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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 333–361.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Yasmin Moll Egyptian translators working at Iqraa—the world’s first Islamic television channel—use a variety of strategies in subtitling Arabic-language preaching programs into English. These translators see their task as twofold: to act as “cultural mediators” responsible for countering perceived...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 377–402.
Published: 01 May 2009
...: Cultural Mediation in a Contemporary Liberation Struggle Ken Seigneurie Colonialism is also a psychological state rooted in earlier forms of social consciousness in both the colonizers...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 249–259.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of this endeavor is the problem of cultural mediation through which the slippery notions of “us” and “them” or “friend” and “foe” are constructed and materialized. While such simulations of identity create effects of the real, they also elude definitive capture or specific localization. Beckett’s photographs...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): 265–291.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Amit Pinchevski; Tamar Liebes This essay considers the role of the radio in the mediation of trauma during the 1961 Eichmann trial. It is argued that radio broadcasts from the courtroom occasioned a transformation in the status of Holocaust survivors in Israel, who had been previously seen...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (1): 93–113.
Published: 01 January 2000
..., Shadowplay,Bricolage: Laborer's Love and the Question of Early Chinese Cinema” (in Yingjin Zhang, ed., Cinema and Urban Culture in China,1922–1943 [1999]). Her current project is a cultural history of early film experience in China. Mediating Time: The “Rice...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 577–599.
Published: 01 September 2012
... and global broadcast (1980–present) into worship. In the process, the ministry designed a form of religious assembly uniquely suited to the material conditions of increasingly mobile and distributed social life. As a mediated congregation this church makes visible the process whereby a traditional cultural...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 431–439.
Published: 01 May 2020
... their field around the terms orality and literacy at around the same time that Ong published his book; but where Ong stressed historical change or the fall from orality to literacy, African Americanists tended to accent their mutual mediation. This article explores the way that African Americanists...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 557–578.
Published: 01 September 2015
... mediated and disembodied architecture of cabin porn seems to be a form of nostalgia, where the dream of the cabin becomes an arena for resolving an ambivalent relationship to technology and all the bothersome things of modern life. Delving deeper into the cabin porn phenomenon, however, can also reveal...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 367–392.
Published: 01 September 2018
... and contested category, exploring the types of subjects that claims of conscience conjure up, the forms of difference they can reproduce, and the conflicts they both create and mediate. The central argument of the article is that the protection of conscience has been a claim to privilege, and therefore often...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 293–319.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Andrew Irving By focusing on artworks made by persons confronting their own mortality, this essay explores the relation between the exterior, visible colors of art and the interior experiences of pain and imagination, as mediated through the process of artistic production by persons living...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 131–155.
Published: 01 January 2012
... intimacy are once again mediated through technologies of gender, such that the Third World woman as a timeless image of aspiration becomes the subject that transcends risk. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Subjects of Risk: Technologies of Gender...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (3 (95)): 305–311.
Published: 01 September 2021
... substrates offers new avenues for media research, mediation has also been taken up in a wide range of disciplinary and intellectual contexts. Rather than establishing limits or an essential core of media studies, the article suggests that media scholars take an etic orientation and attend to the questions...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 101–140.
Published: 01 January 2009
... engagements with the complex problem of freedom. It suggests that they can be grasped as such only if we recognize that Césaire's 1946 program to transform Antillean colonies into French departments and his subsequent attempt to reconstitute France as a federal republic were mediated by the spirits...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 221–237.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Arjun Appadurai This essay outlines a new approach to the problem of mediation, materiality, and the distribution of agency across human and nonhuman entities by moving the focus away from Bruno Latour’s “actants” to a class of agentive entities called “mediants.” 2015 agency dividual...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (3 (98)): 473–493.
Published: 01 September 2022
... arbitrarily rank administrative units and place them in a competitive relation with each other within Indian federalism. As technical device, aesthetic projection, and mediating interface, the index is a node in “maximum governance,” an emergent apparatus of governance that renders development as the site...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 429–436.
Published: 01 September 2008
... is responsible for the current fighting and the stalemate in Darfur; and a breakthrough needs a fresh reassessment of the conflicts and their dynamics by a more capable mediation team. Duke University Press 2008 DOXA AT LARGE...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 385–414.
Published: 01 May 2017
... created a new ecology for the documentation, sharing, and global dissemination of “ephemeral” street art that has fueled its popularity while complicating its commercialization, reception, and political impact. It shows how digital technologies mediate the tension between the countercultural aspirations...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 161–191.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Matthew Kohrman Abstract Air purification in Chinese contexts over the last half century has been generative for a way of being human, what the author calls “filtered life.” This is a materially, aesthetically, and even humorously mediated form of dwelling. In it, people confront ethics...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (3 (101)): 319–330.
Published: 01 September 2023
... in coastal Fukushima, the article shows how social science is a critical stakeholder in addressing the surreal to mediate between science and the lay public, the state and citizen, and risk and life to prevent the individuation of risk perceptions that follow with the emergence of invisible hazards...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (1 (99)): 73–112.
Published: 01 January 2023
... an alternative relationship with the international, one that invites intervention but is not dependent on it. soceep@nus.edu.sg Copyright 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 failure mediation social movements images humanitarian gaze “If R2P requires a corpse to enter, come shoot me dead...
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