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Cultural Memory and the Conditions of Visibility: The Circulation of Jim Crow Photographs

Elizabeth Abel

in Signs of the Times: The Visual Politics of Jim Crow

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520261174
eISBN:
9780520945869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261174.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the complex inquiries posed by visual culture studies against the uses of the visual in the construction of cultural memory. It analyzes the pressures that have made Jim Crow ... More


Cold War, Hot Kitchen: Alice Childress, Natalya Baranskaya, and the Speakin' Place of Cold War Womanhood

Kate Baldwin

in Globalizing American Studies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226185064
eISBN:
9780226185088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226185088.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The iconic housewife is a “combination of mainstream recognition, wide circulation, and textural impact” which positions her as a site for ideological relay and as a site of ideological excess. The ... More


Numinous Dress / Iconic Costume: Korean Shamans Dressed for the Gods and for the Camera

Laurel Kendall

in Trance Mediums and New Media: Spirit Possession in the Age of Technical Reproduction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823253807
eISBN:
9780823260966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253807.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Costuming is part of the process that enables a Koran shaman to manifest a god.  In this chapter, anthropologist Laurel Kendall considers how costumes in bold primary colors contribute to the sensory ... More


Ritual, Media, and Conflict: An Introduction

Ronald L. Grimes

in Ritual, Media, and Conflict

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735235
eISBN:
9780199895175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735235.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

By discussing key definitions and functions of ritual, this chapter-length introduction frames the case studies that follow it. The chapter first chronicles the complex process of trying to work as ... More


Opfergang

Frank Noack

in Veit Harlan: The Life and Work of a Nazi Filmmaker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167008
eISBN:
9780813167794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167008.003.0019
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter contains an extended analysis of Opfergang, Harlan’s most highly regarded film, which has been one prestigious UFA melodrama among many for decades but in the 1980s gained a cult ... More


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