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positions (2007) 15 (2): 369–401.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Han Yuhai Speech without Words Han Yuhai Movement Changes One’s Shape (Huodong bian ren xing), a novel by Wang Meng, depicts an unusual character by the name of Jingyi.1 Her daily morn- ing exercise is to curse into the mirror while...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 217–228.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Wang Hui Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Commentary Jia Zhangke’s World and China’s Great Transformation: A Revised Version of a Speech Given at “The Still Life Symposium” at Fenyang High School Wang Hui Putting Fiction into Documentary Realism A good...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 399–407.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Chen Yu-Rong; Wang Ping Two activists identify hate speech and morality as two obstacles to LGBT human rights in Taiwan. Although there is no legal discrimination against homosexuals in Taiwan, the authors argue that their absence in the definition of law constitutes another order of violence...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 417–423.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Cui Zi'en This conference speech given by a famous queer Chinese filmmaker provocatively proposes that the vibrant culture of underground queer film festivals in China is the true Communist International. Chinese viewers of queer films gain insight into global trends, while these festivals also...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 725–754.
Published: 01 August 2013
..., as they relate to both comfort women and shamanic activity. Drawing on the work of Jacques Derrida, Spivak theorizes the subaltern as both stemming from and producing what she refers to as a “blank space” in text, and consequently speech, which opens a fissure for the potential constitution of the...
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 323–349.
Published: 01 May 2017
...William H. Bridges, IV This essay considers the nonfictional writings on black literature and American race relations penned by Nobel laureate Ōe Kenzaburō between the years 1961 (when Ōe attended the Asian-African Writers Conference held in Tokyo) and 1968 (when he delivered a series of speeches...
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positions (2007) 15 (3): 511–552.
Published: 01 August 2007
... that I call “school- girl speech advertisement” or “women’s language advertisement,” that maga- zine consumption was part of the process by which readers became modern. The ads deploy a form of speech originally called “schoolgirl speech,” later...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 215–234.
Published: 01 February 2005
... past in his speech last October to the Philippine Congress. “America,” he declared, “is proud of its part in the great story of the Filipino people. Together, our soldiers liberated the Philip- pines from colonial rule. Together, we rescued the...
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positions (2007) 15 (3): 451–455.
Published: 01 August 2007
... mod- ern girl — for women in the first third of the twentieth century, schoolgirl speech emerged as the written form of female speech as such. It was the abil- ity of schoolgirl speech to allegedly convey historically contingent reality that...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 607–639.
Published: 01 August 1993
... Okinawan cultural practices on the other. It is no accident, however, that these studies were conducted during a time positions 1:3 Winter 1993 61 0 when, in terms of speech and daily cultural practices...
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positions (2016) 24 (3): 621–651.
Published: 01 August 2016
... Article 112 of the Thai Criminal Code, which criminalizes lèse majesté, or speech and action judged to defame, insult, or threaten the king, queen, heir-­apparent, or regent. Unlike Ethel, Daranee admitted to uttering the words for which she was...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 267–290.
Published: 01 May 2021
... found in premodern textual records. In addition to whistling in the literati style, practices of communicating with the netherworld that have shamanistic or Daoist ties appear sporadically in textual records on whistling across Chinese history. Due to a shared skepticism toward speech- oriented modes of...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 1–51.
Published: 01 February 1997
... “advance” (shinshutsu).By 1990, the emperor (Akihito) was expressing “keen regret” (tsiiseki, a word unfamiliar in everyday speech) for the sufferings of the Korean people; Prime Minister Kaifu was outrightly using a plain word for “apology...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 159–191.
Published: 01 February 2011
... Il-­sung emerged as the nation’s unchallenged leader, Kim gave a speech at the National Meeting of Mothers in which he criticized women in the past “who went about dressed to kill and wearing fancy hats”; he claimed that “these women have...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 29–68.
Published: 01 February 2001
... limits of written materials under the current situations, so they used oral and visual transmissions. News reading, tra- ditional lectures (xuanjiang), and modern speeches were conducted on the streets and in teahouses, theaters, and temples. More...
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positions (2006) 14 (3): 717–747.
Published: 01 August 2006
...- mances, a three-course dinner, and seemingly endless speeches by former beauty queens, local civic officials, and Indian American community lead- ers. Sponsored by the New York – based India Festival Committee, the Miss positions 14:3  doi...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 421–423.
Published: 01 February 2012
... in a number of languages in the elds of comparative literature, intellectual history, transla- tion studies, the studies of racism and nationalism, and the histories of semiotic and literary multitude — speech, writing, corporeal expressions...
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positions (1998) 6 (3): 637–673.
Published: 01 August 1998
... diagnosing Toson’s (probably uncon- positions 6:3 Winter 1998 640 scious) reinflection of the idioms of hygiene, I hope to trace out some of the contradictory ways in which those hygienic speech genres...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 307–334.
Published: 01 May 2011
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positions (1999) 7 (1): 253–267.
Published: 01 February 1999
... hand here. In varied ways the work of the hand, the idiom of speech, the composition, the language of the body, and the coding of the body in terms of dress all are engaged in an active overturning of the received legacies of the...