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positions (2018) 26 (2): 265–304.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Lisa Onaga Following the shock of the 1954 thermonuclear weapon test at Bikini Atoll, Japanese scientists rallied to study the effects of low levels of radiation on life. Given the challenge of generalizing experimental results based on the particularities of different test organisms, research...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 213–241.
Published: 01 May 2018
... had investigated questions about the exposure of bodies to radiation. Their paths crossed at a workshop entitled “Exposure and Effect: Measuring Safety, Environment, and Life in Asia” at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, where they discussed the meanings of their research and work...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 197–212.
Published: 01 May 2018
... among distinct cases of pollution from radiation, chemical solvents, and insoluble copper. We bring to the fore an analysis of the particulate in this introduction to several articles focusing on East Asia by considering its role within the scope of the concept of genba (現場). We define genba as a lived...
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 131–156.
Published: 01 February 2008
..., was exposed to radiation, and the boat’s chief radioman died some six months later of acute radiation syndrome. Iconic images of the mushroom cloud then circulated in the Japa- positions 16:1  Spring 2008 140...
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positions (1997) 5 (3): 672–685.
Published: 01 August 1997
... no worse than that witnessed in such Euro- pean cities as Coventry and Dresden. In the strict sense of what they saw with their own eyes, most of them also not privy to the radiation-induced injuries seen in Japanese hospitals, they were...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 391–401.
Published: 01 May 1997
... dark eyes, nut-brown body, promise of the East? Where am I on your sliding scale from nightmare to fantasy? Or do you see the beauty which radiates when ugliness is shared? Lover, let me share my ugliness with you, that I may see myself reflected in your eyes...
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positions (1997) 5 (3): 834–862.
Published: 01 August 1997
.... It was an empathy I could not feel for the hibakusha, since they were, by definition, irredeemably stained, and not just from the radiation burns scor- ing their faces and bodies: They were also alchemically tainted with the peculiar odor...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 243–264.
Published: 01 May 2018
... ; Tokyo . Jacobs Robert . 2014 . “ The Radiation That Makes People Invisible: A Global Hibakusha Perspective .” Asia-Pacific Journal 12 , no. 1 . apjjf.org/2014/12/31/Robert-Jacobs/4157/article.html . Kariya Tetsu . 2014 . Oi shinbo (The Gourmet) , vol. 3 . Tokyo...
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positions (1997) 5 (3): 745–778.
Published: 01 August 1997
... lines The tally of names is not the only unfinished business at the Cornerstone of Peace. In a laudable enthusiasm to radiate a commemorative message of peace, the design of this monument and the discourse surrounding it tend...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 373–383.
Published: 01 February 2012
... after the government shut down the lm festival. Shi Tao and Cui Zi’en appear in these images with their friends, who are largely the actors and actresses from the banned lms. To me, these photographs radiate the inten- sity and excitement we...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 691–699.
Published: 01 November 2020
... capitalist partners what it needed to sustain its Maoist socialism. The paintings and posters Lee presents and analyzes open up a way of see- ing the past in the full possible dimensions that artistry provides. An icon is an image that radiates power and pulls us into it (cathexis) in a dramatic relation...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 121–144.
Published: 01 February 2020
...- sures twelve to fifteen centimeters and is attached to an individual strand of white thread. The strands radiate outward from the bed frame, each ending in a small, tightly wrapped ball of thread on the ground. At the head of the bed, a video plays beneath a pillowcase, showing two hands winding thread...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 161–201.
Published: 01 February 2014
... in Weimar Germany, Elsaesser argues, Lighting turns the image into an object endowed with a special luminos- ity (being lit and at the same time radiating light) which is to say, light appears as both cause and effect, active and passive...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 335–345.
Published: 01 May 2011
... to concretize miracle in everyday lamentations turns out to be a motif in Guillen’s earlier filmTanging yaman (A Change of Heart, 2000), in which the miracle radiates from an old woman afflicted with Alzheimer’s, and in Joel Lamangan’s Filipinas...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 129–154.
Published: 01 February 2016
... cloudy left eye had been removed and she was undergoing chemotherapy, laser treatment, and radiation in order to main- tain vision on the right side. The newsletter from March 2009 asked funders to donate $20,000 to cover her latest course...
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positions (2009) 17 (1): 43–72.
Published: 01 February 2009
..., this coop- erativism should be promoted and propagated in East Asia so as to radiate throughout all the world” (530). This is followed by a discussion of a number of platitudes about the characteristics of Japanese culture to be “utilized...
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positions (1997) 5 (3): 779–809.
Published: 01 August 1997
... before and by Enola Gay’s mission, those who have continued to suffer from radiation effects, and those who might in the future become vic- timized by yet another nuclear catastrophe. It is imperative for us to reconsider...
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positions (1997) 5 (3): 863–878.
Published: 01 August 1997
..., metaphors, and analogies. The few signs that did surround the display reassured visitors that the bomb casing “contains no nuclear material and presents no radiation hazard”; as to whether the Enola Gay itself is radioactive, the signs stated...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 671–684.
Published: 01 August 2012
... freedom. Skeptical of discourses of belonging and the sacri ces these demand, both Vang and Dao caution against the traps that circumscribe possible personhood as contingent upon adherence to the disciplinary powers radiating from the nation...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 165–179.
Published: 01 February 2004
... the entire planet tremble. Planet 1566 is now close to its perihelion. To avoid overexposure to the scorching radiation, the format of the negotiation changes from “sedentary” to “mobile”; that is, with the humans following Zhe and the Pardosaurs...