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positions (2014) 22 (2): 489–515.
Published: 01 May 2014
...”) and mediated distance (the reflexive consideration of such a practice). It is critical to any genealogy of independent documentary in the People's Republic of China. In turn, sound practice, and particularly direct sound, is critical to xianchang . Analyzing the use of talking heads in early independent...
positions (2020) 28 (2): 277–309.
Published: 01 May 2020
... cinema of the 1960s (especially Frederick Wiseman) as well as Bronisław Malinowski’s participant observation, Sōda’s observational style not only emphasizes the self-affective nature of documentary eyes but also rejects the preconceived reality of its object. Documentary is not conceived “in the head...
positions (2000) 8 (3): 795–818.
Published: 01 August 2000
..., a Ch’ing ofﬁcial who supposedly convinced the aborigines to give up their head-hunting practices. “Sayon” is a colonial dramatization and commemoration of an aboriginal girl, Sayon, who drowned in a torrent while shouldering luggage for a Japanese...
positions (2003) 11 (1): 91–133.
Published: 01 February 2003
... circulating lurid tales of head-hunting, canni- balism, and slaughter. A 1927 article by Xu Weinan, purporting to discuss “The Artistic Culture of the Taiwanese Barbarians,” represents this stereo- typical discourse well. The ﬁrst sentence reads...
positions (1996) 4 (3): 569–594.
Published: 01 August 1996
... may also inherit the headship of the household, though if they subsequently marry, their husbands would normally replace them as head.” Third, “if the family positions 4:3 Winter 1996 574...
positions (1999) 7 (1): 51–69.
Published: 01 February 1999
... of the window, and A’Su’s naked body gleamed gently. She placed her hands on my shoulders and lowered her head to look at me; her luminous eyes a head above mine blazed with two rays of restless firelight. “Cao-Cao, I have an insatiable desire...
positions (1995) 3 (3): 728–758.
Published: 01 August 1995
... wintertime. Other than that, just my camera. Vusa and I rode together, sharing the backseat with the head of the county Forestry Bureau, a tall man in a green military-looking uniform with what we call a Mao collar; in the front seat were...
positions (2023) 31 (1): 229–254.
Published: 01 February 2023
... reclining her head and upper torso on the bed, and the head of Claudel (with blood streaming down its face), which Ch’ŏng-san places beside Corinne on the bed. The relationship between these three heads becomes apparent when Corinne pulls Ch’ŏng-san onto the bed for lovemaking offscreen. The painting...
positions (2023) 31 (2): 473–484.
Published: 01 May 2023
..., that winter, Lianlian went missing. There were rumors that she had been abandoned. Her family said she accidentally fell and drowned in a pond. One day not long after that, scattered snowflakes started to fall from the sky. Qiyan, wearing a black woolen hat on his crooked head, visited every family...
positions (1995) 3 (1): 97–118.
Published: 01 February 1995
... action:-koutou,' or kneeling on two knees and touching the head to the ground. It is a history drawn almost exclusively from the writings of English and American diplomats, politi- cians, soldiers, and academicians. Through repetition...
positions (2021) 29 (3): 581–606.
Published: 01 August 2021
... ). But during the Meiji period, the influence of legal codes from Europe encouraged a consolidation of rules that came to favor a particular form of Japanese family. The ie seido, an ideal household pattern, centered on a male head of household and rooted in the principle of continuity through the generations...
positions (1993) 1 (1): 131–159.
Published: 01 February 1993
... He has a head, Neck, and tail. His skin and hair are so$ Men ride on his back. Tet is the lunar New Year celebration, the day the Offensive began. That day the reverend took...
positions (1997) 5 (2): 491–500.
Published: 01 May 1997
... in collaboration with composers Pooh Johnston and Charles Tobermann (1988). Photo: Claudio Vazquez. The Salesman Sce ne from Seoul Hotrse, Korean Outpost. Phc,to: Claudio Vazquez. Air Museum Charcoal, 80 x 50 inches (1987). Detail of Mural # 1, Turtle Boat Head. Charcoal...
positions (1994) 2 (3): 500–537.
Published: 01 August 1994
... of ethnic difference now shifts from toe to head, or rather from foot to hair.24 That is, the correlation of Jewish and Chinese difference has been mediated by the Zopf, the pigtail, the q~eue.2~Just as the Judenzopf entailed...
positions (2021) 29 (3): 495–521.
Published: 01 August 2021
... 호적법), which was maintained in the postcolonial period, required all citizens to register with the state by household units under the name of the household head, who had many legal prerogatives over family members. As an official document kept in the local administrative office, the family registry...
positions (2014) 22 (2): 295–299.
Published: 01 May 2014
...- tion, to a degree also the extension of the means of production through the human body. In Luke Robinson’s hands, “Voice, Liveness, Digital Video: The Talking Head in Contemporary Independent Chinese Docu- mentary” interrogates the documentary...
positions (1996) 4 (1): 87–89.
Published: 01 February 1996
... I create art, art creates me My head is covered with art books Socks and panties on the table The winter jasmine in the glass vase withers Pale golden petals scattered on the floor Pillows...
positions (2005) 13 (1): 55–74.
Published: 01 February 2005
... powerless to do anything. When it comes to the future, most of them simply shift their gaze, their faces full of gloom. We headed for the border between Israel and Syria, where the kibbutzim reminded me of the Chinese military units set up along...
positions (2004) 12 (1): 165–179.
Published: 01 February 2004
... tainted with some sticky ﬂuid, but on the whole the poster remained much more intact than its carrier. Cui Endangered Species Rule! 169 I ask Zhe if it hurt. He shakes his head with a tranquil smile. I apologize...
positions (2014) 22 (3): 551–572.
Published: 01 August 2014
... in the attempt to understand contemporary Chinese society. In the 2003 ceremony to mark the completion of the building, I was sitting at the head table, watching officials perform some political ceremony on the stage and the villagers perform folk arts...