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Anxious Respect for Linguistic Data: The Pacific and Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures (PARADISEC) and the Resource Network for Linguistic Diversity (RNLD)

Nick Thieberger

in Endangered Languages of Austronesia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199544547
eISBN:
9780191720260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544547.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter presents several initiatives aimed at supporting various aspects of language documentation. The locus of these initiatives is the group of people associated with the Pacific and Regional ... More


Human Remains in Society: Curation and Exhibition in the Aftermath of Genocide and Mass-Violence

Élisabeth Anstett and Jean-Marc Dreyfus (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526107381
eISBN:
9781526120694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107381.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book addresses the practices, treatment and commemoration of victims’ remains in post-genocide and mass violence contexts. Whether reburied, concealed, stored, abandoned or publically displayed, ... More


Disorderly conduct: the community in the archive

Simon Popple

in Communities, Archives and New Collaborative Practices

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447341895
eISBN:
9781447341970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341895.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter examines the transition and alignments of communities through a consideration built around the changing role of the community in the photographic archive and the shift from subjecthood ... More


The Incurable-Image: Curating Post-Mexican Film and Media Arts

Tarek Elhaik

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474403351
eISBN:
9781474418508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403351.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

From the 1990s onwards the ‘ethnographic turn in contemporary art’ has generated intense dialogues between anthropologists, artists and curators. While ethnography has been both generously and ... More


Screendance: Inscribing the Ephemeral Image

Douglas Rosenberg

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199772612
eISBN:
9780199949670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772612.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Since the 1960’s artists have been increasingly drawn to the intersection of dance and the moving image, (for the purposes of this book, referred to as, screendance). Historical precedents for the ... More


The Trials and Errors of Building Prudence Person’s Scrapbook: An Annotated Digital Edition

Ashley Reed

in Teaching with Digital Humanities: Tools and Methods for Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042232
eISBN:
9780252050978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042232.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Ashley Reed describes her work with students to create an annotated online edition of a nineteenth-century scrapbook by Prudence Person, a member of a prominent North Carolina family. She outlines ... More


Uncle Tom’s Cabin and Archives of Injustice

Edward Whitley

in Teaching with Digital Humanities: Tools and Methods for Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042232
eISBN:
9780252050978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042232.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Ed Whitley’s chapter describes a project in which students study the curatorial work of Harriet Beecher Stowe in The Key to “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” alongside current examples of digital activism to ... More


The museum as method (revisited)1

Nicholas Thomas

in Curatopia: Museums and the future of curatorship

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526118196
eISBN:
9781526142016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118196.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This speculative comment considers the potential worth of raising questions that appear simple but may be rewardingly complex. It asks whether routine aspects of curatorial work, such as captioning ... More


Baroque modernity, critique and Indigenous epistemologies in museum representations of the Andes and Amazonia

Anthony Alan Shelton

in Curatopia: Museums and the future of curatorship

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526118196
eISBN:
9781526142016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118196.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter examines the politics, aspirations and antagonisms that grew out of the curatorial process underlying the exhibition, The Potosi Principle (Madrid 2010, Berlin 2011, La Paz 2011), and ... More


Community engagement, Indigenous heritage and the complex figure of the curator: foe, facilitator, friend or forsaken?

Bryony Onciul

in Curatopia: Museums and the future of curatorship

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526118196
eISBN:
9781526142016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118196.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Curation is increasingly recognised as a profession of high standing which requires extensive higher education. However, the proliferation of community engagement since the 1980s has placed new ... More


ćəsnaɁəm, the City before the City: exhibiting pre-Indigenous belonging in Vancouver

Paul Tapsell

in Curatopia: Museums and the future of curatorship

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526118196
eISBN:
9781526142016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118196.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

ćəsnaɁəm, the city before the city is a boundary-breaking exhibition that has successfully challenged the museum world to revisit who is the curator and who is the audience. This chapter provides an ... More


Curating relations between ‘us’ and ‘them’: the changing role of migration museums in Australia1

Andrea Witcomb

in Curatopia: Museums and the future of curatorship

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526118196
eISBN:
9781526142016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118196.003.0017
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Australia’s first Migration Museum in Adelaide recognised from its inception in 1986, that representing migration history could not be done without acknowledging its intimate association with ... More


He alo ā he alo / kanohi ki te kanohi / face-to-face: curatorial bodies, encounters and relations

Noelle M.K.Y. Kahanu, Moana Nepia, and Philipp Schorch

in Curatopia: Museums and the future of curatorship

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526118196
eISBN:
9781526142016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118196.003.0019
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Throughout the Pacific, interpersonal encounters are characterized by a deep level of physical intimacy and engagement - from the honi/hongi, the face-to-face greeting, to the ha‘a/haka wero, acts of ... More


Prologue: Mediating and Immediating at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Robert Baron

in Curatorial Conversations: Cultural Representation and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496805980
eISBN:
9781496806024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805980.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The prologue reflects on the relationship of conventional museum curatorial practice to Smithsonian Folklife Festival curatorial practices. In particular, it examines the multiple mediations in which ... More


Primitive Selves: Koreana in the Japanese Colonial Gaze, 1910-1945

E.Taylor Atkins

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266735
eISBN:
9780520947689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266735.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book examines the complex history of Japanese colonial and postcolonial interactions with Korea, particularly in matters of cultural policy. The book focuses on past and present Japanese ... More


The Culture of Happy Summary, 1920–45

Kenneth Cmiel and John Durham Peters

in Promiscuous Knowledge: Information, Image, and Other Truth Games in History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226611853
eISBN:
9780226670669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226670669.003.0004
Subject:
History, Historiography

Chapter 3 concerns how cultural arbiters in the interwar years invented new methods of managing facts through strategies of cultural summary. It shows how, in the early twentieth century, from 1920 ... More


YouTube as archive: fans, gender and Mexican film stars online

Niamh Thornton

in Revisiting Star Studies: Cultures, Themes and Methods

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474404310
eISBN:
9781474434850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474404310.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter proposes that YouTube should be understood as a digital archive with its own developing aesthetic forms where fans act as attentive and specialist curators of a star text. Through an ... More


Curating Koreana: The Management of Culture in Colonial Korea

E. Taylor Atkins

in Primitive Selves: Koreana in the Japanese Colonial Gaze, 1910-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266735
eISBN:
9780520947689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266735.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the conflicted nature of colonial cultural policy. The Government-General of Chōsen (1910–45) assumed as one of its prerogatives the creation of an institutional infrastructure ... More


Curating and Re-Curating the American Wars in Vietnam and Iraq

Christine Sylvester

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190840556
eISBN:
9780190840587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840556.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Who is an authority on the American wars in Vietnam and Iraq? The Pentagon? Leading politicians? Allies? Academic specialists? The media? American soldiers? Vietnamese and Iraqis? Protesters? ... More


Introduction. Corpses in society: about human remains, necro-politics, necro-economy and the legacy of mass violence

Élisabeth Anstett and Jean-Marc Dreyfus

in Human Remains in Society: Curation and Exhibition in the Aftermath of Genocide and Mass-Violence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526107381
eISBN:
9781526120694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107381.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The introduction outlines the book’s scope and addresses the central questions raised by the included chapters: when, how and why are bodies hidden or exhibited, and what is their effect, either ... More


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