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positions (2008) 16 (2): 279–303.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Huei-chu Chu Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 “Fictionalizing” Indigenous Mourning: Taiwanese Funerals under Japanese Imperialization Huei-chu Chu In 1941, a year when the Japanese wartime campaign of kminka (imperi- alization...
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positions (2002) 10 (1): 195–218.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Yoshikuni Igarashi 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 The Unfinished Business of Mourning: Maruyama Masao and Postwar Japan’s Struggles with the Wartime Past Yoshikuni Igarashi The political scientist Maruyama Masao established himself as one of the...
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positions (1995) 3 (1): 192–223.
Published: 01 February 1995
...Roy Richard Grinker Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Mourning the Nation: Ruins of the North in Seoul Roy Richard Grinker This essay focuses on south Korea, one half of a “postcolonial” community, by which I mean a community...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 905–933.
Published: 01 November 2020
... does photojournalism become a kind of witnessing linked to the work of mourning? How are trauma and grieving braided together in the experience of photographers covering war? What is the role of the camera, and what are the ambivalent effects of the technical and aesthetic imaging of the dead and their...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 389–415.
Published: 01 February 2012
... Vietnamese films and literature have begun to focus on the massive human costs and painful aftermath of the war. These are articulated through tropes of mourning, silences, and loss. My hypothesis is that the uncanny occupies a privileged place in contemporary Vietnamese visual and written narratives because...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 769–799.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Arnika Fuhrmann This article examines contemporary Thai artist Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook's video work on death since 1997. Investigating Araya's willed, long-term artistic history of intimacy and exchange with the dead, the article focuses not on the artwork's relation to mourning but rather on how...
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positions (1999) 7 (1): 253–267.
Published: 01 February 1999
... the region as forms of interminable mourning. In his rewriting, Gaddar signs his compositions/performances as acts of community. By way of commen- tary on the work of Gaddar, this essay outlines the possibility of reading...
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positions (1994) 2 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 February 1994
... -the anaesthetic loss, attendant upon the failure of the work of mourning, of all affectivity, including auto-affectivity; by Takenishi Hiroko, in “The Rite,” as the impossibility of even undertaking what psychoanalysis calls the...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 763–767.
Published: 01 November 2013
... critical intelligibility in any shared space. Rasdjarmrearnsook’s lament invented a feminism that makes comprehensible, even elemental, the sensual and worldly desire of female sexualities, female mourning, and geom- etries of female attach­ment...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 269–316.
Published: 01 May 2000
... national identity—a national identity under the threat of disintegration—as a masculinity in mourning of normalization? positions 8:2 Fall 2000 272 Each of these questions will be in some way thematized in the...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 821–842.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Hưng và ‘bệnh cuồng’ trong đám tang Đại tướng” (“Dam Vinh Hung and His Crazy Antics at the General's Mourning”) . October 14 . giadinh.net.vn/tranh-cai/dam-vinh-hung-va-benh-cuong-trong-dam-tang-dai-tuong-20131013060357156.htm . Bao Moi . 2013 . “Người của VTV chụp ảnh ‘tự sướng’ tại Quốc...
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positions (1995) 3 (3): 723–727.
Published: 01 August 1995
... in each, relatives dressed in mourning silent, riding with bowed heads It was just an instant The funeral procession moved slowly away. “It’s no good Without thinking, I turned...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 583–584.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... Bhaskar Sarkar, associate professor of film and media studies at University of California, Santa Barbara, is author of Mourning the Nation: Indian Cinema in the Wake of Partition (2009) and coeditor of Documentary Testimonies: Global Archives of Suffering...
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positions (2008) 16 (2): 409–433.
Published: 01 May 2008
... appeared. It drew on the desires and ignorance surrounding modernization in the 1980s, proclaiming that China was once again moving down that path, so there was no longer any cause for mourning but, rather, celebration.”13 The...
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 165–188.
Published: 01 February 2008
... nationalist attempts to rehabilitate the previous war and to revise the constitution.14 Instead, he proffers a politics of mourning as a way out of the impasse of the postwar (although he writes at length in Haisengoron on the necessity for...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 19–50.
Published: 01 February 2010
...- ments foreclosed the possibility of retribution and instead sought reconcilia- tion, justice, and social healing. I argue that the affective engagements with political violence through an aesthetics of mourning, melancholia, and the positions 18:1  Spring 2010...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 793–804.
Published: 01 August 2012
... States, my mother Ly mourned her loss of home with food and incense supplications. Once she found a National Geographic from on the peoples of Southeast Asia, she held our sole representation like a prayer. Framing Po Nagar, the Cha˘m mother...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 831–850.
Published: 01 August 2012
... in which renewal and celebration register under the unlifting shadow of loss and mourning. Out of this historical trauma, a new panethnic identity, at once empowering and emasculating, comes to bind Cambodians, Vietnam- ese, Lao, Hmong, Mien...
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positions (1995) 3 (1): v–viii.
Published: 01 February 1995
.... Roy Grinker’s “Mourning the Nation: Ruins of the North in Seoul” poses a question about the limits of the colonial paradigm. The issue of visual acuity is raised when Grinker undertakes on-the-spot ethnographic work in a Seoul...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 349–387.
Published: 01 May 2000