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Daniel Lewis

influenced by Robert Macnish's The Philosophy of Sleep (1824). In that book, Macnish heaps praise upon men who can sleep at will. We read: Seamen and soldiers on duty can, from habit, sleep when they will. The Emperor Napoleon was a striking instance of

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Jonathan A. Allan, Chris Haywood, and Frank G. Karioris

. Not only do we wish to publish articles from those disciplines that we are personally familiar with, but we also wish to recognize other ways of thinking and understanding that may include literary studies, art, history, sculpture, film, philosophy

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James K. Beggan

Pleasure and Narrative Cinema .” Screen 16 ( 3 ): 6 – 18 . doi: 10.1093/screen/16.3.6 . 10.1093/screen/16.3.6 Nagel , Thomas . 1969 . “ Sexual Perversion .” Journal of Philosophy 66 ( 1 ): 5 – 17 .

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Affective Anachronisms, Fateful Becomings

Otaku Movement and the Joan of Arc Effect in Type-Moon's Transhistorical Anime Ecology

David John Boyd

philosophy of movement, which contrasts to many cultural readings that view otaku culture as “more a symptom of the postmodern or the information age than a critical intervention” ( Lamarre 2006, 361 ). As self-identifying otaku themselves, both

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John Paul Stadler and Brian Bergen-Aurand

Damon R. Young, Making Sex Public and Other Cinematic Fantasies (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2018). 301 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4780-0167-6 / 978-1-4780-0133-1 (hardback, $104.95; paperback, $27.95)

Mauro Carbone, Philosophy-Screens: From Cinema to the Digital Revolution (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2019). 166 pp., ISBN: 9781438474656 / 9781438474649 (hardback, $80.00; paperback, $20.95)

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Paul Walker

This article explores interactions with difference, highlighting what I call the “generosity paradox,” a term that refers to how we suspend disbelief and certainty in favor of a constructed potentiality not limited by preexistent knowledge or categories of authenticity and legitimacy. Touching on overlapping concepts from rhetoric, philosophy, gender studies, disability studies, and queer theory, the discussion explicates fictional encounters with radical alterity in the film Her (Spike Jonze, 2013) to show that attempted respite from frustrating, confusing, and frightening interactions limits our voice, undermines difference, and favors a unifying persuasive intent, which more likely than not involves an attempt to change Others rather than allowing our mutual differences to generatively remain.

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Queer Sinofuturism

The Aberrant Movements and Posthumanist Mutations of Body, Identity, and Matter in Lu Yang's Uterus Man

Gabriel Remy-Handfield

posthumanism according to which “the critical post-human subject [is defined] within an eco-philosophy of multiple belongings, as a relational subject constituted in and by multiplicity, that is to say, a subject that works across differences and is also

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Editor's Introduction

The Affective Modalities of Media and Technology

Andrew J. Ball

widespread opposition to the industry. While Cecil engages with theories recently developed in animal studies, David John Boyd turns to the philosophy of Deleuze, Guattari, and Virno to examine the political potential of otaku culture in his “Affective

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Embodiment, Curation, Exhibition

Douglas Gordon’s “Pretty much every film and video work from about 1992 until now”

Jiaying Sim

engage in another process, that of precipitating our reflection, of encouraging another way of thinking or sensing the world. —Jean-Paul Martinon and Irit Rogoff, The Curatorial: The Philosophy of Curating As part of the 2014 GENERATION project

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Marissa C. de Baca

Nicholson-Smith . Cambridge, MA : Blackwell . Merleau-Ponty , Maurice . 1964 . “ Marxism and Philosophy .” In Sense and Non-Sense . Trans. Hubert L. Dreyfus and Patricia Allen Dreyfus . Evanston, IL : Northwestern University Press