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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 155–160.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Gair Dunlop If war is conducted largely on the field of logistics, how is the necessary level of involvement in the administrative staff maintained? How do those left behind on the ground remind themselves of how and why they fight? Abandoned office spaces on disbanded squadron facilities may give...
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Published: 01 March 2009
Nancy Spero, Female Bomb (1966). From War Series . Gouache on paper. 34 × 27 in. University Art Collection, New School University, New York. Photograph by David Reynolds. Nancy Spero, Female Bomb (1966). From War Series. Gouache on paper. 34 × 27 in. University Art Collection, New School More
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Nancy Spero, Male Bomb (1966). From War Series . Gouache and ink on paper. 36 × 24 in. Courtesy of Galerie Lelong, New York. Photograph by David Reynolds. Nancy Spero, Male Bomb (1966). From War Series. Gouache and ink on paper. 36 × 24 in. Courtesy of Galerie Lelong, New York. Photograph by More
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 281–298.
Published: 01 November 2006
... series of events leading up to and away from 9/11, including the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, as well as the War on Terror. © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2006 Voltaire, who coined the term “philosophy of history,” is often credited with being the first to work out a nonreligious approach to...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 51–70.
Published: 01 March 2007
... unprecedentedly massive scale during the Second World War. I argue that in Atonement these conditions are most effectively evoked when the text relinquishes its aspirations to pure, contemporaneous presence and instead employs tactics of evasion, elision, and belatedness. I conclude by suggesting that, under...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 183–200.
Published: 01 July 2008
... violence, will be assessed. It will be argued that, rather than the self-inflicted death of the global liberal order by means of irrational destructive terrorism, or the imminent collapse of Islamic fundamentalism, the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the subsequent war on terror exhibit...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 118–132.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Nancy Spero, Female Bomb (1966). From War Series . Gouache on paper. 34 × 27 in. University Art Collection, New School University, New York. Photograph by David Reynolds. Nancy Spero, Female Bomb (1966). From War Series. Gouache on paper. 34 × 27 in. University Art Collection, New School...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 165–188.
Published: 01 July 2011
... of the war against terror, its depoliticizing effects. It is a depoliticized picture, in which the lack of antagonistic politics and subjectivities in today's democratic materialist constellation is countered with the inherent excess of the system, the protagonist's (self-)destructive passion for the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 226–238.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Jonathan Harris This essay highlights post-1945 intertwined aesthetic and political radicalisms in the visual arts, drawing on key examples from the United States and Western Europe in the decades from the end of World War II to the present. It seeks to explore the complex relations between...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 254–271.
Published: 01 July 2012
... ubiquitous features of war and its aftermath, the artworks included herein equally represent indigenous cultures' intent to reinforce and maintain local customs and values as a defense against both reactionary regional insurgencies that embrace modernity from within and the long arm of homogenizing forces...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 23–26.
Published: 01 March 2005
... the worst thing about this is that here we have a parody of violence, a parody of war itself, pornography becoming the ultimate form of abjection of a war that is incapable of being merely war, of merely killing, and that is being drawn out into an infantile, Ubuesque “reality show,” a desperate...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 351–374.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Alex Houen This article explores ways in which the poems Allen Ginsberg wrote against the Vietnam War entailed resisting what he viewed to be effects of “coldwar subjectivity” – in particular, the automation of thinking and feeling. Many of these poems are what Ginsberg called “auto poems”: lyrical...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 391–394.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Marek Bartelik Imagining the Unimaginable: World War, Modern Art, and the Politics of Public Culture in Russia, 1914–1917 , Cohen Aaron J. , Lincoln, NE : University of Nebraska Press , 2008 , 246 pages, $45.00/£32.00, HB ISBN: 9780803215474 © BERG 2009 PRINTED IN THE UK 2009...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 70–88.
Published: 01 March 2015
... the Vietnam War. The crucial question centered around the proper role of the audience, or citizenry: Should members sit quietly and watch the drama unfold, confident in the decisions of those elected to perform certain roles? Or should they raise their voices and demand to be a part of the action, as...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 391–394.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Friedrich Kittler The paper provides a brief outline of the way in which the history of war redraws the boundaries between humans, animals (wild and domesticated), and machines. by permission of the rightsholder, Susanne Holl animals Friedrich Kittler war Right before our eyes, which...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 495–497.
Published: 01 November 2012
...James Ash Gameplay Mode: War, Simulation, and Technoculture by Crogan Patrick Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press , 2011 , $75.00/£48.00 (hardcover), $25.00/£16.00 (paperback) ISBN 978-0-8166-5334-8, 978-0-8166-5335-5 © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 In...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 289–310.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Leong Yew Little has been written about Asian spy films and their relationship with Cold War cultural studies. While their Anglo-American counterparts could be discursively analyzed for the way they portrayed Western anxieties about communism, constructed own identities as opposed to the alterity...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 27–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... At stake are the agons, polemos (strife, struggle, war), or luti-jahel-darvish , “Karbala paradigm,” and jumhuri-ye moral struggles (see below) in Iran and the West over creating and protecting robust public spheres and civil societies. I probe these questions and their complications from four...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 361–375.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Rocket is its soul. —Thomas Pynchon, Gravity’s Rainbow This special section of Cultural Politics contains four hitherto untranslated essays by Friedrich Kittler: “ Auto Bahnen ,” “A Short History of the Searchlight,” “Animals of War,” and “ De Nostalgia .” They are of differing lengths...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 269–288.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Ryan Bishop; John Phillips In an attempt to rethink the boundaries that conventionally determine the Cold War period and its fiction, we examine theoretical, historical, and aesthetic spheres that both precede and exceed the Cold War years. We focus on works by H.G. Wells and Richard Powers in...