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positions (2011) 19 (1): 159–191.
Published: 01 February 2011
... the dress codes of female protagonists on stage and screen illuminates how the North Korean state has set out to craft an ideal female body by constantly negotiating revolutionary masculinity and traditional femininity. Dressed to Kill: Women’s Fashion and Body Politics in North Korean Visual Media...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 121–144.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Peggy Wang In studies of contemporary Chinese art, Lin Tianmiao’s work has been overwhelmingly discussed in terms of women’s crafts and maternal roles. Citing her use of embroidery and the female figure, these interpretations have led to broad and often simplified characterizations of her work...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 121–139.
Published: 01 February 2021
... holed up in libraries and walking Manila’s streets. He wrote some of his most powerful stories between the end of US colonial rule and the beginning of the postcolonial era, at a time when the very craft of storytelling was itself endangered. And he did so in another language, American English, which...
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positions (1999) 7 (2): 307–342.
Published: 01 May 1999
...- les designer. As the bathrobe’s tag-on rough handcrafted paper- sought to make clear, the purpose of Far Village was to promote and protect the art and craft skills of “ancient cultures” such as Guizhou’s Mia0 people. More than...
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positions (2000) 8 (3): 711–746.
Published: 01 August 2000
... to the categories of Korean art and crafts that became increasingly popular during the 1920s and 1930s and that remain salient among collectors and others today.2 Yet the relation between Japanese colonial power in Korea and the rising...
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positions (2000) 8 (3): 591–603.
Published: 01 August 2000
...- erful tool for crafting international relations, a tool often so malleable, trans- portable,andimperceptiblethatitmaskeditsownprofoundinstrumentality. Yet there is no comprehensive definition of the term culture that suits every purpose. While...
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positions (2002) 10 (1): 7–38.
Published: 01 February 2002
... of the following: archaeological artifacts; sculpture (primarily Buddhist); crafts (which included tea wares,textiles,and swords); Aso Sumptuous Re-past 21 architectural models; and painting (Buddhist works, Yamato-e...
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positions (1998) 6 (2): 323–344.
Published: 01 May 1998
... to aboriginal arts and crafts. It contains a majority of the artifacts on display, including wood carvings, pottery, bas- kets, architecture, boats, textiles, embroidery, beads, appliquC work, leather goods, and ornaments. Objectification...
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positions (2002) 10 (1): 237–238.
Published: 01 February 2002
... 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Contributors Noriko Aso, a visiting assistant professor at the University of California, Santa Cruz, is revising her dissertation, “New Illusions: The Emergence of a Discourse on Japanese Arts and Crafts...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 565–586.
Published: 01 May 2004
... to craft a response to the ritualists (the Lamas and the Naxis), who did not participate in the reinvention sessions themselves. positions 12:2 Fall 2004 568 The FCP 2000 was a complex event in terms ofboth its...
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positions (2000) 8 (3): 747.
Published: 01 August 2000
...,NatoriY¯onosuke, graduated from the regular division of Keio Gijuku Daigaku (forerunner of Keio University middle school) and then went to Germany, where he studied applied crafts, commercial art, and photojournalism from 1928 until 1932...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 95–132.
Published: 01 February 2013
..., “and (in the towns) cane furniture.”10 The parenthetical aside here is important, since if by “furni- ture” we are to understand chairs, it is safe to assume that this item in the Malaysians’ craft repertoire was closely tied to the presence of nonnatives...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 735–763.
Published: 01 August 2003
... and the United States. The point can be made through what is called ethnic tourism, or cultural odysseys that find Chinese American youths crafting ties to the homeland and being crafted by it. The homeland tours that I examine here unfold under different...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 607–639.
Published: 01 August 1993
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 895–906.
Published: 01 November 2021
.... These are tensions inherent to our craft. Neither can be discarded or overlooked. So, let us embrace the tensions as creative and recognize how much this demands of us. We can afford neither free-floating evidence nor theories of an abstract social totality, flattened and lifeless. Nor can we get bogged down...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 473–493.
Published: 01 May 2012
... strategies to produce beauty and beautiful people, and to craft new bodily senses in the face of alienating changes and the potential homogeniza- tion of the aesthetic world by the images, technologies, and ideologies of global capital. Such strategies...
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positions (2009) 17 (2): 347–374.
Published: 01 May 2009
... is defined as an NGO: it includes a process of freeing Taiwan’s civil society and of crafting a Taiwanese cultural identity in modernization that is poised to absorb capitalism and democracy while simultaneously being patently local and willfully...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 769–794.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Frederick . 2008 . Global Markets and Local Crafts: Thailand and Costa Rica Compared . Baltimore, MD : Johns Hopkins University Press . Wilson Ara . 2004 . The Intimate Economies of Bangkok: Tomboys, Tycoons, and Avon Ladies in the Global City . Berkeley : University of California Press...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 185–190.
Published: 01 February 2015
... interest of the school, the CSSA community on campus, and the large online com- munities for CSSA to exert its leadership. That’s when we started crafting the response. E: How and why did the CSSA decide to organize a campaign...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 595–629.
Published: 01 August 2017
... Press . Chatterjee Saibal . 2013 . “A Gutsy Filmmaker Whose Craft Transcended the Confines of Region.” Hindu (Chennai) , May 31 . www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/a-gutsy-filmmaker-whose-craft-transcended-the-confines-of-region/article4765457.ece . Cohn Bernard...