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Immersion: Marathon Swimming, Embodiment and Identity

Karen Throsby

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719099625
eISBN:
9781526114976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099625.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book is about the extreme sport of marathon swimming. It provides insight into a social world about which very little is known, while simultaneously exploring the ways in which the social world ... More


Key Issues in Immersion Education: Implications for Hong Kong

Angel M. Y. Lin and Evelyn Y. F. Man

in Bilingual Education: Southeast Asian Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622099586
eISBN:
9789888180233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099586.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

In this chapter, key issues in immersion education are considered and their implications for Hong Kong discussed. These key issues regarding immersion education include the following frequently ... More


Immersive spectatorship at the panorama and the aesthetics of the sublime

Hélène Ibata

in The challenge of the sublime: From Burke's Philosophical Enquiry to British Romantic art

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526117397
eISBN:
9781526136114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117397.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art History

Chapter 5 focuses on what appears to be one of the most conscious responses to the Burkean challenge: the invention of the panorama by the Irish-Scottish painter Robert Barker in the late 1780s. By ... More


Digital Spectators in Augmented Realities

Andy Miah

in Sport 2.0: Transforming Sports for a Digital World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035477
eISBN:
9780262343114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035477.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter examines how spectator encounter digital technology in sport, which reveals a blurring of participation and spectating. It also proposes that spectating is changing through the ... More


Introduction

Karen Throsby

in Immersion: Marathon Swimming, Embodiment and Identity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719099625
eISBN:
9781526114976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099625.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Opening with an autoethnographic extract detailing the end of the author’s English Channel swim, the chapter describes the sport of marathon swimming. It presents a working definition and a ... More


Challenge, Threat, and Social Influence in Digital Immersive Virtual Environments

Jim Blascovich

in Social Emotions in Nature and Artifact

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195387643
eISBN:
9780199369195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387643.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures, Cognitive Psychology

How do we know when people are immersed in virtual reality? Can such immersion be assessed implicitly? This chapter explores the integration of two independently developed theoretical models relevant ... More


The World of IMAX 3-D

Ray Zone

in 3-D Revolution: The History of Modern Stereoscopic Cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136110
eISBN:
9780813141183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136110.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The history of the IMAX Corporation and their use of 3D in large format 15/70mm is surveyed. The immersive nature of viewing the IMAX 3D film is discussed by a number of its creators.


From Oneiragogia to Full-Fledged Dreaming: The Immersive-Spatiotemporal-Hallucination Model of Dreaming

Jennifer M. Windt

in Dreaming: A Conceptual Framework for Philosophy of Mind and Empirical Research

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262028677
eISBN:
9780262327466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028677.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Whereas chapters 7-10 are concerned with different types of dreams, Chapter 11 asks whether beneath this variability it is possible to identify something like a phenomenal core of dreaming that might ... More


Le Film surnaturel: Cocteau's Immersive Writing

Christophe Wall-Romana

in Cinepoetry: Imaginary Cinemas in French Poetry

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245482
eISBN:
9780823252527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245482.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Contrary to accepted ideas, Cocteau was not a poet who later turned to cinema: he was a cinepoet from the start. This chapter examines the experience of the film apparatus and embodied spectatorial ... More


Encuentro Dominicano: Creighton University’s Commitment to Education for Transformation

Tom Kelly

in Transforming Ourselves, Transforming the World: Justice in Jesuit Higher Education

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254309
eISBN:
9780823260874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254309.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores how Encuentro Dominicano, Creighton University’s study abroad/community-based learning program in the Dominican Republic, has transformed participants’ understanding of life in ... More


Teaching Social Analysis through Academic Immersion

Gary k. Perry and Madeline Lovell

in Transforming Ourselves, Transforming the World: Justice in Jesuit Higher Education

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254309
eISBN:
9780823260874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254309.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What does social justice look like in an academic immersion course? This chapter describes a course that addresses the need to link volunteer service with a strong anchoring in social analysis by ... More


The Spaces of History: Museums, Interactivity, and Immersion

M. J. Rymsza-Pawlowska

in History Comes Alive: Public History and Popular Culture in the 1970s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633862
eISBN:
9781469633879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633862.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Museums of all kinds became more interactive and immersive. In two now exhibits, “Nation of Nations” and “1876,” the National Museum of American History placed viewers inside of historical milieus. ... More


The Hôtel de Beauharnais in Paris: Egypt, Greece, Rome, and the Dynamics of Stylistic Transformation

Caroline van Eck and Miguel John Versluys

in Housing the New Romans: Architectural Reception and Classical Style in the Modern World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190272333
eISBN:
9780190272357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190272333.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

The Hôtel de Beauharnais (1803–1806) in Paris was originally built by Germain Boffrand in 1713 for the Colbert family. It was redecorated by Jean Auguste Renard and others for Eugène de Beauharnais, ... More


A Contextual Model for Interreligious Learning

Marianne Farina and Robert W. McChesney

in Teaching Interreligious Encounters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190677565
eISBN:
9780190677596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677565.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, World Religions

The Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University (Berkeley) features an interreligious immersion program that offers students unique opportunities to study a religious tradition other than ... More


The Flow of Faith Online

Robert M. Geraci

in Virtually Sacred: Myth and Meaning in World of Warcraft and Second Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199344697
eISBN:
9780199374731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199344697.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter offers a brief interpretation of Second Life and its history, culminating in three primary issues: the ways residents think about themselves and their avatars; the potential for ... More


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