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positions (2016) 24 (2): 369–401.
Published: 01 May 2016
... historically distinct technologies of feminine selfhood in Taiwan today. Copyright 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 gender Taiwan variety TV celebrity genealogy identity individualization “From Sparrow to Phoenix”: Imagining Gender Transformation through Taiwanese Women’s Variety TV...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 841–868.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Shaoling Ma The mergers and separations that shaped the decolonizing third world also made media history. Singapore’s separation from Malaysia on August 9, 1965, after two tumultuous years of union was no exception. Radio and television, which broadcasted the seminal moments, embodied the mergers...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 687–711.
Published: 01 November 2019
... circulation of the poetry of Gu Cheng 顾城, whose verse and biography have circulated widely and been intensively transformed in the past thirty years. The partial and mutated versions of his life and verse that circulate via film, television, print, calligraphy, and especially the Internet produce a shared...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 223–248.
Published: 01 February 2017
... parceled out 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...
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positions (2016) 24 (3): 589–619.
Published: 01 August 2016
... righteousness, it connotes a sense of defiance against the globalizing intellectual property rights regime. My account traces shanzhai's rise in the informal mobile phones sector in southern China to its proliferation on the Internet and its representation on state-run television. The discursive formation of...
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positions (2016) 24 (4): 789–812.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the financial support of his wife and family; and Chen Yan, a fifty-one-year-old “housewife” from Sichuan Province who is the only female Mao impersonator in China. Zhang's coverage of her life both onstage and off parallels a television interview with her that reveals the personal struggle she has...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 885–910.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Long Bui Using the television program Vietnam Idol as a case study, the author demonstrates that even though shows like this aim to bring Viet Nam into the fold of global culture, it reconfigures dominant notions of “culture” and reinforces certain mappings of power. At the very moment it brings...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 717–743.
Published: 01 November 2017
... 2007 sign renovation project (fig. 1). This project was featured in a four-­part TV documentary film titled Move! The Hope Expedition Team and televised on the Seoul Broadcasting System (SBS; 2007).2 The purpose of the documentary was to...
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positions (1999) 7 (1): 192–200.
Published: 01 February 1999
... it may well be artistically inferior work. As time passes, viewers will be misled and come to consider such work good television. TD and MK: Would you explain the significance of the last scene in...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 195–196.
Published: 01 February 2015
... and cultural studies at MIT. She is the author of Brand New China: Advertising, Media, and Commercial Culture and “TV, Digital, and Social TV: A Reflection,” in Media Industries (January 2015). Winnie Won Yin Wong is assistant...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 595–596.
Published: 01 August 2015
... is associate professor of anthropology at the University of Pittsburgh. Her research focuses on television, digital media, labor, and gender in contemporary Japan. Her first book is titled Scripted Affects, Branded Selves: Television, Subjectivity...
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positions (1999) 7 (3): 763–798.
Published: 01 August 1999
...Lydia H. Liu Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Beijing Sojourners in New York: Postsocialism and the Question of Ideology in Global Media Culture Lydia H. Liu The television serial Beijing Sojourners in New York was aired on the CCTV...
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 401–422.
Published: 01 May 2001
... “fourth world” space of aborig- inal people and traditional practices penetrated by commercial tourism and satellite television). Although worlds apart, the two spaces share a common fate as the dumping ground for transnational capitalism linked by...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 683–701.
Published: 01 August 2013
... was a social group carefully guarded from hostile public scrutiny. A media event two years later, however, compelled Between Us to step forward into the public sphere. On March 18, 1992, a TV reporter with a hidden camera shot footage in...
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positions (1999) 7 (1): 269–270.
Published: 01 February 1999
... television management. Kamala Kempadoo is an assistant professor of women’s studies, University of Colorado, and director of a research project on tourism and the sex trade in the Caribbean. Shuyu Kong is a lecturer in Asian...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 289–290.
Published: 01 February 2004
... University, and is the author of Resisting Despair: Lu Xun and His Literary World (1991). Qi Wang is a PhD student in the Department of Film, Television, and Digital Media, Univer- sity of California, Los Angeles, and is currently...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 277–278.
Published: 01 February 2001
... author of Culture, Politics, and Television in Hong Kong (1999). Peter Nickerson, assistant professor of religion and Asian and African languages at Duke Uni- versity, is currently completing a book manuscript: “ ‘What Science Can’t Explain’: Popular...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 643–653.
Published: 01 August 2009
... economy. We are immediately introduced to the male lead, Behong, played by Biung — a popular Bunun Aborigine folk singer and television drama actor — and his two friends, Jeddah and Qingkuang, self-designated as “the best young men on...
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positions (1998) 6 (1): 239–251.
Published: 01 February 1998
... China Central Television (CCTV), as well as American scholars specializing in Western cultural studies. The top- ics debated included the influence of consumer culture on daily public life in the PRC; the manufacturing, production, and...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 131–159.
Published: 01 February 2001
... explores the discursive energies that activate and articulate social desire through the production and consumption of a sixty-second nostalgic TV commercial for a major bank in Hong Kong. Recent media studies have moved away from textual determinism...