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positions (2003) 11 (1): 217–239.
Published: 01 February 2003
...Bill V. Mullen 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Du Bois, Dark Princess, and the Afro-Asian International Bill V. Mullen At last India is rising again to that great and fateful moral leadership of the world which she exhibited so often...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 417–423.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Cui Zi'en This conference speech given by a famous queer Chinese filmmaker provocatively proposes that the vibrant culture of underground queer film festivals in China is the true Communist International. Chinese viewers of queer films gain insight into global trends, while these festivals also...
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positions (2001) 9 (3): 611–620.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Kim Puja Commentary Global Civil Society Remakes History: “The Women’s International War Crimes Tribunal 2000” Kim Puja In the last month of the final year of the twentieth century “The Women’s International War Crimes Tribunal 2000 for the Trial...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 603–630.
Published: 01 August 2020
... Chen Gendered Globality as a Cold War Framework 619 of The Internationale in films of the 1960s (discussed later), the globality advanced in For Peace is one that internalizes the globe in Chinese spaces as the basis from which to engage with the world. Through these filmic examples, as well...
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positions (1997) 5 (3): 687–707.
Published: 01 August 1997
...Marita Sturken Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 Absent Images of Memory: Remembering and Reenacting the Japanese Internment Marita Sturken What would the construction of history be without the occasion of the anniversary...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 203–236.
Published: 01 February 2014
... this eminently visible. This article explores the links between the Olympics and global citizenship through examining how the 2008 Beijing games became an international platform for critiques of China's political and economic relationships with Sudan, in light of the continued civil war ravaging the Darfur...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 575–602.
Published: 01 August 2020
.... The Korean National Council of Women came together to join the International Council of Women, a major international women’s organization that was looking for new affiliations in the recently decolonized parts of Asia and Africa in the midst of Cold War competition. Thus, we should view the existence...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 211–239.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Tina Mai Chen This article inquires into how “the personal” assumes specific positions relative to truth claims constitutive of twentieth-century national and international documentary systems. It analyzes migration of those identified as Chinese in and out of Burma during the late 1930s and 1940s...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 89–143.
Published: 01 February 2010
...-decade-long construction of the Dalai Lama's international persona as a “man of peace” and “compassion personified.” This essay interrogates the ubiquitous representation of the Dalai Lama as an apostle of nonviolence. It argues that while he urges nonviolence in general, the Dalai Lama has supported...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 265–304.
Published: 01 May 2018
... to an international corpus of knowledge, including knowledge used to set international radiation safety standards. By analyzing a key documentary source from the popular genetics magazine Iden , the author examines how scientists investigated a biological notion of “repair” or “restoration” during this period...
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positions (2019) 27 (1): 241–279.
Published: 01 February 2019
... of humanity. The separation of the West (often synonymous with Europe) from the Rest of the world originates in the modern international world, whose internationality was initially confined to Western Europe. In the western promontory of the Eurasian continent, interstate equilibrium was sought after...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 653–685.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Dong-Yeon Koh During the last decade, the DMZ (demilitarized zone) has emerged as one of the most popular tourist attractions for both domestic and international travelers—despite continued conflicts over nuclear weapons under Jungun Kim’s administration as well as ongoing landmine problems...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 565–593.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Jennifer Jihye Chun; Ju Hui Judy Han The so-called English fever and the international mobility of South Korean youth are linked to the popular pursuit of English-language education in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the Philippines. From the perspective of young overseas...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 756–788.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Young Ji Lee This essay examines Maoist China and its deep engagement with local/global capitalism during the Cold War period. It analyzes how the socialist realist utopian images of self-reliant Dazhai, a model village in Shanxi, contributed to the domestic and international image of Maoist China...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 629–656.
Published: 01 May 2012
.... By 2007, Vietnam was heralded as an “emerging market,” propelled by foreign investment and export-led growth. Yet inflation was widely attributed to “fiscal indiscipline” by officials with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other multilateral financial institutions. Vietnamese public intellectuals...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 385–388.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Wang Hui This short commemorative piece notes the twenty-year relationship of editors Wang Hui and Tani Barlow and Wang's strong commitment to the international world of journal publication. Wang's long career as a journal founder and editor and his utopian hopes for continuing development...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 877–883.
Published: 01 August 2012
... such as Fahrenheit and Super Junior and male pop stars such as Jay Chou, Lam Truong, and Wang Lee Hom have cultivated international followings of screaming fans. The boy bang/gang band project consists of (campy?) images of faux pan-Asian boy bands and solo performers in various guises and costumes, examining...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1041–1066.
Published: 01 November 2012
... and transposed it into Asian values to shore up domestic and international legitimacy. While fulfilling the desire for Oriental purity and assuaging the postcolonial discomfort experienced in hybrid Singapore, Asian values guide the elite in implementing new forms of governmentality for neoliberal globalization...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 309–350.
Published: 01 May 2013
... these sociopolitical factors, whether imposed upon or internalized by the artists, illuminates how artists from time to time actively committed to the war effort in order to pursue their own benefits. By closely examining the formulation and activities of these patriotic art associations, this article reveals how...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 131–159.
Published: 01 February 2014
... makes the Chinese fetishization of clean and elegant hands particularly fascinating is the extent to which familiar categories of gender and class become “raced” in the process of their rearticulation. Xiao Hong's story alerts us to the operation of what I'd like to call “the logic of internal...