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positions (2003) 11 (1): 241–257.
Published: 01 February 2003
...Françoise Vergès 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Writing on Water: Peripheries, Flows, Capital, and Struggles in the Indian Ocean Françoise Vergès Current discussions about globalization often ignore the flows of capital that travel south to south...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 183–202.
Published: 01 February 2021
... is meaningfully connected to their histories of imperial colonization and their resistances to it, these students’ specific understandings of the ocean enable them to transform the very school that alienates them and causes them to fail. These students reveal in their stories their consideration of the ocean...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 623–652.
Published: 01 November 2019
...登 composed a vernacular novel Sanbao taijian xiyangji tongsu yanyi 三寶太監西洋記通俗演義 ( Vernacular Romance of Eunuch Sanbao’s Voyages on the Indian Ocean ) (1598). This article examines how the imminent maritime realities reminded the late Ming authors of one cross-border war and two genocides in Java...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 February 2021
... of narratives a life story that makes sense for us, as unique individual selves. Seyla Ben- Habib, 1999 This is our ocean, said Kavita, when describing the communal learning spaces he and other Pacific Island college students created to navigate through and counter the assimilationist forces of the US...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 671–676.
Published: 01 August 1993
... dreams vanish in thin air, still in the ocean bottom of the dream, his heart shattered, the long shadow of a boy chasing Typhoon Jane3 sent everything flying...
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positions (2022) 30 (4): 839–864.
Published: 01 November 2022
... the deconstruction of military intercolonialism. It also means tracing noninnocent multiplicity, decontinental seeing, and immanent dependencies emerging from formerly “obscure” sites. This focus on interconnective ecologies calls into question the divides between lands and oceans, mountains and seas—categorical...
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positions (1994) 2 (1): 57–67.
Published: 01 February 1994
...Timothy Liu Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 With Chaos in Each Kiss Timothy Liu Outside your door, an ocean of violets, wave upon wave, so many petals torn by the wind and rain...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 643–653.
Published: 01 August 2009
... largest television corporation. The total cost of production, including distribution was $15 million NT, not quite $500,000 USD — a sizable budget by Taiwanese standards.3 Fishing Luck is distrib- uted by both Ocean Deep Films and Lumiere...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 203–224.
Published: 01 February 2021
... Malay Perspective Ronit Ricci Sri Lanka is a land of many crossings. Throughout its history this island, designated the Jewel of the Indian Ocean, was open to the world. Known to Arab traders in ancient times, home to early Buddhist monks and Tamil kings, it was ruled successively in later centuries...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 225–227.
Published: 01 February 2021
... Bonus is professor and chair of American ethnic studies and director of the Diversity Minor program at the University of Washington Seattle. He is the author of The Ocean in the School: Pacific Islander Students Transforming Their University (2020) and Locating Filipino Americans: Ethnicity...
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 193–218.
Published: 01 February 2006
... the ocean looms into view: “When between the deep blue sky and the deep green of the open country suddenly emerged the boundless ocean, the female student’s sluggish steps came to a halt.”7 She is overwhelmed with the beauty of the ocean, framed...
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positions (1994) 2 (3): 538–541.
Published: 01 August 1994
... Before the Pacific is an ocean placed Wrought holes at even paces Call ancestry lost Collapse and valence Brevity and gesture House with rooms cut of various sizes...
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positions (2023) 31 (1): 91–116.
Published: 01 February 2023
... governmentality to help us understand how others have too become brown. In unsettling historically separated regional boundaries, a transpacific sense of brown motions toward an archipelagic and oceanic understanding of those who have been colonized by both the West and the East, by both state and capital...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 581–584.
Published: 01 August 1993
... Shipped to the other shores of the ocean. Following repeated attempts, No fingerprints to the last trial, Some girls from a chemical plant Finally broke into tears. We leave that office together...
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positions (2016) 24 (3): 693–719.
Published: 01 August 2016
... University Press . Gupta Pamila Hofmeyr Isabel Pearson Michael , eds. ( 2010 ) Eyes Across the Water: Navigating the Indian Ocean . Johannesburg : University of South Africa Press and Delhi: Penguin India . Jeffrey Robin ( 1992 ). Politics, Women, and Well-Being: How Kerala...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 687–710.
Published: 01 August 2004
..., “discovered” by the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan in 1521 at the behest of the Spanish crown, lay at the crosscurrent: “Modernity arose out of the world ocean, first made appropriately spatial in Magellan’s westward journey across...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 285–290.
Published: 01 February 2005
... The last citizen who bothered to vote The first President picked by a Supreme Court The end of the Time of Useful Consciousness The unfinished flag of the United States The ocean’s long withdrawing roar...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 173–194.
Published: 01 February 2017
... Cultures, Nationalisms, and Publics of the Indian Ocean.” Africa 81 , no. 1 : 1 – 22 . Kaali Sundar . 2000 . “Narrating Seduction: Vicissitudes of the Sexed Subject in Tamil Nativity Film.” In Making Meaning in Indian Cinema , edited by Vasudevan Ravi , 168 – 90 . New Delhi...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 93–112.
Published: 01 February 2004
... in the Western Pacific Ocean,” including Taiwan and other small island nations in the Pacific Ocean, and the many island nations in Southeast Asia, by exercising Japan’s influential power. If Taiwan is at the midpoint of that “lifeline...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 268–279.
Published: 01 February 1993
... of America” and the prophecies issuing from across the ocean from a gentleman whom I had always thoroughly respected. My God! To be absent from this land, yet to feel its pulse! How dare one say when it will live, and when...