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positions (2015) 23 (4): 633–663.
Published: 01 November 2015
... to a performance of reconciliation by turning the narrative into a ritual space in a reinvigorated implementation of Korean funerary tradition. In the process, The Guest both couples and decouples truth and reconciliation. While seeking validity for its version of the Sinchon massacre by offering up its fictional...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 19–50.
Published: 01 February 2010
... on public discourse, historical chronologies, monuments, and music, the body of visual art about Thai state violence during the 1970s Cold War period raises some of the most relevant questions. Before the public articulation about the October 6, 1976, massacre was made possible by the twentieth anniversary...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 653–685.
Published: 01 November 2019
... traces left by the historical massacre inside the DMZ. The participatory nature of Lim’s Monument 300: Chasing Watermarks calls our attention not only to the forgotten history of the area but also to the changing and unsettled meanings of the site. Therefore, the essay treats the DMZ as a symbolic site...
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positions (2001) 9 (3): 621–635.
Published: 01 August 2001
...: charged clashes inside South Korea between Korean veterans and activists; positions 9:3 © 2001 by Duke University Press positions 9:3 Winter 2001 622 activist-led investigations of Korean troop massacres...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 131–144.
Published: 01 February 2015
...” that commemorates China’s defeats.13 This moral tale, however, does not mention tragedies that have rocked the PRC since 1949: the Great Famine, the ten lost years of the Cultural Revolu- tion, or the June 4, 1989, massacre. Rather than focus on the party...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 837–849.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., Kim Dong-­Choon for over two decades has conducted research not only in the archives but also at massacre sites, examining physical evidence and listening to testimonies by survivors and witnesses. His knowledge and theoretical reflections...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 507–538.
Published: 01 August 2008
..., this same mechanism of denial of historical events can be seen to have many objects of compari- son. When we consider, for example, the complete denial in Turkish society of the systematic massacre of Armenians in 1915 or the “culture of lies...
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positions (1997) 5 (3): 811–834.
Published: 01 August 1997
... of Nan- jing, then the Chinese capital. In the ensuing six weeks, the Japanese troops, following superiors’ orders, massacred and raped the civilian population of Nanjing, who were mostly too poor or too old to flee. Survivors estimate...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 392–417.
Published: 01 May 1995
... brutal massacre because they evacuate City Hall just before the military invasion of Kwangju. The sur- viving girls acquire political consciousness, which helps them recognize themselves as autonomous political agents...
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positions (2018) 26 (4): 817–845.
Published: 01 November 2018
... . “The Fecundity of the Caress .” In Face to Face with Levinas , edited by Cohen Richard A. , 231 – 56 . Albany, New York : State University of New York Press . Kamota Kōji . 1998 . “Boshi no gyakusatsu” (“Massacre of Mother and Children”) . Chūkiren no. 6 : 25 – 29 . Kasahara...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 41–48.
Published: 01 February 2015
... reactionary) political culture has given license to people such as Higashinakano Shudo to deny the Nanjing Massacre, time and again.2 One should hope that someday, when such denials and sanctuaries for denial end within and without Japan...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 13–17.
Published: 01 February 2010
... events are massacres carried out and justified by laws against lèse-majesté, most pertinently in October 1976, in 1996 (when a historical “rupture” mobi- lized artists to commemorate the 1976 massacre and to invent a language capable...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 77–102.
Published: 01 February 1993
... the popular uprising in Kwangju in 1980led to a massacre of up to two thousand people by the military, allegedly connived or authorized by the US. commander, who led the UN forces.17 Frantz Fanon had already warned that simply...
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positions (2007) 15 (3): 457–486.
Published: 01 August 2007
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 15–39.
Published: 01 February 2015
... the “Port Arthur Massacre.” Both Europeans and US citizens were groping toward a global movement to protect prisoners of war via an international agreement on prisoners’ rights. The Japanese army marched by land into Port...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 325–355.
Published: 01 May 1997
... to the 1980 Kwangju Massacre and the 1992 Los Angeles uprisings. I argue that the Korean American community negotiates the failures of various nationalist discourses and imagines alternative identifications in excess of those nationalisms...
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positions (1997) 5 (3): 779–809.
Published: 01 August 1997
... Truman’s decision to drop the bombs. He recounted Japan’s invasion of China and mainland Asia for the purpose of building the Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere and the numerous instances of plundering, torture, and massacres that took...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 51–72.
Published: 01 February 1997
... exclusively with the Nanjing Massacre: after the Massacre revealed the “madness” of the Japanese military, high-ranking officers were impelled to design something to “soothe” it. The Japanese journalist quickly points to the Korean military...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 597–617.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of the American white supremacists have already been exported to the colored peoples of Asia.”24 The terror of “[w]hite supremacy at home,” according to Patterson, “makes for col- ored massacres abroad. Both reveal contempt for human life in a colored...
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positions (2002) 10 (3): 525–546.
Published: 01 August 2002
... of the Jahrinya people, the narrative recounts the lives of four survivors of an 1870 massacre by the Qing army that wiped out almost all the Hui peo- ple in the Jinji area. Believing themselves divinely ordained to assassinate Zuo Zhongtang, the notorious...