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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (3 (81)): 137–147.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Tess Takahashi This article examines the legacy of issues of representation in the International Experimental Media Congress held in Toronto in April of 2010, twenty years after the contentious 1989 International Experimental Film Congress. On the surface, the two events embraced the same stated...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (3 (81)): 181–183.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Volume Index 183 Tess Takahashi The Legacy of Representation: International Experimental Media Congress; Toronto, 1989 and 2010. No. 81: pp. 137 – 147 Greg Youmans Performing Essentialism: Reassessing Barbara Hammer’s Films of the 1970s. No. 81: pp. 101 – 135 doi 10.1215/02705346...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 99–131.
Published: 01 December 2016
... valences remain opaque in von Neumann’s own writing. See Mirowski, Machine Dreams, 458 – 59. 28. Tjalling Koopmans to John von Neumann, 18 January 1952, Box 5, Folder 2, John von Neumann Papers, Library of Congress. For more on the context surrounding this exchange, see Mirowski...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (2 (62)): 74–107.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., creating a public relations disaster for President Hoover and cementing the link in the popular imag- ination between 1917 and the current crisis. Starting with the bonus payment that Congress promised to World War I veterans in 1924 in the form of certificates that guaranteed the veterans...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (1 (49)): 73–105.
Published: 01 May 2002
... imitators of her work still classified in the Library of Congress listings as “Vaudeville but her performance bears little resem- blance to the sexually provocative efforts of most skirt dancers.11 Her work led directly to the innovations of modern dancers, such as Martha Graham who choreographed...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (3 (81)): 169–179.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of the most impressive gatherings of the interna- tional film avant- garde, when it hosted the EXPRMNTL film festival in and These three editions of the fes- tival were animated by the same debates running through two later gatherings in Toronto, the Experimental Film Congress...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (3 (63)): 153–156.
Published: 01 December 2006
...- son, Anne Severson, and Meredith Monk in recent years.2 In addition, some of the institutions that have ignored women’s cin- ema to various degrees, including Anthology Film Archives, the Museum of Modern Art, the Library of Congress, and the Pacific Film Archive, have responded to the increased...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (1 (58)): 107–147.
Published: 01 May 2005
... India and Pakistan. A political compromise reached primarily among the British government, the Hindu-dominated Congress Party,17 and the Muslim League, partition divided British India into a secular, independent India and a Muslim state split into the two territo- ries of West Pakistan and East...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 156–177.
Published: 01 January 1992
... account of her own experience with breast cancer, Lorde asked, “What would happen if an army of one-breasted women de- scended upon Congress and demanded that the use of carcinogenic, fat-stored hormones in beef-feed be outlawed?” We may soon see. “People have...
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Camera Obscura (1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 42–74.
Published: 01 May 1997
... Force, (Board of Regents of The U of Colorado, 1968.) 32. Jacobs 200. 33. Jacobs 232-233. 34. Condon 2. 35. United States Congress, “Symposium on Unidentified Flying Objects, Hear- ings before the Committee on Science and Astronautics,” US House of Representatives, Ninetieth...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (3 (63)): 1–35.
Published: 01 December 2006
... (NAWSA), and Jane Addams, the vice president of NAWSA, the founder of the American settlement house movement, and a leader of Progressive Era reforms. Suffragists hang posters announcing a speech by the suffrage leader Anna Howard. Courtesy of Library of Congress Prints and Photographs...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (2 (47)): 79–131.
Published: 01 September 2001
... to McCall’s first Congress on Better Living in 1958 responded, “I’d choose an appliance over a maid any time; you know when your appliance isn’t working” and “Appliances are people to me.”32) This discourse suggested that the disappearing maid reemerged in electronic form as new kitchen technologies...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (3 (84)): 33–65.
Published: 01 December 2013
... to Lyttle was written in the same month in which she published the article “Better Movies: A Stimu- lating Explanation of the New Congress Plan with Regard to Motion Pictures” in the magazine Child Welfare.48 In the article, Gilman outlines past strategies for countering and improving motion...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (3 (111)): 59–67.
Published: 01 December 2022
... footage of Jaurès giving one of his prophetic speeches at the parliamentary tribune as a means of signaling the end of happier times. Later in the film, we could have evoked the 1912 Basel Congress, at which were gathered—much more so than at the conferences at The Hague—the last men of good faith...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (2 (74)): 173–181.
Published: 01 September 2010
.... Notes 1. Patricia Zimmerman, plenary talk. Patricia Zimmerman and Helen de Michel, “The Open Space Project: Toward a Collaborative and Relational Theory of International Documentary,” Fifth International Congress of Cinema Theory and Analysis, SEPACINE/Asociación Mexicana de...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (2 (77)): 131–138.
Published: 01 September 2011
... at the California Museum of Photography and the Library of Congress, and Luminosity was profiled by New York Magazine  after her vid “Vogue” was chosen as one of the twenty funniest videos of 2007.9 But even categorizing “Vogue” as “funny” indicates misunder- standing. While “Vogue” is certainly witty...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (2 (29)): 91–129.
Published: 01 May 1992
... the doctrine of “sexual neces- sity,” declaring that “continence is not incompatible with health and is the best preventive of VD.” Congress, too, moved by the above- mentioned public appeals, formally endorsed the continence prescrip- tion; included in their Draft Act was a provision forbidding...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (3 (105)): 30–59.
Published: 01 December 2020
...- mental justice, the Ecosex Manifesto enlists eager and willing ecosexuals into the fold of a masturbatory ecology that recognizes a reworking of heteronormative sex: the active pleasures of the environment that participate in queer environmentalist commu- nities and congress. Unlike the passive...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (2 (56)): 141–169.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Historiographic Practice, ed. Jon Lewis and Eric Smoodin (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, forthcoming). 24. Only one reel of Idle Wives’s seven reels survives at the Library of Congress. My discussion of the film is therefore based largely on contemporary reviews. See Variety, 22 September...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (1 (16)): 203–225.
Published: 01 January 1988
... of the nation's preeminent centers for the preservation and study of motion pictures and the broadcast media. With nearly 100,000 films, videotapes, kinescopes and radio transcriptions, the Archive is second only to the Library of Congress in the size and scope of its collection. The Archive's television...