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Public Culture (1 January 2014) 26 (1 (72)): 101–126.
Published: 01 January 2014
... discourses of newborn screening advocacy. Drawing on public records from newborn screening policy hearings and secondarily on our own ethnographic data, we examine how parent advocacy narratives were carefully crafted in an attempt to produce an emotional response in policy makers. We argue that lifesaving...
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Public Culture (1 January 2009) 21 (1): 175–209.
Published: 01 January 2009
... to a past exemplarily recorded for the future. In the case of the Obra Getuliana , the temporal mode insists on the inauguration of the future-in-the-present. In the photographs of social “inclusion,” the emphasis is cast on the present, and the future is maintained in suspenseful incompletion. In...
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Public Culture (1 May 2010) 22 (2): 293–308.
Published: 01 May 2010
...? What is the difference between the photographic and the cinematic approaches to recording the construction of such a wall? What role does the vigilant photographer play in insisting on returning to the same locations over and over again? Such questions lead to larger moral, political, and social...
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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 117–144.
Published: 01 January 2019
... renowned academies to perform and record. This essay argues that in the wake of independence, Keskar and his supporters sought to orchestrate a soundscape for the Indian nation through the medium of radio. In their attempts to train the ears of radio audiences and forge citizen-listeners, they also refined...
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Public Culture (1 September 2011) 23 (3 (65)): 603–634.
Published: 01 September 2011
...David Novak A new world of music has recently taken the North American experimental music scene by storm. In the late 2000s, a wave of labels like Sublime Frequencies and Parallel World and MP3 blogs like Awesome Tapes from Africa redistributed regional popular music recordings as “new old” media...
Published: 01 September 2014
Figure 2 Public space used by Hollywood film companies for location shooting in New Orleans, Louisiana. Data based on public records of permit requests and aggregated based on neighborhood and intensity of spatial uses. Data compiled by Vicki Mayer, Jade Miller, Shara Scotland, and Jessie More
Published: 01 May 2016
Figure 1 Infilling of coastal zones. In 1991 the elevation of new land was set to 1.25 meters above the highest-recorded high tide. In 2011 it was raised to 2.25 meters for new construction. Source: Peduzzi, Pascal. 2014 “Sand, Rarer Than One Thinks,” Environmental Development 11, 208–218 More
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Public Culture (1 January 1988) 1 (1): 31–37.
Published: 01 January 1988
... has come to sound more and more like African popular music." Charles Keil's bold pronouncement in Urban BZues (1966) was certainly true, but it just reflected the A side of the emerging world beat record, because at the same time, on the B side, African popular musics had come to sound...
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Public Culture (1 May 1992) 4 (2): 141–142.
Published: 01 May 1992
... deciding how he may conscionably intervene. Do oil- drilling and tape-recording reside on a moral continuum? To believe as much is to mistake the ant for the parasite. The modem has entertained the primitive almost since its inception. One explanation for the affinity is modernists’ rejection of...
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Public Culture (1 September 2003) 15 (3): 453–476.
Published: 01 September 2003
... South India is forthcoming. Adorno, Theodor. 1990 . The form of the phonograph record. October 55 : 56 -61. Awasthy, G. C. 1965 . Broadcasting in India . Bombay: Allied. Clayton, Jay. 1997 . The voice in the machine: Hardy,Hazlitt, James. In Language machines: Technologies of...
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Public Culture (1 January 1991) 4 (1): 131–140.
Published: 01 January 1991
...Steven Feld Copyright © 1991 by the Center For Transnational Culture Studies 1991 PUBLIC CULTURE’S current cover is also the cover of a CD/cassette recording of music and environmental sounds from Bosavi, Papua New Guinea, commercially released by the Rykodisc label in April of...
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Public Culture (1 September 2013) 25 (3 (71)): 575–576.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Press. Orange, Michelle. 2013. This Is Running for Your Life: Essays . New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Orgad, Shani. 2012. Media Representation and the Global Imagination . Cambridge, UK: Polity Press. Scales, Christopher A. 2012. Recording Culture: Powwow Music and the Aboriginal...
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Public Culture (1 January 2000) 12 (1): 145–171.
Published: 01 January 2000
... virtuality is increasingly naturalized, everyone’s musical world will be felt and experienced as both more definite and more vague, specific yet blurred, particular but general, in place and in motion. 3. It has taken only one hundred years for sound recording technologies to amplify...
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Public Culture (1 January 1999) 11 (1): 313–317.
Published: 01 January 1999
... musical performance and recording into forgotten musi- cal histories or the dissemination of a broader range of musics; alternative publish- ing ventures or exhibition practices in film, theater, and dance; innovative cultural work with children; public art and art in public such as murals and...
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Public Culture (1 May 1995) 7 (2): 433–445.
Published: 01 May 1995
..., Arab music is local music. Music from Egypt and Lebanon, in both categories, is the most popular; it is also the music from which Israeli Palestinian musicians draw their own perfor- mance and recording repertory. In their musical practices...
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Public Culture (1 May 2005) 17 (2): 319–338.
Published: 01 May 2005
... severed from their origins by transmogrifying them into grooves for Du Bois’s dub mix, which allows Souls to be audible and legible as the fi rst literary sound recording (phono-graph) of sonic Afro-modernity.1 1. I defi ne sonic Afro...
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Public Culture (1 March 2013) 25 (2 70): 307–310.
Published: 01 March 2013
... for a dictatorship, run history again, and record the effects of the change. Observing the fate of man in society rarely leads to causal knowledge allowing for This essay grew from work conducted within the Poiesis project. I acknowledge helpful dis- cussions with my fellow members of the...
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Public Culture (1 January 2010) 22 (1): np.
Published: 01 January 2010
... innovative critical cultural work and on the work of art in public. Includes pieces on new kinds of museums; alternative or oral his- tory projects; the expansion of musical performance and recording into forgotten musical histories or the dissemination of a broader range of music; alternative...
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Public Culture (1 May 1990) 2 (2): 114–120.
Published: 01 May 1990
..., reprinted with permission from The Richards Group. Page 115, full-page advertisement appearing in Woman's Day, December 1989, reprinted with permission from Eveready. Page 116, record jacket design by Maxine Miller, with permissionfrom artist, Maxine Miller. Page 117, handbill (Philadelphia,1989...
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Public Culture (1 May 2003) 15 (2): vii.
Published: 01 May 2003
... important to record the aspirations and distresses of the moment so as to provide the grounds, as uneven as they might be, for critical engagement and an archive for future reection. How then to convey the immediacy of spectacu- lar moments of public life without consigning the ordinary travail and...