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positions (2000) 8 (1): 77–99.
Published: 01 February 2000
...Joseph Tse-Hei Lee 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 The Lord of Heaven versus Jesus Christ: Christian Sectarian Violence in Late-Nineteenth-Century South China Joseph Tse-Hei Lee This article draws on a case study of communal conflicts between the Bap...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 759–771.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Sheldon Lu 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Commentary Beautiful Violence: War, Peace, Globalization Sheldon Lu Qin Yufen and Beautiful Violence Qin Yufen (b. 1954), a Chinese woman artist based in Berlin, Germany, cre- ated a gigantic...
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positions (1994) 2 (3): 570–602.
Published: 01 August 1994
...Andrew F. Jones Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 The Violence of the Text: Reading Yu Hua and Shi Zhicun Andrew F. Jones From its very inception, modern Chinese fiction has been rife with depic- tions of mayhem, murder...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 19–50.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Sudarat Musikawong The visual artwork produced about Thai contemporary political trauma constitutes a “trauma art” expressing a politics of loss—loss of life, loss of history, and loss of leftist memory. While much of the literature on 1970s violence and traumatic memory in Thailand has focused...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 89–143.
Published: 01 February 2010
... are allowed to become part of the international discourse of Tibet. Duke University Press 2010 “Vegetarian between Meals”: The Dalai Lama, War, and Violence Barry Sautman Q. You always stress that it’s important to put everything to the test of reason...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 351–372.
Published: 01 May 2010
... category for difference that wants to make itself heard. Duke University Press 2010 The Politics of Schadenfreude: Violence and Queer Cultural Critique in Lucifer Hung’s Science Fiction Amie Parry and Liu Jen-­peng Don’t interrupt the conversation! No one can delete your...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 837–849.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Henry Em; Christine Hong; Kim Dong-Choon For over two decades, Kim Dong-Choon has written about the history of violence leveled at the population since Korea was liberated from Japanese colonial rule and partitioned by Soviet and US forces in 1945. His research and theoretical reflections on state...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 729–755.
Published: 01 November 2020
... Frank’s life and legacy inspires a hybridized narrative and visual style in manga that blends the emotionality and interiority of shōjo with the more graphic depictions of violence common to shōnen manga for young boys. In so doing, it encourages a reevaluation of the shōjo mode and its ability to bear...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 173–194.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Ratheesh Radhakrishnan This article, organized around three films— Stop Violence (dir. A. K. Sajan, 2002), Big B (dir. Amal Neerad, 2007), and Annayum Rassolum (dir. Rajeev Ravi, 2013)—attempts to account for a moment in the history of Malayalam cinema when an attempt to spatially imagine, through...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 737–762.
Published: 01 August 2012
... the deportation of Cambodian refugees. In following the young people's campaign to put an end to deportation, I examine the convergence of youth's failed recognition by the state as a nonvoting youth constituency with their realization of the state's exercise of “illegitimate” violence. Their activism calls...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1191–1213.
Published: 01 November 2012
... scene, the Guests, dressed in imaginatively construed Japanese wedding dress, engage in a bloody orgy of violence and cannibalism that reveals they are both part whale. In addition to the costumes of seaweed, fur, and shell worn in this scene, DR9 prominently features Barney's creative reinterpretations...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 7–39.
Published: 01 February 2014
... it confronts the difficult but fundamental issue concerning comfort women: the heteronormative desire that sanctioned the violence of wartime sexual slavery. The history of the comfort women has often been written as an indictment of Japan's military imperial ideology, with the goal of recuperating its victims...
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positions (2016) 24 (3): 653–667.
Published: 01 August 2016
... Korea?” Notes from the Divided Country in many ways grapples with this very question and can be seen as an effort to remember the “Forgotten War” through vivid, chilling, moving poems that depict the enduring trauma of wartime violence from the perspective of diasporic postmemory. Taking Hirsch's work...
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positions (2009) 17 (1): 43–72.
Published: 01 February 2009
... violence throughout East Asia. Duke University Press 2009 Miki Kiyoshi and the Sho¯wa Kenkyu¯kai: The Failure of World History Lewis E. Harrington This essay examines the relation between the journalistic writings of Jap- anese philosopher Miki Kiyoshi...
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positions (2009) 17 (1): 73–95.
Published: 01 February 2009
... arises in his argument in which Japan, as ostensibly the most mediated modern culture, becomes the site for all cultural mediation without undergoing further mediation by its East Asian colonies. This logic of mediation masks Japanese colonial violence in the form of a transhistorical philosophical...
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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 (2018) 26 (3): 516–546.
Published: 01 August 2018
... of poverty but suggests the grievous entanglement of structural, political economic violence and affective burden on the daily web of individual lives. References Abelmann Nancy Lie John . 1995 . Blue Dreams: Korean Americans and the Los Angeles Riots . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University...
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positions (2018) 26 (4): 719–747.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Meera Lee In an early essay on the implicit relationship between anthropocentrism and violence in the philosophy of Martin Heidegger, Jacques Derrida centers his analysis on the meaning of “monstrosity,” which bears a signifying relation to the French term montre , meaning “to show, to demonstrate...
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positions (2019) 27 (1): 159–173.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Tazaki Hideaki When politics subsumes life, we must consider the question of what precisely this “life” indicates. What form does life take at the moment when it is touched by politics? In the “Critique of Violence,” Benjamin calls it “bare life,” a life reduced to itself, divested of adornments...
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positions (2019) 27 (2): 333–360.
Published: 01 May 2019
... that evoke an invisible system of spatial violence. Adding a gendered twist to Walter Benjamin’s Marxist critique of phantasmagorias of the interior, Li’s feminist interior portrays a post-socialist masculinist urban (bodies-cities) network, where women are seen as displaced, homeless, and disappeared...