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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 33–57.
Published: 01 May 2014
... female auteur and to her provocative exploration of youthful sexual identity and fantasy, Koh's condensed-form queer interpretation circulates more productively as part of a burgeoning queer Asian cinema. Unlike New Queer Cinema, which was gradually co-opted by the mainstream as US independent filmmaking...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2009) 24 (1 (70)): 109–133.
Published: 01 May 2009
... racialized as Asian or Asian American. 24 conflates East Asians, Asian Americans, and West Asian ethnic groups together by representing all three as users as well as subjects of digital imaging technologies. Camera Obscura 2009 Lisa Nakamura is a research professor at the Institute of Communication...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2009) 24 (2 (71)): 139–159.
Published: 01 September 2009
...K K Seet The rarely analyzed Asian horror film, which has had great impact on international film audiences recently as a result of Hollywood remakes, is increasingly mired in the milieu of home and hearth, leading to a new Asian variation of the domestic gothic. With specific reference to Japan's...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2017) 32 (3 (96)): 93–119.
Published: 01 December 2017
... their adaptation of Truman Capote’s 1958 novella. The film de-queered the novella, erasing its fantasies of white/black miscegenation and funneling these racial and sexual anxieties onto the specter of Asianness. In place of Capote’s original vision, the film preoccupied itself with defining an...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2014) 29 (3 (87)): 149–183.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Juliana Chang This essay explicates how Mei Li (Miyoshi Umeki) and Linda Low (Nancy Kwan), the Asian migrant and Asian American female leading characters in the film Flower Drum Song (dir. Henry Koster, US, 1961), oscillate between embodying the fantasies of American modernity and exposing the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2011) 26 (1 (76)): 1–37.
Published: 01 May 2011
... democratization, proponents argue, negates and thus frees us from the embodied particulars of race, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality. This perspective is rooted in and reproduces neoliberal assumptions about bodily transcendence and freedom. Drawing on several Asian American and British Asian blogs, Pham analyzes...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2012) 27 (1 (79)): 69–95.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Peter X Feng Asian diasporic identities exist in a complicated tension with Asian nationalist identity formations, simultaneously affirming and disavowing the nation-state as constitutive of identity. Video maker Ming-Yuen S. Ma's work focuses on problematics of translation as a metaphor for...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2009) 24 (1 (70)): 135–175.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Thomas Foster This essay analyzes a postcyberpunk science fiction story by Ted Chiang, an Asian American writer. The story speculates on the technological manipulation of visual perception through the direct modification of visual processing structures in the human brain. It focuses on the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2010) 25 (2 (74)): 183–195.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Ani Maitra In a conversation with the queer South Asian independent filmmaker and video artist Hima B. and through an analysis of her cinema verité work-in-progress And I Do Survive , this interview-article looks at the relationship between televisual discourse and “citizenship” as a form of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2017) 32 (3 (96)): 33–61.
Published: 01 December 2017
... ensemble, Modern Family relationally racializes Asian American, Latinx, and Black recurring and side characters through performances of cultural capital. Their differences deviate from the sexual modernity represented by the program’s core white families. Despite the token representations of racial...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2004) 19 (1 (55)): 151–179.
Published: 01 May 2004
...James Kim Camera Obscura 2004 James Kim earned his Ph.D. in English from the University of Virginia in August 2003, specializing in both Asian American studies and eighteenth-century British studies. He is currently enjoying a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship at Pomona College, after which he will...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2005) 20 (3 (60)): 1–13.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Published by Duke University Press #24; #24;  •  Camera Obscura of the conference, generating a remarkable spectrum of papers on women and film in a wide variety of film cultures. The Asian context emerged as one of the most exciting areas for a num- ber of reasons, not the least of which is the high...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2003) 18 (3 (54)): 119–129.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Eve Oishi Camera Obscura 2003 Eve Oishi is associate professor of women's studies at California State University, Long Beach. Her research is on Asian American, experimental, and queer film/video and literature. She is working on a book titled The Memory Village: Fakeness and the Family Romance...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1988) 6 (2 (17)): 217.
Published: 01 May 1988
..., $7.95 sc, $15.95 hc NEW! SPRING 1988 "A book of the hart." Lee L- San THE FORBIDDEN STITCH chronicle AN ASIAN-AMEmcANwoMEN's ANTHOXDGY THEWHITE JUNKOF edited by Shirley Geok-Iin Lim & LOVE, AGAIN...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1993) 11 (2 (32)): 161.
Published: 01 September 1993
... dissertation entitled “Managing Masculinity: Race and Psychoanalysis in Asian American Literature.” Tara McPherson is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at MIT where she teaches courses in media and literature. This article is a portion of her manu- script, “Reconstructing Dixie: Race...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2005) 20 (3 (60)): 159–191.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Yiman Wang Camera Obscura 2005 Yiman Wang is currently an Andrew Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow and visiting assistant professor of East Asian studies and cultural studies at Haverford College. Her works have appeared in Chinese Films in Focus: Twenty-five New Takes (2003), the Quarterly Review...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 226–230.
Published: 01 December 1989
... studies provides the theoretical foundation and methodology I use in my current research. For the last several years, I have been working on Asian film and representations of Asians in Hollywood films and tele- vision shows. Within both cultural studies and feminist film...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2004) 19 (2 (56)): 170–171.
Published: 01 September 2004
... 2004 Books Received Acevedo-Muñoz, Ernesto. Buñuel and Mexico: The Crisis of National Cinema. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2003. Desai, Jigna. Beyond Bollywood: The Cultural Politics of South Asian Diasporic Film. New York: Routledge, 2004. Dixon...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1988) 6 (3 (18)): 155.
Published: 01 September 1988
... just completed a three year term of research in Beijing, and is teaching film and cultural studies at Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia. His articles have been published in France, India, Italy, and the United States. He has edited a volume of the Cornell East Asian Papers on Chinese...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2014) 29 (3 (87)): 184–185.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Khoo The Minor Transnationalism of Queer Asian Cinema: Female Authorship and the Short Film Format. No. 85: pp. 33 – 57 Jean Ma Hong Kong Mambo. No. 87: pp. 1 – 31 Robert Miklitsch The Red and the Black: Gender, Genre, and the Romance of (Anti)Communism in The Woman on Pier 13. No...