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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2015) 30 (1 (88)): 155–183.
Published: 01 May 2015
... article demonstrates how the program's interest in staging the excess of racialized gender is structured through a white racial imaginary, which is contested by cast members in each season's reunion episode. The article ends with a consideration of the way in which queer of color camp affectively...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1995) 12 (2 (35)): 52–84.
Published: 01 May 1995
... the categorical claim that it might seem. Our look into camp's preoccu- pation with death and decay should lead us not only into a better understanding of camp as a critical endeavor, queer practice, and cultural phenomenon more generally, but also into questions about...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2008) 23 (1 (67)): 113–143.
Published: 01 May 2008
... of race and sexuality, as well as of formulating “queer of color” as a kind of critical modality. Much like Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin functions, according to Sigmund Freud, as a cultural artifact prized in the form of an idealized beating fantasy by the Victorian (white) child...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 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: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2017) 32 (3 (96)): 93–119.
Published: 01 December 2017
... their adaptation of Truman Capote’s 1958 novella. The film de-queered the novella, erasing its fantasies of white/black miscegenation and funneling these racial and sexual anxieties onto the specter of Asianness. In place of Capote’s original vision, the film preoccupied itself with defining an...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 33–57.
Published: 01 May 2014
... been read or positioned as a queer text — it has not, for example, screened at any queer film festivals — but I read the film’s queer potential not only in its camp appeal but also in terms of how it provokes a rethinking of female authorship within a minor transnational network of women’s...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2017) 32 (3 (96)): 121–154.
Published: 01 December 2017
... around “camp,” which frequently draw on Susan Sontag’s notion of camp Queer- ing Texture • 125 as “a sensibility (as distinct from an idea)” that might appeal to a certain “taste.”9 While these debates highlight the difficulties in defining and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2013) 28 (2 (83)): 45–75.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Lucas Hilderbrand This essay draws from queer theory and sound studies in an analysis of two sexually explicit 1960s underground films that refused synchronization: Barbara Rubin's Christmas on Earth (US, 1963), which is intended to be screened with a live radio sound track, and Andy Warhol's...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2008) 23 (1 (67)): 194–199.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the Angel universe and learn to stake those pesky vampires. Ruby Red and Emerald Green: The Queer Demon Diva of My Dreams Lorrie Palmer What is a woman to do when she falls, and falls hard, for a green- skinned, red-eyed, seriously horned, nattily dressed, 6'2" male diva who runs...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2015) 30 (1 (88)): 129–153.
Published: 01 May 2015
... ghetto and more world-worn than camp, is a fitting descriptor for many of the women on reality series such as VH1's Basketball Wives (2010–13) and Love and Hip Hop (2011–) and their respective spinoffs, Basketball Wives LA (2011–) and Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta (2012–). By no means does the article...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2012) 27 (3 (81)): 101–135.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Greg Youmans Since 2005, a number of video artists have mined the essentialist iconography and practices associated with 1970s lesbian feminism, such as central-core imagery, rural separatism, and Goddess rites. These artists have produced work that is pointedly queer in sensibility and that...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 125–143.
Published: 01 September 1991
... heterosexualized cross- gender identification will be juxtaposed or co-exist with more pro- gressive queer reworkings of the masculine and the feminine.8 Of course, the possibility of reading the Pee-wee texts’ presentation of queerness and/as gender in a camp register makes coming to an...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2008) 23 (2 (68)): 103–139.
Published: 01 September 2008
... with suffering. Walk on Water's protagonist, a Mossad assassin, attempts to bask in the suffering of at least three groups as the film unfolds: Israelis as victims of Palestinian terror, Jews as victims of the Nazis, and queers as victims of homophobia. None of these moments, however, make him cry...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2008) 23 (2 (68)): 41–66.
Published: 01 September 2008
... has tended to produce racist, sexist, and homophobic representa- tions — in fact relies on these elements for its smooth function- ing — then why is the reflexive stance not more consistently occu- pied by those considered marginal in that system: women, people of color, and queers...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2014) 29 (3 (87)): 149–183.
Published: 01 December 2014
... post-­1965 Asian American demo- graphic and intellectual critical mass and a concomitant ability to view the film through the lens of camp,Flower Drum Song’s racial stereotypes now seem to sting less and amuse more. Some of us are laughing not at the egregiously old-­fashioned Master Wang but...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 26 (3 (78)): 95–135.
Published: 01 December 2011
... pleasures of condescension they may often provoke. Ironic reading practices of “bad” films, formerly indebted to the queer cultural practice of camp, have now been reified as a sub- cultural gesture of distinction and transgressive consumer taste. This dilution and popularization of camp...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2010) 25 (2 (74)): 1–39.
Published: 01 September 2010
...  © 2010 by Camera Obscura Published by Duke University Press 1 2  •  Camera Obscura Designer.1 Companies making these “girl games” rationalized their designers’ use of stereotypically feminine aesthetics, such as the color pink, and themes, such as shopping, as the best way to pro- vide...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2011) 26 (1 (76)): 95–129.
Published: 01 May 2011
...- political technologies that have been mobilized to manage people with disability, people of color in the United States, women, and sexuality, then an event like the Holocaust or Cambodian genocide can be understood less as exceptional and more as part of a long history of marking people’s bodies for...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2017) 32 (2 (95)): 29–61.
Published: 01 September 2017
... exceptions, recent studies have attended to a range of feminist and queer pornographies opposed or tangential to the industry proper, while “the mainstream, heterosexual hard core . . . has been comparatively ignored by all but anti-­pornography scholars.”6 In line with this trend, a wealth...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2017) 32 (2 (95)): 63–87.
Published: 01 September 2017
... there. (152) He breaks down again, this time on a train: “He sweated continu- ously. His face had very little color. His palms drenched his trou- sers at the tops of his knees. . . . He concentrated for an instant on not clenching his teeth but he could not retain the thought . . . then he...