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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 517–537.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and the Semiotics of the Crowd in Turkey Kabir Tambar Over the past several decades, commentators on Middle Eastern politics have been alternately surprised, scandalized, and seduced by the seemingly unexpected and contradictory relationship...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (2): 295–322.
Published: 01 May 2003
... is writing a book on the problem of injury,product design, and social inequality in the United States. “Come Up to the Kool Taste”: African American Upward Mobility and the Semiotics...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 47–76.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Webb Keane A comparison of two challenges to freedom of the press, in Indonesia and Denmark, reveals some of the linkages among semiotic ideologies, secularism, and a moral narrative of modernity. By analyzing conflicts between semiotic ideologies, the article shows how actual journalistic...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (1 (99)): 135–152.
Published: 01 January 2023
... was the most influential literary theorist of her generation. This article examines whether Marxism, semiotic linguistics, and literary studies are compatible. However, the author will go back to the “linguistic turn” and revisit some older debates about the role of rhetoric. But a revitalized rhetoric...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 419–448.
Published: 01 September 2014
... might expect members of the post-Soviet Russian intelligentsia to unanimously back the accused artists and thus to adhere to semiotic ideologies similar to those of their Euro-American counterparts confronting, for example, the Brooklyn Museum’s Sensation exhibit or the controversy around Andres...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 85–112.
Published: 01 January 2018
... the semiotic and sociopolitical technologies through which assassinations—and public killings of other kinds— take life . Introducing nekros / thanatos as the necrotic equivalent to the zoê / bios distinction that has been central to the study of biopolitics, the article plots a pursuit of—and analytics...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 469–496.
Published: 01 September 2019
... of the “sovereign” and identifications of the “illegal” are semiotically and politically up for grabs: the Indonesia-Malaysia borderlands. In two expository sketches, it examines the various ways in which the Indonesia-Malaysia border is policed as a virtual threshold between people and places considered...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 403–430.
Published: 01 May 2009
... space and inhabited time. Operating as a neo-orientalist simulacrum, such projects subvert, spatially and semiotically, the standard logic of urban representation and modernistic notions of segregation. The concept of spatial heteronomy is proposed to address such dialectic strategies of spatial...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (2 (100)): 157–176.
Published: 01 May 2023
... democratic political representation. Crypto magnifies the tension between the semiotics of the social contract among nations moored in rights, and that of currency as a global language. Digital‐speculative monetization warns that the social contract, a futures contract for a secure and stable future, may...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (3): 503–530.
Published: 01 September 2003
..., religious language, semiotics, and social theory. Achebe, Chinua. 1994 . The African writer and the English language. In Colonial discourse and post-colonial theory: A reader , edited by Patrick Williams and Laura Chrisman. New York:Columbia University Press. Adam, Ahmat B. 1995...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): 333–368.
Published: 01 May 2010
... is best suited to this purpose? I advance an answer on two fronts, historical and semiotic. First, I argue that we inhabit media cultures where the mass media play a significant role in the for- mation of the popular. Since we live...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (3): 426–452.
Published: 01 September 2003
... the stagnation under Leonid Brezhnev, Mikhail Gorbachev’s perestroika, and even the collapse of the Soviet Union itself. The final episode of the series was shown in 1992.8 By discussing Soviet detective stories in relation to Soviet censorship and semiotics research, I want to investigate a broader crisis...
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Public Culture (1991) 3 (2): 29–40.
Published: 01 May 1991
... Film Culture in Iran, in S. Farsoun and M. Mashayekhi, eds. Iran: Political Culture in the Islamic Republic . London: Routledge. Naficy , Hamid . 1991b Zan va “Mas'aleh-ye Zan” dar Sinema-ye Ba'd az Enqelab. Nimeye Digar . Naficy , Hamid . 1991c Women and the Semiotics of Veiling...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (2): 165–178.
Published: 01 May 1993
... the semiotic space for a new imagination constructed along a double dispersion: that of the narrated space (what is talked about), and that of the space of narration. It is this dual space, that of the characters and plot and that created...
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Public Culture (1991) 3 (2): 165–168.
Published: 01 May 1991
...; ideologies of representation; race, class, gender, national identity and postnatiodism. BERGER, ARTHUR ASA. Broadcast Communication Arts Department, San Francisco State University, CA 94132, USA. RESEARCH INTERESTS: Media, popular culture; humor, culture theory: semiotics...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 35–59.
Published: 01 January 2018
... of Kohn’s work, suggests that Kohn appears to be thinking with Peirce thinking with the Runa thinking with forests. Our concern is not so much with Kohn’s turn to Peirce but rather that the application of semiotics, as a technique of reading, seems to blur some of the complexities in Runa distinctions...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 461–465.
Published: 01 September 2008
... semiotic processes (as Gourgouris mistakenly suggests) but to inquire into prac- tices whose assumptions about semiosis do not map onto the model of signs that stand for meaning or identity. To say this is simply to note that many dimensions...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 424–427.
Published: 01 September 1999
... the body of the disabled is fed, helped to the toilet, transported, and so on. It would be in faithful obedience to established semiotic habit for Tabata to have made of his self-representation a dramatic illus- tration of coping...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (3): 385–398.
Published: 01 September 2003
... practices implicit in these semiotic forms make it possible for persons to imagine and recognize themselves as constituting a non-copresent body of people/citizens of a modern nation—as strangers who are no longer strange, exotic, or unex...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): 217–222.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., South India. Ghosh chronicles the “popular” cracking-open of a global “icon” as if it were the cracking of an “atom.” The energy released by the cracking of such a dense semiotic formation, in this case Coca-Cola — the ubiquitous face of mobile...