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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (2 (38)): 116–131.
Published: 01 May 1996
...Julia Erhart Picturing What If: Julie Dash's Speculative Fiction Julia Erhart The first feature-length film by an African-American woman to gain nationwide critical recognition as well as national theatrical release, Daughters ofthe Dust was already the focus of considerable...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (1 (70)): 135–175.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Thomas Foster This essay analyzes a postcyberpunk science fiction story by Ted Chiang, an Asian American writer. The story speculates on the technological manipulation of visual perception through the direct modification of visual processing structures in the human brain. It focuses on the...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (3 (72)): 73–109.
Published: 01 December 2009
... categories of difference regulating human organization and politics are as temporary and as transient as all historical artifacts. Alterity-as-biopolitics is also, however, a kind of traumatic sign that persists across history, and its meaning is often concealed. The article concludes with speculation about...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 187–193.
Published: 01 September 2016
... describes plastic's movement through the world and its durability. Accumulation asks for a reconsideration of political allies. Finally, nonfilial progeny offers a speculative intervention toward developing a feminist sense of responsibility for and relation to a future that is increasingly marked by loss...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (1 (103)): 139–159.
Published: 01 May 2020
... because of this, the postindustrial city is ubiquitous within the genres of scifi/speculative, fantasy, and horror cinema, appearing consistently as backdrop, symbol, animus, and even in some cases, character. Given the wide literature on horror film, haunting, and traumatic memory, this article suggests...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (3 (90)): 61–91.
Published: 01 December 2015
... aesthetic works together with the spatial dimensions of McMansions (single-family houses characterized by massive square footage totals) to generate a sense of fear with particular resonance for a contemporary culture characterized by financial speculation, increased privatization, and retrenchment of...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (3 (66)): 179–184.
Published: 01 December 2007
... “imaginary” archives produced by artists and critics in the past decade? Why the almost frantic proliferation of faked and fiction- alized archives, as in those of Walid Ra’ad’s Atlas Group Archive, Julia Meltzer and David Thorne’s Speculative Archive, and Camera Obscura’s current archival project?1...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (3 (69)): 195–196.
Published: 01 December 2008
... issues, we encourage authors to invoke 195 196  •  Camera Obscura a tone that veers between playful and rigorous, speculative and conclusive in order both to address their specific subjects and media and to experiment with form in a critical context. We will publish solicitations and...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (2 (71)): 184–185.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., we encourage authors to invoke 184 Call for Submissions  •  185 a tone that veers between playful and rigorous, speculative and conclusive in order both to address their specific subjects and media and to experiment with form in a critical context. We...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (1 (70)): 208–209.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., we encourage authors to invoke 208 Call for Submissions  •  209 a tone that veers between playful and rigorous, speculative and conclusive in order both to address their specific subjects and media and to experiment with form in a critical context. We...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (3 (72)): 163–164.
Published: 01 December 2009
... invoke a tone that veers between playful and rigorous, speculative and conclusive in 163 164  •  Camera Obscura order both to address their specific subjects and media and to exper- iment with form in a critical context. We will publish solicitations and open submissions, with the intention...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (1 (73)): 196–197.
Published: 01 May 2010
... invoke a tone that veers between playful and rigorous, speculative and conclusive in 196 Call for Papers  •  197 order both to address their specific subjects and media and to exper- iment with form in a critical context. We will publish...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 25 (3 (75)): 178–179.
Published: 01 December 2011
... invoke a tone that veers between playful and rigorous, speculative and conclusive in 178 Call for Papers  •  179 order both to address their specific subjects and media and to experiment with form in a critical context. We will publish solicita...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (1 (76)): 158–159.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., we encourage authors to invoke a tone that veers between playful and rigorous, speculative and conclusive in 158 Call for Submissions  •  159 order both to address their specific subjects and media and to experiment with form in a critical context...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (2 (77)): 147–148.
Published: 01 September 2011
... invoke a tone that veers between playful and rigorous, speculative and conclusive in 147 148  •  Camera Obscura order both to address their specific subjects and media and to experiment with form in a critical context. We will publish solicita- tions and open submissions, with the intention...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (3 (39)): 154–155.
Published: 01 September 1996
... Screen: Allegories of technology in Atom Egoyan's Speaking Parts. No 38; pp. 93-116. Erhart, Julia Picturing What If: Julie Dash's Speculative Fiction. No 38; pp. 117-132. Farocki, Harun and Kaja Silverman In Her Place. No 37; pp. 93-124. Farred...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (2 (80)): 161–163.
Published: 01 September 2012
...-­ timed guttural bursts. It was a toddler’s vernacular. “Yes I did carry rocks with me,” I whispered. “From the Promised Land.” “For my mother.” “I picked them myself.” “Does that mean I am a terrorist?” As the words left my mouth I speculated whether I was a terrorist just to him, or also to...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (2 (62)): 192–195.
Published: 01 September 2006
... humanities as a whole, an attack that is forcing them to revise disciplines, cut programs, and develop new, sometimes only pragmatic (measur- able) orientations. Back to the empty square bracket: instead of a speculative filling of the void, let me put two book titles into it: After Theory...
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Camera Obscura (1980) 2 (2 (5)): 72–79.
Published: 01 September 1980
... that Breuer, setting off for Italy with his wife, fleeing from this frightening symptom, “lost no time in giving her a child.”1° Lacan asks of Anna O.’s hysterical pregnancy “What did she show by this? One may speculate but one must refrain from resorting too...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (3 (63)): 153–156.
Published: 01 December 2006
... they feel bound to manifest its tenets. Instead it speculated, experimented, and often simply left literal gaps or unreadable density in places in which language that reflected women’s experiences was lacking. The list of films and fragments that I would save is far too long to enumerate...