1-20 of 431 Search Results for

cultural

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
×Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
differences (1 May 2006) 17 (1): 20–46.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Elisabeth Bronfen Brown University and differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2006 elisabeth bronfen is Professor of English and American Studies at the University of Zurich. Her books include Home in Hollywood: The Imaginary Geography of Cinema (Columbia University Press...
Journal Article
differences (1 May 2011) 22 (1): 90–110.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Leti Volpp This article shows how depictions of immigrant culture can limit the lives of immigrants to a problematic battle between “tradition and modernity.” As illustrated in the portrayal of a case in which immigrant parents murdered their teenaged daughter, Tina Isa, the discourse of tradition...
Journal Article
differences (1 December 2013) 24 (3): 101–126.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Alexander Des Forges This article argues that the concept of cultural capital as it is generally used in the study of the modern West constitutes a catachresis with three fundamentally problematic aspects: it shortchanges the productive capacity of capital; it assumes a commensurability between...
Journal Article
differences (1 May 2001) 12 (1): 17–49.
Published: 01 May 2001
...NANCY ARMSTRONG 2001 nancy armstrong is Nancy Duke Lewis Professor of Comparative Literature, English, Modern Culture and Media, and Women's Studies at Brown University. She is author of Desire and Domestic Fiction: A Political History of the Novel (Oxford University Press, 1987), The...
Journal Article
differences (1 September 2013) 24 (2): 109–129.
Published: 01 September 2013
... and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2013 Works Cited Lai Chen 陈来 . The World of Ancient Thought 《古代思想文化的世界》 . Beijing : Sanlian Shudian , 2009 . Xiaoyun Chen 陈晓昀 . Inquiries into the Cultural History of Women’s Revenge in the Ming Dynasty 《明代女性复仇故...
Journal Article
differences (1 December 1999) 11 (3): i–xii.
Published: 01 December 1999
...PHILIP GOULD 1999 philip gould is Associate Professor of English at Brown University. He is currently at work on a book on eighteenth-century antislavery writing and commercial culture. Brown, Herbert Ross. The Sentimental Novel in America,1789–1860 . Durham: Duke UP, 1940...
Journal Article
differences (1 May 1999) 11 (1): 68–111.
Published: 01 May 1999
...LISA O'CONNELL 1999 lisa o'connell teaches at the University of Queensland. Her dissertation is on the representation of marriage and sexuality in eighteenth-century print and stage cultures. Alleman, Gellert Spencer. Matrimonial Law and the Materials of Restoration Comedy...
Journal Article
differences (1 September 2003) 14 (2): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2003
...PHENG CHEAH Columbia University Press and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2003 pheng cheah teaches in the Rhetoric Department at the University of California, Berkeley. He is coeditor of Cosmopolitics: Thinking and Feeling beyond the Nation (University of Minnesota...
Journal Article
differences (1 September 2013) 24 (2): 150–171.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Chengzhou He As an important representative of cross-dressing performance in Chinese popular culture, Li Yugang (李玉刚) is highly acclaimed both in and outside China for his impersonation of well-known beauties in Chinese history and literature. By interweaving Peking Opera with elements of popular...
Journal Article
differences (1 May 2012) 23 (1): 62–100.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Dierdra Reber This essay seeks to explain the persistent representation of affect and the senses in the cultural narrative of globalization. The author proposes that we are currently witnessing an epistemic shift from reason to affect, a shift that may be traced to the birth of free-market...
Journal Article
differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 31–53.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Jonathan Sterne; Tara Rodgers Signal processing is one of the most important and understudied dimensions of contemporary sound cultures and of electronic media more broadly. In the sonic register, it inflects everything from music production, wired or wireless transmission, and radio broadcast to...
Journal Article
differences (1 May 2014) 25 (1): 177–188.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Tara McPherson This piece considers some recent variations on the debate around the role of cultural theory within the digital humanities, code studies, and platform studies in order to argue for a theoretically explicit form of digital praxis within the digital humanities. It takes seriously Gary...
Journal Article
differences (1 May 2011) 22 (1): 17–63.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Lila Abu-Lughod The “honor crime” poses perhaps more starkly than any other contemporary cultural-legal category the dilemmas of feminist scholarship and rights activism in a transnational world. Marked as a culturally specific form of violence and given a special and stigmatizing association with...
Journal Article
differences (1 December 2012) 23 (3): 197–205.
Published: 01 December 2012
... temptation to make the poststructuralist move of positing culture as the origin of nature, which would grant culture the primary status that nature has historically held, Kirby bypasses arguments over whether matter is out in the world or a product of language by expanding what counts as language. Rather...
Journal Article
differences (1 May 2011) 22 (1): 172–228.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Dicle Koğacioğlu This article begins with the observation that the honor crime (the murder of a woman by her family because of actual or deemed sexual acts that are considered an offense to the culturally defined terms of family honor) has received increasing attention in Turkey during the last...
Journal Article
differences (1 December 2017) 28 (3): 44–66.
Published: 01 December 2017
... melancholy gender, the author contends that this subjectivity enables a recognition of the same-sex love and desire prohibited by heterosexist culture through an enactment of its loss. As such, avatar suicide videos dramatize death in order to create an important space of public grieving in which the...
Journal Article
differences (1 May 2014) 25 (1): 93–106.
Published: 01 May 2014
.... Humanities computing has historically differentiated itself from media and cultural studies, defining itself as a field that uses computational methods to address humanities research questions rather than exploring the impact of computation on culture and the humanities. I call for a movement that would go...
Journal Article
differences (1 May 2014) 25 (1): 132–155.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Brian Lennon Umberto Eco has suggested that we imagine a methodological bifurcation in the intellectual culture of late medieval missionary Christianity, a bifurcation presenting two quite distinct responses to the biblical story of Babel and the post-Roman allegory of “Europe” it represents. This...
Journal Article
differences (1 December 2009) 20 (2-3): 250–278.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Mike Hill This article puts an emerging war doctrine archive through the paces of its philosophical analogues. Establishing in the first part of the article the “weaponizing of culture” (a now-common U.S. military phrase), which is occurring autogenically, that is, within and without the remnants...
Journal Article
differences (1 May 2014) 25 (1): 189–215.
Published: 01 May 2014
.... Digital games demand new ways of perceiving and working. They seem to matter to the unfolding of the twenty-first-century everyday, even if we do not always recognize precisely how they matter. Following an introduction to the cultural significance of digital games in the present moment, this essay turns...