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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (1 (73)): 131–159.
Published: 01 May 2010
... to Politics Julie Levin Russo My second ever mobile post from my camera phone to my Live- Journal blog (February 2005) featured a photo of me, offering my subscribed “friends” the opportunity to comment. Since then, I have regularly blogged images of myself and from my daily life...
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Camera Obscura (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...
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Camera Obscura (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...
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Camera Obscura (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 (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 (2000) 15 (1 (43)): 45–93.
Published: 01 May 2000
... and 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 (2011) 26 (1 (76)): 1–37.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Minh-Ha T. Pham This essay closely considers the political limits and possibilities of fashion-themed blogs. Specifically, the author examines the ways in which such blogs are everyday cultural sites that are framed by and can potentially reframe neoliberal relations of culture, technology...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (2 (77)): 65–89.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Karen Orr Vered; John McConchie Inspired by a review of the political theories of Anthony Giddens, particularly his question of whether or not there can be a Third Way politics of family, this essay examines the TV show Supernanny as an example of what we call “Third Way TV.” Tracing the program's...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (3 (81)): 169–179.
Published: 01 December 2012
... I N PRACTI CE: FESTIVALS, FILM, FEMI N I SM How EXPRMNTL Made the Small Coastal Town of Knokke the Scene for Radical Artistic New Waves and Political Sea Changes Gerda Johanna Cammaer The small Belgian coastal town of Knokke- le- Zoute once set the scene for one...
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Camera Obscura (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 (2014) 29 (2 (86)): 149–183.
Published: 01 September 2014
... by Camera Obscura 2014 Figure 1. “They can’t tell like we can”: Mignon Dupree (Lonette McKee) and Ester Jeeter (Rosanne Katon) share an ambiguously intimate moment in Julie Dash’s Illusions (US, 1982). The Face Is a Politics: A Close-Up­ View of Julie Dash’s Illusions Nick...
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Camera Obscura (2018) 33 (2 (98)): 197–207.
Published: 01 September 2018
... 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). Copyright ©...
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Camera Obscura (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...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (2): 1–39.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Ellen McLarney This article charts Beyoncé’s multimedia intervention into the politics of the Trump presidency as she draws on the work of black Muslim and Latinx artists to challenge white monopolies on representation in the Breitbart era. It specifically looks at the political interventions...
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Camera Obscura (2023) 38 (2 (113)): 173–197.
Published: 01 September 2023
...David Stephens Abstract This article examines the role of affect in making possible or impossible particular political visions. It uses Johari Idusuyi's 2015 protest at a Donald Trump rally to discuss how individual affects and microaggressions culminate in larger political boundaries that prevent...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 153–163.
Published: 01 December 2016
...) IN PRACTICE Arnait Video Productions: Inuit Women’s Collective Filmmaking, Coalitional Politics, and a Globalized Arctic Scott MacKenzie and Anna Westerståhl Stenport At first glance, one may not think of the Arctic as the site of one of the world’s leading women-­centered indigenous...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (1 (94)): 167–177.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... Her films are aesthetically distinct in the context of the formal histories of social documentary in India, which emerged at a moment of political crisis and subsequently came to be associated with instrumental use in education, advocacy, and public address. For Vohra, the textual stability...
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Camera Obscura (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 (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...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (2 (65)): 73–101.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... 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 primarily...