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Jess Dorrance

-Black people might look like in what Sharpe calls “the weather that produces a pervasive climate of antiblackness” (2016: 106). As Toxic is a work by white and white-adjacent queer European artists (Lorenz is German, Boudry is of mixed Bulgarian and Swiss

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Ling Tang, Jun Zubillaga-Pow, Hans Rollmann, Amber Jamilla Musser, Shannon Scott, and Kristen Sollée

white nostalgia for gays of color fetishizing white bodies. There are nonetheless a couple of hermeneutic quibbles that I have with the book, the first being that Arte’s Summer of the Sixties was produced for French and German audiences, so the author

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Close to You

Karen Carpenter and the Body-Martyr in Queer Memory

Julian Binder

, The Carpenters, to play at the White House that night ( Crescent Noon 2008 ). The occasion was a state dinner put on for West German Chancellor Willy Brandt, and the band had flown in to Washington, DC, for the night in the middle of a hectic touring

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The New Imitation Game

The Queer Sinitic Potentialities of Internet Romance Games

Carlos Rojas

In addition to his role in helping develop the theoretical basis for modern computers and helping break Germany's Enigma code during World War II, Alan Turing is best known for his proposal of what he called the “imitation game,” and which has

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“The physical anxiety of the form itself”

A Haptic Reading of Phil Solomon’s Experimental Films

Hava Aldouby

intercut with footage from a documentary addressing the Kindertransport , the rescue of predominantly Jewish children from Germany close to the eruption of World War II and their reception by British families (Jonathan Harris, Into the Arms of Strangers

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On Shock Therapy

Modernist Aesthetics and American Underground Film

William Solomon

audiovisual technology to achieve a related aesthetic impact comes from Section XVIII of the German critic’s “The Work of Art” essay. In Benjamin’s understanding of cultural history, “one of the primary tasks of art [is] to create a demand whose hour of full

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Synthetic Beings and Synthespian Ethics

Embodiment Technologies in Science/Fiction

Jane Stadler

.” In Computing Bodies: Gender Codes and Anthropomorphic Design at the Human-Computer Interface , 183 – 202 . Wiesbaden, Germany : Springer . 10.1007/978-3-658-18660-9_5 Dymond , Marcus . 2016 . “ Synthetic Biology, Culture, and Bioethical

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

deeply influenced by insidious power relations existing within society. This essay focuses on the recent English translations of Gestures and Into the Universe of Technical Images , originally published in German, in 1991 and 1985, respectively. A

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Christopher Blake Evernden, Cynthia A. Freeland, Thomas Schatz, and Frank P. Tomasulo

-driven, modernist-inflected cinema that, in Bordwell's view, was fundamentally foreign (pun intended) to the classical mode. Art cinema descended from the early film d'art movement and from national cinema schools such as German Expressionism and French

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Toward a Naturalized Aesthetics of Film Music

An Interdisciplinary Exploration of Intramusical and Extramusical Meaning

Timothy Justus

following Madeleine (Kim Novak) through the Mission Dolores in San Francisco. For the experiment, Boltz replaced the Bernard Hermann score with silence, with the Adagio for Strings , or with a track from a 1975 album by Tangerine Dream, a German electronic