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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1996) 13 (3 (39)): 4–33.
Published: 01 September 1996
...Inderpal Grewal; Caren Kaplan Copyright © 1995 by Indiana University Press 1996 Warrior Marks: Global Womanism's Neo-Colonial Discourse in a Multicultural Context Inderpal Grewal and Caren Kaplan Imperialism's image as the establisher of the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2008) 23 (3 (69)): 35–79.
Published: 01 December 2008
... colonial fetish that haunts the making of modern architectural theory and the celebrity of Baker become the site of critical possibility through which we can track the conjoined stories of “modern nudity” (as stylized purity) and “primitive nakedness” (as material embodiment.) Tracking the charged concepts...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2015) 30 (3 (90)): 27–59.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Kyoung-Lae Kang This essay examines two films, Modern Boy (dir. Ji-woo Jeong, South Korea, 2008) and Private Eye (dir. Dae-min Park, South Korea, 2009), both of which depict Seoul in the 1930s—the period during which Korean colonial modernity was fully shaped—and in so doing draw contemporary...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2017) 32 (1 (94)): 1–31.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Sara Saljoughi This article examines the problem of collectivity in Forugh Farrokhzad's The House Is Black ( Khaneh siah ast , Iran, 1962), an experimental film set in a leper colony in northwestern Iran. Focusing on the film's experiments with form, the article explores how the development of new...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2008) 23 (1 (67)): 113–143.
Published: 01 May 2008
... and colonial secrets, locating the racially hybrid genealogies of the classic diva and the universalized subject of psychoanalysis, heretofore presumably white (European). Camera Obscura 2008 Hiram Perez is an assistant professor of English at William Paterson University. His work has...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2016) 31 (2 (92)): 175–185.
Published: 01 September 2016
... opacity shifts discussions of seeing and knowing toward situatedness, partiality, and the limits of the Western gaze; this section draws on Donna Haraway's interventions into debates about objectivity and Chandra Talpade Mohanty's critique of the colonial gaze in some Western feminist scholarship. The...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2009) 24 (2 (71)): 1–41.
Published: 01 September 2009
... rhetoric of value, proposing that the “pretty” as a recurrent taste category in film reveals an imbrication of gender, sexuality, and race in the construction of the cinematic image itself. Analysis of the pretty's antecedents in histories of art demonstrates how colonial and patriarchal modes of aesthetic...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 25 (3 (75)): 29–67.
Published: 01 December 2011
.... Consequently, many aspects of this supposedly new aesthetic resemble cultural appropriation and cannibalization strategies that have been identified with colonial formations. Camera Obscura 2011 Sangita Gopal is an assistant professor of English and film at the University of Oregon. She is the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2014) 29 (3 (87)): 149–183.
Published: 01 December 2014
... to stage the satisfactions of marital bliss. Linda's fantasy of domestic modernity pointedly and spectacularly fails to cover over national histories of colonial violence and trauma. Meanwhile, Mei Li's premodern framework of animism enlivens these abject spirits otherwise buried by national and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2016) 31 (3 (93)): 133–139.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of feminist pedagogy. In response, FemTechNet created an online DOCC (distributed open collaborative course) that modeled the cocreation of knowledge and scholarly dialogues in distributed networks and questioned the hierarchical and colonial impulses of online education. Using the concept of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 277–278.
Published: 01 May 1997
... American 1900-1 910 by Richard Abel. U of California P, 1999. Key Concepts in Post-Colonial Studies by Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths, and Helen Tiffin. Routledge, 1998. Cannibalism and the Colonial World edited by Francis Barker, Peter Hulme, Margaret Iversen. Cambridge UP, 1998...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1996) 13 (3 (39)): 154–155.
Published: 01 September 1996
.... Glynn, Kevin Bartmania: The Social Reception of an Unruly Image. No 38; pp. 61-92. Grewal, Inderpal and Caren Kaplan Warrior Marks: Global Womanism's Neo-Colonial Discourse in a Multi- cultural Context. No. 39; pp. 5-33. Lo, Kwai-Cheung...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2015) 30 (3 (90)): 188–190.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Continuity, Reality Celebrity, and the Female Grotesque. No. 88: pp. 11 – 39 Lynne Joyrich, Misha Kavka, and Brenda R. Weber Project Reality TV: Preshow Special. No. 88: pp. 1 – 9 Kyoung-Lae Kang Kyung-Sung: Cinematic Memories of the Colonial Past in Contemporary Korea. No. 90: pp. 27...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2007) 22 (2 (65)): 73–101.
Published: 01 September 2007
... the persistent dichotomy of exercising or lacking agency: Is Baker a race woman or a race traitor? Is she a pioneer of racial equality or a dupe of the racist colonial gaze? Does she deploy resistant feminist camp aesthetics or does she remain complicit as an objectified muse of the mod...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2000) 15 (2 (44)): 41–73.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Consuming the Other • 49 (West Germany, 1987). In so doing, the film uncovers the extent to which Herzog’s earlier encounter with Africa reveled in neo- colonial fantasies and stylized visions of power. By granting the film’s last words to...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2006) 21 (3 (63)): 37–61.
Published: 01 December 2006
... concurring with the Western view of the oriental (ex-)colony, Tsui in Knock Off portrays a Hong Kong overwhelmed by all kinds of counterfeits and dominated by gluttonous people craving quick bucks and power. The knockoff production mode could easily apply to Hong Kong filmmaking as well. It is no...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1993) 11 (2 (32)): 75–101.
Published: 01 September 1993
... with the past, Fleur’s journey situates these feminist concerns across both history and memory, time and space. Indeed, the courtesan’s movement for- ward to encounter her past invokes Hong Kong’s own movement forward towards a (post)colonial 1997 and an encounter with...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1993) 11 (1 (31)): 4–25.
Published: 01 May 1993
... the Victorian period the British colonial establishment in the Islamic and Asian worlds used the lan- guage of the early movement for women’s suffrage to criticize the religion and culture (and particularly the religious culture) of non-Eu- ropean men.2 In the Islamic colonies it was the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1995) 12 (3 (36)): 84–117.
Published: 01 September 1995
... colonial visions, the concept of “people” is still all too often read as implicitly “white,” while all other groups are “natives.” But a new generation of African filmmakers, populated for the first time by a number of women, is working hard to change that image. This article describes a...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2003) 18 (1 (52)): 129–155.
Published: 01 May 2003
... The Quick and the Dead • 131 World’s Fair, and the fantastic dream voyage Mother Dao, made from documentary Dutch colonial archival footage of the country now known as Indonesia, actually transform the genre of found footage film and achieve cinema’s truly surrealist potential. The...