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Published: 23 March 2011
...A Place with No Room Ramya Chamalie Jirasinghe Snake bites leading to death occur more frequently in Sri Lanka on a per capita basis than in any other country in the world, with the exception of Burma. Yet the serpent is both feared and admired in Sri Lanka. The naga (serpent) is a...
Published: 03 September 2004
... Chapter 5 in the operating room: on cows, greece, and the smoking fetus...
Published: 20 August 2003
... 7 Making Room for Men: Conﬁguring Men as Clients of Family Planning Clinics After having three children, my wife went on the Pill for her contraception because we could no longer a√ord an accident with...
Published: 20 May 2010
...Prologue A Missile in the Living Room The explosive RDX used in the Bombay blasts in 1993 had come to India on boats that had dropped their cargos on the Konkan coast. (Bombay was given the Marathi name Mumbai in 1996.) In that stretch of white sand fringed by coconut groves is a...
Published: 04 October 2006
... 11 TATAMI ROOM IN CEDAR GROVE never felt more nostalgic for Japan than when I ﬁrst visited Paris. It was IJanuary of 1989, between our third and fourth trips to Japan, and we were exhausted from the process of looking for new jobs, trying to weigh the pros and cons of one...
Published: 26 April 2005
... MAKING ROOM TO SELL Location, Regulation, and the Properties of Urban Trade 2 The town crier, Benito de Camudio, made his way through the streets of Potosí at ten o’clock one April morning, calling out the latest message...
Published: 01 January 2007
... 2 NOT IN MY LIVING ROOM TV SEX THAT WASN’T n 1969, one Dallas television station ran a public service announcement Iprodding parents to keep tabs on their children’s whereabouts. It asked, ‘‘Do you know where your boy...
Published: 11 October 2005
... MAE G. HENDERSON JAMES BALDWIN’S GIOVANNI’S ROOM: EXPATRIATION, ‘‘RACIAL DRAG AND HOMOSEXUAL PANIC In James Baldwin’s Giovanni’s Room (1956), geographical expatriation com- bines with...
Published: 01 January 2006
...Introduction: Wiggle Room doris sommer Culture is the area in which humanist values are created and established. . . . That is why we interpret it in the broadest possible way to include everything from cus- toms and traditions of distinct sectors that make up...
Published: 11 May 2001
... Part IV: Living Room...
Published: 21 December 2007
... Introduction The Egyptian Sculpture Room The image shown here, from 1825, is of the colossal bust of the Younger Memnon in the Egyptian Sculpture Room, part of the Townley Gallery in the original buildings of the British Museum.1 Raised on a...
Published: 07 May 1996
... Displacing Desire: Passing, Nostalgia, and Giovanni-s Room VALERIE ROHY " f merica is my country and Paris is my hometown," writes Ger- "L/V trude Stein in "An American in France" (61). Placing in question the very notion of place, this transatlantic crossing...
Published: 09 November 2004
... ANNA MCCARTHY THE RHYTHMS OF THE RECEPTION AREA: CRISIS, CAPITALISM, AND THE WAITING ROOM TV For several years I took photographs of tv screens in public c settings, using a slow-shutter...
Published: 02 February 2018
... 2 Living-Room London A New Medium in an Old Country Two images of London as a television city, one from approximately the beginning (1968) of the period discussed in this chapter and one from the end (2010), are emblematic of the transformations in both televi...
Published: 30 November 2012
... four TECHNIQUES AND ETHICS IN THE OPERATING ROOM The surgery was a success, but the patient died. Sometimes wrong, but never in doubt. SURGICAL APHORISMS A surgeon I know describes what she does as ‘‘controlled violence These two words deﬁne surgery as the use of physical...
Published: 01 January 1999
... from A Compendium of Travelers' Tales, Their Fantastic Encounters and Curious Sightings Man in a Room Darkly, darkly, lying darkly against the blue sheet, a man feels the walls of his room frame themselves around him...
Published: 01 January 2017
Published: 06 May 2016
Published: 04 August 2017
... This chapter is set inside the operating room, where the act of facial feminization surgery is constituted by tensions between the abstract tools of gender theory and the visceral materiality of reconstructive surgery. Through interspersing detailed field notes of one patient’s operation within...