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A Transtextual Hermeneutic Journey

Horst Rosenthal's Mickey au camp de Gurs (1942)

Yaakova Sacerdoti

is aware of his audience. He does not tell his story in a vacuum or keep it inside himself. Because his role is to serve as a satirical narrator and he sees himself as having public moral responsibility, he is duty-bound to convey the story to his

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Ted Nannicelli

starting point for constructing an analogous “structure of antipathy.” Our issue is rounded out with four reviews of important and exciting new books, but Kjeldgaard-Christiansen's discussion of the cinematic construction of moral agency and moral

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A Structure of Antipathy

Constructing the Villain in Narrative Film

Jens Kjeldgaard-Christiansen

leaving Carla Jean's fate up to an indifferent coin. Carla Jean, however, refuses to call it. She insists on the killer's prerogative to spare her and therefore also on his moral responsibility: “The coin don't have no say. It's just you.” From the social

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The End of the European Honeymoon?

Refugees, Resentment and the Clash of Solidarities

Siobhan Kattago

Merkel, with her decision that Germany will grant asylum to those who seek it. Up until the 2016 agreement between the EU and Turkey, Merkel has emphasised moral responsibility over indifference, hospitality over hostility, with her steadfast resolve that

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Jeffrey Luppes, Klaus Berghahn, Meredith Heiser-Duron, Sara Jones, and Marcus Colla

dishonourable “other” to stand in opposition to the honourable self is in fact a form of disrespect of the former informants and to some extent other eastern Germans (131). Chapter 5 considers these issues from a different angle, that of moral responsibility and

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Repatriation as Inspiration

Multigenerational Perspectives on American Archaeology-Museum Relationships

April M. Beisaw and Penelope H. Duus

Practices and New Approaches ( Tythacott and Arvanitis 2014 ) address the moral responsibility of museums with an international set of case studies. The repatriation literature is ripe with case studies, but there is room for more generalized dialogue about

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Finding a Place to Sit

How Qatari Women Combine Cultural and Kinship Capital in the Home Majlis

Rehenuma Asmi

use the cultural capital gained in schools along with the kinship capital gained in the family majlis and kinship network. By doing so, they construct new norms around gender that emphasize women’s education as well as their social and moral

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Johannes Görbert, Russ Pottle, Jeff Morrison, Pramod K. Nayar, Dirk Göttsche, Lacy Marschalk, Dorit Müller, Angela Fowler, Rebecca Mills, and Kevin Mitchell Mercer

“colored” people seem to have been accepted within their European settings, and thus appear to possess considerable freedom of mobility and, consequently, respectability. Fauset thereby aligns black travel with social respectability and moral responsibility

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Minority Report

Perceptions and Realities of Black Men in Heterosexual Porn

Darryl L. Jones II

different attributes. It is reasonable to ask what ethical and moral responsibility black male talent should exercise when being cast for films that reinforce these notions. However, aside from explicitly racist scenes (such as slave–mistress, race-talk, etc

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Conjunctures and Convergences

Remaking the World Cultures Displays at the National Museum of Scotland

Henrietta Lidchi

Scotland through its various incarnations. I consider three moments when the museum’s function was discussed in relation to changing definitions about universalism. At issue are propositions as to the moral responsibilities of museums in terms of fostering