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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 417–423.
Published: 01 September 1999
...Tabata Hideomi Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 The Bather: Self-Portraiture from a Movable Chair Tabata Hideomi Public Culture 11(3): 417–450 Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press Bather 1 Kyoto 1994 Bather 2 Kyoto 1994 Bather 3 Kyoto 1994...
Published: 01 September 2014
Figure 2 The baroque leather chair in Utopia Now. Photograph by author Figure 2. The baroque leather chair in Utopia Now. / Photograph by author More
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (1): 43–50.
Published: 01 January 2000
... and now housed at San Francisco State University, WWI promotes the local production in less-developed countries of affordable and reliable chairs by wheelchair riders themselves. Hotchkiss, who was named a MacArthur Fellow for his work, is an active spokesperson for WWI; the following text has been...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (2): 349–360.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Route 22 plays of light. The young girl looks directly at the camera and smiles, but in the very near distance things are out of focus—the chair sitting empty next to her, the window reflecting blurred images of what is both inside the house and outside in the woods. The woman sitting on the porch...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 581–600.
Published: 01 September 2019
..., lawyers from the London-based international nonprofit organization Reprieve filed a motion on behalf of Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp prisoner Abu Wa’el (Jihad) Dhiab to produce thirty-two videotapes of Dhiab being forcibly extracted from his cell and force-fed in a restraint chair. Dhiab’s lawyer...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (1 (75)): 161–183.
Published: 01 January 2015
... star-powered, frequently voiced, unequivocal, and hypermediatized dissent was spectacular. By writing the song “Oh, If Only This Chair Could Speak!”—a reference to the ruler’s “throne” and therefore an attack on Syria’s embattled dictator, Bashar al-Assad—Assala staked a claim to the defiance pole...
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Public Culture (1991) 3 (2): 71–92.
Published: 01 May 1991
... exhibits on Irving Berlin and on the early years of television. Popular icons of American movies and television such as Fonzie’s jacket from the television show Happy Days;Dorothy’s ruby slippers from The Wizard of 02;Archie and Edith’s chairs from the set of AN in the Family; and Indiana Jones’s...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (3): 615–616.
Published: 01 September 2007
... 2007 Contributors Asef Bayat is a professor of sociology and Middle East studies, the academic director of the International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World (ISIM), and the ISIM chair at Leiden University, the Netherlands. His latest book...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 217–232.
Published: 01 January 2012
... Public Culture the René Descartes Lectures. I am at this moment trying to finish them up for printing. AL: I’m going to return to all three of these projects. But before that I’ll ask one more general question: When you took a chair...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 433–440.
Published: 01 September 1999
... of recession in Japan, a book written by a a Movable Chair young man born without arms or legs has gained a steady place in the bestseller lists. The book is titled Gotai Fumanzoku, meaning something like “totally unsat- isfactory body,” a virtual parody of the phrase gotai manzoku, used often in claiming...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 443–446.
Published: 01 September 1999
... a follow-up study of thalidomide; in fact, it a Movable Chair continued to deny the cause-and-effect relationship between the drug and birth defects until December 1973! The earlier these cases occurred in Japan’s postwar history, the lower the rates of compensation offered by industry in its attempt...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 13–23.
Published: 01 January 2014
... is merely what its users make of it, no more or no less. Leaving aside the kernel of truth, this is a misleading notion. Yes, a chair may be used to break a window or to sit on, but these are not equally likely outcomes of interacting with a chair. All technologies provide “affordances” (i.e., uses...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 430–433.
Published: 01 September 1999
... sexual charge: It may have been The Bather: precisely in the decline of mixed hot spring bathing after World War II that the Self-Portraiture from possibility of anonymous shared nudity acquired a new frisson. In any case, it a Movable Chair isn’t the object of public bathing to neutralize...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 424–427.
Published: 01 September 1999
...: terror (our ineluctable decrepitude, of course, our terror)—precisely the crimes for Self-Portraiture from which Hevey indicted the photography of Arbus and others, like Gary Winogrand. a Movable Chair Tabata’s compositions are successful for obscuring...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (3): 457–472.
Published: 01 September 2006
... medication. Now they have this conscience, and they fight for their lives.” With a simple chair and a black cloth against a wall, we improvised a pho- tography studio outside Caasah’s main building in March of 1997. Torben pho- tographed each...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 593–598.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Bogumil Jewsiewicki © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Bogumil Jewsiewicki holds the Canada Research Chair on Comparative History of Memory at Université Laval. His latest publications include“Pour un pluralisme épistemologique en sciences sociales”(2001) and (with Barbara...
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Public Culture (1988) 1 (1): 52–57.
Published: 01 January 1988
... documentaries from India. It will include a workshop on the teaching of Asian cinema, chaired by David Desser, University of Illi- nois (USA); and scholars from Asia, Australia, Europe and North America will present papers on the following panels: "Topics in Asian Cinema"; "Popular Third World Cinema...
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Public Culture (1989) 1 (2): 98–102.
Published: 01 May 1989
... inherit only a mailing-list and advice from prior Public Curture 98 Vd. 1, No. 2: Spring 1989 Announcements 99 conference chairs. The conference was launched in 1974 when twenty sociologists met to discuss...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (2): 325–328.
Published: 01 May 2001
... exhibition sites along the route, from a library to a multiplex cinema to an under- ground passageway. In the underground corridor, several projects were installed, the most interesting of which was a group of orange plastic chairs that were linked together in a circle...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (2): 329–332.
Published: 01 May 2001
... of orange plastic chairs that were linked together in a circle and placed on wheels. Initially the curators were advised by the city not to place this sculpture by Veit Stratmanns in the tunnel because the city was intent on preventing loitering in the area. Despite...