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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2008) 23 (1 (67)): 151–159.
Published: 01 May 2008
.... Vaginal Davis’s Gospel Truths Marc Siegel A number of years ago, while in Los Angeles to pack up my stor­ age unit and complete my move to Berlin, I attended a small con­ ference on queer perspectives on Andy Warhol at the California Museum of Photography at the University of California...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2016) 31 (2 (92)): 149–153.
Published: 01 September 2016
... refusal of the female body's objectification and also a catalyst for collectivization. Heather Davis argues that plastic is an opaque queerness, and Nathan Lee writes on the condition of being HIV undetectable as an optimistic imperceptible relationship to one's body. Across these texts, opacity operates...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2006) 21 (2 (62)): 32–73.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Emily S. Davis Camera Obscura 2006 Emily S. Davis recently completed her dissertation, “Global Romance as Political Aesthetic and Transnational Commodity,” in the Department of English at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2014) 29 (2 (86)): 149–183.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Nick Davis This article yields three new and interlocking readings of Julie Dash's Illusions (US, 1982), a classic of black feminist cinema frequently analyzed from the intersectional standpoint of gendered and racial representation. First, I explore Dash's potent use of close-ups at key points in...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 1–3.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Therese Davis; Belinda Smaill This introduction to the special issue titled “The Place of the Contemporary Female Director” outlines the genesis of the issue and aims of the editors. Building on a workshop that took place in Film and Television Studies at Monash University, Melbourne, in 2011, the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 81–109.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Therese Davis The article looks at the contributions of writer and director Darlene Johnson to an emerging Australian Indigenous cinema. It discusses the ways in which Johnson draws on her experience as a young, urban Indigenous woman and her knowledge of Aboriginal culture to explore the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2016) 31 (2 (92)): 187–193.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Heather Davis Plastic is a seemingly ubiquitous material, one that is both all too visible and, as such, opaque. Beginning with the use of plastic for sex toys, this essay tracks some of the strange convergences between plastic, as a material, and queer theory. In particular, it follows how...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2014) 29 (3 (87)): 184–185.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... 149 – 83 Nick Davis The Face Is a Politics: A Close-Up­ View of Julie Dash’s Illusions. No. 86: pp. 149 – 83 Therese Davis Between Worlds: Indigenous Identity and Difference in the Films of Darlene Johnson. No. 85: pp. 81 – 109 Therese Davis and Belinda Smaill...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2003) 18 (2 (53)): 152–153.
Published: 01 September 2003
.... Prison Nation: The Warehousing of America’s Poor. New York: Routledge, 2003. James, Nick. Heat. London: British Film Institute, 2002. Kellner, Douglas. Media Spectacle. New York: Routledge, 2003. Knight, Denise D., and Cynthia J. Davis, eds. Approaches to Teaching Gilman’s “The Yellow Wall...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1992) 10 (2 (29)): 91–129.
Published: 01 May 1992
... strong appeal to youth’s best imp~lses Moreover, wrote the screenplay author, Katherine Bement Davis, a “love story” was “necessary to hold the interest of the young women who see the film.”4 92 Intended for a noncommercial audience of women and girls over the age of sixteen, this...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1992) 10 (1 (28)): 292–293.
Published: 01 January 1992
... Photography by Melody D. Davis. Temple University Press, 1991. Female Spectators: Looking at Film and Television edited by E. Deidre Pribram. Verso, 1988. BioPics: How Hollywood Constructed Public History by George F. Custen. Rutgers University Press, 1992. $14.95. Make Room for TV: Television...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1989) 7 (1 (19)): 134–141.
Published: 01 January 1989
... could not have been made without Marx (Terence Davies’s Distant Voices, Still Lives, Mike Leigh’s High Hopes and his short, The Short and Curlies, Derek Jarman’s The Last of England, Joao Bothelho’s Hard Times, Edgardo Cozarinsky’s Sarah). 136 This year I heard Avant Garde Voices (the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1995) 12 (2 (35)): 6–23.
Published: 01 May 1995
... in Southcentral Los Angeles or Downtown Wash- ington, most of the carnage is contained within ethnic or class boundaries. Mike Davis, City ofQuartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2008) 23 (1 (67)): 1–9.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Siegel. The performer: drag artist, Blacktress, and “organic intellectual” Vaginal Davis. The performance: a combination of film screening, male go-go dancing, singing, French-kissing, and a reading. With sly diva design, Davis’s reading — “My Favorite Dead Artist” — pro- ceeds to “honor” Warhol...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2009) 24 (1 (70)): 67–107.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., R. T. Davis Milling Co., Life of Aunt Jemima: The Most Famous Colored Woman in the World (St. Joseph, MO: Davis Milling Co., 1895). Courtesy of the New Jersey Historical Society, Newark, NJ The Whiteness of Privacy: Race, Media, Law Eden Osucha Framing “The Right to Privacy” In...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2004) 19 (3 (57)): 125–155.
Published: 01 December 2004
... “white middle-class imagination” in which, as Mike Davis ob- serves, the absence of “any first-hand knowledge of inner-city conditions magnifies the perceived threat through a demono- logical lens.”5 Similarly the notion of safety guaranteed by the Whites’ seclusion in the “white-flight” suburbs of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1995) 12 (2 (35)): 223–225.
Published: 01 May 1995
... Margulies. Duke University Press, 1996. $16.95. Picturing [apaneseness: Monumental Style, National Identity, Japanese Film by Darrell William Davis. Columbia University Press, 1996. $17.50. The Hidden Foundation: Cinema and the Question of Class edited by David E. James and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2004) 19 (1 (55)): iii–np.
Published: 01 May 2004
... Alexander, Rey Chow, Danae Clark, Julie D’Acci, Mary Ann Doane, Alexander Doty, Rosa Linda Fregoso, Ana Lopez, Wahneema Lubiano, Anna McCarthy, Meaghan Morris, Linda Orr, and David Rodowick Managing Editors: Emily Davis and Andrea Fontenot Intern: Junko Yamazaki Camera Obscura is published three...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 202–223.
Published: 01 September 1991
...Henry Jenkins Copyright © 1991 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1991 “Don’t Become Too Intimate With That Terrible Woman Unruly Wives, Female Comic Performance and So Long Letty Henry Ienkins The somber Mr. Davis (Claude Gillingwater) checks into the Ardmore...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2010) 25 (1 (73)): 29–67.
Published: 01 May 2010
... their testimony, into their subjective experience of the prison, to see their framework intimately. Consider, for example, the ironic, wandering eyes of the black MP, Sergeant Javal Davis, who worked the night shift at Abu Ghraib (figure 6). Davis, who was convicted of battering...