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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2002) 17 (3 (51)): 31–69.
Published: 01 December 2002
... Television in Local and National Networks: Ruth Lyons and Arlene Francis Marsha Cassidy and Mimi White Newsweek’s cover story on 19 July 1954 called Arlene Francis “the quick queen of television.”1 In the same year, Look magazine reported that Ruth Lyons was known as “Miss Ohio” because her...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2007) 22 (1 (64)): 137–177.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Have One Daughter and That Is Egyptian Cinema”: ‘Azı¯za Amı¯r amid the Histories and Geographies of National Allegory Kay Dickinson On Tuesday, 1 November 1927, Egypt’s daily newspaper, al-Ahra¯m, proclaimed: Silent acting has finally been born in Egypt. In the Egyptian sky a...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 8–40.
Published: 01 September 1991
...Rey Chow Copyright © 1991 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1991 Male Narcissism and National Culture: Subjectivity in Chen Kaige’s King of the Children Rey Chow I: The Detour . . . how many [teachers] (the majority) do not...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 146–165.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Sasha Torres Copyright © 1994 by Indiana University Press 1994 Figure 1. War and Remembrance: Televisual Narrative, National Memory, and China Beach Sasha Torres I. Memory: Televisual, Popular, National In “The Gift the last show of China Beach’s third season on ABC...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2001) 16 (1 (46)): 99–141.
Published: 01 May 2001
... and War, Gender and Nation, Victims and Victimizers: Helke Sander’s BeFreier und Befreite Richard W. McCormick I wouldn’t be honest if I didn’t say that the fear of death I endured in the process of being...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2004) 19 (2 (56)): 47–73.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... Frank Darabont, US, 1994) Diva Traffic and Male Bonding in Film: Teaching Opera, Learning Gender, Race, and Nation Charles I. Nero In the influential Between Men, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick points to “male homosocial desire” as the potentially erotic “continuum between homosocial and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2006) 21 (3 (63)): 37–61.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Kwai-Cheung Lo Camera Obscura 2006 Kwai-Cheung Lo is an associate professor of humanities and English at Hong Kong Baptist University. He is the author of Chinese Face/Off: The Transnational Popular Culture of Hong Kong (2005). Knocking Off Nationalism in Hong Kong Cinema...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2008) 23 (3 (69)): 1–33.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Anna Ball One of the many astonishing traits of Palestinian cinema is the way in which it has embraced the complex relationship between gender and nation as a central concern in its filmmaking. This article explores the ways in which gendered and national identity are negotiated and refigured in...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2014) 29 (3 (87)): 33–63.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Matt Delmont This essay examines how housewife and political activist Irene McCabe drew national television news coverage to protests against busing for school desegregation. While thousands of parents across the nation raised their voices against busing, none received the same level of national...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2012) 27 (1 (79)): 69–95.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Peter X Feng Asian diasporic identities exist in a complicated tension with Asian nationalist identity formations, simultaneously affirming and disavowing the nation-state as constitutive of identity. Video maker Ming-Yuen S. Ma's work focuses on problematics of translation as a metaphor for...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2014) 29 (3 (87)): 149–183.
Published: 01 December 2014
... obscenities of US empire during the early Cold War period. While Linda embodies and enacts the pleasures of feminine spectacle, Mei Li offers an alternative, premodern method of looking that brings into relief the traumatic elements of national modernity. This study first provides an account of how...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2009) 24 (3 (72)): 111–151.
Published: 01 December 2009
... that impact. Histories of cinema generally fall within several dominant paradigms: world cinema; Hollywood or industrial cinema; and cinemas in contradistinction to the Hollywood industrial model—national art-film movements and avant-gardes resistant to the industrial paradigm and its influence. Though...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 33–57.
Published: 01 May 2014
... gained popularity, queer Asian cinema still exists primarily as a festival category representing a collection of films produced outside of particular national and industrial contexts. The limited scholarship on queer Asian cinema reflects the dominance of a national critical approach. Such an approach...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2011) 26 (2 (77)): 91–121.
Published: 01 September 2011
... brand advertisements negotiate the evasion of the veil on-screen. Islamic national discourse is inextricably linked to Saudi Arabian Television, with this relationship exemplified by the fact that it is broadcast from the two holy shrines of Makkah and Madīnah. The essay thus interrogates the manner in...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2012) 27 (2 (80)): 165–175.
Published: 01 September 2012
... dissimulation as a democratic and progressive nation in its advancement of queer-rights (commonly referred to as pinkwashing ), “Notes from the Field” exposes the realities of occupation and its impact on the lives of Palestinians, including queers and their profound interventions. Through a critique of the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2008) 23 (1 (67)): 113–143.
Published: 01 May 2008
... with the figure of the tragic mulatto as instances of queer pleasure, both self-shattering and subject forming. In so doing, the essay pays tribute to that tragic mulatto as a spectacular mulata and diva. The spectacular mulata diva summons queer subjectivities; furthermore, she betrays larger national...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 5–31.
Published: 01 May 2014
... ways that critique the masculine underpinnings of art cinema. Central to this reading of Bier's director image and her films are the increasingly transnational dimensions of women's film practice and the broader decentering of paradigms of national cinema over the past two decades. Belinda...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 81–109.
Published: 01 May 2014
... involvement in cinema as a global system, and into the complexity of contemporary Indigenous filmmaking in Australia as a specialist sector that operates within while remaining different from the state-funded national film industry. Therese Davis is the author of The Face on the Screen: Death...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2016) 31 (2 (92)): 155–165.
Published: 01 September 2016
... the contemporary politics of visibility, including the actions of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation in Chiapas, Mexico, the tactics of the global hacker group Anonymous, the politics of the veil or hijab, the use of balaclavas by Pussy Riot members based in Russia, and the performance of drag...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2016) 31 (2 (92)): 195–203.
Published: 01 September 2016
... in Russia, the Zapatista Army of National Liberation in Chiapas, Mexico, and the global hacktivist group Anonymous. Drawing on global protest movements as well as debates in the history of art, Wyman offers her thoughts on how visual opacity and collective actions obfuscate as well as activate...