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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (1 (82)): 125–133.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Association of University Women, among other organizations. Her primary interests are film historiography, documentary cinema, feminist media studies, and film and composition pedagogy. Photo from Chelsea Picture Station workshop, ca. 1972. Carla Johnson (left), Ariel Dougherty (right...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 111–115.
Published: 01 December 1989
... for feminist theory which, after all, is a heter- ogeneous political activity and not a discrete methodological position. Continued work in feminist historiography of cinema and television will be necessary to strengthen arguments that women have engaged subversively...
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Camera Obscura (1981) 3 (1 (7)): 110–127.
Published: 01 May 1981
... been particularly effective in raising these ques- tions; by using signifying practices from the dominant cinema and from independent, avant-garde, and feminist cinema, it can get the audience to question these relationships. History, Historiography, and Cinema In this context...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (1 (91)): 27–63.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., 2010) illustrate that the binding of the asexual to the single, though seemingly misguided, can open up fruitful pathways for reimagining queer relationality. Responding in part to scholarship on singlehood and asexuality while also attending to the film studies historiography of sexuality, this essay...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (3 (111)): 31–57.
Published: 01 December 2022
... ethnographic cinema experimental film historiography and cinema Figure 1. Carmelita in Mosori Monika (dir. Chick Strand, US, 1970) Figure 1. Carmelita in Mosori Monika (dir. Chick Strand, US, 1970) “Psychedelic ethnographer and Canyon cofounder Chick Strand was years ahead of her time...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (3 (18)): 127–136.
Published: 01 September 1988
... and troublesome than in historiography, which is precisely the place to question most deeply any project to reclaim Cabiers du Cinema. Is history a positive science or a science bumaine? Nineteenth-century Rankean historiography has in common with theoretical enterprises a confidence...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (3 (60)): 1–13.
Published: 01 December 2005
... in the international culture marketplace. —  Rey Chow, Primitive Passions: Visuality, Sexuality, Ethnography, and Contemporary Chinese Cinema Feminist film historiography has become a dynamic site of schol- arly activity in which the screen is indeed “a new type of ethno- graphic picture,” one...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 4–7.
Published: 01 January 1990
..., the critical debates on authorship and classical cinema, and the more recent studies of spectatorship and consumerism, Petro argues that even when not directly acknowledged as such., historical presuppositions and modes of argument have always informed feminist work in film studies. Writing...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (3 (48)): 229–263.
Published: 01 December 2001
... historical roots, early Chinese cinema has begun to receive more favorable reassessment, and scholars tend now to make finer periodizations within that long “early” period. Not only have they subtly challenged prevalent ideological assumptions that inform existing historiography of early Chinese cinema...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 138–149.
Published: 01 January 1990
...,” Cinema Journal 24.4 (1989): 10. 19. Mark Cousins and Athar Hussain, Michel Foucault (London: Macmillan, 1985). 20. Responding to criticisms of Foucault’s historiography for engaging in an “illegitimate selectivity” with respect to historical evidence, Paul Hirst also stresses...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 167–168.
Published: 01 January 1990
... Contributors 167 Jeanne Allen is Associate Professor of Communications at Temple University in Philadelphia. She is currently editing Volume 6 in the NEH-sponsored “American Cinema History Project” to be published by Scribner’s...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 94–100.
Published: 01 December 1989
... of viewing, namely those associated with the German tradition of art cinema and with viewing paintings or reproductions in which sexual aim would necessarily be passive and in which sexual overtones could easily be ignored because of their common occurrence as an iconographical element. In so doing...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (2 (35)): 106–128.
Published: 01 May 1995
... and the Question of a Fascist Aesthetic," Framing the Past:The Historiography ofGerman Cinema and Television, ed. BruceA. Murray and Christopher J.Wickham 123 (Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1992) 140-166. 9. Thomas Elsaesser, "Leni Riefenstahl: The Body Beautiful, Art Cinema...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (1 (61)): 39–44.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Lauren Rabinovitz Camera Obscura 2006 Lauren Rabinovitz is chair of the Department of American Studies and professor of American studies and cinema at the University of Iowa. She is the author of numerous books and articles, including Memory Bytes: History, Technology, and Culture...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 8–27.
Published: 01 January 1990
... authorship and biography, the role of extra-textual determinations on the cinema and its audi- ences). A larger and more important distinction in film historiography is therefore obscured by debates over the relative merits of empiricism and theoretical speculation...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (3 (48)): 59–81.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Feuillade , to be published by Wayne State University Press. She is also coediting an anthology of feminist film history and historiography. Musidora as the phantom that haunts film history in Les vampires (1915–16), directed by Louis Feuillade Screening Musidora: Inscribing Indeterminacy in Film...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (2 (62)): 184–191.
Published: 01 September 2006
... of many artists are heard beside traces of process, biographies, social histories, texts of conflicting discourses, and diverse strands of thought. They are labyrinths of stories in which there is no hierarchy in who or what is remembered. Of the innumerable examples of expanded cinema...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (2 (38)): 116–131.
Published: 01 May 1996
... to characterize early nineties African-American cinema production in the same terms. Dash's work should be situated within the context of this other cultural narrative, that is, in relation to what some have called an explosion in Black film.' One of the most important conversations that the film...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (3 (72)): 111–151.
Published: 01 December 2009
... have made diverse and significant interventions in film histories and historiography. See, for example,  Jane Gaines, “Film History and the Two Presents of 142  •  Camera Obscura Feminist Film Theory,” Cinema  Journal 44 (2004): 113–19; Amelie Hastie, Cupboards of Curiosity...
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Camera Obscura (1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 223–233.
Published: 01 December 1982
... for one’s career. Philip Rosen speculated on the thought that the appearance of cinema was not only coincident with the ori- gins of psychoanalysis, but also with a theoretical and social crisis in Western historiography, and then attempted to relate this crisis to the function of history...