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The Obama-Joker: Assembling a Populist Monster

Emmanuelle Wessels and Mark Martinez

in The Joker: A Serious Study of the Clown Prince of Crime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462388
eISBN:
9781626746831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462388.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Moving from the realm of cinema and sequential art to that of politics, Emmanuelle Wessels and Mark Martinez consider the Joker’s expediency as a symbol in the Tea Party’s protest efforts against ... More


Revealing Our Vibrant Past: Science, Materiality and the Neolithic

Oliver J.T. Harris

in Early Farmers: The View from Archaeology and Science

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265758
eISBN:
9780191771965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265758.003.0017
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter argues that, despite some valiant attempts, archaeologists are still struggling with fundamental tensions between science and theory, and in effect, between nature and culture. These ... More


Becoming Archaeologist: The Theory

Hannah Cobb and Karina Croucher

in Assembling Archaeology: Teaching, Practice, and Research

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198784258
eISBN:
9780191888700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784258.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This chapter introduces the theoretical concepts at the heart of our argument, beginning with a discussion of critical pedagogy, then demonstrating how archaeology requires its own pedagogic ... More


Deleuzian Social Ontology and Assemblage Theory

Manuel DeLanda

in Deleuze and the Social

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748620920
eISBN:
9780748652365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620920.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter explores Gilles Deleuze's social anthology and assemblage theory. It proposes a solution to the macro- and micro-problems in the analysis of social ontology which avoids any form of ... More


Resuscitating Tarde’s Diagram in the Age of Networks

Tony D. Sampson

in Virality: Contagion Theory in the Age of Networks

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670048
eISBN:
9781452946818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670048.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses the sociological ideas of Gabriel Tarde expressed in three key texts: Social Laws, The Laws of Imitation, and Psychological Economy. The three texts introduce a complex series ... More


Gender: A Public Feeling?

Max Thornton

in Religion, Emotion, Sensation: Affect Theories and Theologies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823285679
eISBN:
9780823288854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823285679.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This essay reframes and reconceives gender as both a public feeling (in Cvetkovich’s sense of the term) and an affective assemblage. The latter concept, which extends the former, is designed to ... More


(Re)Presenting Racial Permeability, (Dis)Ability, and Racial (Dis)Affiliations

Myriam J. A. Chancy

in Autochthonomies: Transnationalism, Testimony, and Transmission in the African Diaspora

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043048
eISBN:
9780252051906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043048.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter explores how “race” is both constructed and performed, the ways in which some of these performances have been naturalized, and the degree to which, as such, “race” can be reformulated ... More


Assembling La nueva novela: Juan Luis Martínez and a Material Poetics of Relation

Rebecca Kosick

in Material Poetics in Hemispheric America: Words and Objects 1950-2010

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474474603
eISBN:
9781474490924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474474603.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Chapter 3 examines the material poetics of relation that contribute to the Juan Luis Martínez-assembled 1970s artist’s book La nueva novela. It is constructed from such diverse parts as: visual maths ... More


Reading (with) Rhythm for the Sake of the (I-n-)Islands: A Rastafarian Interpretation of Samson as Ambi(val)ent Affective Assemblage

A. Paige Rawson

in Religion, Emotion, Sensation: Affect Theories and Theologies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823285679
eISBN:
9780823288854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823285679.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This essay reframes the Bible as both a Caribbean text and a rhythmic text. It argues, moreover, that the Bible, in its illimitable capacity to affect and be affected, is also what Gregory Seigworth, ... More


Body/Landscape/Spirit Relations in Señorita Extraviada: Cinematic Deterritorializations and the Limits of Audience Literacy

Christina Holmes

in Ecological Borderlands: Body, Nature, and Spirit in Chicana Feminism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040542
eISBN:
9780252098987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040542.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter offers an in-depth case study of a single documentary, Señorita Extraviada, directed by Lourdes Portillo. It provides an ecocritical reading of a film that has received much scholarly ... More


A Diagram for Fire

Jon Bialecki

in Diagram for Fire: Miracles and Variation in an American Charismatic Movement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520294202
eISBN:
9780520967410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294202.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter suggests that the object best suited to be thought of as organizing the Vineyard, and also of maintaining its internal diversity, is the diagrammatic logic of Gilles Deleuze. It goes on ... More


Assembling Archaeology: Teaching, Practice, and Research

Hannah Cobb and Karina Croucher

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198784258
eISBN:
9780191888700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784258.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This book provides a radical rethinking of the relationships between teaching, researching, digging, and practicing as an archaeologist in the twenty-first century. The issues addressed here are ... More


An Iconography of the Flesh

Margaret Schwartz

in Dead Matter: The Meaning of Iconic Corpses

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816694334
eISBN:
9781452953588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694334.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In the introduction, Swartz introduces the corpse as representational object referring to deceased, and documents the relationship between photography and embalming as aesthetics as well as mourning ... More


Notes Toward a Conclusion

David Brackett

in Categorizing Sound: Genre and Twentieth-Century Popular Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520248717
eISBN:
9780520965317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248717.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular

What are the implications for the analyses of popular music genres in the previous chapters for what has taken place since the 1980s? With drastic transformations in modes of music circulation and ... More


Dead Matter: The Meaning of Iconic Corpses

Margaret Schwartz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816694334
eISBN:
9781452953588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694334.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

An Iconography of the Flesh theorizes the relationship between the body and the image by looking at the corpse as a special instance of a body that is both thing and representation. Unlike ... More


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