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Streaming: Movies, Media, and Instant Access

Wheeler Winston Dickson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813142173
eISBN:
9780813142555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142173.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Streaming: Movies, Media and Instant Access is distinctive and commercially viable because it examines the most crucial area in moving image studies today; the way that the image is captured, ... More


Boys' Love, Cosplay, and Androgynous Idols: Queer Fan Cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

Maud Lavin, Ling Yang, and Jing Jamie Zhao (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390809
eISBN:
9789888390441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390809.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Chinese-speaking popular cultures have never been so queer as in this digital, globalist age. In response to the proliferation of queer representations, productions, fantasies, and desires, ... More


Mapping the Digital Middle East: Trends and Disjunctions

Mohamed Zayani (ed.)

in Digital Middle East: State and Society in the Information Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190859329
eISBN:
9780190942977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190859329.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Over the past decade or so, the digital landscape in the Middle East has changed dramatically. Technological adoption, advanced IT infrastructures, communication changes and enhanced connectivity ... More


Introduction: “The Art of Getting Ovaries”

Jessica Nydia Pabón-Colón

in Graffiti Grrlz: Performing Feminism in the Hip Hop Diaspora

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479806157
eISBN:
9781479847426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806157.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter introduces the stakes of the book by narrating two stories that illustrate how the dynamics of gender difference affect belonging for women who write graffiti on both an individual and a ... More


Coelacanth History: <i>Uncle Buddy’s Phantom Funhouse</i> and the Cybertext of Things

Stuart Moulthrop

in Traversals: The Use of Preservation for Early Electronic Writing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035972
eISBN:
9780262339018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035972.003.0004
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter reflects on John McDaid’s author traversal of his 1993 hypermedia novel, Uncle Buddy’s Phantom Funhouse, a groundbreaking work not just for its comprehensive exploration of Apple’s ... More


Introduction: An Invitation to Meet the Class

Sonia Livingstone and Julian Sefton-Green

in Class: Living and Learning in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479884575
eISBN:
9781479863570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479884575.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The chapter introduces readers to a class of 13 to 14-year-old in an average London school. Through our ethnographic case study, we present the rationale for the study and key theoretical frameworks. ... More


Body Animations (or, Lullaby for Fallujah): A Performance

Jackie Orr

in Critical Trauma Studies: "Understanding Violence, Conflict and Memory in Everyday Life"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479896561
eISBN:
9781479828425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479896561.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Based on the text of a live digital performance piece, this essay enacts performance as a traumatized method for exploring public memory, and public mourning, in relation to the forgotten dead of the ... More


Humanesis: Sound and Technological Posthumanism

David Cecchetto

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676446
eISBN:
9781452948027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676446.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

With the recent emergence of copious scholarship that considers the discursive life of the term “human,” posthumanism has become a timely interdisciplinary discourse. This study is a critical ... More


From Genes to Memes: Ollivier Dyens and the Scientific Posthumanism of Darwinian Evolution

David Cecchetto

in Humanesis: Sound and Technological Posthumanism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676446
eISBN:
9781452948027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676446.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 1 reads the concept of “cultural bodies” described in the work of Ollivier Dyens, which extrapolates Richard Dawkins's “selfish gene” argument. After uncovering a looming tautology that ... More


The Trace: Melancholy and Posthuman Ethics

David Cecchetto

in Humanesis: Sound and Technological Posthumanism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676446
eISBN:
9781452948027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676446.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 4 mobilizes Rafael Lozano-Hemmer's participatory telepresent installation The Trace in relation to the call for an embodied understanding of information pronounced in Hayles's posthumanism. ... More


N. Katherine Hayles and Humanist Technological Posthumanism

David Cecchetto

in Humanesis: Sound and Technological Posthumanism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676446
eISBN:
9781452948027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676446.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 3 engages the work of Katherine Hayles in its attempt to think beyond deconstruction. Ultimately, the chapter argues that Hayles's posthumanism more readily connects (for better and worse) to ... More


From Affect to Affectivity: Mark B. N. Hansen’s Organismic Posthumanism

David Cecchetto

in Humanesis: Sound and Technological Posthumanism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676446
eISBN:
9781452948027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676446.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 5 articulates Mark Hansen's argument for an affective topology of the senses, corroborating the increased importance of digital technologies in this perspective through a brief comparison of ... More


Skewed Remote Musical Performance: Sounding Deconstruction

David Cecchetto

in Humanesis: Sound and Technological Posthumanism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676446
eISBN:
9781452948027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676446.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter Six discusses an art practice—Skewed Remote Musical Performance—that models a way in which sound disjunctively intervenes in constructions of presence and absence, opening its practitioners ... More


Dark Matters: An Eidolic Collision of Sound and Vision

David Cecchetto

in Humanesis: Sound and Technological Posthumanism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676446
eISBN:
9781452948027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676446.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Ultimately, Chapter 1 conducts a hauntology of the positivist definition of life that Dyens extrapolates from Dawkins. In Chapter 2, the invisible forces that this haunting suggests are further ... More


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