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Appetite for Disruption: The Cinematic Zombie and Queer Theory

Rasmus R. Simonsen

in Vampires and Zombies: Transcultural Migrations and Transnational Interpretations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496804747
eISBN:
9781496804785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496804747.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Tracing the elaboration of the zombie in modern cinema—from George Romero through Bruce LaBruce—this chapter argues for a queer reading of the zombie as challenging the hetero-centrist structure of ... More


Introduction

Ivor L. Miller

in Voice of the Leopard: African Secret Societies and Cuba

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110836
eISBN:
9781604738148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110836.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This introductory chapter discusses the main themes and research methodology used in the presented study. This book tells the story of how several generations of West Africans, who were enslaved and ... More


Oprah Goes to Africa: Philanthropic Consumption and Political (Dis)Engagement

Heather Laine Talley and Monica J. Casper

in Stories of Oprah: The Oprahfication of American Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734072
eISBN:
9781604734089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734072.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter draws on Oprah’s “Christmas Kindness” (2005) episode, released as part of The Oprah Winfrey Show: 20th Anniversary DVD Collection, to interrogate her philanthropic activities in Africa. ... More


A Marshall Plan for a Haiti at Peace: To Continue or End the Legacy of the Revolution

Myriam J. A. Chancy

in Haiti and the Americas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037573
eISBN:
9781621039334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037573.003.0010
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter contextualizes the crisis ensuing from the 2010 earthquake by looking at the rhetoric surrounding U.S. aid and intervention in Haiti. It explores what a Marshall Plan for Haiti would ... More


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