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East Meets Black: Asian and Black Masculinities in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Chong Chon-Smith

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462050
eISBN:
9781626745292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462050.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book provides an understanding of the inspiring, contradictory, hostile, resonant, and unarticulated ways in which Asian American and African American cultural formation occurs. Through the ... More


Women and ETA: The Gender Politics of Radical Basque Nationalism

Carrie Hamilton

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075452
eISBN:
9781781700754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075452.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

At a time when conflicts in Europe, the Middle East and elsewhere are highlighting women's roles as armed activists and combatants, this volume offers a book-length study of women's participation in ... More


Mediated Bodies: From Photography to Cine-Dance

Douglas Rosenberg

in Screendance: Inscribing the Ephemeral Image

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199772612
eISBN:
9780199949670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772612.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter offers a trajectory of media specificity in relation to dance on screen by tracing the evolution of dancing bodies on screen, and the material by which they are inscribed. This chapter ... More


Social Movements, Cultural Studies, and Institutions: On the Shifting Conditions of Practices

Kuan-Hsing Chen

in Creativity and Academic Activism: Instituting Cultural Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139392
eISBN:
9789888180219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139392.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Drawing on his own involvement over the past 20 years, in this chapter, the writer pinpoints the shifting dynamics between social movements, Cultural Studies and institutions. He argues that in the ... More


Scenes from a Class Struggle

Alan M. Wald

in American Night: The Literary Left in the Era of the Cold War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835869
eISBN:
9781469601502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837344_wald.6
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter considers the fortunes of the postwar proletarian tradition in criticism and the synthetic intellectual world of Communist literary critics, primarily Samuel Sillen and Charles Humboldt. ... More


Town and Nation

Peter Borsay

in The English Urban Renaissance: Culture and Society in the Provincial Town 1660-1770

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202554
eISBN:
9780191675409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202554.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter states that this book has attempted to treat the Urban Renaissance as an integrated and evolving process, not as an autonomous or static cultural movement. The emphasis has been on ... More


Fairy Tales on the Front Line: Reading Childhood, Class, and Culture

Samuel Perry

in Recasting Red Culture in Proletarian Japan: Childhood, Korea, and the Historical Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838935
eISBN:
9780824869557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838935.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

By following the many competing claims to childhood made by proletarian cultural workers in early twentieth-century Japan, this chapter traces the contours of revolutionary children's culture at a ... More


Ancestral Echoes: Roots of the African American Community Artist

Steven L. Isoardi

in The Dark Tree: Jazz and the Community Arts in Los Angeles

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245914
eISBN:
9780520932241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245914.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter traces the roots of the African American community artist in Los Angeles, California. It suggests that one of the most important community arts organizations was the movement begun in ... More


The Neighbors' Melodies: The Politics of Music in War and Revolution

James Loeffler

in The Most Musical Nation: Jews and Culture in the Late Russian Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300137132
eISBN:
9780300162943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300137132.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter examines how Russian Jewish culture began to unravel from within as early as the first years of World War I, beginning with a now classic ideological debate over the very Jewishness of ... More


Introduction

Margo Natalie Crawford

in Black Post-Blackness: The Black Arts Movement and Twenty-First-Century Aesthetics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041006
eISBN:
9780252099557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041006.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This introduction presents the theory of “black post-blackness” as a way of rethinking the mood of the 1970s, second wave of the Black Arts Movement. Crawford uncovers the inseparability, during the ... More


Introduction: Recasting Red Culture in Proletarian Japan

Samuel Perry

in Recasting Red Culture in Proletarian Japan: Childhood, Korea, and the Historical Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838935
eISBN:
9780824869557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838935.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book aims to restore much of the forgotten ideological and aesthetic complexity of Japan's proletarian movement and show that it must ... More


Civilization at the Crossroads

Fiona Paisley

in Glamour in the Pacific: Cultural Internationalism and Race Politics in the Women's Pan-Pacific

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833428
eISBN:
9780824870133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833428.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter investigates the origins of the Pan-Pacific women's cultural internationalist movement within a larger Pacific-based call for a new world civilization. It then describes the first ... More


The Enlightenment in Practice: Academic Prize Contests and Intellectual Culture in France, 1670-1794

Jeremy L. Caradonna

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450600
eISBN:
9780801463907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450600.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Public academic prize contests—the concours académique—played a significant role in the intellectual culture of Enlightenment France, with aspirants formulating positions on such matters as slavery, ... More


Carnival and Ñáñiguismo: Poetic Syncretism in Alejo Carpentier's “Juego santo”

Thomas F. Anderson

in Carnival and National Identity in the Poetry of Afrocubanismo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035581
eISBN:
9780813038131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035581.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The focus of this chapter—“Carnival and Ñáñiguismo: Poetic Syncretism in Alejo Carpentier's ‘Juego santo’”—is a little-studied poem by one of the earliest literary proponents of Afrocubanismo. This ... More


The Opening of Greece

Stephen L. Dyson

in In Pursuit of Ancient Pasts: A History of Classical Archaeology in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110975
eISBN:
9780300134971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110975.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the emergence of Greece as the archaeological center stage during the nineteenth century. This event was one of the most important changes in classical archaeology. At the ... More


The Mindful Elite: Mobilizing from the Inside Out

Jaime Kucinskas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190881818
eISBN:
9780190881849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881818.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Sociology of Religion

From the halls of the Ivy League to the C-suite at Fortune 500 companies, this book reveals the people behind the mindfulness movement, and the engine they built to propel mindfulness into public ... More


Stories and Practices of Community Organizing

in Cultural Dilemmas of Progressive Politics: Styles of Engagement among Grassroots Activists

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226318172
eISBN:
9780226318196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226318196.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In addition to articulating a religio-political language, faith-based community organizing has created other distinctive cultural forms. This chapter describes some of these, especially the stories ... More


Evidence of Being: The Black Gay Cultural Renaissance and the Politics of Violence

Darius Bost

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226589794
eISBN:
9780226589961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226589961.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

From the late 1970s to the mid-1990s, black gay men produced a rich and diverse body of cultural work—poetry, fiction, literary journals and anthologies, magazines, newspapers, performance and visual ... More


At the Feet of Dessalines: Performing Haiti's Revolution during the New Negro Renaissance

Clare Corbould

in Beyond Blackface: African Americans and the Creation of American Popular Culture, 1890-1930

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834626
eISBN:
9781469602967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807878026_brundage.17
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on Black Americans and how they expended a remarkable amount of energy describing the history, culture, and current conditions of people in the nearby republic of Haiti. Their ... More


Sea Change: California’s Environmental Surge

Thomas J. Osborne

in Coastal Sage: Peter Douglas and the Fight to Save California's Shore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520283084
eISBN:
9780520958913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283084.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the 1960s and early 1970s a profound shift in the Golden State’s history was taking place. The convergence of California’s counter-cultural movement, a Bay Area conservation effort, public ... More


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