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Social Criticism through Humour in the Digital Age

Multimodal Extension in the Works of Aleix Saló

Javier Muñoz-Basols and Marina Massaguer Comes

). There are also imitations of French articulation, such as ‘Je suí totalement cubiegt du miegd’ [Je suis totalement recouvert de merde (I am totally covered in shit)] in Europesadilla (160). In this way, Saló displays a set of resources that create

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Mike Classon Frangos

embodiment in comics with reference to menstruation in terms of abjection, see Ann Miller, Reading Bande Dessinée: Critical Approaches to French-language Comic Strip (Bristol: Intellect Books, 2007), 229–241; Elizabeth El Refaie, Autobiographical Comics

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Black October

Comics, Memory, and Cultural Representations of 17 October 1961

Claire Gorrara

The events of 17 October 1961 have come to stand as a reference point for debates on the extent and nature of French colonial violence. * The brutal police repression of a demonstration of Algerian protesters on the streets of Paris that day cast

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Exhibition Review

Venenum, un Monde Empoisonné, Musée des Confluences

Mariana Françozo

The Musée des Confluences in Lyon, France, recently organized a remarkable exhibition: Venenum, un Monde Empoisonné. It ran from April 2017 to April 2018 and was located in one of the museum’s five large temporary exhibition spaces. Venenum did justice to the multidisciplinary and multi-thematic nature of this newly founded museum, bringing together objects otherwise classified separately as natural history, art, ethnography, or history.

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‘To the Extremes of Asian Sensibility’

Balinese Performances at the 1931 International Colonial Exhibition

Juliana Coelho de Souza Ladeira

towards it, especially ‘the charming Balinese female dancers who enchanted our eyes for two months’. As well as Rops, several other authors praised the Balinese performers and lamented their departure from the pages of the French press. Aiming to

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Introduction: World Fairs, Exhibitions and Anthropology

Revisiting Contexts of Post-colonialism

Patrícia Ferraz de Matos, Hande Birkalan-Gedik, Andrés Barrera-González, and Pegi Vail

natives from the French colonies of Indochina, Senegal and Tahiti. At the Paris Exposition Universelle 1889, ‘ethnographic villages’ were also reconstructed ( Birkalan-Gedik 2017 ). The 1893 Chicago International Exhibition received natives from Java

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Picturesque Savagery on Display

Exhibition of Indigenous People, Science and Commerce in Argentina (1898–1904)

Diego Ballestero

were held in France, Germany and England between 1870 and 1890, the South American indigenous groups were in great ‘demand’. This was due to their classification, along with those from Africa, Australia and Brazil, as relics of human evolution. This

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The Mise-en-Scène of Modernity

Exposición Internacional del Centenario, Buenos Aires (1910)

Nicolas Freeman

Manuel Güiraldes recruited French urban planner Joseph Bouvard to undertake the reforms to assemble the city-stage. Bouvard was chosen because of his extensive experience as an exhibition designer for world fairs 1 as well as conducting large public

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Autobiography in Anthropology

A Thirty Year Retrospective

Patrick Laviolette and Aleksandar Bošković

autobiography and ‘anthropology at home’) were also being explored at the same time that Okely and Callaway were organising their conference. This was mainly by French authors and was summed up brilliantly in a volume edited by Martine Segalen (1989) . The

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Autobiography, Anthropology

A Personal Historical Recollection

Judith Okely

volume. Instead, I decided to cite some of my innocent 1960 ‘under-linings’ of my original French volume. This was to show the changing context for my lived experience and the contrast with perhaps other generations’ readings of de Beauvoir decades later