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Published: 12 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7389-6
Published: 01 January 1987
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399988
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9998-8
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374428-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7442-8
... This chapter analyzes the role of the state in Indigenous audio media, focusing on governmental oversight at Australia’s largest country music station, and also one of Australia’s more successful Aboriginal-run broadcasters, 4AAA “Murri Country” radio. 4aaa is both a successful broadcaster and...
Published: 01 February 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004332-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0433-2
Published: 04 July 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387008-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8700-8
Published: 28 July 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390824-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9082-4
Published: 12 May 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8100-6
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385462-027
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8546-2
Published: 25 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376224-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7622-4
... This chapter details the history of the transoceanic cable station. It describes how stations served as a gateway to undersea networks, a site of connection to local publics, and a zone where boundaries between system and environment are contested. The first three sections of the chapter cover...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375883-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7588-3
... It was common for missionaries and their contemporaries to describe mission stations as “enchanter’s wands,” imagining these settlements as potent engines of social transformation. This chapter interrogates this tradition of thought, exploring the symbolic importance of the mission station in...
Published: 19 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373919-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7391-9
... This chapter discusses the Mars Desert Research Station, a habitat in the Utah desert where an early Mars settlement is simulated. Living and doing science at this site involves participants telling stories about the landscape that connects this place on Earth to Mars. Through language and...
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By Eben Kirksey
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374800-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7480-0
... station on Barro Colorado Island became a key institution supporting the fledgling discipline of ecology, certain categories of people were excluded from the social world of this new science. Social separation was naturalized among humans even as ecological entanglements were discovered. This research...
Published: 25 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376224-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7622-4
... This chapter analyzes conflicts at the cable landing point, the zone where undersea cables emerge from the deep ocean and extend through coastal waters, beaches, and local communities before connecting with cable stations. The chapter describes how, because these public spaces cannot be walled...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377825-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7782-5
... take notice of its own situation and the nuclear threat confront• ing the oblast. Not only was an immense nuclear power facility sprouting up in the town of Netishin at the northwest corner of the oblast, but a second nuclear power station was already in operation in the neighboring oblast of...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-113
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... leave of the two famous radio stations that residents listened to in moments of crisis and celebration: the Voice of the Miner, established in 1947; and the Pius XII station, founded by the Canadian Oblate religious order in 1959 in an attempt to distance mineworkers from leftist politics and from the...
Published: 18 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374695-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7469-5
... tower with a double helix stairway and subsequently rearranged for traditional performance venues) and the 2013 opera-for-headphones production of Christopher Cerrone’s Invisible Cities (performed in the bustle and everyday activity of Los Angeles’s Union Station but delivered to audiences via...
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375074-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
... This chapter tells how, in 2008, a mob from a highland town tried to kill a man known as El Millonario . As he had fled, they burned his home, Hummer, and gas station, on which they wrote “People’s property, sale prohibited.” This was the fallout from a Mayan-only development project that had...
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... Between 1948 and 1967, the Leprosy Research Unit for Nigeria was stationed at the leprosy hospital and one-time colony at Uzuakoli, and some of the most important research on the chemotherapy of leprosy was carried out there. Drugs tested and standardized at Uzuakoli were circulated in...
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375685-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7568-5
... This chapter explores the State’s top-down restructuring of television that took place in the early 1960s. Beginning with the nationalization of all television industries, new station names, high-culture-oriented programming, and a new broadcasting law, the State created a new television...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374428-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7442-8
... Indigenous broadcasters working with digital editing software divorces the voice from any necessary relationship to speaking subjects and describes the arguments, anxieties, and insights this has entailed for Indigenous radio and music producers at an Indigenous country music station in southeastern...