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In Pursuit of Masculinity

On Aging Bodies, Migration and Youthful Masculinities

Usman Mahar

) with respect to physical practices (e.g., those associated with an active lifestyle) in my informant's life as far as the maintenance and performance of youth is concerned? The second is more philosophical: how is the maintenance of youth through

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On a 1st Anniversary

Jonathan A. Allan, Chris Haywood, and Frank G. Karioris

/Ethnic and Generational Inequality .” American Journal of Education 124 ( 1 ): 67 – 100 . doi: 10.1086/693955 . 10.1086/693955 Cohen , Cathy J. 2011 . “ Millennials & the Myth of the Post-Racial Society: Black Youth, Intra-Generational Divisions

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“The Rain It Takes to Learn the Limits of the Self”

Wetness, Masculinity, and Neoliberal Erotics in Andrew McMillan's Playtime

Nicholas Hauck

youth becomes the experience of young adulthood. In “Praise Poem,” the first poem in the second section, we get a sense of the budding ability to experience and appreciate the Other: last night you sang to my body praised every inch of it made

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Herng-Dar Bih

in the United States. References Adegoke , Alfred A. 1993 . “ The Experience of Spermarche (The Age of Onset Sperm Emission) Among Selected Adolescent Boys in Nigeria .” Journal of Youth and Adolescence 22 ( 2 ): 201 – 209 . https

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Claire G. Davey, Frank G. Karioris, and Craig Owen

, yet something that frequently remains socially taboo and invisible within public discourse. Despite the recent fecund research landscape regarding youth agency, and also sexualities, there are limited studies regarding child sexual self

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Frank G. Karioris, J. Daniel Elam, Rupali Francesca Samuel, Marco Wan, Alvin K. Wong, and Danish Sheikh

legal language” ( Felman 2002: 4 ). The rest of Contempt tells the traumatic story of a lesbian youth being forced to visit a psychologist for gay conversation therapy, the obstacle of carrying out human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired

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An Otaku with Chinese Characteristics?

Localizing Japanese ACG Currents in Lu Yang's The Beast

Fred Shan

and symbolic syntax that situates the artist's oeuvre within twenty-first century Chinese youth culture. Focusing on The Beast , Lu's artistic tribute to the Japanese anime Neon Genesis Evangelion , I first mine the work's ACG currents and trace the

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Sarah Young

The origin story is an important element for any superhero/villain, as it provides context for a character’s seemingly out-of-this-world abilities. A radioactive spider bit Spiderman, and the Penguin was bullied in his youth. It can also be beneficial for surveillance scholars, inasmuch as it provides context for a once invisible but superhuman body of digital information that circulates as a proxy for us in digital milieus. This body is best understood through contemporary surveillance practices, yet metaphors of the panopticon and George Orwell’s 1984 proliferate in the surveillant imagination. I argue here that mapping an origin story onto a view of our data as a superhuman body not only creates a tangible representation of surveillance, but it also emphasizes and animates alternative surveillance theories useful for circulation in the surveillant imagination.

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Close to You

Karen Carpenter and the Body-Martyr in Queer Memory

Julian Binder

Carpenter Story . Sonic Youth included a tribute to Karen on their 1990 album Goo entitled “Tunic (Song for Karen),” which was accompanied by a Karen-themed music video (see Sonic Youth 2009 ). The band's lead singer, Kim Gordon, even penned a passionate

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Marissa C. de Baca

a range of films: Louis Lumière's Workers Leaving the Lumière Factory ( 1895 ), Maoist socialist films Resplendent Light ( 1949 ) and Fiery Youth ( 1976 ), and finally, post-socialist works such as Jia Zhangke's A Touch of Sin ( 2013 ) and