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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 (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 (2010) 18 (2): 459–487.
Published: 01 May 2010
... seduced. It is June 1989, on the eve of the Tiananmen massacre. Daning (Zhang Yongning), Handong’s brother-in-­ ­law and a well- ­placed government official, arrives at Handong’s office with some explicit advice. “If you have any friends...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 February 1993
... after Thatcher’s visit to China, and even more so after Tiananmen, that people started talking more about Hong Kong as a unique cultural entity-in line with Benjamin’s dictum that only that which is about to disappear becomes...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 659–681.
Published: 01 August 2013
... 663 personal observations and expressions of womanhood and their encapsu- lation in the larger cultural framework of contemporary China, where a young lesbian couple can kiss fervently in the subway running beneath Tiananmen...
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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 (2021) 29 (4): 907–908.
Published: 01 November 2021
...: The Tiananmen Protests and Beijing Massacre of 1989 (2021). ...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 773–786.
Published: 01 August 2004
... to express social and aesthetic rather than state concerns. These artists laid the foundation for the post-Tiananmen avant-garde art movement that was ac- tive during the 1990s. The amorphous signification of the wall throughout modern history coincided...
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positions (2022) 30 (1): 217–218.
Published: 01 February 2022
... Thomas Chen is an assistant professor of Chinese at Lehigh University. His research focuses on modern and contemporary Chinese literature and film. He is the author of Made in Censorship: The Tiananmen Movement in Chinese Literature and Film , forthcoming from Columbia University Press...
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positions (2010) 18 (3): 557–570.
Published: 01 August 2010
... the frames of the picture and of the location in which the photograph is taken. By situating his work in one of the most ideologically fraught locations in mod- ern China, Tiananmen Square, Braester shows how the pictorial...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 489–515.
Published: 01 May 2014
... documentary is associated not simply with the increased use of nonvocal sound but also with the use of sound off camera. Paola Voci suggests this indirectly in her discussion of the use of sound in Shi Jian’s Tiananmen. Using a sequence in the second...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 131–159.
Published: 01 February 1993
... What is your name? My nume is Ah Sam. Where were you born? In China. After Tiananmen, the plaster of Lady Liberty crumbles. Speechless women with bamboo...
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positions (1999) 7 (3): 653–666.
Published: 01 August 1999
... Latin America to the United States, the links between Hmong immigrant communities in the United States and the Miao minority in China, the circulation and reception of a documentary about Tiananmen Square, the marketing of Barbie...
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positions (2002) 10 (2): 399–429.
Published: 01 May 2002
... the relationship of modern war to popular sovereignty and national spirit. The second title speaks for itself: “Death or Rebirth? Tiananmen: The Soul of China.”3 This soul is not just any soul but the onto-theo-logical soul of a community whose communal...
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positions (1998) 6 (1): 203–237.
Published: 01 February 1998
... to national pride and sovereignty. In the ideology of patriotism, both past history of Western antagonism and present hostility on the part of the West play a significant role. Immediately after the Tiananmen massacre, Kenmin ribao published...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 541–554.
Published: 01 August 2003
... Consensus that has gained impetus in recent years; see Ben Fine, Social Capital versus Social Theory (London: Routledge, 2001), chap. 8. 14 Jamie Morgan, “Running to Stand Still? China from Tiananmen to the Fourth Generation Elite,” China...
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positions (1996) 4 (1): 127–143.
Published: 01 February 1996
...” and the “fourth genera- tion.” Consequently, next to another impassioned scene at Tiananmen Square, and alongside the furor over the “Exhibition of Modern Art,” a large-scale display of illustrations and objects titled “My Soul Belongs...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 569–595.
Published: 01 November 2019
... Introduction Mao Zedong delivered his most famous rallying call against postwar impe- rialism at a massive demonstration in Tiananmen Square on November 28, 1964. An excerpt opens the seventh chapter of Quotations from Chairman Mao under the heading Dare to Struggle and Dare to Win : People of the world...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 585–611.
Published: 01 August 2003
... was to improve one’s material welfare. On the other hand, as the resistance demonstration in the springof 1989 was spreadingfrom Tiananmen Square throughout the entire nation, one communist party after another was toppling, first...