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positions (2000) 8 (3): 795–818.
Published: 01 August 2000
...Leo Ching 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 Savage Construction and Civility Making: The Musha Incident and Aboriginal Representations in Colonial Taiwan Leo Ching In 1911 Japanese colonial officials led forty-three selected aboriginal leaders from...
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positions (2002) 10 (1): 141–172.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Reiko Tomii 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 State v. (Anti-)Art: Model 1,000-Yen Note Incident by Akasegawa Genpei and Company Reiko Tomii All in all, the creative act is not performed by the artist alone; the spectator brings the work in contact...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 403–428.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Christopher Payne This article revolves around the contemporary Taiwanese writer Wuhe and the Taiwanese melodic black-metal band ChthoniC ( Shanling ) and their “political” use of the Wushe Incident that occurred in 1930 in colonial Taiwan. The event, which was brutally repressed by the Japanese...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 41–48.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Qin Shao The unfolding of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) incident in spring 2006 led to lively exchanges and debates among scholars on the US-based Asian studies listserv, H-Asia, which lasted from early May to mid-June. They were the most rapid, intense exchanges and debates...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 91–114.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Winnie Won Yin Wong This article explores the correspondences between Lu Xun's famous “lantern slide moment” at Sendai Medical Academy in Japan in 1906, and the Visualizing Cultures student protest at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2006. In both incidents, wartime images of Japanese...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 373–398.
Published: 01 May 2021
... slide, the modern periodical, and the recurring notion of outcry. As an autobiographical account, the preface contains narrated events that call for more media‐centered analysis, including the “slide incident” (renamed “screen incident”) and Lu Xun's failed experiment with the periodical medium. Reading...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 539–567.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Rebecca E. Karl This essay takes a 1920s scandalous case—the Ma-Wang Incident—as a study of the relationship established in Chinese journalism between events and everyday life. It argues that journalism, as a commodity form, and the emergence of everyday life as a problem of sociality were...
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positions (2009) 17 (2): 411–434.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Sylvia Li-chun Lin This essay examines the current state of Taiwanese culture through the project of restoration of history, focusing on a corpus of literary works that represent Taiwan's 2/28 Incident and its aftermath, the White Terror. Post-martial law Taiwan witnessed the birthing of a new...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Jing Wang; Winnie Won Yin Wong This special issue reflects upon the student protest and public controversy over the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Visualizing Cultures website in 2006 from multiple perspectives. Three sets of questions raised by the incident are addressed...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 49–58.
Published: 01 February 2015
... of the relationship. Several high-profile incidents spurred the emergence of anti-Japanese patriotism online in China, including the 2006 MIT controversy. This article examines the misplacement of context and the misinterpretation of “apology” ( daoqian ) in that controversy, which set forth different discussion...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 825–844.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of “culturology” since the outbreak of the Mukden Incident in 1931. This theory considers “culture” as central to constructing a new kind of cosmopolitanism, with which a commensurability can be achieved for all nations. Given the invaluable personal letters exchanged among the anarchists, annotated by Huang...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 725–754.
Published: 01 August 2013
... of shamanism than a ritual that goes entirely as planned. This article examines this incident, when a shaman, unable to control the possessing spirits, collapses to the ground, as well as the events that follow. The article also contextualizes this ritual in relation to debates surrounding the “comfort women...
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positions (2023) 31 (3): 541–570.
Published: 01 August 2023
... attention on its own terms in the scholarship of either Lu Xun or Chinese visual culture. Lu Xun's essay includes a folklore account of “foreign devils” plucking out locals’ eyes and pickling them in a jar. Bracketing the magic lantern incident held by many as the primal scene of modern Chinese literature...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 245–250.
Published: 01 May 2006
... Starving: A Slice of the Free Laborer’s Life” 1925-10 1923-04 Erlin Incident— rst First issue of Taiwan Citizen’s Post organized agrarian published...
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positions (2009) 17 (1): 43–72.
Published: 01 February 2009
... to what was at the time called the North China Incident (Hokushi jiken) or North China Problem, Miki states that this incident is essentially a prob- lem of thought, as can be seen in the various Japanese government announce- ments on the need...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 59–90.
Published: 01 February 2015
... are constructed differently.”1 As this incident shows, the use of the Internet has both broadened the possibilities for cultural dissemination but also multiplied the contexts of reception, reaching new interpretive commu- nities in which messages...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 837–849.
Published: 01 November 2015
... (Ch’ŏnan) and the shelling incident around Yeon- pyeong (Yŏnp’yŏng) Island. Under the Lee Myung-­bak government, those who were critical of war politics — for example, those who questioned the South Korean government’s report on the Cheonan...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 805–815.
Published: 01 August 1993
... the February Twenty-eighth incident- seem to have no internal connection except for the apparent link made by Wen Qing. They develop separately during the narration of the film, without any causal connection. In short, the narration of City...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 167–174.
Published: 01 February 2015
.../10679847-2870558 Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press positions 23:1  February 2015 168 the racialization of the incident and a concomitant reactivation of Cold War ideology against the “rogue...
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positions 10714285.
Published: 19 September 2023
... declares the film s distance from the centrality of Taipei. Here, the South bears a significance with respect to the film s political nuance. Southern Taiwan was the cradle of dissent in the 1970s, as exemplified in the Meilidao incident of 1979 in Kaohsiung.11 By contrast, the KMT regime and Mainland...