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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 (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...
Published: 01 August 2023
Figure 4 “The Eye of the Dead”: a report in Liangyou magazine on German scientists’ experiment with retinography (“Siren de yanjing” 1934). More
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 769–799.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Arnika Fuhrmann This article examines contemporary Thai artist Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook's video work on death since 1997. Investigating Araya's willed, long-term artistic history of intimacy and exchange with the dead, the article focuses not on the artwork's relation to mourning but rather on how...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 905–933.
Published: 01 November 2020
... does photojournalism become a kind of witnessing linked to the work of mourning? How are trauma and grieving braided together in the experience of photographers covering war? What is the role of the camera, and what are the ambivalent effects of the technical and aesthetic imaging of the dead...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 523–547.
Published: 01 August 2022
..., they have further foreclosed the futures of many rural migrants whose survival in the city rely on cheap accommodation in these slum-like enclaves, even though survival in this context often implies dull and dead-end jobs with little prospect of social mobility. Drawing on the author's visual project called...
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positions (1997) 5 (3): 745–778.
Published: 01 August 1997
... itself out in Tokyo. First proposed in 1979 to the Ministry of Health and Welfare by the Bereaved Families Association, the tentatively named Senbotsusha Tsuito Heiwa Kinenkan (War Dead Peace Memorial Hall; literally, Combatant War...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 431–456.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., the ancestress of Korean shamans, is chanted by a shaman in a chinogwi-kut, a shamanistic rite to send the spirit of the dead to the other world. The shamanistic song, composed sometime in the Choson dynasty (1392–1910), was transmitted orally and spread...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 291–317.
Published: 01 May 2021
... Verlag . Bühler Benjamin , and Rieger Stefan . 2014 . Kultur: Ein machinarium des wissens ( Culture. A Machinarium of Knowledge ). Berlin : Suhrkamp Verlag . Cameron Allan . 2012 . “ Zombie Media: Transmission, Reproduction, and the Digital Dead .” Cinema Journal 52...
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positions (2002) 10 (1): 195–218.
Published: 01 February 2002
... to the nationalistic tone of Kat¯o’s argument and took particular issue with his claim that Japan first needed to mourn its three million war dead before it could grieve for Asia’s twenty million dead. Among the participants in the debate, philosopher Takahashi...
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 229–258.
Published: 01 February 2008
... dead return to trouble the dreams and the daytime moments of the liv- ing, appearing as soft corpses beneath the wheels of cars or laughing in the decimated groves where napalm was sprayed.1 Elsewhere, on the banks of the Salween...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 19–50.
Published: 01 February 2010
...: only some events are remembered. In Cathy Caruth’s work, the survivor’s ethical call is positions 18:1  Spring 2010 26 to bear witness to the suffering of the dead.24 Akin to this ethical “bearing...
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positions (1994) 2 (2): 177–249.
Published: 01 May 1994
... the horizon where the dead are, and we are not yet toward that place where those who will be born must live as nationals. The reality of national territory depends on the con- struction of a unified time-space stream of history, a seriality from...
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positions (2023) 31 (4): 803–838.
Published: 01 November 2023
..., the research team confirmed that the footage contained images of the dead bodies of Korean “comfort women.” The film footage is accessible onsite at the US National Archives II in College Park, Maryland. 4 In 2021, the person in question publicly revealed his identity. According to him, whose real name...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 513–554.
Published: 01 May 2016
... more labor-­ and use-­value under its power. Arthur notes that this movement of capital is analogous to spirit possession, which also contains a temporal dimension. After all, capitalists make use of “dead labor” in order to create surplus...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 661–688.
Published: 01 August 2008
... 662 Upon Cho˘ng Chu-yo˘ng’s passing, Tong-a Ilbo (East Asia Daily), a Korean quasi-nationalist newspaper, mounted elaborate Web pages that wove together Hyundai’s corporate history and the dead chairman’s life...
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positions (1994) 2 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 February 1994
... the dead are rendered radi- cally other by means of a process of dissociation which is simultaneously a process of objectification, a process whereby a certain that is recognized to be nothing more than an abject object: dead meat...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 559.
Published: 01 May 2000
... of the collection, and “A Dead Flag” [“Chugun ¯ kitpal Another example is “Discontent” [“Pulman Discontent! What a powerful thing it is. We all should have more discontents that ought to be than discontents...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 815–840.
Published: 01 November 2020
... contradicting, always intensely subjec- tive oral accounts of personally experienced history and numerous excerpts from of cial historical documents that together form a complex, multi- faceted world. It is this 825- page novel that represents Y s true answer to Kobayashi s 1997 challenge. Summoning the Dead...
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positions (1999) 7 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 February 1999
... been a dream, leaving Cao-Cao with the completed manu- script of “Searching for the Lost Wings of the Angel Ultimately, visiting her dead mother’s grave, Cao-Cao realizes upon reading her mother’s name on the tombstone that her mother...