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Distributing Blackness: Ayo Technology! Texts, Identities, and Blackness

André Brock Jr.

in Distributed Blackness: African American Cybercultures

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479820375
eISBN:
9781479811908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479820375.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter presents the three conceptual pillars for the analysis used throughout the book. These are explorations into identity as a tension between self and the social, Black bodies and ... More


Conclusion: Queering Representation

GerShun Avilez

in Radical Aesthetics and Modern Black Nationalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040122
eISBN:
9780252098321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040122.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This concluding chapter discusses the significance of the concept of representation to nationalist discourse. Representation in the political world and the idea of cultural representation both appear ... More


Men Walk in Parallel!: Dancing in Chuck Davis’s “Paths”

C. Kemal Nance

in Hot Feet and Social Change: African Dance and Diaspora Communities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042959
eISBN:
9780252051814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042959.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Dance

C. Kemal Nance reflects on the ways in which African American men utilize dance vocabularies in artistic and academic work. He reveals his findings through his own experiences as an African dance ... More


Jeanne Duval

Mireille Rosello

in Postcolonial Realms of Memory: Sites and Symbols in Modern France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620665
eISBN:
9781789623666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620665.003.0028
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This particular attempt at imagining a site of memory made of words may appear irreverent at first, but it has been crafted as an homage to a formidable woman: Jeanne Duval. I have taken the liberty ... More


The Body and Invisible Man: Ralph Ellison’s Novel in Twenty-First-Century Performance and Public Spaces

Patrice Rankine

in The New Territory: Ralph Ellison and the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496806796
eISBN:
9781496806833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496806796.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Patrice Rankine’s “The Body and Invisible Man: Ralph Ellison’s Novel in Twenty-First-Century Performance and Public Spaces,” contrasts the artistic uses of physicality in Invisible Man the novel with ... More


From Casimir Forces to Black-Body Radiation: Quantum and Thermal Fluctuations

Alejandro W. Rodriguez and Adolfo Plasencia

in Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This dialogue with physicist Alejandro W. Rodríguez is in two parts. The first part, which took place in the MIT campus, reflects on how theory has been overtaking experimentation in recent ... More


Thermal radiation

Andrew M. Steane

in Thermodynamics: A complete undergraduate course

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198788560
eISBN:
9780191830426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788560.003.0019
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Thermal radiation is discussed in detail. The black body is defined and the Stefan–Boltzmann law introduced. Emissivity is defined and Kirchoff’s law derived. The spectral properties of the black ... More


Radiation

Eric B. Kraus and Joost A. Businger

in Atmosphere-Ocean Interaction

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195066180
eISBN:
9780197560204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195066180.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

The earth receives virtually all of its energy from the sun in the form of electromagnetic radiation. This radiation is absorbed, reflected, and scattered by the earth”s surface, the ocean, and the ... More


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