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Published: 01 May 2023
Figure 2 Square dance at Migrant Workers Home, June 2019. Photograph by Jiahe Mei. More
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 109–131.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Theodore Hughes Beginning with The Square ( Kwangjang , 1960) and the linked novel Voice of the Governor-General ( Ch'ongdok ŭi sori , 1967, 1968, 1976) and moving through two early 1970s works, A Day in the Life of Kubo the Novelist ( Sosŏlga Kubossi ŭi iril , 1970–72) and The Tempest ( T'aep'ung...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1009–1039.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., it also teaches us how to criticize it and, more important, how to extend and intensify the kind of autonomy that has recently emerged everywhere from Tahrir Square in Cairo to the streets around the Diet building in Tokyo. Investigating the several concepts found in his text, such as “feeling,” “desire...
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positions (2010) 18 (3): 633–670.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Yomi Braester The essay examines photography at Tiananmen from 1949 to the present. Personal mementos are placed within personal narratives and used as scaffolding for memory work. Documentary films juxtapose photography with other social practices at the square. Photography both conveys and shapes...
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positions (2018) 26 (1): 111–150.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Duy Lap Nguyen This essay develops a reading of Bùi Anh Tuấn’s Ian Fleming–inspired Specter over Red Square ( Bóng Ma trên Công Trường Đỏ ). Published during the war in Vietnam, the novel was one of the most successful examples of the new forms of mass culture that emerged in the context of the US...
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positions (2019) 27 (1): 33–65.
Published: 01 February 2019
... politics? Reading select Sinophone literary texts as allegories of area studies, in this case the Sinitic script as the fetish object, further illuminates the imperative to defetishize the area and bring race squarely into area studies. References Ashcroft Bill Griffiths Gareth Tiffin...
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positions (1999) 7 (3): 827–850.
Published: 01 August 1999
... Gordon’s documentary on the 1989 student protests in China.’ To recall, the student occupation of Tiananmen Square began when stu- dents, intellectuals, and some urban residents used Hu Yaobang’s death and Mikhail Gorbachev’s historic visit...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 761–768.
Published: 01 August 2008
...- ately comes to mind when looking at how Western sources interpret move- ments in other countries is the way the “goddess of liberty” has been por- trayed since the events in Tiananmen Square in 1989. In the latter days of the protests in May, art...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 501–521.
Published: 01 August 2022
... child can expect to receive up to 270 square meters of living space in property compensation: (60×4) + (30×1)=270. The family then had the option of choosing one or more residential apartments arranged by the chaiqian office. In the 2013 chaiqian project, compensated properties featured one-, two...
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positions (2003) 11 (2): 261–269.
Published: 01 May 2003
..., were scheduled to hold a fashion show in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square—the first time the square had staged such an event.The fashion show, which opened the “2002 Moda Beijing” series of events, was held in the east part of the square, with more than...
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positions (2003) 11 (2): 331–360.
Published: 01 May 2003
... in the 1990s sit squarely, legs apart, hands on their knees, in a posture familiar from the iconography of dominant Chinese males. Their attention is focused not on the photographer but on the ritual Harrison Clothing and Power on the Periphery...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 437–470.
Published: 01 May 2012
... kín) were designed to accommodate families averaging ve to seven members, with a ration of approximately four square meters of living space per person — higher than the average of two to three square meters in areas of Hanoi that experi...
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positions (2022) 30 (4): 735–762.
Published: 01 November 2022
... movements in Japan. Even more striking is another collapse of all experience into the visual/virtual in the middle section of the poem: like the sky in “Square Sky” becoming only the view outside one window, “Mt. Fuji” to Yokota is only Fuji as mediated through the famous woodblock prints of Hokusai...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 459–487.
Published: 01 May 2010
... on the square,” Daning informs him, “tell them to pull out now. . . . They’re clearing the square tonight. Young peo- ple who want a future better stay home.” As he heads out the door, Dan- ing turns to Handong with a last bit of crucial...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 268–279.
Published: 01 February 1993
... China’s future must face squarely, as well as the central concern of Chinese scholars and the field of China studies. Xiaojiang I Open Letter 275 Political attitudes are often a moral...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 481–512.
Published: 01 May 2016
... taller and wider than the human body, row upon row of circles within squares form ever-­widening concentric curves, akin to waves rippling off a shoreline just beyond the positions 24:2  doi 10.1215/10679847-3458697...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 18–23.
Published: 01 February 1993
... Square After days of Spring rains we awakened in a shabby parlor jammed with beat-up furniture and no place left for the waking to really live, between ourselves and the piles of old bedding...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 691–720.
Published: 01 August 2014
... a new village. This land has been divided among the households into equal pieces of 96 square meters (503 pieces in total), and Xiaocun is now using this land to build a “New Village.” The retention land, its rent, and the development land...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 659–681.
Published: 01 August 2013
... Square, and where, simultaneously, women in rural areas still follow rules of inequality — for instance, they have to put on a sadder per- formance as the crying mourners (in comparison to the male relatives) at a funeral yet are forbidden to go...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 661–689.
Published: 01 August 2014
... precisely because it had “not developed yet.” By 2005, things had already begun to change. A new people’s square was created, surrounded by shop units that, at the time, remained empty. By 2006, many of these shop units had filled, and unattractive...