1-20 of 151 Search Results for

Philippines

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
positions (2011) 19 (2): 281–305.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Chinese, Hong Kong, and Philippine cinema are explored here, each demonstrating differing inflections in relation to digitization, finance capital, gender performativity, and generic style. Haptic mapping, the rapidly oscillating gender of the “female” martial artist, the transcendent “male” virtuosic...
Journal Article
positions (2011) 19 (2): 347–364.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Reuben Ramas Cañete The understanding of male sexual labor commodification in Philippine realist film has often been linked exclusively to economic and political determinations associated with authoritarianism and migrant labor from the 1980s to the 1990s. Little discussion has been focused on...
Journal Article
positions (2011) 19 (2): 365–391.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Richard T. Chu For centuries, dominant groups subjected the Chinese in the Philippines to different forms of identifications as a way to localize them. The Chinese in turn found ways to deflect and manipulate such means of control. Focusing on five films on Chinese Filipinos, this essay describes...
Journal Article
positions (2011) 19 (2): 499–524.
Published: 01 May 2011
... and woman workers, who somehow find themselves more mobile in the global economic system. Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Feudal Desires: Sexualizing Agriculture in the Philippine Film Industry Alvin Yapan Introduction At the turn of the twenty-­first century...
Journal Article
positions (2005) 13 (1): 215–234.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Reynaldo C. Ileto Philippine Wars and the Politics of Memory Reynaldo C. Ileto When Anglo-American forces invaded Iraq last year, my immediate reac- tion was one of déjà vu. It was the Philippines circa 1900 all over again. Of course...
Journal Article
positions (2020) 28 (4): 905–933.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Vicente L. Rafael President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war in the Philippines has exacted an enormous toll in human lives and suffering. This essay looks into one of the earliest and most graphic responses to this war: the work of photojournalists and the plurality of responses to their images. How...
Journal Article
positions (2011) 19 (2): 393–420.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Gladys Nubla The 2001 film Bagong buwan ( New Moon ) was hailed as the first feature film to focus seriously on the long-standing conflict between the Philippine central government and Muslims in the southern Philippines, and the first to treat Muslim Filipinos (Moros) with sympathy and sensitivity...
Journal Article
positions (2011) 19 (2): 439–462.
Published: 01 May 2011
... transnational middle class such as advocates, academics, lawmakers, and the media people, including the Philippine elite. Recently, such overt sexualization of the workers has also subjected Filipino male workers in the night businesses. Whatever workers' sex and sexual orientation, they are seen not as humans...
Journal Article
positions (2011) 19 (2): 463–498.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Benjamin McKay The article investigates the disjunctive mirroring of images and representations through films that evoke the larger socioeconomic and political relations between Singapore and the Philippines. The two films analyzed are about related plights of Filipina domestic workers in Singapore...
Journal Article
positions (2011) 19 (2): 551–579.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Sarah Raymundo This article intervenes into the connections between Philippine cinema's construction of transnational imaginaries and the post-Marcos era when neoliberal policies such as the export of feminized labor to developed countries by so-called “third world” countries like the Philippines...
Journal Article
positions (2021) 29 (1): 21–45.
Published: 01 February 2021
...J. Francisco Benitez This article explores the works of Philippine author Macario Pineda through the lens of Walter Benjamin’s “The Storyteller.” Following Benjamin, Pineda’s short stories present experience as containing a dialectic “frozen” in time and sutured in narrative. In Pineda’s stories...
Journal Article
positions (2011) 19 (2): 335–345.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Patrick D. Flores The article explores the ways in which the discourse and affect of miracle is performed in Philippine cinema, with the view of understanding how it exploits and inevitably corrupts mysticism and spiritual belief. Central to this project is the woman miracle worker, the visionary...
Journal Article
positions (2011) 19 (2): 525–549.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Jema Pamintuan Two films that portray the risk culture of millennial capitalism, Segurista ( Dead Sure , 1996) and Kubrador ( The Bet Collector , 2006), are used as textual evidences in discussing and challenging game-theoretic and probabilistic concepts as applied in the Philippine economic...
Journal Article
positions (2011) 19 (2): 257–280.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Francisco Benitez Using the hit movies Kailangan kita ( I Need You , 2002) and Milan (2004) as examples, this essay explores how Philippine commercial film mediates the affective and emotional labor required to maintain flows of out-migration, despite narrative trajectories that uphold a final...
Journal Article
positions (2015) 23 (3): 565–593.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Jennifer Jihye Chun; Ju Hui Judy Han The so-called English fever and the international mobility of South Korean youth are linked to the popular pursuit of English-language education in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the Philippines. From the perspective of young overseas...
Journal Article
positions (2012) 20 (1): 159–171.
Published: 01 February 2012
... Philippines, the academic discourse has shifted from critique of to collaboration with the state. The article then draws from the cultural production of independent digital cinema—representing the most abject of subaltern identities and conditions—to show the limits and possibilities of wagering on the future...
Journal Article
positions (2021) 29 (1): 121–139.
Published: 01 February 2021
... Philippines tropical gothic memory and narrative Anglophone Filipino literature References Anderson Benedict . 1997 . “ The First Filipino .” London Review of Books 19 , no. 20 : 22 – 23 . Benjamin Walter . 1968a . “ The Storyteller: Reflections on the Work of Nikolai Leskov...
Journal Article
positions (2011) 19 (2): 615–616.
Published: 01 May 2011
... professor at the department of art studies, University of the Philippines (UP), Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines. His book on the masculine visual culture of UP’s symbol, the Oblation, will be published by UP Press. Ryan...
Journal Article
positions (2011) 19 (2): 229–256.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Philippines The term vaginal economy was first used by a feminist columnist of a lead- ing newspaper in the Philippines to refer to “how the otherwise legitimate deployment of Filipino women entertainers has deteriorated into their mas...
Journal Article
positions (2004) 12 (3): 787–788.
Published: 01 August 2004
... studies at the University of the Philippines, is the author of “Undoing Europe in Southeast Asia: Contexts of a New Contemporaneity,” Filozofski Vestnik (2003). Gao Minglu, curator of Inside Out: New Chinese Art (1998), teaches in...