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Steen Ledet Christiansen

of mirror. As it turns out, Lily was never there and Nina stabbed herself. Nina decides to dance a perfect black swan performance, while dying in the process. Thus, Black Swan participates in the representations of gendered violence in general, as

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Lieke Hettinga and Terrance Wooten

introduction, and a conclusion. A deeply interdisciplinary project, Chen's study traverses—with ease—through performance studies, film and media studies, philosophy, queer studies, and critical ethnic studies in order to position its stakes. Dancing and

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Akkadia Ford

On 2 March 2014, as Jared Leto was awarded one of the screen industry’s highest accolades—an Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role—he received a standing ovation from the audience. As Leto accepted the award for

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Objet A(ffect) and Che(www) Vuoi

The Fleshy Horror of the Unknowable Other in Spring and Honeymoon

Dewey Musante

blood from her vagina when he puts his hand down her pants. After this jarring (failed) sexual encounter, he confronts Bea with her seeming “practice” of remembering herself through the notes and performance in the mirror, and at that moment, when she

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Emma Celeste Bedor

amongst high school students (see Hasinoff 2013) . However, revenge pornography is markedly different from other forms of pornography on the web for multiple reasons. First, it does not include a performance of mediated exhibitionism, the “phenomenon

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Sade for Sade's Sake

Inside Paul Chan's Transmedial Laboratory

Olivier Delers

, between “bare life” and “qualified life,” but also suggest the ultimate dissolution of the human body in a complex performance of form. Chan offers two successive drawings that illustrate this progression (2010: 78–79) ( Figures 6 and 7 ). The first one

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Kuang-Yi Ku

animals. Thereby, at this stage, the approaches of speculative design and critical design are utilized to create a fictional scenario. For the scenario, a series of objects, images, and performances or activities allow the viewer to experience the ethical

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Los Roldán and the Inclusion of Travesti Narratives

Representations of Gender-Nonconforming Identities in Argentinian Telenovelas

Martín Ponti

by the celebration of Carnival that grants Laisa full participation within her community of neighbors and fellow family members. While her performance grants Laisa an opportunity to be visible, it is short-lived since the festivities of Carnival

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Steven Eastwood

particular Dustin Hoffman’s performance, have become a popular shorthand for autism and savantism. However, such extraordinary abilities are rare in ASD. Instances of savant facility within autism are around 10 percent, only marginally higher than the general

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Groped and Gutted

Hollywood's Hegemonic Reimagining of Counterculture

Samantha Eddy

overrides the actual reality of racist performances” (2010: 126), allowing for the racist misrepresentation of nonwhite identities to frequently populate Hollywood productions. This is not to say that such misrepresentation is statically racist or sexist