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positions (1993) 1 (1): 77–102.
Published: 01 February 1993
...Chungmoo Choi Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 The Discourse of Decolonization and Popular Memory: South Korea Chungmoo Choi The crisis consists precisely in the fact that the old is dying and the new cannot be born...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 805–830.
Published: 01 August 2012
... shifts to an overview of Cambodian American cultural production in order to explore the status of memory in the country of origin and the country of settlement, and to illustrate the ways Cambodian American film, literature, and art are engaged in multiple forms of resistance that potently revise...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 831–850.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Khatharya Um As a meditation on our longing for relationality across time and rupture, “Exiled Memory” examines the relationship between history, memory, and identity in the Southeast Asian diaspora. It situates the politics and art of remembering against the ravages of genocide and displacement...
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positions (2003) 11 (1): iv.
Published: 01 February 2003
... 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 In memory of Joe Wood ...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 215–234.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Reynaldo C. Ileto 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Philippine Wars and the Politics of Memory Reynaldo C. Ileto When Anglo-American forces invaded Iraq last year, my immediate reac- tion was one of déjà vu. It was the Philippines circa 1900 all...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 73–108.
Published: 01 February 1997
...Hyun Sook Kim Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 History and Memory: The "Comfort Women" Controversy Hyun Sook Kim For an experienced event is finite . . . confined to one sphere of experience; a remembered event is infinite...
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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 (1997) 5 (3): 863–878.
Published: 01 August 1997
...John Whittier Treat Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 The Enola Guy on Display: Hiroshima and American Memory John Whittier Treat The lines were long in Washington the summer of 1995. The National Museum of American History...
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 389–429.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... The discussion in the text also illuminates a second idea—how complex is Japan's position toward the trauma of defeat and the specters of war, reflecting the complicated emotions experienced toward war memory and its representation in photographs, films, art, and other visual forms. The analysis of the two...
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positions (1999) 7 (3): 697–731.
Published: 01 August 1999
...Louisa Schein Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 693 Diaspora Politics, Homeland Erotics, and the Materializing of Memory Louisa Schein Two vignettes...
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 79–107.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Hyunah Yang Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Finding the “Map of Memory”: Testimony of the Japanese Military Sexual Slavery Survivors Hyunah Yang It is strange that there is nobody here in Japan who came out as a user of the Japa...
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 109–130.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Boreth Ly Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Of Performance and the Persistent Temporality of Trauma: Memory, Art, and Visions Boreth Ly Physical pain has no voice, but when it at last finds a voice, it begins to tell a story.  — Elaine...
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positions (2008) 16 (2): 457–482.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Jeffrey Santa Ana Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Feeling Ancestral: The Emotions of Mixed Race and Memory in Asian American Cultural Productions Jeffrey Santa Ana The current era of war, militarism, and neocolonialism in the Pacific...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 389–420.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and cultural memory (in Marita Sturken’s terms). It argues that the memoirs’ higher potential appeal is based on their relevance to contemporary concerns, on building links between the wu nianji 五年級 (fifth-grader) generation and present-day youth, and on depicting history as recoverable through elements...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 683–711.
Published: 01 August 2009
...James E. Roberson This paper maps Okinawan songs from both pre- and postwar periods that have narrated Okinawan experiences of war and prayers for peace, arguing that these songs may be heard as sites of memory that trace Okinawa's conflicted positions within the Japanese empire and state...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 7–35.
Published: 01 February 2012
... contingencies. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 “Memories of Underdevelopment” after Area Studies Harry Harootunian The Desire Called Area Studies In this essay, I examine how the “desire” called “area studies”1 was founded on the privilege attached...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 911–942.
Published: 01 August 2012
... and objects of inquiry. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Refugee Memories and Asian American Critique Viet Thanh Nguyen Shades of Past, Present, and Future When I was young, I often saw Vietnamese soldiers patrolling the com- munity gatherings...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 755–759.
Published: 01 August 2013
...; considering the prevailing “common knowledge,” however, Yamada's accomplishment of Kabuki acting as well as what it can tell us will probably be subdued in historiography soon. Copyright 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 What Could Have Happened to “Femininity” in Japanese Stagecraft: A Memorial...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 301–328.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Kyle Ikeda This article examines two early pieces of literary war fiction by Okinawa's leading contemporary writer, Medoruma Shun, that deal with two kinds of unarticulated memories of the Battle of Okinawa: memory constrained by social consequence and the inexpressible memory of trauma. Both...
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positions (2014) 22 (4): 907–930.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Miyo Inoue; Aaron Kerner In this interview the Japanese avant-garde filmmaker and scholar, Toshio Matsumoto, discusses his creative practice, as well as his ideas about the complexities of representing reality, memory, and time. He has numerous short experimental works to his credit, and four...