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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (1 (79)): 157–191.
Published: 01 May 2012
... overlooked, the controversial 1991 film María Antonia (Cuba), by Afro-Cuban filmmaker Sergio Giral. In this article, I first follow the transatlantic figure of Carmen from Spain to Spanish America, sharing unexpected Creole connections between Cuba and the original works of Carmen that emerged in the course...
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Camera Obscura (2018) 33 (2 (98)): 69–103.
Published: 01 September 2018
.... Banks and the Mary Poppins suffrage subplot might be more productively understood as offering an ambivalent—even anti-suffrage—representation of the Anglo-American suffragette. Copyright © 2018 Camera Obscura 2018 Mary Poppins transatlantic suffrage film postcards feminism women’s...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (1 (88)): 1–9.
Published: 01 May 2015
... University Press, 2009); Women and Literary Celebrity in the Nineteenth Century: The Transatlantic Production of Fame and Gender (Ashgate, 2012); and Reality Gendervision: Sexuality and Gender on Transatlantic Reality Television (Duke University Press, 2014). She is presently working on a monograph titled...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (1 (88)): 11–39.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., Pregnant episode of The Test, prod. Stage 29 Productions, syndicated, 23 September 2013. 19. Laurie Ouellette, It s Not TV, It s Birth Control : Reality Television and the Problem of Teenage Pregnancy, in 34 Camera Obscura Reality Gendervision: Sexuality and Gender on Transatlantic Reality...
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Camera Obscura (2023) 38 (2 (113)): 173–197.
Published: 01 September 2023
... on our understanding of Black life as constructed by Western philosophy. Palmer highlights this gap, a gap this article hopes to aid in filling. As he writes, “Black fungibility . . . is the product of the originary violence of transatlantic slavery. . . . This very malleability, or ‘fungibility...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (2 (65)): 73–101.
Published: 01 September 2007
... to translate into commercial success in the US. Even so, Baker became an iconic international figure, la Joséphine or la Baker, moving through the transatlantic cultural circuits that helped define popular female stage and screen performers in the early twentieth century, a time when...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 61–91.
Published: 01 September 2016
... is a PhD candidate in comparative literature at the University of California, Irvine, where she is completing a dissertation on ventriloquism in contemporary transatlantic popular culture. Her writing on art, film, and media has appeared in the Brooklyn Rail, In These Times, Public Books, Sounding Out...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (3 (69)): 35–79.
Published: 01 December 2008
.... By now it should be clear that the gold that sheaths Baker’s body in the film operates as a cipher and as a citation: not only of the currency of European civilized refinement but also of the dis- courses of psychoanalysis on fetishism, the history of “black gold” in the transatlantic slave...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (1 (88)): 101–127.
Published: 01 May 2015
... 1. See Amanda Ann Klein, “Abject Femininity and Compulsory Masculinity on Jersey Shore,” in Reality Gendervision: Sexuality and Gender on Transatlantic Reality Television, ed. Brenda R. Weber (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2014), 149 – 69. 2. “Barbara Walters Presents...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (1 (88)): 129–153.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., Reality TV and the Gendered Politics of Flaunting, in Reality Gendervision: Sexuality and Gender on Transatlantic Reality Television, ed. Brenda R. Weber (Durham, NC: Duke 150 Camera Obscura University Press, 2014), 54 75. See also José Esteban Muñoz, Disidentifications: Queers of Color...
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Camera Obscura (2023) 38 (3 (114)): 7–33.
Published: 01 December 2023
... that transatlantic singsong quality of a Hitchcock heroine. Fast forward to the library. The guests have all arrived and are milling around with their elegant crystal flutes of champagne. A somewhat awkward pause. Then the cook smashes a gong to announce dinner, Green jumps, and his whole glass of wine ends up...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (1 (88)): 71–99.
Published: 01 May 2015
...  •  Camera Obscura Cosmetic Culture (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2007); and Brenda R. Weber, ed., Reality Gendervision: Sexuality and Gender on Transatlantic Reality Television (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2014). 36. Robin Room, “The Cultural Framing...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (1 (70)): 177–207.
Published: 01 May 2009
... is produced,” a collection of techniques that create certain people as “things.”13 Scholars of the history of race generally argue that the advent of the transatlantic slave trade originated the modern sys- tem of racial meaning, one that has enacted (and continues to enact) ideological...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (1 (76)): 65–93.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., to New York City before his transatlantic passage to London in 1966 becomes a way to conceptualize diaspora, much like the image of the ship that Gilroy summons in The Black Atlan- tic: Modernity and Double Consciousness  as a symbol of the transatlan- 70  •  Camera Obscura tic circulation...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (2 (50)): 1–39.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of the interwar period—for the future iconography of the audiovisual discourse of world health—was the technological inauguration of the “Air Age.” Charles Lindbergh became an international hero when he completed the first solo transatlantic air passage in 1927, the first international airport...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (3 (72)): 73–109.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Reproductions: Genealogies of Race and Nation in Transatlantic Modern Thought (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2004), 5. 4. Etienne Balibar, The Philosophy of Marx, trans. Chris Turner (London: Verso, 2007), 23; emphasis original. 5. Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, The Marx...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (2 (83)): 1–43.
Published: 01 September 2013
... such as the silhouette — just as, in Baucom’s theorization, the Long Twentieth Century indicates the cycle of capital that begins with the fnancial revolution facilitated by the transatlantic slave trade. I further explore the idea of race as a form of appearance of capital and photography...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (2 (86)): 149–183.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of this figure, see Kimberly Snyder Manganelli,Transatlantic Spectacles of Race: The Tragic Mulatta and the Tragic Muse (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2012). 5. See Toni Cade Bambara, “Reading the Signs, Empowering the Eye: Daughters of the Dust and the Black Independent...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (1 (46)): 143–179.
Published: 01 May 2001
... Society, in order to make specific a larger ges- ture toward US popular culture within the space of the banlieue and in French urban film. This transatlantic circulation is related both to a shift toward the popular as site of interrogation, as Hall...