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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2006) 21 (1 (61)): 53–57.
Published: 01 May 2006
... . Women’s Film Festival in Seoul, 2005. Courtesy of WFFIS A R C H I V E F O R T H E F U T U R E The Future Was Then: Reinvesting in Feminist Media Practice and Politics Alexandra Juhasz The future of feminist media scholarship begins with a return: a...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2007) 22 (2 (65)): 73–101.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Fields, 2003. Originally published in harlemworld: Metropolis as Metaphor (New York: Studio Museum of Harlem, 2004) Courtesy of the artist “Of la Baker, I Am a Disciple”: The Diva Politics of Reception Jeanne Scheper The US expatriate performer Josephine Baker (1906 – 75), who lived...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2016) 31 (1 (91)): 5–25.
Published: 01 May 2016
... openness to new ideas, new people, and new connections—that makes them sane. This notion provides a way of thinking about the aesthetic and political stakes of a collaborative process of creative production, such as the one employed in the making of Shortbus and made visible in its final form. This essay...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2016) 31 (1 (91)): 93–121.
Published: 01 May 2016
... and political, focusing in particular on the work of French activist video collectives Vidéo Out, les Muses s'amusent, and les Insoumuses. Arguing for protoqueer, nomadic, dissident, and performative modes of expression, it demonstrates that collective subjectivity never follows a clear, linear...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2016) 31 (2 (92)): 187–193.
Published: 01 September 2016
... contemporary articulations of queerness and queer sex rest on notions of opacity. This mirrors the production of plastic and the ways in which this alienated material has influenced our lives. Given this congruence, what might be borrowed from the figure of plastic for contemporary politics and organizing...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2017) 32 (3 (96)): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Tison Pugh Despite the progressive ambitions announced in its title, the sitcom Modern Family (ABC, 2009–) has been excoriated by many viewers for its purported conservatism and reactionary politics. In particular, the program’s treatment of homosexuality, evident in the story line of gay couple...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2018) 33 (2 (98)): 197–207.
Published: 01 September 2018
... between a documentary ethic of emergency (which draws on material forms like immediations that are ready at hand but obscure the path to social change) and a documentary politics of urgency and necessity (which maps the social structures, forces, and institutions that perpetuate structural inequality...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2018) 33 (3 (99)): 49–73.
Published: 01 December 2018
... ( The All-Around Reduced Personality—Redupers , West Germany, 1978), and Berlin School director Angela Schanelec’s Marseille (Germany, 2004). Examining each film’s attitude toward photography through the lens of Siegfried Kracauer’s postwar theory of film realism, this article relates the politics of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1992) 10 (2 (29)): 130–149.
Published: 01 May 1992
... Exposures: Abortion Politics and the Optics of Allusion Valerie Hartouni Over the course of the last decade, the grammar and culture of abortion have been profoundly refigured. Although a variety of factors have converged to produce this refiguration, among the most pivotal has...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1992) 10 (1 (28)): 156–177.
Published: 01 January 1992
...Alisa Solomon Copyright © 1992 by Indiana University Press 1992 Deena Metzger, photographed by Hella Hammid The Politics of Breast Cancer Alisa Solomon Miriam awoke groggy from her mastectomy at Beth Israel Hospital one July afternoon to a vision that seemed unreal. “A smiling...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1992) 10 (1 (28)): 178–205.
Published: 01 January 1992
...Carol A. Stabile Copyright © 1992 by Indiana University Press 1992 Figure 1. Shooting the Mother: Fetal Photography and the Politics of Disappearance Carol A. Stabile what name shall we call our selves now our mother is gone...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1995) 12 (3 (36)): 134–153.
Published: 01 September 1995
...Marla Shelton Copyright © 1995 by Indiana University Press 1995 Whitney Houston in The Preacher’s Wife (Penny Marshall, 1996). Whitney is Every Woman?: Cultural Politics and the Pop Star Marla Shelton An American pop icon such as Whitney Houston raises questions about the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1995) 12 (3 (36)): 49–65.
Published: 01 September 1995
...Noliwe Rooks Copyright © 1995 by Indiana University Press 1995 By Any Other Name: SweetJustice, Cicely Tyson, and Contemporary Visual Politics Noliwe Rooks The opening credits of NBC’s short lived series, Sweet Justice, almost succeed in visually explicating the show’s...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1983) 4 (2 (11)): 102–110.
Published: 01 September 1983
...Lea Jacobs Fredric Jameson. The Political Unconscious: Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1981) © 1983 by Camera Obscura 1983 Book Reviews Nina and the Book (Nosferatu, F.W. Murnau, 1922) The Political...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1984) 4 (3 (12)): 66–85.
Published: 01 December 1984
...Dana Polan © 1984 by Camera Obscura 1984 ‘ ‘Desire Shifts the DZferance’’ : Figural Poetics and Figural Politics in the Film Theory of Marie-Claire Ropars Dana Polan Polymorphous and perverse the cinema explodes the sign in...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1984) 4 (3 (12)): 89–106.
Published: 01 December 1984
... Bible of Saint-Martial, Limoges, 1 lth century Desire in Art and Politics: The Theories of Jean-FranCois Lyotard Maureen Turim When one mentions the juncture of semiotics, psychoanalysis and ideology in French theory, certain names circulate in the American con- sciousness: Roland...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 210–215.
Published: 01 December 1982
...Jacques Aumont; D.N. Rodowick Colin MacCabe, with Mick Eaton and Laura Mulvey, Godard: Images, Sounds, Politics. (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1980. BFI Cinema Series. Copyright © 1982 by Camera Obscura 1982 Book Reviews Godard: Images, Sounds, Politics Ja cqu es...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2000) 15 (1 (43)): 45–93.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Popular Culture (1993), edited by Paul Smith and Lisa Frank. CO 43-2, 44-93 6/7/00 11:58 AM Page 44 Maude, “Maude’s Musical,” CBS, 1973. CO 43-2, 44-93 6/7/00 11:58 AM Page 45 Quality versus Relevance: Feminism, Race, and the Politics...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2001) 15 (3 (45)): 71–113.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Democracy , Duke University Press. 03-Slane.sh 70-113=44pg 4/18/01 4:00 PM Page 70 03-Slane.sh 70-113=44pg 4/18/01 4:00 PM Page 71 Pressure Points: Political Psychology, Screen Adaptation, and the Management of Racism in the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2003) 18 (2 (53)): 125–151.
Published: 01 September 2003
... examines death and beauty in twentieth-century art, literature, and film. “Don’t you feel eyes moving over your body? Don’t your eyes seek out the things they wantHannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins) in The Silence of the Lambs (dir. Jonathan Demme, US, 1991) The Practice and Politics of “Freeing...