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Laura A. Sparks

Relying on select US government Torture Memos, this article develops the term “surveillance time” to highlight the ways in which surveillance practices, in this case within the material confines of post-9/11 detention centers, come to threaten humans’ subjectivities through temporal disruption and manipulation. While surveillance has lately been understood in digital terms, such as in corporations’ data-mining practices and in technologies like facial-recognition software, we should not neglect its material, embodied dimensions. Surveillance time ultimately asks us to reconsider how monitoring and information-harvesting practices blur the boundaries between human bodies and data. Attention to the relationship between torture and surveillance also opens up new possibilities for understanding the now-ubiquitous monitoring strategies integrated into everyday life.

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Marc Kropman, Carla van Boxtel, and Jannet van Drie

construction of the past] (Hilversum: Uitgeverij Verloren, 2001), 9–11; Maria Grever, De enscenering van de tijd [The stage setting of time] (Rotterdam: 2001), 6; Jonathan A. Carter, “Telling Times: History, Emplotment, and Truth,” History and Theory 42, no

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Gargi Gangopadhyay

Chakraborty, Bari Theke Paliye [Running away from home] (Kolkata: Abhyuday Prakash Mandir [1937] 1959), 8–9. 11 Abanindranath Tagore, Apon Katha , trans. Rimi Chatterjee (Chennai: Tara Publishing, 2004), 35–36. 12 Tagore, Apon Katha , 36. 13 Rabindranath

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Tehmina Pirzada

Muslimness and femininity in comics is sporadic and somewhat limited in nature. Dust, created in the post 9/11 era is a burka-clad Afghan girl who willfully dons the burka and uses her super powers to destroy her enemies. However, Dust still exists within a

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Catalin Brylla and Mette Kramer

real, everyday lives. However, docudramas (or fiction films that claim to be based on real events) with a coherently scripted diegesis closely linked to historical events that are anchored in collective memory, such as the 9/11 film United 93 (Paul

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Nazism and the Holocaust in Indian History Textbooks

Basabi Khan Banerjee and Georg Stöber

, 22, 23 and XII, 2019, 102) refer to Joseph Goebbels, Heinrich Himmler, and Reinhard Heydrich as responsible for propaganda, the Gestapo, and the concentration camps, respectively, among other protagonists. 52 Shuklea et al. Social Science Standard 9

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Sade for Sade's Sake

Inside Paul Chan's Transmedial Laboratory

Olivier Delers

backdrop of S/M images, but also highly referential, for instance when Colin Powell contributes a text on friendship that he borrows from Maurice Blanchot. 3 While Chan's work falls squarely in the category of post-9/11 art, it also gestures toward the

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Jane M. Kubiesa, Looi van Kessel, Frank Jacob, Robert Wood, and Paul Gordon Kramer

engagement and disengagement, which corresponds to any relationship. Caron invites us to consider HIV in terms of relationalities created by other kinds of public traumas: 9/11, the ongoing debate in France regarding the legality of wearing the hijab in

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Jessica Bay, Alaina Schempp, Daniela Schlütz, and R. Colin Tait

criticism has disparaged Meyers's work, while academic film criticism has largely ignored it. In comparison, Roberta Garrett's “Gendering the Post-9/11 Movie: Love, Loss and Regeneration in Nora Ephron's Julie and Julia ” points to how the final film of one

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“This Is My Story”

The Reclaiming of Girls’ Education Discourses in Malala Yousafzai’s Autobiography

Rosie Walters

of her autobiography. Her story resonated in the West in a post-9/11 context of “save the Muslim girl” stories ( Sensoy and Marshall 2010: 309 ; see also Yaqin 2013 ). Leigh Gilmore and Elizabeth Marshall write, “The ‘veiled’ brown girl in need of