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positions (2007) 15 (2): 319–343.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Yiman Wang Screening Asia: Passing, Performative Translation, and Reconfiguration Yiman Wang The questions of what is “Asia” and what role it plays in the world system have preoccupied philosophers, historians, social scientists, cultural anthro...
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positions (2007) 15 (2): 345–368.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Urs Matthias Zachmann Blowing Up a Double Portrait in Black and White: The Concept of Asia in the Writings of Fukuzawa Yukichi and Okakura Tenshin Urs Matthias Zachmann Questioning the East/West Binary in Meiji Intellectual History A good story always needs two...
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 15–37.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Kenneth Surin Conceptualizing Trauma, but What about Asia? Kenneth Surin Psychiatry knows traumatophile types.  — Walter Benjamin, “On Some Motifs in Baudelaire” Trauma It is surely a truism that the various nomenclatures surrounding...
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positions (2007) 15 (2): 403–428.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Tobias Hübinette Asia as a Topos of Fear and Desire for Nazis and Extreme Rightists: The Case of Asian Studies in Sweden Tobias Hübinette Introducing a Delicate Issue The origin of this article comes from having spent a couple of years in the Asian...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 251–278.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Heather Bowen-Struyk Guest Editor’s Introduction: Proletarian Arts in East Asia Proletarian Literature in the World The proletarian arts movement was an international politico-arts movement that flourished in the 1920s and 1930s. Like other modernist...
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positions (2007) 15 (2): 211–224.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Yan Hairong; Daniel Vukovich Guest Editors’s Introduction: What’s Left of Asia When we began organizing this special issue in 2003, we were motivated by two imperatives for rethinking “Asia.”1 One has a long history: the proj- ect of...
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 229–258.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Rosalind C. Morris Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Giving Up Ghosts: Notes on Trauma and the Possibility of the Political from Southeast Asia Rosalind C. Morris Ghostly Occurrences In Bao Ninh’s 1991 novel The Sorrow of War, ghosts of the Vietnam War...
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 389–429.
Published: 01 May 2017
... the two series delves into issues of photography theory, on questions of indexicality and performativity, and the relations between photographic images in specific cultural climate. The author analyzes how these images may indicate the political fluctuations between the Asia-Pacific War, the 1970s...
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positions (1998) 6 (2): 505–506.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Esther Yao; Roland Tolentino; Kyung Hyun Kim Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 Call for Essays Exploring Contemporary Asia Pacific Cinemas: Spatiality, Desire, New Technologies Esther Yao, Roland Tolentino, and Kyung Hyun Kim, guest editors An...
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positions (2000) 8 (3): 675–709.
Published: 01 August 2000
...Carol Ann Christ 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 “The Sole Guardians of the Art Inheritance of Asia”: Japan and China at the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair Carol Ann Christ On a frigid winter night in St. Louis in 1903, a man named Blackmer sat in a...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 693–716.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Sujin Eom Moving beyond the actual and theoretical terminus of bounded cities, this article tracks routes by which particular urban forms and ideas have traveled through cities and intersected with the shifting dynamics of the political economy in the Asia Pacific region. It provides a comparative...
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positions (2001) 9 (3): 621–635.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Hyun Sook Kim 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 Commentary Korea’s “Vietnam Question”: War Atrocities, National Identity, and Reconciliation in Asia Hyun Sook Kim The “Vietnam Question” A new space for examining the Korean national identity and culture is...
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positions (2002) 10 (3): 547–573.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Koichi Iwabuchi 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Nostalgia for a (Different) Asian Modernity: Media Consumption of “Asia” in Japan Koichi Iwabuchi Over the 1990s Japan’s gradual tilt toward Asia was clearly visible. Follow- ing a long retreat after...
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positions (2003) 11 (1): 135–181.
Published: 01 February 2003
...Daniel Widener 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 “Perhaps the Japanese Are to Be Thanked?” Asia, Asian Americans, and the Construction of Black California Daniel Widener During the spring and summer of 2000, an uncommon coalition convened to plug an...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 643–666.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Lee Weng Choy 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Authenticity, Reflexivity, and Spectacle; or, The Rise of New Asia Is Not the End of the World Lee Weng Choy Two Anecdotes about Time 1. Channel NewsAsia (CNA)—the Singapore television station with am...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Rhacel Salazar Parreñas; Hung Cam Thai; Rachel Silvey The article provides a theoretical overview of the study of the commodification of intimacy in Asia, specifically charting a framework for understanding its institutionalization. It introduces the concept of “intimate industries,” meaning the...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 632–643.
Published: 01 May 1995
...Bill Brugger Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Commentary Marxism, Asia, and the 1990s Bill Brugger Thirty years ago, it would be rare to find within one cover the range of arti- cles presented here. Then, empathetic...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 1–51.
Published: 01 February 1997
...Norma Field Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 War and Apology: Japan, Asia, the Fiftieth, and After Norma Field Post/Prelude The fiftieth anniversary of the end of World War II has come and gone. So has the administration of...
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positions (2019) 27 (1): 209–239.
Published: 01 February 2019
... explores one case study drawn from Korean history as a framework for exploring possible future directions in liquid area studies. References Akaha Tsuneo Vassilieva Anna . 2005 . “ Introduction .” In Crossing National Borders: Human Migration Issues in North East Asia , edited by Akaha...
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positions (2018) 26 (4): 817–845.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Etsko Kasai The effects of the Asia-Pacific War (1931–1945) still linger through the region. Among those many factors that prolong the “life” of this war is the Japanese inability to recognize other peoples’ losses. Seventy-three years after the end of this war, these victims’ voices widely resound...