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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (3 (108)): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2021
... into the marginalized and queer audiences syndicated programming often serves. Copyright © 2021 by Camera Obscura Published by Duke University Press 2021 Bewitched television syndication queer broadcast history retextuality flow 41. Browne, “The Political Economy of the Television (Super) Text...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 25 (3 (75)): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2011
... with challenges to gender and sexual normativity, specifically, to the masculinity of the working-class miners. But this is made possible through the film's problematic and schematic treatment of history, since it suppresses any consciousness of the solidarities with the miners that were formed, or attempted...
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Camera Obscura (1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 262–263.
Published: 01 May 1994
... published in Critical Studies in Mass Communication, Media, Culture and Society, Journal of Communication, and Broadcasting and Electronic Media. With Jackie Byars, she is currently writing a book on Lifetime that synthesizes the theories and methods of political economy...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 184–193.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Broadcasting Corporation (NZBC), at that time the country’s sole public television broadcaster. This footage does more than simply provide a context for Georgina’s early life as a woman; it constructs a local transgender history and thus makes visible for a contem- porary New Zealand public...
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Camera Obscura (1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 192–211.
Published: 01 May 1994
... a considerable influence on the networks’ willingness to address queer issues. An article in Broadcasting stated that more and more agencies were becoming “gun shy” when it came to programs dealing with queer issues (Mike Freeman, “Ad Pull- outs Making Agencies More ‘Gun-shy...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 15 (3 (45)): 151–193.
Published: 01 December 2001
... justified in order to claim a history that many antigays claim does not even exist. Fun- damentalists attack queer readings as crazy interpretations, yet, I would argue, they are no more convoluted than fundamentalist readings. According to fundamentalist...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (1 (79)): 69–95.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of inherited identity. Ma’s conception of queer diasporic identity has much in common with Aihwa Ong’s “ exible citizenship.”11 For Ong, “astro- nauts” emerge at a speci c moment in history, one structured by the handover speci cally and the globalization of the econ- omy generally...
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Camera Obscura (1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 6–11.
Published: 01 May 1994
... of “it’s the same old story”-popular media’s vampiric pursuit and creation of the female consumer; and exaspera- tions about the knotty conundrums both the slogan and the network present. This after all is a cable service that commemorated Black History and Women’s History Months in 1995...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (1 (85)): 33–57.
Published: 01 May 2014
... University Press 33 34  •  Camera Obscura mopolitan style, and dismiss the significance of gender and alter- native histories.”1 Queer cinema constitutes a more politicized international dimension of contemporary Asian cinema, and some of the most vibrant and interesting work currently...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (2 (83)): 45–75.
Published: 01 September 2013
... on Earth and Couch allow — meanings informed by available histori- cal accounts and the productive anachronism of intergenerational identifications: Since I contend that queer histories are made of affective relations, I aim to make such histories manifest by juxtaposition, by making entities...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (1 (61)): 47–51.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Heather Hendershot Camera Obscura 2006 Heather Hendershot is an associate professor of media studies at Queens College and at the CUNY Graduate Center. She is the editor of Nickelodeon Nation: The History, Politics, and Economics of America's Only TV Channel for Kids (2004...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (2 (95)): 89–115.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of fan audiences through such broadcasting strategies. Situating MLPFIM fandom in relation to cult film consump- tion helps contextualize the gender dimensions of Brony activities. As numerous academics have noted, fan practices, as applied to cult cinema, frequently resonate...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 5–33.
Published: 01 December 2016
... video collective in Canada, the primary record of this work — the videos themselves — is rapidly disintegrating and, with it, a piece of the intersecting histories of Canadian broadcasting, media art, and Second-­Wave Feminist Video Collectives in Canada  • 7 the second...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (2 (56)): 47–73.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., and other cinematic devices employed in order to gain a broad, international audience. For instance, all three films are calculated to attract heterosexual audiences despite their queer content. The only explicit homosexual acts in The Shaw- shank Redemption result from forcible rape, so they require...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (1 (49)): 107–147.
Published: 01 May 2002
..., their “queerness.” They address particular versions of the determination to “never forget” that gives archives of traumatic history their urgency. That gay and lesbian history even exists has been a contested fact, and the struggle to record and preserve it is exacerbated by the invisibility that often sur...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (3 (57)): 57–91.
Published: 01 December 2004
... the film’s critique of cultural signification and its personal effects. The con- trasts among the iconic, reshot images of American culture, circa 1970, are striking, whereas the dissonance between the degraded footage and its indexical capacity to portray history—and between the rough images...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (3 (96)): 33–61.
Published: 01 December 2017
... inclusion through the seemingly apolitical appearance of the nuclear family — without explicit acknowledgment of either anti- normative queerness or homophobia.5 The program’s title ironically riffs on fears about US moder- nity’s effect on family structures and values dating back to the 1920s...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 113–143.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Hiram Perez Building on feminist and queer scholarship on the relationship of film spectatorship to subjectivity, this essay conjectures subaltern spectatorships of the two US film adaptations of Fannie Hurst's 1933 novel Imitation of Life as a means of tracing the impossibly entangled discourses...
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Camera Obscura (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...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (3 (81)): 101–135.
Published: 01 December 2012
.... Dreamy landscapes, androgynous gures, skin, and concrete, masquerade through a fantasia of uid forms referencing history while looking into the future.”40 Like the other contemporary queer media artists discussed in this article, Rosen- feld is keen to update the aesthetic form and political...