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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 167–173.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Nathan Lee This piece reflects on the concept of “undetectable” through the double lens of HIV/AIDS discourse and the metaphysics of Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz. With the advent of antiretroviral therapy treatments for HIV infection that effectively reduce one's viral load to levels that elude...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 149–153.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of the female body's objectification and also a catalyst for collectivization. Heather Davis argues that plastic is an opaque queerness, and Nathan Lee writes on the condition of being HIV undetectable as an optimistic imperceptible relationship to one's body. Across these texts, opacity operates...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 165–171.
Published: 01 May 2008
.... So it is not the case, as has sometimes been assumed, that the adoption of the dandy costume allowed early-twentieth-century gays and lesbians to pass undetected in mainstream culture — that is, to be seen as merely “stylish.” The aim of passing — namely, to avoid scrutiny — is not the aim...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (1 (19)): 4–23.
Published: 01 January 1989
..., if it is to remain undetected, if it is to continue to convert directly into “real” money. Now, on the first level of legibility, the film is about the collapse of the simulacrum and the “real,” a proposition which it repeatedly asserts. Chance and his new partner want to pose as po- tential customers...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (1 (70)): 109–133.
Published: 01 May 2009
... the “deviant look.” Just as the early twentieth century had its fears of social pollution, urban crowding, crime, and racial “degeneration” caused by immigra- tion, so, too, does the millennium have very similar fears regard- ing “unassimilable Asians,” “undetectable terrorists,” and “inse...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 156–177.
Published: 01 January 1992
... problem of the doctor-usu- ally male and usually condescending, dismissive, or both.” Her three tumors went undetected for months as one doctor after another told her she was being hysterical about lumps in her breast that were “just fibrocystic, probably nothing.” And when...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (1 (49)): 1–29.
Published: 01 May 2002
... from the undercarriage of the train unbeknownst to the operator or anyone else, all the while keep- ing their eyes on her and the payroll bag. This shot makes the transients dangerous by virtue of their undetected mobility and sinisterly illegitimate by virtue of the space from which they emerge...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (1 (70)): 177–207.
Published: 01 May 2009
... the bourgeoisie relax, and the Air France lounge at the airport — and blends into the environment. The women flirt, cajole, or sit quietly, depending on the context, to pass through undetected as they leave their murderous prizes under the bar, or a couch, or a stool. They succeed not because they look...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (2 (50)): 1–39.
Published: 01 September 2002
... with the infectious transgression of bodily boundaries. The threat posed by interna- tional exchange thus resides in the potentially undetected pas- sage of invisible contaminants across institutionally regulated borders, as globalization becomes both vector and antidote for contagious disease.1 This essay...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (2 (62)): 32–73.
Published: 01 September 2006
... and The Intimacies of Globalization  •  39 strange ways require anthropological research to be understood at even a basic level, but who understands “us” well enough to pass undetected as he or she destroys the essential fiber that holds a mythically unified America together. The basic plot...
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Camera Obscura (2000) 15 (1 (43)): 123–161.
Published: 01 May 2000