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Public Culture (1 September 2015) 27 (3 (77)): 557–578.
Published: 01 September 2015
... from family history, such as great-grandmother’s loom or a wooden bowl the owner found at a yard sale. This is a very concrete form of history. But we can also find examples of a much more abstract sense of history. If something looks old, or uses visual elements from traditional folk craft, such as...
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Public Culture (1 January 1994) 7 (1): 77–94.
Published: 01 January 1994
...Elizabeth Alexander Copyright © 1994 by The University of Chicago 1994 “Can you be BLACK and Look at This Reading the Rodney King Video(s...
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Public Culture (1 September 2015) 27 (3 (77)): 427–447.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Persian Gulf or to emigrate to Europe, especially Scandinavian countries that opened their doors after the 1982 Sabra and Shatila massacres. These options have all either diminished considerably or disappeared altogether. As they face their current precarity, therefore, residents of Lebanon’s camps look...
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Public Culture (1 January 1991) 4 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 January 1991
...R. Srivatsan Copyright © 1991 by the Center For Transnational Culture Studies 1991 LOOKING AT flLM HOARDINGS LA’BOUR, G€NDX, W-TY AND €V€RYDAY Uf€ IN 1N;DlA Hoardings, for those who fmd the term unfamiliar, are billboards.1 This paper...
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Public Culture (1 May 2010) 22 (2): 333–368.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Looking through Coca-Cola: Global Icons and the Popular Bishnupriya Ghosh Scene 1 April 2002: Plachimada, a quiet village in the Palakkad district (Kerala, South India), awoke to a fracas in the wee hours of the...
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Public Culture (1 September 2010) 22 (3): 583–603.
Published: 01 September 2010
... and national pride. The essay looks at angry responses to the three resolutions against homophobia issued by the European parliament in this period, comments on the relevance of the gay/Jew analogy to Poland's debates on sexual tolerance, and examines an incident of March 2008, when Poland's president...
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Public Culture (1 January 1989) 2 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 January 1989
...William M. O'Barr; Marcio M. Moreira Copyright © 1989-90 by Duke University Press 1989 DEBATES AND CONTROVERSIES The Airbrushing of Culture: An Insider Looks At Global Advertising William M. O'Barr Interviews Marcio M. Moreira In 1987, I was granted an...
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Public Culture (1 September 1993) 5 (3): 451–455.
Published: 01 September 1993
...Virginia R. Dominguez Copyright © 1993 by The University of Chicago 1993 Visual Nationalism: On Looking at “National Symbols” Virginia R. Dominguez 1n the summer of 1990, as I browsed through the gift...
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Public Culture (1 September 2002) 14 (3): 477–492.
Published: 01 September 2002
...John Martone Historic Truths / Looking at Earth John Martone For my generation, the “conquest” of space and the war in Vietnam were twin Ffoci of an elliptical career, equally important but literally worlds...
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Published: 01 May 2016
Figure 3 Cassie Spencer looking at the “water buffalo” installed at her house in Wyalusing, PA. Photograph by Nina Berman Figure 3. Cassie Spencer looking at the “water buffalo” installed at her house in Wyalusing, PA. Photograph by Nina Berman More
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Published: 01 January 2014
Figure 5 Volunteer cleaning a transmitter while engineer looks on Figure 5. Volunteer cleaning a transmitter while engineer looks on More
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Public Culture (1 September 2017) 29 (3 (83)): 539–562.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Dorien Zandbergen This empirical-critical study looks at the Air Quality Egg project, a Euro-American effort focused on the collaborative creation of a “smart” air quality sensor network. While widely celebrated as a “best practice” example of bottom-up smart city making, the involvement of a US...
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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 5–16.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Madiha Tahir Without the people from Pakistan’s Tribal Areas to narrate the visual evidence, one wouldn’t necessarily know what one was looking at in the photos or videos of the aftermath of drone attacks. To tell their stories, they had moved through a territory pockmarked by bombs and checkpoints...
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Public Culture (1 May 2017) 29 (2 (82)): 235–260.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Kaiama L. Glover This essay looks pointedly at a broad phenomenon wherein ostensibly benign discourses—from the news media to the Hollywood film industry to humanitarian aid—grant permission for North Atlantic denial of human proximity to peoples of the so-called global South. Taking the figure of...
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Public Culture (1 September 2014) 26 (3 (74)): 369–377.
Published: 01 September 2014
... these respatializations on New Orleans as a place. The images in the essay provide a textured look at the way political economies can be visualized not only geographically but also as part of the ordinary experience of everyday life in a city still and always posited as “recovering” from hurricanes and...
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Public Culture (1 September 2014) 26 (3 (74)): 419–448.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Anya Bernstein This article looks at recent Russian lawsuits accusing artists and curators of “inciting religious hatred.” It seeks to explain the reasons behind these controversies by considering the respective scopic regimes informing several exhibits and subsequent trials from 1998 to 2010. One...
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Public Culture (1 September 2015) 27 (3 (77)): 409–418.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Sudhir Venkatesh This essay looks at the transformation of advertising over the past two decades. Three myths define the worldview of advertising practitioners and sustain their daily practices: advertising as art(istic), advertising as war, and advertising as revolution. They are all a response to...
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Public Culture (1 May 2017) 29 (2 (82)): 221–226.
Published: 01 May 2017
... experiencing exclusion from the gun community? In exploring Calvin’s untenable position, this essay opens up the ideological matrix of gun ownership and shows that understanding gun ownership means looking beyond the gun. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 guns identity politics race...
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Public Culture (1 May 2012) 24 (2 (67)): 303–327.
Published: 01 May 2012
... the business cycles of which they are a product, to the long-term rhythms of capitalist development. It concludes by looking at the current crisis from the point of view of these longer rhythms. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 References Arrighi Giovanni . 2007 . Adam...
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Public Culture (1 January 2013) 25 (1 (69)): 143–175.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Michael McQuarrie This essay describes the transformation of civic participation from a tool of democratization into a tool for elite authority. Looking at various participatory projects in community-based organizations in a city in America’s Rust Belt, the essay demonstrates how the very...