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The New Imitation Game

The Queer Sinitic Potentialities of Internet Romance Games

Carlos Rojas

a standard view not only of “Chinese” society, but also of Sinocentric contemporary Taiwanese society. More generally, in addition to complicating assumptions about cultural, ethnic, and national identity, Nekojishi simultaneously crosses a

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Situating Screen Bodies

Brian Bergen-Aurand

offence which often targets females,” it is crucial here to acknowledge its special focus on “gender-based violence” and its citation of “Chapter 12 of the National Development Plan (NDP),” which “stipulates that ‘gender-based violence in South Africa is

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Jess Dorrance

fleeting moments of camp, pleasure, or provoked tensions as opposed to aspiring to more “permanent” interventions. As a mode of navigating relationships across histories, identities, and experiences, queer/trans messiness begins from the assumption that

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Toward a Naturalized Aesthetics of Film Music

An Interdisciplinary Exploration of Intramusical and Extramusical Meaning

Timothy Justus

symbolic, because the mapping between form and meaning is not arbitrary. Alternatively, the opening bars of a national anthem, while bearing no structural similarity to the country they represent, come to acquire a symbolic association. As with intramusical

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Close to You

Karen Carpenter and the Body-Martyr in Queer Memory

Julian Binder

schedule. That same day, Nixon addressed national radio and television audiences about the resignation and firing of a number of his advisors hours before the Carpenters took to the stage, where the President himself introduced Karen, Richard, and their

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

specific female representations as exemplars of both identity horror and social horror. Schubart references Barbara Creed's The Monstrous Feminine (2003) and its relation of the female teenage body as “a playground for bodily wastes … beautiful on the

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Carl Plantinga

against the film with UNESCO, calling it an attack on the historical identity of Iran. 300 has been called homophobic, racist, antidisability, tribalist, and militaristic. It is the film's incipient fascism, however, that unites these tendencies within a

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Emma Celeste Bedor

National Geographic … Furthermore, I take it that if a husband or wife were to have sexually explicit photos or videos taken of himself or herself for the private viewing of his or her spouse, or if he or she were to perform live in sexually explicit ways

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Designing a New Method of Studying Feature-Length Films

An Empirical Study and its Critical Analysis

Jose Cañas-Bajo, Teresa Cañas-Bajo, Eleni Berki, Juri-Petri Valtanen, and Pertti Saariluoma

the movie describes the new national situation under Franco's regime; and, finally, in sequence 42, which takes place twenty-five years later when Franco dies and the news of his death reaches the exiles in Russia. The generality of this overall