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Published: 13 April 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395171-029
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9517-1
Published: 31 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375418-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7541-8
... Wideman’s The Cattle Killing , it parses out the repetitions of the ocular that reinforce a “failure of seeing” dominating contemporary artistic productions. Beloved Afterimage Wideman Morrison Lorde ...
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By Matt Hooley
Published: 15 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059363-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5936-3
... to and reproduction of absence—that the chapter conceptualizes as “social vacancy.” Using Louise Erdrich’s novels Tracks and Four Souls to elaborate this theorization of social vacancy, the chapter parses legal and literary genealogies of the domestic, including the ways the domestic (as an inherently repressive...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374251-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7425-1
... This chapter investigates how contemporary Thai cinema makes Buddhist elements available to queer and feminist interpretation and introduces the notion of a Thai Buddhist sexual contemporaneity . It further parses the concept of Buddhist melancholia and shows how adaptations of Buddhist...
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By Purnima Mankekar
Published: 21 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375838-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7583-8
... cultures in forming modes of connectivity between these two different sites. Parsing out the relationship between affect, temporality, unsettlement, and culture/cultural change, the chapter ends by situating this ethnography’s deployment of the terms archive and mediation in dialogue with attempts...
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By Robert Bailey
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374121-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7412-1
... together tendencies in the literature on conceptual art and conceptualism that respectively parse its conceptuality and expand its geography, the introduction positions the conceptually rigorous work of Art & Language at the core of the conceptual art movement’s historical significance for twentieth...
Book: Hound Dog
Series: Singles
Published: 04 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027072-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2707-2
... Clinton. In recent years Elvis has been parsed for history by Michael Bertrand, musicology by Robert Fink, and literature by Ed Comentale. Then that, too, passed, as writers moved on to figures such as Big Mama Thornton, leaving Presley to Hollywood. music historiography rock criticism popular...
Published: 31 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375418-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7541-8
... and this is a disjuncture artists highlight through fragmentation, sectioning off parts of black women’s bodies (and often their own) imagistically to mark the collective “parsing” out of black maternal capacities. This chapter utilizes imagery associated with black women’s conflicted maternity. It uses Betye Saar’s mixed...
Book: Hound Dog
Series: Singles
Published: 04 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027072-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2707-2
... in the Window” over the decades. The confusion wrapped into the Elvis Presley recording lingered: becoming something that we can witness John Lennon, Bruce Springsteen, and Neil Young, among others, grappling with, to where rocking itself became as much a mystery to parse as a thing to do. Big Mama Thornton's...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374473-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7447-3
... a local obstacle, which is passing and passable. The latter distinction is parsed through an analysis of two recent projects: (1) engineer Hans Monderman’s innovative approach to traffic management, which harnesses the obstruction of traffic, an enduring condition (as distinct from the obstacle of any...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375142-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7514-2
... colonial record and further propagated by discourses of Philippine nationalism and popular music, U.S.-based racial in/visibility politics, and racial/gendered authenticity. Listening against, or disobediently listening to, these records and discourses, this chapter parses out tropical renditions, Filipino...
Published: 12 July 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059615-020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5961-5
... Andrea L. Acosta’s contribution, “Recoding the Bot: ARMY and Digital Transgression,” reflects on the equivalencies that are often made between the online “bot” and ARMY, usually to discredit BTS’s popularity as the result of mechanistic, horde behavior. Parsing the deeply racialized figure...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374442-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7444-2
..., and offers ways to understand the differences between the two. One way is through the concept of aperture effects, whereby any study of metabolic illness must carefully parse how sharp or blurry the consuming subject must be in an analytic frame. The second way is through the idea of world clocks, which...
Published: 12 July 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059615-017
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5961-5
... between the online “bot” and ARMY, usually to discredit BTS’s popularity as the result of mechanistic, horde behavior. Parsing the deeply racialized figure of the “bot” illuminates the very human investments behind digital strategies of resistance and anti-surveillance that have sparked solidarities...