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The “Question” of Modernity

Jana Evans Braziel

in Riding with Death: Vodou Art and Urban Ecology in the Streets of Port-au-Prince

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812742
eISBN:
9781496812780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812742.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter addresses the question of modernity in Haiti—first as political project and then as artistic production—by examining the quintessential theorists of a seemingly belated modernity in this ... More


Imagined Communities, Imagined Worlds: Independent Film From Southeast Asia in the Global Mediascape

Tilman Baumgärtel

in Southeast Asian Independent Cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083602
eISBN:
9789882209114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083602.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The article gives an overview of the recent upsurge of independent cinema in Southeast Asia. I argue that these films are examples of a new transnational cinema forthe lack of alternative: as the ... More


The East Asian Brandscape:: Distribution of Japanese Brands in the Age of Globalization

Shinji Oyama

in Cultural Studies and Cultural Industries in Northeast Asia: What a Difference a Region Makes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099746
eISBN:
9789882206793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099746.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

There are fluid but distinctively East Asian flows of brands constituting what this chapter calls the “East Asian brandscape.” The chapter analyzes East Asian brandscape as one paradigmatic ... More


Conclusion

Harry Liebersohn

in Music and the New Global Culture: From the Great Exhibitions to the Jazz Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226621265
eISBN:
9780226649306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226649306.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The pre-1914 appreciation of extra-European music by a small elite gave way to a broad post-World-War-I popularity of mixed genres from around the world. Postwar polyglot music included Hawaiian ... More


The Zar Trade: Belonging to Tayfat al-Zar

Hager El Hadidi

in Zar: Spirit Possession, Music, and Healing Rituals in Egypt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774166976
eISBN:
9781617978135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166976.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter examines the socialization and localization of space and time in the zar ritual complex through elaborate and deliberate practices of performance, representation, and actions. In ... More


Seamus Heaney’s Globe

Jahan Ramazani

in Poetry in a Global Age

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226730004
eISBN:
9780226730288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226730288.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Seamus Heaney has often been understood as a quintessentially local poet, rooted in Irish history and landscape. Without denying the crucial significance of Ireland in Heaney’s poetic imagination, ... More


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