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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: 05 June 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391838-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9183-8
Series: New Americanists
Published: 21 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389248-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8924-8
Published: 26 May 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386384-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8638-4
Published: 18 May 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389583-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8958-3
Published: 17 December 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2205-3
...Nervous Interfaces ...
Published: 17 December 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022053
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2205-3
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
... off by the sentry she refused. A standoff between a deranged rubber agent and a chief who gifted him a sick woman opens venereal and nervous dimensions. Three sources enable. Roger Casement’s report is reread for sounds and silence; nervous laughter emerges. A Belgian investigator’s diary is read...
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By Nancy Rose Hunt
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
... of colonial power. As a concept, the nervous opens colonial history to harm and moods, notably nervousness, nervosité , and trembling. This disposition or category stretched from a psychiatric malady; everyday colonial fear and panic, merging with revulsion in dread; and female spirit possession, healing...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
... rate and venereal disease. The nervous state was tracking dissent in a context where many lost jobs and labor conditions worsened. How the slump affected lives and moods is demonstrated, from Europeans to hcb workers. The nervous state interrogates urbane lumberjacks about a Wangata chief, rumored...
Book Chapter

By Nancy Rose Hunt
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
Book Chapter

By Nancy Rose Hunt
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
... Maria N’koi is identified with a healing template for nervousness, with trembling trees. This healer provoked insurgency when conscription for Great War battles disturbed. Two territories conflicted when soldiers marched through embattled cannabis fields to storm her shrine. An administrator...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
Book Chapter

By Nancy Rose Hunt
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
... and prone to peddling in sorcery and exam scores; a famous Rumba star, Henri Bowane, caught stealing a phonograph; and the banning of a French song about colonial nervousness. The fondness of 1954 Congolese writers for the brass band of the suicidal officer of 1902 also open music and hedonism as a theme...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
... Nervousness, not a European characteristic alone, was basic to the vernacular. The conclusion returns to evidence on gender and thinks through the implications for HIV findings and African and medical history. It underlines interpretive techniques for new historical and anthropological writing...
Book Chapter

By Nancy Rose Hunt
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
Book Chapter

By Nancy Rose Hunt
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1