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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2012) 27 (1 (79)): 69–95.
Published: 01 May 2012
... homosexuality in the Chinese diaspora. The four videos ( Myth(s) of Creation, Mother/Land, Movements East-West , and [os] ) that make up Xin Lu: A Travelogue in Four Parts combine memoir with a meditation on the discursive construction of travel narratives. Building on Ma's earlier work ( Toc Storee and Slanted...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2011) 26 (1 (76)): 131–157.
Published: 01 May 2011
... complexities and pleasures of the work of inhabitance. They may also overlook the investment in the reproduction of a more complex sense of “homeplace,” to use bell hooks's term, that migration, diaspora, and transnational experiences might also involve. So, where Naficy speaks of the suitcase as a potent...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2012) 27 (2 (80)): 155–160.
Published: 01 September 2012
... life of a stranger. The forced and unpredictable movement of individuals from the now depopulated Palestinian towns, villages, and holy sites into refugee camps and diasporas evidences the queering of modern Palestinian identity in this sense. The emotion or impression that one is a perpetual stranger...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2013) 28 (1 (82)): 69–101.
Published: 01 May 2013
... schoolgirl — for the collocation of chronological and nonchronological times with the heterogeneous spaces of diaspora. But the diasporic archive that is this calendar also illumines for us certain media for ensuring a beloved body's continued presence, the photograph and also the calendar being formal...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1995) 12 (2 (35)): 223–225.
Published: 01 May 1995
... Rick Berg. University of Minnesota Press, 1996. $19.95. Cinemas ofthe Black Diaspora: Diversity, Dependence, and Oppositionality edited by Michael T. Martin. Wayne State University Press, 1996. Posthuman Bodies edited by Judith Halberstam and Ira Livingston. Indiana...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 1–3.
Published: 01 May 2014
... directors and their work. It encompasses existential and temporal worlds; geopolitical formations such as regions and nations; cultural worlds such as first nations, settler cultures, and diasporas; and the industrial worlds of art cinema, world cinema, and national cinemas. The essays offer...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2010) 25 (2 (74)): 183–195.
Published: 01 September 2010
... queer theory, psychoanalysis, and critical race theory. His publications include “The Flight of the Eunuch: Mapping Homotextualities in South Asian Diaspora Literature” in the anthology Anxieties, Influences and After: Critical Responses to Postcolonialism and Neocolonialism (New Delhi: Worldview...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2005) 20 (1 (58)): 107–147.
Published: 01 May 2005
... India and Paki- stan demonstrated the extent to which this violence had not been left behind in the past. Appropriately for a film conceived at a moment when so many people in India, Pakistan, and the South Asian diaspora were looking back to 1947 and remembering the events, experi- ences...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2003) 18 (3 (54)): 41–69.
Published: 01 December 2003
... and videos of the Lebanese and Arab diasporas, I wanted to learn what this production is like at the source. Watch- ing the work and talking with artists and media organizers here, I began to find that, insofar as we continue to ask how the conjunc- tion and is deployed in “Arab women and video...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1996) 13 (3 (39)): 4–33.
Published: 01 September 1996
... imbrication within racialized diasporas. The collaboration between Walker and Parmar forms a compelling and complicated coalition between a US-based writer and cultural figure who has struggled to make a space for African-American women's concerns and a British filmmaker whose family's diaspora...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2010) 25 (2 (74)): 161–171.
Published: 01 September 2010
... emigrate to first world metropolises, cross borders to less poor ones. Camera Obscura 2010 Michael T. Martin is the director of the Black Film Center/Archive and a professor of African American and African Diaspora studies at Indiana University, Bloomington. Among his books, he is coeditor of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2011) 26 (1 (76)): 65–93.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., we need to recognize pornography as both performance and spectatorship. Ariane Cruz recently received her PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, in African Diaspora studies with a designated emphasis in women, gender, and sexuality studies. She is currently serving as the Africana...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2008) 23 (2 (68)): 141–166.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Shaodong burying Ying-er, his wife, next to Linchung. I would like to begin by saying that Fleeing by Night is really a film about diaspora as both material reality and existential Excess/Erasure in Gay Chinese Melodramas  •  149 metaphor; the tropes of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2011) 26 (1 (76)): 95–129.
Published: 01 May 2011
... trauma nonetheless haunts them. The diaspora is, as Khatharya Um has eloquently phrased it, “a site inhabited simultaneously by continuities and discontinuities —  ghosts, memory fragments, interruptions and contradictions. Losses and joy, trauma and inspiration, despair...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1995) 12 (3 (36)): 134–153.
Published: 01 September 1995
... culture’s insistence upon logocentrism. Stuart Hall posits that through Black music the Black Diaspora deconstructs the logocentric world founded by the mastery of writing. He writes: “the people of the black Diaspora have . . . found the deep form, the deep structure of their...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 5–31.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Smaill is a senior lecturer in film and television studies at Monash University. She is the author of The Documentary: Politics, Emotion, Culture (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010) and coauthor, with Audrey Yue and Olivia Khoo, of Transnational Australian Cinema: Ethics in the Asian Diasporas (Lexington...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 33–57.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Monash University. She is author of The Chinese Exotic: Modern Diasporic Femininity (Hong Kong University Press, 2007); coauthor, with Belinda Smaill and Audrey Yue, of Transnational Australian Cinema: Ethics in the Asian Diasporas (Lexington, 2013); and coeditor, with Sean Metzger, of Futures of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2007) 22 (3 (66)): 93–127.
Published: 01 December 2007
... migration into French flm history in such a way that the institution of the cinema becomes an architectural framework synecdotal for the nation. Benguigui’s interstitial cultural positioning moreover justifes reading her flm as inscribing this diaspora back into Algerian national history...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2012) 27 (2 (80)): 135–143.
Published: 01 September 2012
... narrative that you must come out of the closet and be a holistic person, instead maybe this kind- of- seen/kind- of- unseen can be a new formation, one that would be ambivalent, of course, but heroic in some way.”6 In Nus Enssas, queer Palestinians in the diaspora are imagined as a kind of half...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2004) 19 (1 (55)): 151–179.
Published: 01 May 2004
... movie stands at the intersection of two global trends. The first is the diaspora of certain major players in the Hong Kong film industry, a circumstance arising from the 1997 hand- over of the island to the People’s Republic of China (PRC), the late 1990s industry downturn, and the burgeoning...