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Parables For The Virtual

Author : Brian Massumi
ISBN : 0822328976
Genre : Philosophy
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DIVA major theoretical rethinking of intellectual models of embodiment, movement, and sensation./div

De Westernizing Film Studies

Author : Saer Maty Ba
ISBN : 9781136502514
Genre : Performing Arts
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De-Westernizing Film Studies aims to consider what form a challenge to the enduring vision of film as a medium - and film studies as a discipline - modelled on ‘Western’ ideologies, theoretical and historical frameworks, critical perspectives as well as institutional and artistic practices, might take today. The book combines a range of scholarly writing with critical reflection from filmmakers, artists & industry professionals, comprising experience and knowledge from a wide range of geographical areas, film cultures and (trans-)national perspectives. In their own ways, the contributors to this volume problematize a binary mode of thinking that continues to promote an idea of ‘the West and the rest’ in relation to questions of production, distribution, reception and representation within an artistic medium (cinema) that, as part of contemporary moving image culture, is more globalized and diversified than at any time in its history. In so doing, De-Westernizing Film Studies complicates and/or re-thinks how local, national and regional film cultures ‘connect’ globally, seeking polycentric, multi-directional, non-essentialized alternatives to Eurocentric theoretical and historical perspectives found in film as both an artistic medium and an academic field of study. The book combines a series of chapters considering a range of responses to the idea of 'de-westernizing' film studies with a series of in-depth interviews with filmmakers, scholars and critics. Contributors: Nathan Abrams, John Akomfrah, Saër Maty Bâ, Mohammed Bakrim, Olivier Barlet, Yifen Beus, Farida Benlyazid, Kuljit Bhamra, William Brown, Campbell, Jonnie Clementi-Smith, Shahab Esfandiary, Coco Fusco, Patti Gaal-Holmes, Edward George, Will Higbee, Katharina Lindner, Daniel Lindvall, Teddy E. Mattera, Sheila Petty, Anna Piva, Deborah Shaw, Rod Stoneman, Kate E. Taylor-Jones

The Drift Affect Adaptation And New Perspectives On Fidelity

Author : John Hodgkins
ISBN : 9781623560706
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Provides a new perspective on the complex relationship between literature and cinema by rethinking 'adaptation' as a generative, affective dialogue between symbiotic mediums.

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ISBN : UOM:39015064843611
Genre : Bibliography
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The Naga Challenged

Author : Victor R. Savage
ISBN : 9812103066
Genre : Social Science
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This book is a sequel to The Naga Awakens: Growth and Change in Southeast Asia, published in 1997. While the 1997 book looked at the positive developments in the region, this book addresses the political, economic and cultural issues arising from the 1997-98 Asian economic crisis. Six years since the crisis, the region has been plagued by other issues such as the haze, SARS, avian influenza and terrorism. The global political and economic landscape has also changed radically after the 9/11 attack and the Iraq war. Unfortunately, after the fall of Suharto in 1998, the ASEAN lost its leadership and the organization floundered without much regional coherence. All these global and regional events have affected the developmental trajectories and political developments of states in the region. Economically, Southeast Asia has been overshadowed by the dynamic economic prowess of China and India in the last five years and there have been serious reservations by Southeast Asian political leader

Theatre History Studies 2008

Author : Jackson R. Theatre History Studies
ISBN : 0817355022
Genre : Performing Arts
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Theatre History Studies is a peer-reviewed journal of theatre history and scholarship published annually since 1981 by the Mid-American Theatre Conference (MATC), a regional body devoted to theatre scholarship and practice. The conference encompasses the states of Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio. The purpose of the conference is to unite persons and organizations within the region with an interest in theatre and to promote the growth and development of all forms of theatre.

Archives Of Democracy

Author : Maya Dodd
ISBN : STANFORD:36105128102139
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Contemporary Street Arts In Europe

Author : S. Haedicke
ISBN : 9781137291837
Genre : Performing Arts
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Street theatre invades a public space, shakes it up and disappears, but the memory of the disruption haunts the site for audiences who experience it. This book looks at how the dynamic interrelationship of performance, participant and place creates a politicized aesthetic of public space that enables the public to rehearse democratic practices.

Aar Sbl Annual Meeting Program

Author : American Academy of Religion. Meeting
ISBN : IND:30000085386575
Genre : Bible
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Author : Brian Massumi
ISBN : 9780822375197
Genre : Philosophy
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Color coded terror alerts, invasion, drone war, rampant surveillance: all manifestations of the type of new power Brian Massumi theorizes in Ontopower. Through an in-depth examination of the War on Terror and the culture of crisis, Massumi identifies the emergence of preemption, which he characterizes as the operative logic of our time. Security threats, regardless of the existence of credible intelligence, are now felt into reality. Whereas nations once waited for a clear and present danger to emerge before using force, a threat's felt reality now demands launching a preemptive strike. Power refocuses on what may emerge, as that potential presents itself to feeling. This affective logic of potential washes back from the war front to become the dominant mode of power on the home front as well. This is ontopower—the mode of power embodying the logic of preemption across the full spectrum of force, from the “hard” (military intervention) to the "soft" (surveillance). With Ontopower, Massumi provides an original theory of power that explains not only current practices of war but the culture of insecurity permeating our contemporary neoliberal condition.

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