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positions (2018) 26 (1): 59–76.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Astrid Deuber-Mankowsky In his review of Chrut und Uchrut , an extremely successful and popular practical booklet of medicinal herbs, Benjamin tests a new concept of literary criticism. He links the reviewing of the popular guide with reflection on the media-technology-conditioned transformation...
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positions (2023) 31 (4): 863–892.
Published: 01 November 2023
... these old-style display technologies with electronic and digital input to increase the “sense of realism and three-dimensional” effect (Yi 2000 ). Exhibitions across the Independence Hall were highly distinctive, as new media technologies were used to a far greater extent than in any other historical...
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positions (2019) 27 (2): 397–420.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Jina E. Kim Mass media radio culture and literature occupied an important and large space in the making of 1970s culture under Park Chung Hee’s Yushin regime. Radio technology and the sounds produced by radio broadcasting indelibly came to be used by the state to maneuver and discipline the masses...
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 255–292.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Hoyt J. Long This article explores the intermedial as a conceptual framework for Asia media critique and history. Although not a new concept in media studies, it proves useful for troubling the divide often imposed on old and new media forms—including technologies of communication...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 841–868.
Published: 01 November 2020
.... At the same time, positions 28:4 doi 10.1215/10679847-8606574 Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press positions 28:4 November 2020 842 technological transfer and adaptation in the former British colonies open the provincial con nes of media theory to a more global, materialist trajectory. I begin...
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positions (2016) 24 (4): 761–787.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Inhye Kang Visual technologies were significant tools in the field of anthropology throughout the late nineteenth century, when they were frequently used for studying and exploring other ethnicities. This article argues that visual technologies played an active role for Japanese anthropologists...
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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 (2021) 29 (2): 291–317.
Published: 01 May 2021
... . 2002 . “ Capitalist Monsters .” Historical Materialism 10 , no. 4 : 281 – 90 . Stanyek Jason , and Piekut Benjamin . 2010 . “ Deadness: Technologies of the Intermundane .” TDR: The Drama Review 54 , no. 1 : 14 – 38 . Steinberg Marc . 2012 . Anime's Media Mix...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 843–844.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... His research focuses on new media technologies, urban youth cultures, and digital communities in Vietnam. Elena Shih is an assistant professor of American studies and ethnic studies at Brown University...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 987–1018.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Minh-Ha T. Pham This article draws together communications and media studies with feminist theory and refugee scholarship to closely consider Vietnamese-American subject and community formations from the reference point of sound and audition. Specifically, it examines the ways in which...
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positions (2023) 31 (3): 541–570.
Published: 01 August 2023
... with retinography (“Siren de yanjing” 1934). The eyeball maintained its charm in realms as diverse as politics, media technology, criminology, and military warfare in the Republican era. However improbable, the old myth that the last scene one saw before dying was preserved in the eyes was seriously...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 421–423.
Published: 01 February 2012
... 422 Tom Lamarre teaches in East Asian Studies and Communications Studies at McGill University and writes on media, technology, and history of thought. Boreth Ly is assistant professor of Southeast Asian art history and visual...
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positions (2022) 30 (4): 763–792.
Published: 01 November 2022
... unattainable in the postmillennial present, despite its technological and industrial sophistication and despite it being declared the hoped‐for future. Whereas explanations are necessary to foreground the past suppression of advertising, archaic media technologies unequivocally evidence current advertising...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 821–842.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... The plural reactions to Giap’s death highlight an emerging situation in which technologically savvy Vietnam- ese actors challenge top-­down meanings through active engagement with media in everyday life. This article examines...
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 331–367.
Published: 01 May 2001
... technology in exchange for a wage that is little more than company scrip: pleasure, entertainment, diversion, amusement, and so on. Of late, this expropriative relation endemic to and imbedded in capitalized media technologies is being...
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positions (2023) 31 (3): 531–539.
Published: 01 August 2023
..., however, Teng approaches his essay as an archaeological site of media excavation to draw out a history of eye-gouging. One common trope comes out of folklore about “foreign devils” pickling eyeballs. In Teng's hands, media archaeology opens dissonance between the totalizing universal gaze of modern media...
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 401–422.
Published: 01 May 2001
... multiculturalism. Its main claim for critical attention comes from the way it envisions the combination of dialectical thinking, new technologies, and media activism as a primer for the radical communications community. Fresh Kill’s...
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positions (2009) 17 (1): 127–157.
Published: 01 February 2009
... For Nakai, mass media technology constitutes human sensation and subjec- tivity itself by manipulating its projective material — what he refers to above as light, sound, and words. For example, in an earlier 1929 Shis (Thought) essay, he writes...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 281–305.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., media technologies, and body control. Characters use multimedia — computers, cell phones, hidden micro- phones — as they battle one another and their own nerves in a struggle for life and death. Two long-­term secret agents from the same...
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positions (2003) 11 (1): 91–133.
Published: 01 February 2003
... to Fu, is “not as stable as it was in the past,” for such media technologies as cinema, photography, and the phonograph “have made it possible for us to take an image we have Schaefer Shanghai Savage 101...