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Published: 01 August 2021
Figure 1 A sign carried by anti-LGBT protesters at the 2015 Korean Queer Culture Festival. The sign clearly illustrates the central concern and point of contention for anti-LGBT protesters, namely, that all gay men have AIDS because they have sex. Photo by Timothy Gitzen. Figure 1 A sign More
Published: 01 August 2021
Figure 2 A sign held by an anti-LGBT protester at the 2015 Korean Queer Culture Festival. The wording roughly translates to “AIDS treatment financed with 100 percent tax money is destroying the national medical finances. Teens from our next generation are dying because of homosexuality More
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positions (2018) 26 (4): 719–747.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., or to warn.” As Derrida points out, the term monster is linked to the sign that typically serves to mark the separation of human beings as a higher form of life from other animal species, so that the lack of this attribute comes to designate the condition of animality itself. Derrida’s paradoxical reading...
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positions (2009) 17 (2): 411–434.
Published: 01 May 2009
... portrayals of women as victims not only constitute a sign of an evolving understanding of Taiwanese history but become a crucial narrative device that helps to avoid the pitfall of trivialization. Duke University Press 2009 Engendering Victimhood: Women in Literature of Atrocity Sylvia Li-chun Lin...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 7–35.
Published: 01 February 2012
... constitute the sign of an unchanging modern structure . Even in the transmutation of area studies into identity studies, based on permanent ethnocultural determinations, the privilege of the spatial dominant still persists and prevails, announcing what appears as the “end of temporality.” In its place I...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 213–241.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Ian Thomas Ash; Timothy A. Mousseau; Lisa Onaga Filmmaker Ian Thomas Ash and biologist Timothy A. Mousseau have orbited one another in the courses of their fieldwork in and around Fukushima, Japan, since 2011. One traces human stories; the other tracks signs of biological change in wildlife. Both...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 223–248.
Published: 01 February 2017
... among multiple owners. Studied by anthropologists and architectural historians as signs and ruins of another era, havelis and the lifestyle associated with them have nevertheless been kept alive for popular audiences by novels, television, and, most prominently, commercially successful Hindi films...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 717–743.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Administration and Home Affairs . 2008 . “The Enforcement Ordinance of Administration Law for Outdoor Advertising Signs.” law.go.kr/lsInfoP.do?lsiSeq=87940#AJAX (accessed July 4, 2017) . Nancy Jean-Luc . 1991 . The Inoperative Community . Translated by Connor Peter Garbus Lisa...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 31–48.
Published: 01 February 2005
... mechanism makes threat its business, it is taking this virtuality as its object and adopting quasicausality as its mode of operation. That quasicausal operation goes by the name of security. It expresses itself in signs of alert. positions 13:1...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 280–285.
Published: 01 February 1993
... and signification) of the images and signs that characterize postmodernism as culture. This is where I differ with Harvey. For Harvey, since post- modernism is merely an acceleration, there is a continuity from modern- ism to postmodernism. I...
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positions (2007) 15 (3): 511–552.
Published: 01 August 2007
... to criticism? Not what the moving red neon sign says  — but the fiery pool reflecting it in the asphalt.  — Walter Benjamin, One-Way Street Introduction Commodity advertisements in Japanese women’s magazines published...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 367–391.
Published: 01 May 1995
... sciences share in their formation of representations of people in academic discourse is that, like clinical medicine which produces the “diseased” by reading the signs of a disease from the various symptoms of the patient, the symptoms...
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positions (2006) 14 (3): 535–566.
Published: 01 August 2006
... body as mesmerizing signs of renown and reiterated by countless imitators. For example, the idiosyncratic behaviors and contorted rhetoric of the great poet and essayist Ruan Ji 210 – 63 CE) were instantly recognized as the model...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 565–593.
Published: 01 August 2017
... the narrative forward with a charged act of signing the contract and a puzzle that piques the reader’s desire to know how the debt will be redeemed. Because each episode repeats the same narrative structure in which our moneylending hero emerges vic...
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positions (1996) 4 (2): 343–379.
Published: 01 May 1996
... signs of Mulan’s female identity. The art of weaving was traditionally asso- ciated with a woman’s role in China; the woman-as-weaver is pervasive in the culture, extending from mulberry leaf pickers (such as Luofu) to the legend...
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positions (2002) 10 (3): 729–771.
Published: 01 August 2002
...) level. In what follows we will substitute the puppet theater for Hwang’s play and Barthes’s The Empire of Signs for S/Z in order to refocus attention on anime’s many layers of language and performance, and try to discover the same...
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positions (1994) 2 (3): 500–537.
Published: 01 August 1994
... sign of [Chinese] nationality, the pigtail. . . is the sym- bol of the Chinese spirit as it now exists, a mass of contradictions, opposed in almost every particular to the ideals of our civilization The judenzopf, or the plaited hair...
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positions (2001) 9 (3): 535–557.
Published: 01 August 2001
... at the classification of images and signs” to replace “a history of the cinema.” His cinema project is a conceptual attempt to depart from prevailing histories of cinemas, which leave many of their own problematics unanalyzed. As he himself proclaims in his...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 607–632.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Figure 1 A sign carried by anti-LGBT protesters at the 2015 Korean Queer Culture Festival. The sign clearly illustrates the central concern and point of contention for anti-LGBT protesters, namely, that all gay men have AIDS because they have sex. Photo by Timothy Gitzen. Figure 1 A sign...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 481–495.
Published: 01 May 2020
...-summit/5644153 . Kazuyo Yamane . 2010 . “ Yayori Matsui and the Women’s Active Museum on War and Peace .” Social Alternatives 29 , no. 1 : 25 – 28 . Lau Kin Chi . 2011 . “ Actions at the Margins .” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 36 , no. 3 : 551 – 60...