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Series: Post-Contemporary Interventions
Published: 01 January 1997
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9978-0
...Mapping the Oedipal Story onto Post-Fascist Socialism<subtitle>New Families/New Bodies</subtitle> ...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374374-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7437-4
... of neuroscience are not sufficient to grasp the stakes of the biosocial, plastic brain. Rather, the entanglement of social structures and neurobiological bodies must be addressed as an onto-epistemological problem, a real and corporeal one. The book concludes by arguing for the complexity and specificity...
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 07 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375036-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7503-6
...” (1980s), “nepantla” (1990s), and “nepantleras” (2000s), Anzaldúa synergistically expands them into her relational onto-epistemology, or what she names “conocimiento.” An intensely personal, fully embodied process that gathers information from context, conocimiento also incorporates imaginal, spiritual...
Published: 04 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375296-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7529-6
... Post-9/11 security cultures cultivate transparency chic, or the artful performance of consumer and suspect. The chapter analyzes the Transportation Security Administration’s policies and procedures for monitoring the things that passengers carry onto planes. The airport is akin to a maximum...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374022-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... media in the service of urban utopia. What I call the politics of emergence celebrates new construction and projects an anticipated future onto the perceived present. collective memory mobile screens neoliberal policy palimpsest Qianmen ...
Series: Narrating Native Histories
Published: 08 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375692-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7569-2
... of slave owners trying to hold onto their property and the freed and enslaved indios struggling to find a legal voice. While the application of laws played a part in freeing slaves or designating indios as naborias (permanent servants), lawyers, Crown authorities, and litigants interpreted them...
Book Chapter

By Bruce O'Neill
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373278-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7327-8
... of communism, during Romania’s troubled efforts at integrating into the global economy, that Romanians found themselves pushed out of work and housing and onto the streets. Those displaced by heightened market competition lost the ability to participate in a society that was increasingly organized around...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... of mischief — at least not by design. But sometimes I have been bumbling, wandering, disconnected, with no expectation — or intention — of being accepted. I’ll drop the phallic image of the picaro, the sexual miscreant, traveling from place to place with a lance, but I will hold onto the more general...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373728-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7372-8
... Chapter 7 analyzes the nude blogging and street protest of the Egyptian Aliaa Elmahdy. It argues that this activism may be read as a performance of rage against the status quo. Elmahdy brought sex to Tahrir Square on her own terms, injecting herself onto the geopolitical scene as a gendered...
Published: 11 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375050-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7505-0
... and race hierarchies were mapped onto the rural and urban topography and demography of Antigua and Barbuda, and the racial and gendered boundaries circumscribing enslaved people’s lives and forms of subversion. It explains the freedom of movement that enslaved people intermittently enjoyed amid the spatial...
Published: 26 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7454-1
... Ofeimun as a window onto how moral economies operate, at least in one singularly gifted moral imagination. moral economy Odia Ofeimun memory Corruption provides a new optic onto the Nigerian state. Rather than a set of real-world institutions that approximate Western models, the Nigerian...
Book Chapter

By Nicholas Sammond
Published: 17 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375784-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7578-4
... that relationship onto the performing animator and his rebellious and resistant central characters. lightning-sketch vaudeville minstrelsy rebellion performing animator ...
Published: 18 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373766-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7376-6
... The epilogue considers the devastation of Dominican territory, the divided political scene, and a new era of interrelation between the politics of Haiti and the reestablished Dominican Republic in the context of the greater Caribbean. Idealists could not hold onto power, but they did not stop...
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374541-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7454-1
... Corruption provides a new optic onto the Nigerian state. Rather than a set of real-world institutions that approximate Western models, the Nigerian state should be seen as an ideological project of labeling the activities of particular actors as being those of “state” officials. The ideological...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375142-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7514-2
... With the publication of her first novel in 1990, writer/performer Jessica Hagedorn emerged onto the national literary scene in the midst of U.S. culture wars. The era’s two critical currents of liberal multiculturalism and postcolonial studies impacted how scholars and readers figured Hagedorn’s...
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By Judith Casselberry
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372974-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7297-4
... The conclusion revisits chapter 1 to map emotional, intimate, and aesthetic labor onto, what may appear to be mundane, women’s work after the death of a cherished church member. It then goes on to recap the chapters, showing that since the inception of the Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ in 1919...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374824-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
... are attributed to the image and appear to emanate directly from the image when they are in fact produced by sounds. We project powers onto the cinematic image, clearly contained and framed in a way that sound is not, which in actuality are the work of sound, which often surreptitiously provides value added...
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374541-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7454-1
... engaged in particular acts because they were condemning “wrong” behavior.) This is not entirely satisfactory. After laying out the problematic of moral economies, the chapter develops a reading of a fascinating essay by the noted poet Odia Ofeimun as a window onto how moral economies operate, at least...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374527-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7452-7
... and Yoon’s photographs expose the politics of white masculinity projected onto representations of nature and in idealizations of Indigeneity. Further developing the theme of perversity associated with abstract labor in the first chapter, their photographs highlight how Asian bodies denote a degenerative...
Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375982-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7598-2
... This chapter examines a popular local practice in the Bahamas in which performing for the camera is central: proms. Here, young people stage elaborate entrances projected onto screens within the prom venue. Young people, influenced by hip-hop and dancehall culture, perform their own visibility...