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positions (2018) 26 (2): 213–241.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Zasshi (I) 40 , no. 469 : 19 – 20 . Møller Anders P. Mousseau Timothy A. 2016 . “ Are Organisms Adapting to Ionizing Radiation at Chernobyl? ” Trends in Ecology and Evolution 31 , no. 4 : 281 – 89 . Moriwaki Daigoro . 1960 . “ Zadankai: Hōshasenkenkyū no genjō...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 291–317.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Alexander Zahlten Abstract This article explores the popular shift to a media‐ecological understanding in post‐1960s Japan. Bookending its investigation with two actual funerals held for fictional characters in 1970 and 2007, it tracks the trope of death to map the increased interlocking of media...
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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 (2024) 32 (1): 129–149.
Published: 01 February 2024
...Charlotte Bruckermann Abstract Faced with environmental degradation and atmospheric pollution, Chinese citizens increasingly envision the good life as a green life. Yet in cities and the countryside, understandings of environmental hardship and ecological redress diverge and at times even...
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positions (2024) 32 (2): 399–425.
Published: 01 May 2024
... to the pattern at the macro level? What if our media are found wanting for this task? These are the conundrums that Zhao Liang unpacks in Behemoth (2015) through its figuration of imbalanced ecology and the quest to interrogate the limit of medial visibility. The minimal discernibility of dust demands the film...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 721–740.
Published: 01 August 2014
... knowledge production and the objects of research, as well as to assess the changes this process has brought to the cultural ecology of the sites researched. Copyright 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Intangible Cultural Heritage and New Communities of Knowledge Production: An Analysis Based...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 491–505.
Published: 01 August 2008
... of development through the contribution of volunteers and villagers. Their production and daily life have been environmentally friendly, ecologically sound, and organically cyclical, in pursuit of sustainability. Duke University Press 2008 Four Stories in One: Environmental Protection and Rural...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 65–86.
Published: 01 February 2020
... artists found a space to voice their female subjectivities, and still they struggled to resist the slippery essentialism of a “women’s art” fad. The new millennium saw women artists expanding their thematic horizons, breaching important political and social issues as well as such subjects as ecology...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 421–445.
Published: 01 May 2020
... about his disabled son Hikari’s musical sensibility were more interesting for an ecological politics than what he repeated explicitly after the disaster? This article discusses the Hikari figure’s relation to music in two texts, both referenced by Ōe in his post–3.11 activism: a 1991 short story called...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 701–727.
Published: 01 November 2020
...We Jung Yi This article examines Cold War icons transfigured in new media ecology by looking at the South Korean webtoon (web cartoon) Secretly, Greatly . In featuring the superfluous existence of kanch’ŏp (North Korean spies) dispatched to the South, the graphic narrative interweaves the legacy...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 869–904.
Published: 01 November 2020
... and connections between these constructions of nature and the material and cultural texts of twenty-first-century Singapore—a model of urban ecology that has an outsized influence on other Asian cities. Reading New Asian Tropicalities in Contemporary Singapore Joanne Leow Prelude: From Blueprint to Eden We begin...
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positions (2024) 32 (1): 191–208.
Published: 01 February 2024
... context of frontier plunder vs. conservation, they are tamed to lend legitimacy to emerging urban milieus with a socioecological orientation. Thus the cultural, sociological, and ecological dynamics of Lao's late socialism are entangled in the spirit-figure of the bangbot. mkleinod@uni-koeln.de...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 237–246.
Published: 01 February 2004
... Tuo, Wang Hongsheng, Wang Xiaoming, Chen Sihe, Chen Yangu The first issue of Frontier this year carried “A Summary of the Nanshan Seminar” based on a conference on ecology and literature held on Hainan in October 1999, which reflected...
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positions (2024) 32 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 February 2024
.... People are drawn into competitive striving and the accumulation of private wealth to keep up with market demands, even as the socialist ethos of harmony, equality, and mutuality continue to be highlighted in official and popular discourse. Meanwhile, growing social inequality and ecological decline have...
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positions (2022) 30 (4): 839–864.
Published: 01 November 2022
... the deconstruction of military intercolonialism. It also means tracing noninnocent multiplicity, decontinental seeing, and immanent dependencies emerging from formerly “obscure” sites. This focus on interconnective ecologies calls into question the divides between lands and oceans, mountains and seas—categorical...
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positions (2024) 32 (2): 223–231.
Published: 01 May 2024
... and invisibility, between mediation and remediation, a space that is always extending, and always encourages a return to the momentum that seeks depth and, for lack of a better word, the real.” She therefore emphatically urges us “to find new vocabularies . . . to articulate differences in the entangled ecology...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 261–288.
Published: 01 February 2004
... were realized in April 2001 when we invited intellectual-activist Vandana Shiva, founder and director of the Research Foundation for Sci- ence, Technology, and Ecology in India, to our campus. It is within the dramatically new political waves...
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 279–286.
Published: 01 May 2001
... images are mined not simply by Euro-American interests but by (trans)local forces as well. The Asia/Pacific marks the fluid movements of finance, technology, images, patriarchal life-scripts, pathologies, and ecological disasters across...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 277–309.
Published: 01 May 2020
... above a square (figs. 1 4). This episode illustrates unpredictable multitudes underlying S da s observational documentary that naturally fall wide of any anthropological designs. His films present the subjects ecological bodies as Odagiri So¯da Kazuhiro s Observational Cinema 279 an epistemological...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 481–495.
Published: 01 May 2020
... initiatives means learning and creating paths that open an ecologically sound future different from the doomed future that we are now caught in, the future capitalism has determined. If this means parting with capitalism, so be it. Educational work to cultivate better ways of relating to other people...