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positions (1999) 7 (3): 763–798.
Published: 01 August 1999
...Lydia H. Liu Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Beijing Sojourners in New York: Postsocialism and the Question of Ideology in Global Media Culture Lydia H. Liu The television serial Beijing Sojourners in New York was aired on the CCTV...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 105–130.
Published: 01 February 2001
...Judith Farquhar 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 For Your Reading Pleasure: Self-Health (Ziwo Baojian) Information in 1990s Beijing Judith Farquhar One rainy Sunday in Beijing, in 1997, I went to a shopping mall bookstore in search of popular works...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 569–599.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Fabio Lanza This essay questions how we can interrogate the emergence of politics, specifically student politics, without reducing it to the manifestation of an established social category (in this case “students”). By examining the case of Beijing University during the May Fourth movement...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 203–236.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Jennifer Hubbert The Olympic games have long served as a platform for political debate and ideological expression, and the 2008 Beijing games were no exception. The United States Olympic team selection of “Lost Boy of Sudan” and Team Darfur spokesperson Lopez Lomong as its flag bearer made...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 567–589.
Published: 01 August 2009
...T. E. Woronov This article is a close study of the discourses and practices of suzhi jiaoyu or “Education for Quality” in contemporary Beijing. Through a study of efforts to raise the “quality” of the capital's children in order to raise the “quality” of the Chinese nation and its future...
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positions (2010) 18 (3): 599–631.
Published: 01 August 2010
... technologies. This essay compares the work of two war photographers, Felix Beato and James Ricalton, who documented Beijing in conjunction with imperialist military campaigns against the Qing dynasty, first in 1860 and later in the wake of the Boxer uprising in 1900. An understanding of the divergent imaging...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 145–175.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Meiling Cheng This article takes an ecological approach to Beijing-based artist Yin Xiuzhen’s cross-media artworks, which comprise installations, performances, and inhabitable sculptures. Yin’s creative outputs—from her earliest installations that bemoan the vanishing old Beijing, through her...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 491–505.
Published: 01 August 2008
... pollution in Beijing partly stem from a monopoly by the authorities over land and capital. Story 4. The Story of Disease from Food: how food security is compromised with the excessive use of pesticide, chemical fertilizer, and heavy metal in farming and husbandry. From the four cautionary stories is derived...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 591–616.
Published: 01 August 2009
... and interviews collected over three years in Beijing, Chengdu, and Shenyang. Duke University Press 2009 Of Quality, Harmony, and Community: Civilization and the Middle Class in Urban China Luigi Tomba The legitimacy of the post-Mao communist regime has relied on the simulta...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 409–416.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Petrus Liu; Lisa Rofel In this interview, Shi Tou recounts her experience as a queer artist and activist in Beijing. She explains her view of the relationship between queer politics and art, how Chinese critics have received her works, and how globalization has shaped her art. Duke University...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 373–383.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Norman A. Spencer “Ten Years of Queer Cinema in China” is a photo memoir with twenty photographs and commentary that documents two important cultural events rarely mentioned in US discussions of Chinese underground cinema. They are the First Chinese Gay and Lesbian Film Festival held at Beijing...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1127–1157.
Published: 01 November 2012
... formulated with respect to the recent praxis of established experimentalists such as Beijing-based director and dramatist Meng Jinghui. The article argues that the Chinese avant-garde is not dead; it has, rather, evolved into a distinctive “pop avant-garde” mode that more aptly reflects and responds...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 489–515.
Published: 01 May 2014
... in Beijing and I Graduated! serve both to construct the documentary subject as an “internal witness” to the events of 1989 and also — by suggesting the uncontrolled and contingent nature of filming “in the present” — to validate this act of witnessing as unofficial, and therefore truthful. While this form...
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positions (2016) 24 (4): 789–812.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Nicholas de Villiers; Yongan Wu Zhang Bingjian's documentary Readymade (2008) focuses on the lives of two Mao Zedong impersonators in the People's Republic of China: Mr. Peng Tian, a forty-six-year-old farmer from Hunan Province enrolled in the performance art program of Beijing Film Academy...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 69–104.
Published: 01 February 2001
... of Beijing cultural elites (who were, after all, the primary transmit- ters of Western theories) against traveling theoretical agendas. The applica- tion of postmodernist and postcolonialist theories was no longer a ticket to the limelight...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 617–642.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Sun During three months of fieldwork in Beijing in 2005, I rented an apartment in an eighteen-story residential compound (xiaoqu). On my first day, while waiting for the lift, I overheard two residents chatting. From what they were...
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positions (2018) 26 (4): 781–815.
Published: 01 November 2018
... China Studies ,” positions 1 , no. 1 : 224 – 68 . Bao liandeng (Magic Lotus Lantern) . 1997 . Formations of Colonial Modernity in East Asia . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Beijing Dance Academy Annals Editing Committee . 1993 . Beijing wudao xueyuan zhi (Beijing Dance...
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positions (2010) 18 (3): 633–670.
Published: 01 August 2010
.... Tiananmen — ­which comprises a gate in Beijing’s center and a square stretching to its south — ­folds together two functions. On the one hand, it is a privileged emblem of the Communist state. On the other, the square is a cement-­covered...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 219–243.
Published: 01 February 2001
... is in Beijing, an Amer- ican university, Disney World’s Epcot Center, or UNESCO headquarters, seems easy to think of as distinct from social structure, law, and state insti- tutions. At the same time, agencies of the PRC state...
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positions (2003) 11 (2): 261–269.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Tina Mai Chen; Paola Zamperini 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Guest Editors’ Introduction 16 June 2001 Beijing Yan Bingbing’s studio Nicoletta Sileno is trying on an elegant black silk suit as Yan Bingbing’s two...