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Worldly Tastes

Mobility and the Geographical Imaginaries of Interwar Australian Magazines

Victoria Kuttainen and Susann Liebich

celebrities. Looking at a sample issue of The Home in 1937 gives a good sense of the thematic dominance of travel within the gossip pages. The February 1937 issue devotes seven pages to social notes: of the one hundred and twenty individual “news” items

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Speaking in Celestial Signs

The Language of Western Astrology and the (Tenuous) Bonds of Occult Sociality

Omri Elisha

Facebook groups and Reddit threads, participants regularly post charts associated with current events, such as a political election or the death of a celebrity, offering their own interpretations and soliciting opinions about how these events manifest

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Print Culture, Mobility, and The Pacific, 1920–1950

Victoria Kuttainen and Susann Liebich

culture reinforced this association, with popular magazines of the period drenched in notes of traveling celebrities and travel narratives. The middlebrow aspirational aspects of such print products, finding expression also in advertisements and other

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How We Understand Aeromobility

Mapping the Evolution of a New Term in Mobility Studies

Veronika Zuskáčová

connected to the aeromobile lifestyles of some celebrities. 76 For Scott Higham, James Cohen, and Christina Cavaliere, aeromobility is also personal, and by exploring the environmental concerns of highly aeromobile tourists, they seek “to reduce levels of

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Mariske Westendorp, Bruno Reinhardt, Reinaldo L. Román, Jon Bialecki, Alexander Agadjanian, Karen Lauterbach, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Kate Yanina DeConinck, Jack Hunter, Ioannis Kyriakakis, Magdalena Crăciun, Roger Canals, Cristina Rocha, Khyati Tripathi, Dafne Accoroni, and George Wu Bayuga

. She shows that messages from deceased relatives and ‘celebrity spirits’—such as John Brown, Abraham Lincoln, and a roster of heroes and martyrs of the French Revolution, the Mechanics’ Institute Riot (1866), and the Battle of Liberty Place (1874

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Tristan Josephson, Marcin B. Stanek, Tallie Ben Daniel, Jeremy Ash, Liz Millward, Caroline Luce, Regine Buschauer, Amanda K. Phillips, and Javier Caletrío

personal reflections about the place of airports in contemporary life. As primary gateways to nations, airports are increasingly used to showcase cultural and technological advancement, hence the proliferation of signature buildings by celebrity

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The Spectacular Traveling Woman

Australian and Canadian Visions of Women, Modernity, and Mobility between the Wars

Sarah Galletly

vicarious adventure,” 47 suggesting that this labeling of the South Seas as “glamorous” in this era was tied less to the islands themselves than to their increased presence in Hollywood motion pictures, an industry synonymous with modernity and celebrity

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Ambivalent Mobilities in the Pacific

“Savagery” and “Civilization” in the Australian Interwar Imaginary

Nicholas Halter

Australian stowaways reported their “celebrity” status when they were caught, and “passengers ventured from the dim splendors of the first and second class to view the stowaways and to take photographs to thrill their friends at home.” One woman even told

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Becoming “Pacific-Minded”

Australian Middlebrow Writers in the 1940s and the Mobility of Texts

Anna Johnston

-century British magazine whose first editor was, as Hill alluded, the celebrity author William Makepeace Thackeray, and which sought to popularize critical reviews and serialized novels—was an exceptionally high-quality periodical that sought to publish the best

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Beyond Economy and Religion

Resources and Socio-cosmic Fields in Odisha, India

Roland Hardenberg

by various national and international organizations, celebrities, and politicians, fighting for the land rights of indigenous populations or the preservation of the environment. Thus, the Niamgiri Mountains have been turned into a symbol of wealth