. By striking contrast, Hugo Banzer Suárez rehabilitated himself as a civilian politician and, on his third...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7448-0
... This chapter explores how humanitarianism takes up and is restructured by the demand for metrics in the context of global health, using the experiences of Hesperian Health Guides and their landmark publication, Where There Is No Doctor, as a case study. As global health funders ask for more numbers, they shape...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... David Rokeby’s landmark work, Very Nervous System (1986–2004), uses video surveillance technology, synthesizers, a sound system, computers, and image-processing software designed by Rokeby to translate movement into music and/or sound. Through an intuitive process of corporeal improvisation...
Published: 05 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2380-7
..., the image of the church recurs as a feature of civic identity and celebratory landmarks. Chapter 16 argues that Jacopo de’ Barbari’s View breaks with the tradition of “sacred topography” to depict monastic and convent communities as an integral part of Venetian socioeconomic life. Nearly spying beyond...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
..., in order to serve a prison sentence for drug traffcking. He was then deported back to Bolivia, in 2009, to serve out a sentence for genocide and human-rights violations in the same prison as his former boss, García Meza. Both their sentences resulted from a landmark prosecution case brought by the human...