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Locating the First Sculptural Mark: An Artist Interview with Diana Al-Hadid

Mary Kelly

in Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266748
eISBN:
9780191938146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266748.003.0013
Subject:
Art, Art History

Diana Al–Hadid was born in Aleppo, Syria in 1981 and she currently lives and practices her art in Brooklyn, New York. This interview with Al–Hadid is an engagement with just one voice from the Syrian ... More


Hittin' the Prayer Bones: Materiality of Spirit in the Pentecostal South

Anderson Blanton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623979
eISBN:
9781469623993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623979.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In this work, Anderson Blanton illuminates how prayer, faith, and healing are intertwined with technologies of sound reproduction and material culture in the charismatic Christian worship of southern ... More


 Embodied Practices: Negotiation and Resistance

Meredith McGuire

in Everyday Religion: Observing Modern Religious Lives

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195305418
eISBN:
9780199785094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305418.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Eschewing the notion that people’s spirituality and their bodily materiality are in binary opposition, this chapter examines how people engage their material bodies in their religious and spiritual ... More


The Moral Project of Childhood: Motherhood, Material Life, and Early Children's Consumer Culture

Daniel Thomas Cook

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479899203
eISBN:
9781479881413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479899203.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The Moral Project of Childhood argues and demonstrates that fundamental problems stemming from a growing acceptance of children’s moral, spiritual, intellectual, and behavioral pliability drive the ... More


Objects As Actors: Props and the Poetics of Performance in Greek Tragedy

Melissa Mueller

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226312958
eISBN:
9780226313009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226313009.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Since Aristotle, text has been considered the essence of Athenian tragedy, while theatrical props have been relegated to the category of mere spectacle, external to the text. Objects as Actors argues ... More


Reluctant Landscapes: Historical Anthropologies of Political Experience in Siin, Senegal

François G. Richard

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226252407
eISBN:
9780226252681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226252681.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Reluctant Landscapes analyzes the political history of rural communities in the Siin province (Senegal) over the last 400 years. Much of Africa’s global history has been told from the standpoint of ... More


The Materiality of Interaction: Notes on the Materials of Interaction Design

Mikael Wiberg

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037518
eISBN:
9780262344692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037518.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Design

Computing is increasingly intertwined with our physical world. From smart watches to connected cars, to the Internet of Things and 3D-printing, the trend towards combining digital and analogue ... More


In the Place of Language: Literature and the Architecture of the Referent

Claudia Brodsky

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230006
eISBN:
9780823235285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230006.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The “place” in the title of this book is the intersection of language with building, the marking, for future reference, of material constructions in the world. The “referent” the book describes is ... More


Girl Head: Feminism and Film Materiality

Genevieve Yue

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823289554
eISBN:
9780823297146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289554.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

For decades, feminist film analysis has been focused on issues of representation: images of women in film. But what are the feminist implications of the material object underlying that image, the ... More


'Grossly Material Things': Women and Book Production in Early Modern England

Helen Smith

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199651580
eISBN:
9780191741654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199651580.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

In A Room of One’s Own, Virginia Woolf described fictions as ‘grossly material things’, rooted in their physical and economic contexts. This book takes Woolf’s brief hint as its starting point, ... More


Valuing Dance: Commodities and Gifts in Motion

Susan Leigh Foster

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190933975
eISBN:
9780190934019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190933975.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Because dance materializes through and for people, because we learn to dance from others and often present dance to others, the moment of its transmission is one of dance’s central and defining ... More


The Voice as Something More: Essays toward Materiality

Martha Feldman and Judith T. Zeitlin (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226656397
eISBN:
9780226656427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226656427.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The Voice as Something More starts from the paradox that voices nowadays are caught up in fundamentally different realms of discourse, practice, and culture: between sounding and nonsounding, ... More


Bioarchaeology of Classical Kamarina: Life and Death in Greek Sicily

Carrie L. Sulosky Weaver

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061122
eISBN:
9780813051406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061122.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Using the concept of materiality as an interpretive framework, Carrie Sulosky Weaver presents an interdisciplinary examination of the Passo Marinaro necropolis (ca. 5th to 3rd c. BCE) for the purpose ... More


Common Scents: Comparative Encounters in High-Victorian Fiction

Janice Carlisle

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195165098
eISBN:
9780199787685
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165098.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Surveying the representation of odors in eighty British novels written in the 1860s, this study provides a new reading of Victorian values, particularly as they assess the relative merits of men and ... More


Epilogue

Farah Karim-Cooper

in Cosmetics in Shakespearean and Renaissance Drama

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748619931
eISBN:
9780748652204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619931.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Most critics who have examined the theological and misogynistic opposition to cosmetics argue that the dramatic representation of cosmetics is grounded in a fundamental devaluation of beautification. ... More


Architectural Materialisms: Nonhuman Creativity

Maria Voyatzaki (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474420570
eISBN:
9781474453905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420570.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This book gathers 14 voices from a diverse group of architects, designers, performing artists, film makers, media theorists, philosophers, mathematicians and programmers. By transversally crossing ... More


Modernist Objects: Literature, Art, Culture

Noëlle Cuny and Xavier Kalck (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979503
eISBN:
9781800341470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979503.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Modernist Objects is a unique mix of cultural studies, literature, and visual arts applied to the discrete materiality of objects. It places objects, how they emerge or withdraw, how they fashion us, ... More


Biotechnology and the Food Label

Fred H. Degnan

in Labeling Genetically Modified Food: The Philosophical and Legal Debate

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326864
eISBN:
9780199870325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326864.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Should the food label serve to communicate required information about whether food is the product of biotechnology or contains ingredients that are produced using biotechnology? Unlike most other ... More


Lawrence and Heidegger II: The World as Work of Art

Fernihough Anne

in D. H. Lawrence: Aesthetics and Ideology

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112358
eISBN:
9780191670770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112358.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

For D. H. Lawrence and Martin Heidegger, it is the light of reason that, in shedding its rays, appropriates and thereby abolishes things; art, for both of them, comes into being in a more crepuscular ... More


Maxwell Street: Writing and Thinking Place

Tim Cresswell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226604114
eISBN:
9780226604398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226604398.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The book is an exercise in thinking about and writing about a particular place - the Maxwell Street area of Chicago. It is divided into three sections which address the process of writing about ... More


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