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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 72–85.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., (see www.salon.com). 72>IMka Journal of Contemporary African Art White Womanhood, Lynching, and the War in Iraq Shawn Michelle Smith P rivate First Class Lynndie England emerged afterimage the shadow of a previous spectacle. It is as the most salient...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (9): 64–66.
Published: 01 November 1998
...Rory Bester Copyright © 1998 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1998 ngola has been ravaged by one of the longest on-going wars this century. An independence war against the Portuguese that be• A gan in the 1960s turned into a civil war shortly after...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 30–39.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Jonathan Beller Copyright © 2009 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2009 The Art of War, Or [0[0 FUS[O'S Occupation Jonathan Beller n lectures, books, performances, DVDs, class• Filipino-American War, a monitor with an roo ms, theater spaces...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 212–221.
Published: 01 November 2018
... to instrumentalize the black leader’s message and image for “deradicalization” purposes. This article traces US government’s efforts to use African American culture and history for diplomatic aims during the Cold War and the War on Terror. The essay also addresses the controversy sparked by the publication...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 62–69.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Ian Merkel This article is a critical reading of the Franco-Algerian filmmaker Rachid Bouchareb’s films and their reception in France, Algeria, and the United States. Whereas Days of Glory , which deals with African soldiers who fought on behalf of France in World War II, was praised for its...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (26): 60–69.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., this picture is grounded in the particularities of the displacement and destruction generated first by the Algerian War of Independence and then by the Algerian Civil War. Yet the degree to which Attia is expanding his focus beyond the specifics of this experience marks his investment in probing the claims...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 162–165.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Lydie Diakhaté This review concerns the Walther Collection’s first photographic show, devoted to the work of Jo Ractliffe at the Project Space in New York. Radcliffe’s work offers the viewer a magical journey of remembrance through the long years of civil wars, mapping their tragedies onto...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 132–142.
Published: 01 May 2019
... and periods. Resnais’s and Marker’s film coincided with the emergence of anticolonial culture and consciousness, which hinged on the African self-narrative and activist movements connected to the Parisian publishing house Présence Africaine . Attia’s work situates us in an indefinite period between World War...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 40–54.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., almost all wars have been of a territorial nature. Territories tend toward uniformity and universalization. He contrasts this worldview with reflections on oceanic thinking, which perceives bodies of water such as the Mediterranean as mediators between continents as well as between opposing worldviews...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 100–114.
Published: 01 May 2020
... history seemed to have expired in pre-war Europe. Upon MoMA’s completion of a major expansion project in 2004, there was considerable anticipation about how the museum would represent its own history and raise its profile in a new century. As it turned out, the museum opted for a surprisingly...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 68–81.
Published: 01 November 2020
... University and the aftermaths of the Second World War in Africa, respectively, the article touches on issues of art education, the production of historical meaning, and the role of cultural institutions in Uganda. It also examines the complex entanglement between colonial legacies and postcolonial...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 18–29.
Published: 01 May 2013
... and political context in Egypt in the 1950s and the early 1960s under the governorship of the charismatic ruler Gamal Abdel Nasser, and as influenced by the global Cold War era. Copyright © 2013 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2013 MAN’S CONQUEST of NATURE Al-Gazzar, Sartre, and Nasser’s...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 146–148.
Published: 01 May 2013
... from their mothers and place of birth at the close of the war. Indochina ’s exploration of heretofore uncharted ground in French, African, and Vietnamese history and its insight into the unexpected psychological impacts of colonial warfare illuminate the present. Copyright © 2013 Nka: Journal...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 174–180.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Yemane I. Demissie “Bust Brawl: the Battle over a Black Bronze Prince” examines the tug-of-war between the Right Honorable General Sir Henry Frederick Ponsonby, the Privy Purse and private secretary to Queen Victoria, and John Throp, a sculptor and marble mason based in Leeds, over the creation...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 182–185.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Maaza Mengiste This presentation examines one photograph taken in Ethiopia in 1937 and what it reveals to a novelist about the time in which it was taken and the people depicted. In 1935, Fascist Italy invaded Ethiopia with the intent to make it a colony. The war ended with an Italian victory...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (26): 38–47.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Nadine Siegert Angola, a blank spot on the map of the international art world due to its long-lasting civil war, has carved out an outstanding position for itself as a metropolis of the future; it is sometimes referred to as the Dubai of Africa. The reflection of memory and violence in Angolan...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 20–37.
Published: 01 November 2013
... in South Africa’s National Gallery. His career flourished until he joined up to serve his country in World War II. In 1956, during the “urban removals” enforced by the Nationalist government’s apartheid policy, Tladi and his family were brutally dispossessed of their freehold property and left homeless. He...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 32–41.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Daniel Widener The visual arts played a critical role in the cultural awakening that began with the Second World War and flourished in the aftermath of the Watts riots. In searching for new means of expression rooted in and relevant to the communities from which they came, black artists based...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (26): 48–59.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of Contemporary African Art • 26 • Spring 2010 48 • Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-2009-005  © 2010 by Nka Publications I wonder where is all my relations / Friendship to all and World War II–era studio photographs, though and every nation. Battleground...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 122–129.
Published: 01 May 2006
.... Fall 2006 Nka «123 A Harvest of Death. Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. July 1863. Photographed by Timothy H. O'Sullivan. Plate 36 in Alexander, Gardner, Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War (Washington: Philp & Solomons, 1865-66). Courtesy Carl A. Kroch Library, Cornell University...