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Tru Leverette and Barbara Mennel

Zélie Asava. Mixed Race Cinemas: Multiracial Dynamics in America and France (New York Bloomsbury, 2017). 216 pp., ISBN: 1501312456 (paperback: $35.96) Reviewed by Tru Leverette On the cusp of the twenty-first century, Danzy Senna

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Before and After Ghostcatching

Animation, Primitivism, and the Choreography of Vitality

Heather Warren-Crow

arts, which embraced primitivism in an attempt to “exorcize the interiorized structures separating [European artists] from the authenticity of their own childhoods and of the childhood of their ‘race’” ( Leighten 2013: 60 ). 4 Primitivism in animation

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The Self On-Screen

Pavel Pyś Reflects on The Body Electric

Pavel Pyś

shared engagement with the body and its mediated image, raising important questions about representation, especially in terms of identity, embodiment, race, gender, sexuality, class, and belonging. Like Alice disappearing through the mirror, these artists

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Reimagining Frankenstein

Otherness, Responsibility, and Visions of Future Technologies in Ahmed Saadawi's Frankenstein in Baghdad and Jeanette Winterson's Frankissstein

Amal Al Shamsi

as related to gender and race, responsibility, as well as the future of humanity and literature. By analyzing their revisiting of the classic text, this article argues that in reviving a familiar story and embedding it with grimly accepted social

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Elizabeth Jochum, Graeme Stout, and Brian Bergen-Aurand

Jennifer Rhee, The Robotic Imaginary: The Human and the Price of Dehumanized Labor (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2018). 240 pp., ISBN: 978151790298 (paperback, $27)

Soraya Murray, On Video Games: The Politics of Race, Gender and Space (New York: I. B. Tauris, 2018). xv + 315pp., ISBN: 9781786732507 (PDF eBook, $82.50)

Ari Larissa Heinrich, Chinese Surplus: Biopolitical Aesthetics and the Medically Commodified Body (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2018). 264 pp., ISBN: 9780822370536 (paperback, $25.95)

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Editor's Introduction

Screening Transgression

Andrew J. Ball

impact of popular visual representations of Shelley's novel on contemporary works by Ahmed Saadawi and Jeanette Winterson, which emphasize concerns of otherness as related to gender and race, as well as anxieties about how the body is altered by

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Jess Dorrance

W. E. B. Du Bois's album Types of American Negroes, Georgia, U.S.A. as shown in Shawn Michelle Smith's book Photography on the Color Line: W. E. B. Du Bois, Race, and Visual Culture (2004). Image courtesy of the artists. The third

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Andrew J. Ball

and sexuality studies, and in critical race and ethnic studies. These many disciplinary and topical elements are elegantly assembled in this issue's special section entitled “Queer Sinofuturisms.” We are particularly excited to contribute to the

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Redefining Representation

Black Trans and Queer Women’s Digital Media Production

Moya Bailey

health and social needs are addressed—unlike with other types of difference, such as race—the use of such hashtags as #girlslikeus allows for a network where this information can be dispensed, even with anonymity. In addition, transitioning “vlogs” or

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Peter Lurie, Antonio Sanna, Hansen Hsu, Ella Houston, and Kristof van Baarle

Alice Maurice, The Cinema and Its Shadow: Race and Technology in Early Cinema (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2013), 288 pp. + 30 b&w photos. ISBN 978-0-8166-7805-1 (paperback, $25), 978-0-8166-7804-1 (hardback, $75). Reviewed