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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (1 (94)): 33–61.
Published: 01 May 2017
... to such efforts, for example, in the soap opera SIDA dans la cité ( AIDS in the City , Radiodiffusion-Télévision Ivoirienne, 1995, 1996–97, 2003), which consisted of three series produced by the US-based Population Services International (PSI) in Côte d'Ivoire. To the extent that AIDS in the City draws from...
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Camera Obscura (2003) 18 (1 (52)): 85–127.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Roger Hallas Camera Obscura 2003 Roger Hallas is a visiting assistant professor of film studies in the English Department at Syracuse University. He is currently preparing a book on AIDS, bearing witness, and the queer moving image. His articles have also appeared in the Canadian...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 152–155.
Published: 01 January 1992
...Juanita Mohammed Copyright © 1992 by Indiana University Press 1992 Ways women can contract HIV, from We Care: A Video for Care Providers of People Affected by AlDS (WAVE-Women’s Aids Video Enterprise, 1990). WAVE in the Media Environment: Camcorder Activism in AIDS...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 20–77.
Published: 01 January 1992
... problems.” Certainly our understanding of the S2 epidemic requires us to sort out an extraordinary number of culties about identity. These have serious implications for women: perhaps no arena of AIDS commentary has n more consistently confusing and problematic than gender-for experts...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 78–99.
Published: 01 January 1992
...Katie King Copyright © 1992 by Indiana University Press 1992 Masami Teraoka, 1992, New Wave Series1 Female Condom Tale, watercolor on paper Local and Global: AIDS Activism and Feminist Theory Katie King The juncture between all of these interests...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (3): 63–95.
Published: 01 December 2019
... writers’ engagement of psychoanalysis focuses on issues of history, memory, and the response of spectators to historically specific situations. Their theory further suggests that in addition to surrogate fantasy fulfillment, film—in its recurring representation of trauma—might aid in mastering shared...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (3 (105)): 116–131.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Shu Lea Cheang; Alexandra Juhasz “Digital nomad” Shu Lea Cheang and friend and critic Alexandra Juhasz consider the reasons for and implications of the censorship of Cheang’s 2017 film FLUIDØ , particularly as it connects to their shared concerns in AIDS activism, feminism, pornography, and queer...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 167–173.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Nathan Lee This piece reflects on the concept of “undetectable” through the double lens of HIV/AIDS discourse and the metaphysics of Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz. With the advent of antiretroviral therapy treatments for HIV infection that effectively reduce one's viral load to levels that elude...
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Camera Obscura (2024) 39 (1 (115)): 95–126.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Henry Washington, Jr. Abstract From the museum heist cast members perform in its first episode to the series finale, Pose (FX, 2018–2021) endeavors to complicate the dominant historical narrative of queer and trans of color life and death at the height of the AIDS pandemic. By focalizing...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 100–133.
Published: 01 January 1992
..., and why use narrative analysis to do it? Concerning the first question, there is little doubt that the dispute over the virus that came to be known as HIV has had a significant impact on both lay and scientific discourse on AIDS. By itself, the amount of written material involved...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 134–151.
Published: 01 January 1992
... of broadcast technology, such images are made by and for local, opinionated, individuals and communities. As Jean Carlomusto, the producer of The Gay Men’s Health Crisis’ weekly cable show, Living With AIDS, explains, “activist television such as Living With AIDS doesn’t speak to a ‘general public...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 290–291.
Published: 01 January 1992
... in Anthropology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, as part of its Medical Scholars Program. She is completing her dissertation on French and American medical discourse on AIDS. Her research also appears in the Western Journal of Medicine’s special issue on cross-cultural medicine...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (1 (91)): 123–151.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... Cante is the director of the Program in Sexuality Studies and an associate professor of media and technology studies in the Department of Communication at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. © 2016 by Camera Obscura 2016 David France HIV and AIDS documentary history gay men...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 4–19.
Published: 01 January 1992
...Paula A. Treichler; Lisa Cartwright Copyright © 1992 by Indiana University Press 1992 Introduction Paula A. Treichler and Lisa Cartwright A series of crises over the last decade-among them the AIDS epidemic, rising breast cancer rates, threats to reproductive choice...
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Camera Obscura (1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 180–198.
Published: 01 May 1997
... circumstance. This paper will propose that the figure of the vampire has become conflated with that of the alien, and, in the panic crisis of AIDS, whereby virology has caught the popular imagination, with the virus that invades and paralyzes the discriminatory function of the body’s immune system...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (2 (74)): 183–195.
Published: 01 September 2010
... years. She is a very vocal HIV/AIDS activ- ist, being positive herself and the mother of a positive daughter. While she has been trying to stay legal through employment, she hasn’t been able to get a green card because of the congressional ban on HIV-­positive immigrants. When I met her, she...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (3 (57)): 125–155.
Published: 01 December 2004
... unsettling, Safe has also been difficult to place in terms of Haynes’s oeuvre, since it lacks both explicitly gay-oriented content (except for occasional references to AIDS that function as scene-setting coordinates) and his trademark experimenta- tions with genre. Haynes, however, has suggested a strong...
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Camera Obscura (1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 192–211.
Published: 01 May 1994
... to represent a non-stereotypical, progressive, and “real” example of gay identity and experience, its narrative reli- ance on the spectacle of gay sexuality-manifest in its ambiguous handling of AIDS and sexual expression, its deployment of stereotypes, 194 and its smothering heter”osexua1...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (3 (57)): 93–123.
Published: 01 December 2004
..., despite their discontinuous treatment of gender and their striking formal differences, because both lay out in paradigmatic terms the issues that have continued to preoccupy Haynes in his more recent films. Both works were also palpably born out of the first phase of the AIDS emergency in the United...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (1 (61)): 105–145.
Published: 01 May 2006
... in the film, is suffering from AIDS and ultimately commits suicide, but also because, as we will see, that suicide is not taken up, dealt with, and mourned as Virginia Woolf’s is. While Virginia gets the last word in the film, it seems as though, after Richard dies, the film reiterates a certain violent...