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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 28–39.
Published: 01 December 1989
... Feminist Research Giuliana Bruno Italian feminist discourse has travelled different paths and reached different positions than American feminist criticism. Its experience of knowledge is different from that of “Women’s Studies.” The notion of “feminist film theory’’ defines an academic...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (1 (106)): 231–239.
Published: 01 May 2021
... digital transition as a model, the author interrogates the potential for online platforms to serve as a kind of scholarly postcard that offers accessible and more sustainable practices for sharing research and building more resilient and inclusive academic communities. Copyright © 2021 by Camera Obscura...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 5–33.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of the material object of research, and it attempts, instead, to account for affect. In the absence of a complete audiovisual record, the passionate sites of embodied feeling experienced, remembered, and misremembered by the subjects of this history (including the author) become a way to reinscribe this history...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 133–139.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of scholars, learners, artists, archivists, and activists focused on feminist research on technology. FemTechNet was founded in 2012 in response to what the initial collective felt was a misguided enthusiasm on college campuses for MOOCs (massive open online courses) that appeared to be undermining principles...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (2 (95)): 165–173.
Published: 01 September 2017
.... The methodologies of queer game studies are also developing and expanding into new territories. Bringing together close reading, reception studies, and the quantitative tools of social science, Shaw has created the first scholarly database of queer content in video games. With the help of research assistants, Shaw...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (3 (96)): 63–91.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Elisabeth Windle Douglas McGrath’s 2006 film Infamous recounts Truman Capote’s research travels to Kansas in the late 1950s. In opposition to the “effemiphobic” rhetoric of many contemporary gay cultures, Infamous highlights Capote’s effeminacy and relationships with women as creatively...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (1 (91)): 153–163.
Published: 01 May 2016
... New Day members, research on the initial production and reception of the collective's earliest work, and analyses of the style and structure of both canonic and contemporary films in its collection, this article demonstrates that the organization's valorization of collective production and collective...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (1 (73)): 161–195.
Published: 01 May 2010
... BeautifulAgony.com , a site exclusively focusing on the face of orgasm. Using Tom Gunning's research on the gnostic impulse of cinema, or the drive to reveal “new visual knowledge” through technology, I interrogate hard-core representation in the context of visual media and knowledge production. Beautiful Agony's...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (2 (74)): 1–39.
Published: 01 September 2010
... on their assumptions about those products' primary users. Michel Foucault's theories of governmentality and disciplinary technologies are also employed to understand how the micropolitics of gendered product design connect with the macropolitics of social control. Building on feminist technology research, this study...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (1 (79)): 157–191.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of my research, connections that foreground under-recognized transatlantic dimensions of the foundational trope. I then show how the template of Carmen (a love story that reveals the racial/ethnic and gender stratification in Spain) has been artfully reappropriated, conflated with Afro-Cuban Yoruba...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (1 (82)): 125–133.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Kristen Fallica This essay commemorates the fortieth anniversary of the independent feminist film organization Women Make Movies (WMM) by reflecting on its history and relationship to larger currents in feminist media culture. Based on archival research, this contribution to Camera Obscura 's...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (1 (100)): 185–195.
Published: 01 May 2019
...; Ambika P3, who presented a major exhibition, Chantal Akerman: NOW (2015); the conference “After Chantal” organized by the Centre for Research and Education in Arts and Media at the University of Westminster in 2016; and the upcoming publication dedicated to Akerman by the Moving Image Review and Art...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (3 (105)): 132–141.
Published: 01 December 2020
... images. In this interview, Willis describes her research as a student relying on periodical records as well as on the support of Black artists such as Roy DeCarava, Carrie Mae Weems, Gordon Parks, and James VanDerZee. This conversation with the author intertwines Willis’s personal history and the history...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (2 (29)): 18–54.
Published: 01 May 1992
...Lisa Cartwright Highlights aztd Shadows (James Sibley Watson for Kodak Research Laboratories, USA, 1937) Women, X-rays, and the Public Culture of Prophylactic Imaging Lisa Cat-twright The battery of new optical treatments under development...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (2 (23)): 90–107.
Published: 01 May 1990
... statistical and eth- nographic studies of reading such as Children’s Responses to the Mo- tion Picture “The Thief of Baghdad” attempted to record and assess the meanings produced by a single film.4 Although groups other than children occasionally fell under the researcher’s gaze...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 100–133.
Published: 01 January 1992
... ‘‘no.” As soon as I introduced my informants to the topic of my research, French and American medical perspectives on AIDS, the dispute would be mentioned. It is now used by clinicians and researchers as a reference for how science should or should not be done, and for the relationships between...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (2 (29)): 244–246.
Published: 01 May 1992
... in the Department of Community and Family Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School. Her research examines organizational and system influences on quality of care and efficiency in health care organizations. She has published many articles and a book, Hospital Structure and Performance (Johns Hopkins...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (1 (16)): 179–190.
Published: 01 January 1988
...- dience response. While I share Modleski's concern about the dangers and pitfalls of empiricism, I do not believe that the project of ethnography is necessarily at odds with a critical stance, both in relation to consumer society, and with respect to the process of doing research itself...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 108–111.
Published: 01 December 1989
... because my early research, conducted at the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies at Birmingham, was about popular television. The academic history of research into the television audience uses quite different paradigms from those of cine-semiotics, and I have felt...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (1 (61)): 147–182.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Raya Morag Camera Obscura 2006 Raya Morag is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication and Journalism at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. Her research and publications deal with trauma discourse, the New German Cinema, American Vietnam War movies...